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Murray Bridge to host grains research Update.. Frost, in-crop herbicides, pastures, canola, top performing cereals and emerging commercial innovations will be on the agenda at the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) grains research Update at the Murray Bridge Golf Club... South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) researcher Andrew Ware will delve into plant development of canola under different sowing times and seasonal conditions, while SARDI's Rob Wheeler and University of Adelaide's Jason Eglinton will highlight the "best and fairest" wheat and barley performers in trials across SA in 2014...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released two new fact sheets to assist southern region grain growers with their spraying practices... The fact sheet offers a summary of herbicide groups and the properties that interact with spray practice, information on how a herbicide works, interactions between nozzle type and formulation or adjuvants, as well as the impact of travel speed and nozzle design... Region North, South < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Be on receiving end of spray facts..
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Wagga Wagga workshop to discuss frost management in 2015.. New South Wales agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers are invited to a pre-sowing technical workshop to discuss frost management in 2015... Topics will include early sowing versus late sowing; frost patterns in the Australian grain belt; assessing synoptic charts and how to use this information; row spacing, stubble and recovery; characterising frost events and their impacts on grain sterility; and variety rankings and how to use this in decision making ...
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GRDC and Glenn McGrath declare one week before stumps on Grain Inventors competition.. Australian Year of the Farmer ambassador Glenn McGrath is encouraging Australia's grain innovators to increase the pace and submit their ideas before 26 November... GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett has been excited by the entries he has seen to date, saying there is real potential for the entrants to generate increased efficiencies, profitability and productivity in the grains industry...
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South Australian agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers are invited to a pre-sowing technical workshop to discuss frost management in 2015... The workshop in Adelaide on April 1 will be one of three forums being hosted by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in the southern cropping region to investigate best practice frost management ahead of this year's cropping season... Guest speakers include Mick Faulkner, from Agrilink Agricultural Consultants; Neil Fettell from Central West Farming Systems; CSIRO Climate Applications scientist Steve Crimp; Ben Biddulph from the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia; Tim March from the University of Adelaide; and Andrew Skinner from MEA, which designs and manufactures environmental monitoring systems...
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Victorian agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers are invited to a pre-sowing technical workshop to discuss frost management in 2015... The workshop in Horsham on March 31 will be one of three forums being hosted by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in the southern cropping region to investigate best practice frost management ahead of this year's cropping season... Topics will include early sowing versus late sowing; frost patterns in the Australian grain belt; assessing synoptic charts and how to use this information; row spacing, stubble and recovery; characterising frost events and their impacts on grain sterility; and variety rankings and how to use this in decision making...
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YELLOW LEAF SPOT RESOURCE: Southern region grain growers are being provided with a useful resource as they endeavour to reduce the incidence of yellow leaf spot... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has developed a new fact sheet, Management to reduce the risk of yellow leaf spot, to support growers in their efforts to combat the disease... Yellow leaf spot does not affect oats or green barley plants, although barley stubbles can host the pathogen and generate inoculum for the following season...
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MITEY USEFUL GUIDE: The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a Back Pocket Guide to assist growers in correctly identifying crop mites... Cesar entomologist Dr Paul Umina, who collaborated with GRDC in developing the guide, says mites are small in size and often go unnoticed, but are an important pest group attacking Australian grain crops. ".. The guide is designed to assist growers in identifying the most commonly observed mite species found in the southern and western cropping regions," Dr Umina said...
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To prepare growers and advisers for an anticipated resurgence of canola in the Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria, two agronomy workshops will be held at Warracknabeal in April... The workshops on Thursday, April 7, at the Warracknabeal Community Centre, will focus on agronomy associated with Roundup Ready canola... GRDC Project Code BWD00016 < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Canola agronomy workshops..
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To prepare growers and advisers for an anticipated resurgence of canola in the Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria, two agronomy workshops will be held at Warracknabeal in April... The workshops on Thursday, April 7, at the Warracknabeal Community Centre, will focus on agronomy associated with Roundup Ready canola... Organised by BCG with funding support from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), the two back-to-back workshops will feature several keynote speakers who from 8am will deliver information to growers new to Roundup Ready canola, and in the second workshop starting at 2.30pm they will present to more experienced growers and agronomic advisers...
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