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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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" GCTV8: Crop Biofactories Initiative 17 August 2012 Under GRDC and the CSIRO's joint Crop Biofactories Initiative Safflower has been modified to produce more of the good oil and launch Australian agricultural into a new era where crops become factories... 0.28: GCTV Ep#8 Biofactories 1.14: Craig Wood: Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Plant Industry 3.439: Designing a new crop for Australia is pretty exciting... 6: Narrator: Craig Wood has put his background in molecular 8.809: biology and genetic engineering to good use developing an industrial oil and it comes 14.7: from an often overlooked plant the humble safflower...
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" GCTV8: Durum in Demand 30 August 2012 Demand for Australian grown Durum is increasing and Groundcover TV reports the Australian Durum Wheat Improvement Program has new and superior varieties on stream to deliver improved capacity and grower returns... 15.48: Narrator: For the past 25 years, they've grown durum 19.09: wheat, and now as well as supplying grain to others, 22.27: they also mill their own semolina and manufacture high-quality pasta... 98.27: Narrator: Though price differentials make durum an attractive 101.32: prospect for growers, susceptibility to drought and crown rot has restricted local production...
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Little wonder an ultra-early maturing peanut variety bred in just seven years, is garnering a lot of interest... 20.5: Julian Cross: The early maturing varieties can make use 23.33: of that early storm rain, get the crop in, get it harvested before the drought basically 29.28: hits... 41.03: Graeme Wright: Manager of Breeding, Seed and Innovation, Peanut Company of Australia 42.26: Kingaroy Qld Aflatoxin is actually produced by a fungus 45.04: in the soil particularly at the end of the season when you get very dry and hot conditions, 51.02: so a bit like drought as well - if you can avoid those conditions you 56.55: aflatoxin...
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" GCTV11: GRDC's Chairman Stands Down 11 August 2013.. Those who have worked closely with this grain grower and chairman reflect on his contribution to the grains industry... 0.31: GCTV Ep#11 Chairman Stands Down 0.37: Narrator: Darryl Anderson Well after six years as chairman of GRDC Keith 4.11: Perrett is standing down so we thought we would caught up with Keith as well as the 8.42: two managing directors he has worked with during his time in the chair...
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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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The season just finished may go down as a near miss for canola growers in South Australia's Eyre Peninsula and the South east of WA -- the diamond back moth has done serious damage in recent years, but this time producers were ready... 161.769: Narrator: Going to take a while to get enough data for 164.01: a full registration, but in the face of a big moth 167.139: outbreak mid season in 2011, the data so far was enough for GRDC to seek special 173.949: consideration... 216.479: Nigel Myers: 219.519: has applied that product to the crop they cannot cut 222.229: that down for 28 days, so that's one of the things we've stressed 226.339: Narrator: As it turned out, spraying didn 228.639: on for long - cooler weather and a bit of rain did the job of 232.12: reducing larvae numbers for free, taking the crop right up to the 28 day exclusion period...
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" GCTV8: Celebrating Ground Cover's 100th edition 17 August 2012.. 4.509: GCTV Ep#8 Supplement 5.14: Narrator: For many, thumbing through the pages of Ground 7.299: Cover is a time honoured tradition, almost a 9.809: ritual... 493.58: Narrator: A technical writer cum part time farmer with 496.31: a good sense of curiosity was brought in to produce 498.889: Ground Cover 499.58: Emma Leonard: Editor, Ground Cover Supplements I 504.62: grain industry and having my feet on a farm makes me 509.02: have to think about the practicality, how will this work on farm, how might this be 512.93: of interest to a grower...
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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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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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