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GRDC invests in future of the Australian grains industry "A profitable and sustainable Australian grains industry, valued by the broader community.".. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Agribusiness Association of Australia teamed to present a national road show articulating the GRDC's vision for the future of Australia's grains industry... GRDC Managing Director John Harvey was key presenter with Australian Trade Commission Chief Economist, Tim Harcourt, at industry events in Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane, concluding this week. "..
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The GRDC Annual Report 2011-12 covers key research achievements over the final year of implementation of the five-year Strategic R&D Plan 2007-12, Prosperity through Innovation ... In collaboration with its research partners and with support from grain growers and the Australian government, the GRDC continues to provide growers with the improved grain varieties, technologies and practices they require to remain competitive in global grain markets.. The annual report details the corporation's performance in achieving its planned outputs and provides financial information for the 2011-12 financial year...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) invested more than $150 million in more than 1,200 projects during 2011-12, and details are now available online in the organisation's Annual Report... The GRDC Annual Report 2011-12 covers key research achievements over the final year of implementation of the five-year Strategic R&D Plan 2007-12, Prosperity through Innovation ... In collaboration with its research partners and with support from grain growers and the Australian government, the GRDC continues to provide growers with the improved grain varieties, technologies and practices they require to remain competitive in global grain markets..
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Today, Mic is making inroads of his own, drawing on his engineering background to invent solutions to on-farm challenges... PHOTO: Evan Collis p>"Farming today is different than it was 20 years ago, and some of the biggest and best decisions I have made have been as a direct result of talking to other farmers, especially from other parts of the country and world.".. Motivated by a US grower who spoke at a Western Australian No-Till Farming Association conference six years ago, Mic's rotation is now two years of canola, two years of wheat, and three to four years of barley...
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Australian grain growers are widely acknowledged by their overseas counterparts to be innovative and open to change... The next generation of precision agriculture (PA) technology - variable-rate technology (VRT) - has not caught on so widely or quickly for several reasons, among them being the newness of the technology, perceived cost and complexity and, in some districts, a lack of soil variability in paddocks... The investment program will seek to: deliver increased farmgate profitability; increase measurable grower and adviser confidence in PA technologies, including autonomous and robotic systems; increase timeliness of crop surveillance and repetitive operational practices; partner with one or more machinery manufacturers to bring commercial-incubated autonomous systems to the Australian market; inform and educate regulators and risk underwriters/insurance companies and the finance sector; consider risk mitigation through development of automation and data standards; and invest in the development of the 'social licence' for automation through understanding business risk, farm safety, and benefits for people and the environment...
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Australian grain growers are widely acknowledged by their overseas counterparts to be innovative and open to change... The next generation of precision agriculture (PA) technology - variable-rate technology (VRT) - has not caught on so widely or quickly for several reasons, among them being the newness of the technology, perceived cost and complexity and, in some districts, a lack of soil variability in paddocks... The investment program will seek to: deliver increased farmgate profitability; increase measurable grower and adviser confidence in PA technologies, including autonomous and robotic systems; increase timeliness of crop surveillance and repetitive operational practices; partner with one or more machinery manufacturers to bring commercial-incubated autonomous systems to the Australian market; inform and educate regulators and risk underwriters/insurance companies and the finance sector; consider risk mitigation through development of automation and data standards; and invest in the development of the 'social licence' for automation through understanding business risk, farm safety, and benefits for people and the environment...
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GRDC Manager of Commercial Farm Technologies, Paul Meibusch, says the GRDC is aiming to invest up to $1.5 million per year in this program, with up to 10 short-term, proof-of-concept type projects to be contracted annually. ".. The next round of applications is now open, and GRDC is welcoming submissions from private or public organisations as well as individuals, including potential co-investments with private companies," Mr Meibusch said... "GRDC is heavily focused on investment in projects that deliver real-time solutions to issues that are impacting on yield and profit, and the Innovation Investment program is an exciting new concept designed to enhance our capacity and ability to make a real impact at the grass-roots level," Mr Meibusch said...
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World class export grains innovation centre for WA.. World class export grains innovation centre for WA The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) today announced that it will partner with the WA State Government to establish a new Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) in Western Australia... GRDC chairman Keith Perrett and WA Agriculture and Food Minister Terry Redman made the announcement at the Dowerin GWN Machinery Field Days in WA. Mr Perrett said the new centre was an exciting initiative which would establish world class skills and capability in export grains innovation and industry development. "..
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World class export grains innovation centre for WA.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) today announced that it will partner with the WA State Government to establish a new Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) in Western Australia... Mr Perrett said the new centre was an exciting initiative which would establish world class skills and capability in export grains innovation and industry development...
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Monheim, June 2, 2015 - Bayer CropScience and the Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) based in Australia have signed a five-year agreement to join forces to establish the Herbicide Innovation Partnership for the discovery and development of innovative weed management solutions... The major aim is to provide growers with new technologies to manage resistant weeds and support the sustainability of modern crop production systems... The Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) is one of the world's leading grains research organisations, responsible for planning, investing in and overseeing RD&E to deliver improvements in production, sustainability and profitability across the Australian grains industry...
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