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18 September 2013 Alison Kelly, DEEDI, talks about creating a level playing field in on-farm trials... Achieving the most from your trials (theory): define the comparisons to be made, select a uniform site, control or measure all other potential differences... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Failure to meet obligations outlined in a grain contract can be costly to a business, so it is important to have systems in place and manage contracts ... The averages should not be seen as reflecting the overall average price achieved for APW by pool operators... The three key considerations when assessing the forecasting accuracy of a given pool operator is the: n difference between the FPR and the average EPR published during the decision period (i.e. how much less/more did growers receive from what they were expecting)...
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A GUIDE TO COMMUNICATION for Farm Families - the essential ingredient to sustaining families and farms is a free publication... If including gripe sessions (which can be valuable), set a time limit (say, 60 seconds); ensure the person states the issue (not attacks the person); give no right of reply; and, if the gripe is brought up three times at separate meetings, consider it a conflict and deal with it ... In the short term, family gatherings to occur at the parents' home...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Influences on costs and profit Profit is driven by income and costs the impact on income should be considered when changing costs. '.. If the farmer you are working with is under stress of some sort, either financially or personally, they may ignore advice given and become more conservative in their approach to change... , most farmers have not received any formal training in research skills or decision analysis and are ill equipped to collect an exhaustive supply of information on a subject for analysis...
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Lou and Charlie Clemson made some quick decisions following a frost event on their Ardlethan property in July 2014... "We had a small four-day window once it was cut to make a decision," Charlie says, "so we decided to bale 80ha and stock 80ha... Charlie says, "you've got to make decisions that are dictated by the season and be able to adjust like that."..
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Make a difference in local grains research.. Farmers and those involved in agribusiness in the western part of the Kwinana port zone have the opportunity to help plan grains research, development and extension activities to benefit the local region... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Kwinana West Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN) is seeking additional representatives to provide services complimentary to the National Grains Industry Research, Development and Extension Strategy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
03 5441 6176 03 5444 4299 admin@orm.com.au CAUTION: RESEARCH ON UNREGISTERED PESTICIDE USE Any research with unregistered pesticides or of unregistered products reported in this document does not constitute a recommendation for that particular use by the authors, the authors' organisations or the management committee... In summary, it could be argued that none of the currently available preemergence herbicides have the required stability in efficacy to become viable alternatives to postemergence group A or imidazolinone herbicides... Overall, 2012 seasonal conditions tended to favour early and mid flowering and maturing varieties...
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Understanding farmer decision making and adoption behaviour.. The model shown below describes factors involved in decision making processes... While the decisions made might not result in the optimal outcome, intuitive decisions are usually right if they 'feel' right...
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Keywords: decision making processes, personality types, change.. In a study investigating the adoption and use of computer based decision support systems (DSS) by the farming sector, the author uses the above model to describe factors involved in decision making processes... While the decisions made might not result in the optimal outcome, intuitive decisions are usually right if they "feel" right...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
All the issues need to be resolved within the financial realities of each farm business and this publication, initiated by the GRDC Southern Panel, is designed to help growers take full advantage of the soil moisture in their cropping systems as a result of the recent La Nina conditions... 'Making the most of a wet summer in the Southern Region' brings together available knowledge on issues facing growers in the coming season and provides a reference framework for decision-making in the current production environment... Making The Most of a Wet Summer in the Southern Region < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Making The Most of a Wet Summer in the Southern Region..
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