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According to ABARES Australian agriculture is facing its most prosperous outlook for 30 years... 0.26: GCTV Ep#7 Mungbeans 14.01: Narrator: Over the last few years mungbeans have graduated 26.25: from an opportunity crop to an integral part of northern growers 31.08: Justin Commens: 33.71: Makes a good break from crops like sorghum, to split the 37.429: crops up... Well there 91.1: folks in India, so we 97.13: growers are growing much bigger areas 100.02: so that growth has been perfectly matched by 104.75: the increased demand...
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" GCTV14: MyCrop App 28 July 2014 Crop diagnostic App, MyCrop, has been updated to include wheat, barley and canola... 74.2: Kelly Ryan: The MyCrop project is a national project and 76.84: has been really embraced well by WA growers and it has been running about four years supported 83: by GRDC and delivered by DAFWA. 85.44: Narrator: The App works on early diagnosis through the 88.21: process of elimination... 140.859: Kelly Ryan: We are looking at expanding the range of crops 144.599: offered to field peas and lupins and also trying to reach as many growers as possible 148.969: and incorporate their feedback to make the App more valuable to them...
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1.54: GCTV14 Legumes in Cane 4.46: Narrator: Jane Drinkwater Legumes are giving sugarcane growers a well-needed 10.38: break... Central Queenslands sugarcane industry produces 15.74: up to four million tonnes of cane annually most of it from farms that have grown cane-crop 21.669: after cane-crop for decades... 39.33: Neil Halpin: Senior Agronomist DAFF Bundaberg QLD 40.29: The real issue was the suite of biology that lives under a cane monoculture, so by putting 45.1: the legume in the system it really altered that biology, and gave us a lot better ratio 51.31: of beneficials to pests, particularly nematodes in the soil...
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This previously isolated plant material will provide a genetic diversity never before included in plant breeding programs... 0.269: GCTV Ep#11 Special Feature: Bob Redden - Curator of the Aust Grains Genebank 0.799: Darryl Anderson: Reporter The Australian Grains Genebank at Horsham 2.84: in Victoria has germ plasm collected from farmers, roadsides and breeding programs all 8.48: over the world... 381.249: Dr Bob Redden: Correct it really will because the new genebank 385.909: is going to have a new database which will be online, which will have all our inventories 392.809: listed for peas, lentils, chickpeas, wheat, maize, all of it will be available online 399.889: with a shopping cart where you can tick off which ones you want...
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The national pulse breeding program having great success providing regional solutions for grain growers... Pulse Breeding Australia drives the Pulse 23.12: research done ... 308.37: Eric Armstrong: These represent the three different types 310.53: of peas that we grow and market 312.02: Narrator: The other message these research agronomists 314.71: would like growers to hear is to treat pulse crops as seriously as they do wheat and canola...
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0.849: GCTV15 BWYV & GPA - Pt3 4.2: Narrator: Tony Crowley When Beet Western Yellows Virus erupted in 8.87: canola crops across the southern region, GRDC released $315 thousand in emergency funding... 30.73: Paul Umina: Director & Entomologist cesar Its not great news unfortunately we've found 33.999: wide spread resistance to the three main chemicals that are used to control Green Peach Aphids 38.629: and the insecticides that are used as foliar applications so organophosphates, 43.499: synthetic pyrethroids and carbamates so things like Pirimicarb so for those three chemical 48.559: classes we have found that most populations now in south eastern Australia actually appear 53.069: to be resistant to all of those chemicals... 67.789: Paul Umina: We received about 80 populations of aphids 71.329: that were sent in from agronomists and growers and these came in from across South Australia, 75.96: Victoria and NSW and within about a four week period we were charged with screening up to 81.99: about 50 of those and so that's I guess what we were responsible for doing is delivering 86.68: those resistance results back out to growers in a fairly short period of time so that if 91.759: sprays were going to be required coming into Spring people knew what they could and couldn't 95.84: apply...
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" GCTV10: Innovation - Aptamers to Apps 03 May 2013 Award winning Grains R&D that ranges from detector molecules to mobile crop yield apps 0.42: GCTV Ep#10 Innovation 19.08: Narrator: Proof-of-concept is what projects such as 24.42: SARDI s newly funded research are called... 39.969: Dr Richard Glatz: Senior Scientist SARDI Entomology The methods that we have already to detect 44.289: them are a bit slow sometimes and quite technically advanced so either you have to be a morphologist 51.389: that knows a lot about fungi and can look at the morphology of the fungi, often that 55.549: doesn t work though... That s what prompted me to actually turn it into an App 361.44: is I can see a lot of other people, the industry generally could gain a lot by knowing that 367.01: holy grail of information which is what s my crop going to yield 372.31: when the seeder s been parked back in the shed again...
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" GCTV Extension Files: Monitoring for DBM 19 September 2014 SARDI entomologist Greg Baker advises on the best way for southern region Canola growers to monitor for Diamondback Moth... 7.379: GCTV Extension Files: Monitoring for Diamondback moth 7.39: Greg Baker: Entomologist, South Australian Research & Development Institute 7.41: Early to mid Spring is usually the risk period for Diamondback Moth attack in canola crops... 68.63: Again taking note of natural enemy activity in those sweep catches to factor that in if 76.88: you have a population that is perhaps still just below threshold but there's considerable 82.869: Diamondback moth parasitoid activity and associated predator activity well then that should be 91.71: factored in, continue monitoring but delay the decision to spray because it's not uncommon 99.1: for Diamondback moth populations to take a down turn as a result of natural enemy levels 104.909: or as a result of the occurrence of showers or rain events which often take toll on Diamondback 109.959: moth numbers...
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" GCTV10: R&D Partnerships Deliver - John Harvey 03 May 2013 GRDC Managing Director John Harvey comments of the value and effectiveness of research partnerships and cites new wheat varieties as an example of the grower-benefits partner projects provide... 29.179: John Harvey: Well we re on Black mountain in Canberra 31.529: and in this glasshouse we have a product that s been developed out of a partnership between 37.36: GRDC, CSIRO and a French company called Limagrain... We re working in 53.39: partnership to commercialise that and I guess what s in it for Australian grain growers 57.76: is that when this is commercialised we re talking about a higher value product...
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28.81: Narrator: Like almost ninety percent of Queenslands 31.56: grain growers, Rodney Hamilton chooses zero-till as his farming system of choice... 122.42: Narrator: Midway into this three year project, the number 125.04: of trial sites has risen from five to nine, with the effects of soil disturbance using 129.849: chisel plough, offset disc, and Kelly chain measured against no-till... 134.59: Yash Dang: Early results suggest that one-time tillage 139.349: in no-till farming system helped control winter weeds; improved productivity and profitability; 147.59: at the same time without compromising with the soil health benefits of the no-till farming 153.23: system but these are very preliminary results ...
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