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Growers seek resilience in organic option.. Rob share farms at Macalister, west of Dalby, Queensland, and usually plants 400 hectares of organic summer and winter crops - although, as for most growers in the region, drought has cruelled the 2014 season... In his decade in the industry, Rob has heard many arguments against organics but maintains evidence is to the contrary: "We have growers who produce wheat with 12 to 15 per cent protein and our lakebed growers can produce 7.5t/ha, so organic doesn't necessarily mean yield penalties," he says. "..
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Growers seek resilience in organic option.. Rob share farms at Macalister, west of Dalby, Queensland, and usually plants 400 hectares of organic summer and winter crops - although, as for most growers in the region, drought has cruelled the 2014 season... In his decade in the industry, Rob has heard many arguments against organics but maintains evidence is to the contrary: "We have growers who produce wheat with 12 to 15 per cent protein and our lakebed growers can produce 7.5t/ha, so organic doesn't necessarily mean yield penalties," he says. "..
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With a handful of organic grain that is worth up to twice that of a handful of conventional grain, Kialla Pure Foods managing director Quentin Kennedy says demand for organic grain has outstripped its supply and provided lucrative marketing opportunities for organic grain growers... Australian processors were unable to cover the shortage with organic maize sourced from international markets due to biosecurity protocols that block chemically untreated whole grain imports, Mr Kennedy says... The report also forecasts that growth, overall, in the organic crop area over this period will be lower than the previous five years...
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With a handful of organic grain that is worth up to twice that of a handful of conventional grain, Kialla Pure Foods managing director Quentin Kennedy says demand for organic grain has outstripped its supply and provided lucrative marketing opportunities for organic grain growers... Australian processors were unable to cover the shortage with organic maize sourced from international markets due to biosecurity protocols that block chemically untreated whole grain imports, Mr Kennedy says... The report also forecasts that growth, overall, in the organic crop area over this period will be lower than the previous five years...
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Grain growers interested in taking advantage of the rising consumer demand for organic produce now have a new guide to help them manage the production challenges of pest and weed control without resort to chemicals... Demand is also growing for organic grain for both human consumption and feed for organically produced stock... New South Wales grains biosecurity officer Dr Louise Rossiter helped prepare the manual and says while many of the recommended practices are used in the mainstream production of grains, organic producers face extra challenges when it comes to dealing with pests...
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