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As essential as agricultural research and development is, the way in which R&D outcomes have been delivered to farmers can be hit or miss... These days private sector consultants advising 11.53: farmers one-on-one is happening far more often, compared to the days when most technical information 17.279: was delivered by a government district agronomist to a large mob of farmers at a 21.17: field day... 132.8: that we want to transfer to the farmers we work 134.88: with, and if we apply some of these simple tests we 135.35: might save a lot of pain if some of those key attributes aren 136.03: Narrator: The group also met with numerous researchers 138.35: to hear first hand what projects are underway and what new tools will be eventually available 143.67: to be used by consultants and farmers...
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" GCTV Extension Files: Wheat Varieties 2014 - NSW 02 April 2014 New South Wales cereal specialist Peter Matthews comments on wheat varieties being sown this season in the east... Last year crown rot 29.199: was a big issue so growers need to look at their wheat varieties look at their farming 33.53: systems and their paddocks and decide is it going to be important and look to chose a 37.499: variety that will be able to tolerate crown rot, will give them the highest yield possible 42.309: in the presence of crown rot... Now one variety, Sunguard it has been around for a number 46.359: of years has one of the highest ratings in terms of crown rot tolerance so it is an option 51.249: for growers to grow a specific variety or chose a variety that has some tolerance to 55.499: something like crown rot...
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" GCTV15: The Frost Ranking Challenge 15 October 2014 Before the Australian National Frost Program, part of the National Frost Initiative, could being its evaluation of cereal varieties for frost susceptibility it had several challenges to clear... The new year will bring good news for growers in frost 19.55: prone areas... For the first time National Variety Trial 24.569: data will include Frost Susceptibility ratings for 120 cereal varieties...
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" GCTV8: Regional Grower Services Managers 17 August 2012 GRDC's three new frontline troops tell where they've come from professionally, to take up their new roles as regional growers services managers... 4.33: GCTV Ep#8 Regional Grower Services Managers 4.47: Narrator: Darren Hughes was already an experienced GRDC 8.24: hand when he applied for the Western region position... 20.56: Darren Hughes: GRDC Grower Regional Services Manager, West 22.689: My PhD supervisor was a panel member and a deputy panel chair at one stage and we use 28.88: to have some great philosophising talks about 30.67: R&D and where it 35.64: the panel position I thought it was a great opportunity 38.879: to actively participate in the leadership and management of the grains industry 44.44: research and development area...
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" GCTV9: GRDC welcomes AEGIC 17 December 2012 GRDC managing director John Harvey welcomes the official launch of the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre in Perth WA... 3.139: John Harvey: GRDC Managing Director AEGIC 4.359: Centre) about making sure firstly we get the market signals into our research programs 8.64: and into our breeding programs... 27.949: John Harvey: Well I guess over the last two to three, well 30.359: three years we 35.079: looking for areas where we needed to build capability and this was one of the areas that 38.979: nationally we believed there was a need for greater capability within Australia...
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0.37: GCTV Ep#12 New Chairman 4.799: Narrator: Tony Crowley This is GRDC 10.91: who prior to this appointment has served as a GRDC board member, a director of various 16.35: agricultural companies and has been chairman of research committees and the Wheat Research 21.3: Foundation of NSW. His vision is for a stronger grains industry... To provide well directed, 75.79: grower prioritised research and build on the foundation of past R&D success... 179.279: Richard Clark: Well right at the moment I think one of the 182.01: priorities of GRDC is to identify priorities for research, that the farmers need, the problems 188.439: they need solving and who are the best scientists to solve it and I think we do that really 193.65: well...
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" GCTV10: Harvester Mounted Weed Destructor 03 May 2013 Building a Weed Seed Destructor into the harvester will take HSD technology into the future... HSD, we then did some lab 61.909: testing some computer simulation and we got very good relationships between the speed 66.119: of the cage mill, the size, the design and why it was killing those weed seeds... 144.989: Narrator: Financial support that amounted to one and 147.04: a half million dollars not including monies Ray Harrington initially put into the HSD. 152.92: Initial tests have produced positive results this integrated prototype will require 157.67: further development and testing to evaluate how well it performs at various speeds and 162.709: under different loads. 163.7: Chris Saunders: So from our lab testing we know that the portion 166.69: of kill increases with the proportion of rotational speed and there s a characteristic that s 172.239: specific to our machines and there s a characteristic that specific to the Harrington cage mill...
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32.64: This experimental robotic seeder is being developed by the University of NSW with the 37.43: Corporation 41.3: of innovation and the inventiveness GRDC launched the Grain Inventors competition... 58.32: Narrator: Looking for a better way to do things is what 60.5: got Paul Hicks 65.86: non-wetting soils and poor crop establishment... The combination of all those things is what 181.63: of the technologies has been around; but it 188.46: Narrator: Paul Hicks and his project partners have so 191: far invested more than a 100 thousand dollars into this system, which has grown from concept 195.95: to reality in just 12 months...
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" GCTV7: International speakers at Ballarat Update 04 May 2012 GRDC runs a series of Adviser Update meetings around the country every year... The most important was we had increased yield, we had 165.34: increased profitability because of that and less apparent we actually used less herbicide 171.48: on a kilogram per hectare basis, the herbicides 175.12: were more environmentally friendly... 379.33: Jim Orson: "Well that's quite interesting because 381.45: there are a lot of initiatives that the cropping industry has 386.88: taken to be more proactive about this to try to show to the public that we are responsible 393.97: users of pesticides so we've got voluntary introduction 397.49: of spray testing, really tightening up on advisory 406.28: training -- continual professional development, and registration of advisors, registration 412.88: of spray operators making sure that they also have 416.55: continual professional development and that's had an 418.04: impact I think in terms of easing public concerns."..
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1.079: GCTV Ep#9 Mungbeans 1.489: Narrator: For decades, Xavier and Heather Martin have 3.53: used Mungbeans as a summer rainfall opportunity crop on their New South Wales property, but 9.32: over the last five years the broadleaf legume has gained more importance in their farming 14.559: system... And Mungbeans don't deplete the entire moisture profile... 147.569: Narrator: Little wonder then that Xavier and Heather 150.56: used prize money from receiving last year's Australian Mungbean Association Production 155.569: Award for Excellence, to head overseas to see how crops are grown by the nation producing 161.11: the world's largest volume of Mungbeans...
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