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Exhaustive and stringent business planning combined with continuous innovation has seen Brad and Kate Jones change their farm systems and processes to focus heavily on return on investment, resulting in potential savings in the millions... "We were trying to gauge return on investment, looking at soil maps, yield data and input effectiveness," Mr Jones said... "Our data showed that potassium was probably a bigger profit driver than phosphorus and that the farm had good Colwell P levels as a base," Mr Jones said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems 3 Responsive Farming Systems.. This project builds on the communication networks, grower groups, research team and reputation developed through two prior GRDC funded Eyre Peninsula (EP) Farming Systems projects that were highly successful in engaging growers, researchers and agribusiness on EP and in promoting relevant outcomes for the community and the grains industry... Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems Summary 2008 (Summary of research results and relevant agricultural information, available free to all farmers on EP and is also sent to other regions and interstate, 1200 copies) Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems Summary 2009 Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems Summary 2010 Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems Summary 2011 Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems Summary 2012 One poster and two papers presented at the 14th Australian Agronomy Conference Global Issues Paddock Action in Adelaide in September 2008...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Growers can help direct the efforts of the GRDC-supported JAY 4 Grains Registration Project in identifying and gaining permits for pesticides considered to be important for 'off-label' use with core crops... Since 2000, the JAY 4 group has worked through a list of candidate pesticides for 'off-label' use that industry considered essential for continued sustainable production... Working with industry bodies, agricultural chemical companies and the National Registration Authority (NRA), the JAY 4's predecessor, JAY 3, began obtaining NRA registration or use permits...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Follow the link in the image above to watch an interview with Stuart Kearns.. In fulfilling the role, Stuart regularly talks to growers about the issues that are most important to them and how GRDC can assist to improve their productivity and profitability... "I think the use of inputs is becoming an increasing challenge, especially when banks and lending agencies are putting pressure on agricultural businesses to try and come up with ways to effectively use them and still maintain healthy profit levels."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Exhaustive and stringent business planning combined with continuous innovation has seen Brad and Kate Jones change their farm systems and processes to focus heavily on return on investment, resulting in potential savings in the millions... "We were trying to gauge return on investment, looking at soil maps, yield data and input effectiveness," Mr Jones said... "Our data showed that potassium was probably a bigger profit driver than phosphorus and that the farm had good Colwell P levels as a base," Mr Jones said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
"Paddock zoning is an effective tool for the future management of poor-performing areas... Results from the Casuarina group showed that paddock zoning could improve the average gross margin across the three zones by $56 per ha by rationalising inputs in accordance with soil potential... Region West < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Precision farming: culling the danger zone: paddock zoning could improve the average gross margin by $56 per ha by rationalising inputs in accordance with soil potential by Eammon Conaghan..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
"Paddock zoning is an effective tool for the future management of poor-performing areas... Results from the Casuarina group showed that paddock zoning could improve the average gross margin across the three zones by $56 per ha by rationalising inputs in accordance with soil potential... Region West < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Precision farming: culling the danger zone: paddock zoning could improve the average gross margin by $56 per ha by rationalising inputs in accordance with soil potential by Eammon Conaghan..
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
It is important to remember that there are many ways in which PA can be adopted and used to make or save money, improve timeliness or environmental management and to carry out onfarm trials... If a grower purchases a GPS unit using one system and then changes to one using the other system, locations will not be translate accurately... Growers are not confident in using the currently available indices in making cropping decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
The allocation of crop fertilisers, seed and soil amelioration inputs in accordance with variation in PAWC can result in increased return on funds employed ("ROFE") for broad acre cropping operations in WA... Yield Prophet can be used to model expected variation in crop yield according to variation in PAWC and other variables including variety, time of sowing, and nitrogen strategies... Margin analysis demonstrated a $39/ha increase in gross margin or 13% increase in ROFE was achieved by matching inputs to soil zone...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Over the Fence West: PA pays for Steve Carter 21 August 2013 Small but sure steps into precision agriculture (PA) are giving Dalwallinu farmer Steve Carter increased savings in his fertiliser budget through more targeted application of inputs... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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