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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
1. A focus on good agronomy - the most important factor Good yields contribute to profitable farm businesses, and good agronomy is essential in achieving them... While the statement may seem too obvious, it is amazing how often farmers get basic agronomy wrong, and yield and profit suffers... ZT/CTF increases farming flexibility and efficiency through more land able to be cropped for every labour or machinery unit, facilitation of precision farming operations such as side-dressing of fertilizer in-crop, banded herbicide application, planting between stubble rows, and easy adjustment of row configuration to suit each crop or situation...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Benchmarking and Passion: What the top farmers say about their substantial profits mcconnell table 1.. The report illustrates the difference in profitability and production of a group of top farmers compared with the average farmers group... The study has shown that the top farmers are able to consistently produce a higher operating surplus than average farmers and they are able to do this with very similar rainfall, soils, varieties and farm size...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GRDC Crop Updates 28-29 February 2012, Western Region, Perth WA. Graeme McConnell 17 September 2013 Graeme McConnell, Planfarm, talks about benchmarking and passion, with particular emphasis on what the top farmers say about their substantial profits... The top farmers have an uncompromising commitment to focussing on what drives profit, being highly prepared, making major decisions outside of high stress periods, attention to detail and being positive about the future... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
P4/S9 and P2/S4 were the two most profitable sequences and, overall, the 'maximum profit - P4' philosophy had the highest mean gross margin... It is logical that those growers that have chosen to have no livestock will have no interest in trialling grazing crops... Overall, the data has indicated that for the biserrula inoculant all of the carrier's have difficulties in carrying enough live rhizobia numbers to adequately nodulate the legume hosts after 3-4 months of dry, hot soil...
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