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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC's accountability to levy-paying grain growers continues to shape talks between the organisation and the joint grower representative organisations (RO) to which it now reports - Grain Producers Australia (GPA) and Grain Growers Limited (GrainGrowers)... At the most recent meeting in Canberra in February, increasing engagement with growers was one of many issues discussed... "The joint approach allows comprehensive access to grain-levy payers and enables the two organisations to raise a wideranging set of issues with the GRDC's executive and board," he says...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC's capacity to increase investment in strategic, longer-term investments in grains research, development and extension was among the issues discussed at the most recent consultative meeting between GRDC management and Grain Producers Australia (GPA)... The biannual 'consult meetings' with the GRDC's board and senior GRDC staff provide an opportunity to explain and report on research initiatives being undertaken, and for GPA (on behalf of grain growers generally) to raise issues it believes are relevant to R&D funding, and the GRDC's role generally... Issues discussed included the capacity to draw on healthy financial reserves for longer-term investments - such as one-off R&D infrastructure - that would ensure current strategies for R&D investment continue to deliver impact and value into the future...
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