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The one-day technical workshop for agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers has been organised to review the impact of frost and discuss frost management strategies and current and future research efforts... The $15 million, five-year national initiative will tackle frost from several angles and aims to deliver growers a combination of genetic and management solutions... Growers and advisers are urged to inspect crops for damage caused by frosts which have affected many crops in early growth stages...
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Finley workshop to discuss frost damage to Riverina crops.. The half-day technical workshop for agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers has been organised to review the impact of frost and discuss frost management strategies for irrigated cropping systems and current and future research efforts... Growers and advisers are urged to inspect crops for damage caused by frosts which have affected many crops in early growth stages...
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Workshop to discuss severe frost damage to SA crops.. The one-day technical workshop for agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers has been organised to review the impact of frost and discuss frost management strategies and current and future research efforts... Growers and advisers are urged to inspect crops for damage caused by frosts which have affected many crops in early growth stages...
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Caption: GRDC northern regional grower services manager Sharon O'Keeffe says growers shouldn't become complacent about frost mitigation... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has issued a timely reminder to northern grain growers not to become complacent about frost management strategies this winter cropping season... While most of the New South Wales and Queensland production belt avoided large scale yield losses from frost in 2014, growers should have frost mitigation strategies in place in case it is a different story this season according to GRDC northern regional grower services manager Sharon O'Keeffe...
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Caption: GRDC northern regional grower services manager Sharon O'Keeffe says growers shouldn't become complacent about frost mitigation... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has issued a timely reminder to northern grain growers not to become complacent about frost management strategies this winter cropping season... While most of the New South Wales and Queensland production belt avoided large scale yield losses from frost in 2014, growers should have frost mitigation strategies in place in case it is a different story this season according to GRDC northern regional grower services manager Sharon O'Keeffe...
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Peter Roberts, chairman of the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Western Regional Panel and GRDC National Frost Initiative (NFI) steering committee, says projects within the GRDC National Frost Initiative have provided some of the information for a Managing frost risk - tips and tactics fact sheet... Pre-season tactics - including planning, zoning and choosing the right crops - are a vital element of a frost management strategy to reduce frost risk... Mr Roberts said the new GRDC publication Managing frost risk - tips and tactics outlined step-by-step tactics as well as including technical information and links to other resources...
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Frost pre-empted by research and experience.. In the absence of a 'silver bullet', three growers explain how they combine experience with research to frost-proof their businesses... Other frost management strategies include: thermal imaging, which has identified a 3 C to 4 C difference in minimum temperatures between some paddocks, guiding where frost-sensitive varieties are planted; planting frost-prone paddocks last to help avoid the high-risk frost period; using paddock records to monitor frost history; and planting according to frost-prone areas, such as concentrating pasture crops and hay varieties on sandy zones and around creeks...
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Frost pre-empted by research and experience.. In the absence of a 'silver bullet', three growers explain how they combine experience with research to frost-proof their businesses... Other frost management strategies include: thermal imaging, which has identified a 3 C to 4 C difference in minimum temperatures between some paddocks, guiding where frost-sensitive varieties are planted; planting frost-prone paddocks last to help avoid the high-risk frost period; using paddock records to monitor frost history; and planting according to frost-prone areas, such as concentrating pasture crops and hay varieties on sandy zones and around creeks...
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Loxton workshop to discuss frost damage to region's crops.. The technical workshop for agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers has been organised to review the impact of frost and discuss frost management strategies for local farming systems and current and future research efforts... The workshop will feature several experts who will provide advice and critical insights to growers and their advisers on topics such as identifying frost damage, maturity drivers in wheat, varietal tolerance, cutting damaged crops for hay and opportunities with livestock...
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The technical workshop for agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers has been organised to review the impact of frost and discuss frost management strategies for local farming systems and current and future research efforts... The workshop will feature several experts who will provide advice and critical insights to growers and their advisers on topics such as identifying frost damage, maturity drivers in wheat, varietal tolerance, cutting damaged crops for hay and opportunities with livestock... Growers and advisers a re urged to inspect crops for damage caused by frosts which have affected many crops in early growth stages...
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