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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A new report outlines actions taken by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in response to local priority issues identified by Western Australian grain growers... The GRDC's 2014-15 Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs) Annual Report provides a summary of recent activities initiated by WA's five RCSNs, and an overview of the GRDC's investment planning process for grains research, development and extension (RD&E)... High priority issues identified in 2014-15 by WA RCSNs include profitable rotations; subsoil constraints; acidity; herbicide resistance; nematodes and soil-borne diseases; canola and the need for better agronomic packages for this crop; frost; non-wetting soils; management of seasonal and soil variability; and business management...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A new report outlines actions taken by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in response to local priority issues identified by Western Australian grain growers... The GRDC's 2014-15 Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs) Annual Report provides a summary of recent activities initiated by WA's five RCSNs, and an overview of the GRDC's investment planning process for grains research, development and extension (RD&E)... High priority issues identified in 2014-15 by WA RCSNs include profitable rotations; subsoil constraints; acidity; herbicide resistance; nematodes and soil-borne diseases; canola and the need for better agronomic packages for this crop; frost; non-wetting soils; management of seasonal and soil variability; and business management...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
The report outlines some of the local research, development and extension (RD&E) priorities identified by the grain grower, adviser and researcher members of the GRDC Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSN), operating across the western grain-growing region of Australia... The information resulting from this process is given to the GRDC for consideration in the investment planning cycle... "We're aiming to provide growers with information to help them determine how much ameliorant should be applied, what the impact will be on their soil pH, what type of machine would be best to incorporate it, and how much that will cost them," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The report outlines some of the local research, development and extension (RD&E) priorities identified by the grain grower, adviser and researcher members of the GRDC Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSN), operating across the western grain-growing region of Australia... The past 12 months has seen the Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs) mature and evolve into a strong and vital part of the GRDC issues-identification process for the western grain-growing region... The priority issues identified by the RCSNs for 2013-14 were similar to those identified in the 2012-13 year, showing that the assessment process is a strong and rigorous approach...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Crown rot researcher rewarded by GRDC.. Resistance centres on the ability of a plant to halt the invasion or progression of pathogen infection while tolerance is the physiological response of a plant which enables it to mitigate yield loss in spite of pathogen infection... "So we are always going to have to look for those partial sources of resistance and tolerance so the plants can escape yield loss...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Over The Fence West: Bells and whistle approach to precision ag is paying off 16 June 2014.. By lowering input costs and becoming more time efficient, Cascade farmer Rodd King is reaping the benefits of a significant investment in precision agriculture (PA) techniques and an iPad-based data-sharing system... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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