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DAFWA researcher wins Seed of Light award.. The presentation of the award - made annually to someone who makes a significant contribution to communicating the outcomes of grains research - took place today at Perth's Agribusiness Crop Updates, supported by the GRDC and DAFWA... "Ben also coordinates research at Merredin's Managed Environment Facility, focusing on stresses such as drought and heat," Mr Roberts said...
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In a keynote speech, Dr Tim Lust from the United Sorghum Checkoff Program said R&D had become "big business" in the US following a major shift from public to private investment in recent years... Dr Lust said that annual R&D expenditure for maize, soybeans, wheat and cotton in the US was currently estimated to be about US$12 billion (A$12.7 billion)... Overall, Dr Lust believed climatic extremes posed a major challenge to R&D, with drought and flood conditions in the past few years leading many US growers to rethink the cost-benefits of new multi-trait varieties...
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A comprehensive overview of investments that are helping drive the production capacity and profitability of the Australian grains industry has now been released and is available at www.grdc.com.au/ProjectSummaries... Each year the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) invests millions of dollars in research, development, skills and capacity building projects and the latest overview summarises projects active in 2013/2014... GRDC's Northern Panel chair James Clark said it was important to raise awareness among growers, advisors and industry stakeholders of the extent and focus of existing GRDC investments...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A comprehensive overview of investments that are helping drive the production capacity and profitability of the Australian grains industry has now been released and is available at www.grdc.com.au/ProjectSummaries... Each year the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) invests millions of dollars in research, development, skills and capacity building projects and the latest overview summarises projects active in 2013/2014... GRDC's Northern Panel chair James Clark said it was important to raise awareness among growers, advisors and industry stakeholders of the extent and focus of existing GRDC investments...
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Australian Summer Grains Conference chair Maree Crawford highlighted the gender gap in the national grains industry in her opening address on 8 March, which was International Women's Day... Australian Summer Grains Conference chair Maree Crawford focused delegates on the "invisibility" of women in the Australian grains industry when opening the northern grains conference on International Women's Day this year... "We've got an epidemic of women being under-valued as growers, particularly in Australia," Ms Crawford said...
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