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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Future projects maintain management groups with growers, agribusiness and RD&E agency representation and with real decision-making power... Future projects maintain a balance between productivity and sustainability activities, research and extension activities, activities in different locations and different lobby groups to avoid the capture of project resources and so ensure benefits across the wider industry... 'Best' use of water affects other properties of the soil and the impacts of modern farming practices (e.g. zero tillage, controlled traffic, and wide rows) are becoming evident...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
ryegrass seedbank Strategic burning High seeding rates/crop competition Pre-sowing cultivation+ control Weedseed collection at harvest Grass control in pasture/strategic grazing Pasture or crop topping/weed-wiping Long fallow + control Hay + knockdown Multiple mowings 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100.. Actual hay grade proportions Hay returns average of exporter's prices.. Wheat prices AWB pool returns..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dalby update focuses on nitrogen and protein.. Unexpected and disastrous protein results in many areas where it's never been a problem before are one of the focus topics of this year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Update in Dalby... Another session will outline the cutting edge of spray application research and practice in the United States and Australia, with Greg Kruger from the University of Nebraska and Bill Gordon from Bill Gordon Consulting...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Clean harvest needed to stop ascochyta.. Chickpea growers are being urged to limit the impact of ascochyta blight outbreaks in 2011 crops by taking preventative hygiene measures this harvest... Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
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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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GRDC Grains Research Updates 5-6 March 2013, Northern Region, Goondiwindi QLD. Rob Long 24 September 2013 Rob Long, Crown Rot Ananlytical Services, talks about testing crown rot levels for better decisions... In 2007-2009 NGA ran a series of trials across the NW NSW to assess the impact of Crown Rot on winter cereal yields... In 2011 and 2012 Crown Analytical Services, in collaboration with AGT Seeds, Longreach Plant Breeders and Heritage Seeds, replicated this trial methodology to screen selected current and future cultivars for yield performance in the presence of a known amount of Crown Rot inoculum...
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Catalogue: Grains Notes DEPI VIC
Without appropriate management, diseases can severely impact on the yield and quality of wheat crops in the Wimmera region of Victoria... The Information Note first discusses the integrated management strategies that are required to protect crops from losses due to disease, and then discusses the important diseases of wheat in more detail... For some diseases, a single management strategy is effective, while for others a number of approaches need to be utilised together to ensure effective management...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Over the Fence North: Drew Penberthy 16 October 2013.. The impact of crown rot and nematodes on crop production in northern NSW is close to home for Drew Penberthy who is battling the disease on three fronts -- as a grower, an agronomist and research trial manager... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" GRS - Richard Jacoby (UWA) Exploring the impact of salt stress on respiration and mitochondrial function in wheat varieties.. Rats and rice offer salinity coping clues.. A research centre in Perth dedicated to understanding how plants generate and use energy has started to apply its unique research approach to new ways to help crops tolerate saline and waterlogged soils < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
the GRDc's investment process can be described in six steps: 1 Identify RD&e priorities; 2 Investment Planning Week; 3 Release of the external Investment Plan; 4 Review and Priorities Meeting; 5 contract projects; and 6 assess reports... Figure 1 Following external consultation, the GRDC uses a matrix approach between Program Teams and Regional Panels to discuss and prioritise investments.. Several independent impact assessment studies are commissioned each year to examine economic, environmental, and social benefits of GRDC's investment in projects...
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