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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Attitudes are linked to beliefs and values, which means that if we are going to change attitudes we need to influence people at a level much deeper than logic... To genuinely influence attitudes and achieve a decision to adopt a new practice it is necessary to align the adoption message with the emotional needs of our clients, that is, part (b) of 'Consult the client'... Now we're allowed to show what we know and provide access to the knowledge base that we have...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Farm Business Updates for NSW.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host three Farm Business Updates for southern New South Wales growers and their advisers during the remainder of this year... The Farm Business Updates will provide a unique forum for farmers and advisers to learn from and network with leading industry professionals...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, the DAFWA indices suggest that a more optimistic approach to decision-making is recommended in 2006 and confidence in this assessment would be enhanced if a La Ni a develops... The needs analysis has enabled an assessment of the distribution of farmers along the pathway from initial awareness through to final adoption of CRM information and tools being offered by various organisations...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Date claimer - Regional Crop Updates (Northern Agricultural Region).. GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts said information presented at the updates could help growers become better informed on ways to boost profitability on-farm, in a sustainable manner... "The events allow information from researchers to reach growers quickly, giving growers the opportunity to consider how results can be applied on their own farms."..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
CSIRO scientists, working as part of an international consortium, have found that a disease-causing fusarium can transfer part of its DNA to a normally benign fusarium, turning it too into a virulent pathogen of cereal crops... Having a better understanding of how Fusarium fungi attack crops will enable researchers to find new remedies.".. Dr Cliff Samson has been appointed associate commisioner to the Productivity Commission reviewing rural research and development corporations (RDCs), including the GRDC. Dr Samson will assist the Commission, which is examining the way RDCs are funded and managed and looking to address any overlaps and inefficiences to ensure Australia's investment in rural RD&E delivers maximum benefit to primary producers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Pioneering Western Australian research into techniques to control weed seeds in grain paddocks at harvest time has received international recognition... Dr Walsh said the research, funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), proved that a high level of weed seeds is retained at wheat crop harvest time, providing further evidence of the effectiveness of harvest weed seed control (HWSC) in preventing weeds from replenishing the seed bank... "The research demonstrated that the four dominant annual weeds of Australian cropping systems - annual ryegrass, wild radish, brome grass and wild oats - retain 77 to 95 per cent of their seeds above a harvest cut height of 15cm at wheat crop maturity," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Growers in high rainfall zones should be proactive and develop a Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) management plan which includes crop monitoring, green bridge management, foliar pesticide sprays and pre-sowing seed treatment... Trial results have found that the oat and rose grain aphid are found on wheat and barley and the corn aphid favours barley and is rarely found on wheat... Even where there have been large yield losses due to BYDV, trial results have not shown any difference in protein content between sprayed and untreated plots...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Growers in high rainfall zones should be proactive and develop a Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) management plan which includes crop monitoring, green bridge management, foliar pesticide sprays and pre-sowing seed treatment... Trial results have found that the oat and rose grain aphid are found on wheat and barley and the corn aphid favours barley and is rarely found on wheat... Even where there have been large yield losses due to BYDV, trial results have not shown any difference in protein content between sprayed and untreated plots...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Growers in high rainfall zones should be proactive and develop a Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) management plan which includes crop monitoring, green bridge management, foliar pesticide sprays and pre-sowing seed treatment... Trial results have found that the oat and rose grain aphid are found on wheat and barley and the corn aphid favours barley and is rarely found on wheat... Even where there have been large yield losses due to BYDV, trial results have not shown any difference in protein content between sprayed and untreated plots...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host a Farm Business Update in Launceston in August... Designed for growers, advisers and other grains industry personnel, the Farm Business Update will be on Tuesday, August 11, at The Tramsheds... Since their inception in 2011, the Farm Business Updates - an initiative of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel - have played a key role in enhancing farm enterprise knowledge and understanding among growers and their professional service providers...
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