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GRDC strengthens its presence in NSW.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will honour a pledge to strengthen its regional ties today when it opens the doors of its new Dubbo office and hosts a GRDC board member-tour to meet with central NSW growers and visit leading research facilities... GRDC northern panel chairman James Clark said the day's activities represented a milestone for GRDC in its drive to better service the research needs and priorities of local growers through targeted regional investment in extension activities and medium term (3-8 year timeframe) research projects in agronomy, weeds, nutrition, diseases, soils, farming systems and pests...
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GRDC delivers on promise of expanded R&D capacity for northern region.. The Australian Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and the Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, John McVeigh, confirmed in Toowoomba today that grain growers across Queensland will benefit from three significant new projects, resulting in the employment of 17 new grain researchers and technical officers... The projects will run over five years, with almost $10 million invested by the GRDC and the remainder from CSIRO, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the NSW Department of Primary Industries...
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Image of northern panel chair James Clark presenting the 2015 GRDC Seed of Light Award to Alison Kelly... Alison has become widely respected over the years for her work in biometrics and plays a pivotal role in the Statistics for the Australian Grain Industry (SAGI) project from her base at the Leslie Research Centre in Toowoomba... SAGI aims to increase statistical competency and awareness of statistical principles among Australian grains industry personnel; enable the use of `best practice' statistics for Australian grains industry research through the portfolio of GRDC projects, improve the cost-efficiency of research and enhance industry confidence and adoption of research findings...
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Image of northern panel chair James Clark presenting the 2015 GRDC Seed of Light Award to Alison Kelly... Alison has become widely respected over the years for her work in biometrics and plays a pivotal role in the Statistics for the Australian Grain Industry (SAGI) project from her base at the Leslie Research Centre in Toowoomba... SAGI aims to increase statistical competency and awareness of statistical principles among Australian grains industry personnel; enable the use of `best practice' statistics for Australian grains industry research through the portfolio of GRDC projects, improve the cost-efficiency of research and enhance industry confidence and adoption of research findings...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and NSW Farmers will join forces in Moree next week to answer questions over the grains industry's strategic research and development plan, marketing priorities and political representation requirements... The forum gives growers an unparalleled opportunity to engage with key players in the GRDC and NSW Farmers and have an input into the future direction of grains industry research and representation across New South Wales in a clear case of "one industry, two roles" according to James Clark... "The GRDC is primarily focussed on improving the productivity and profitability of northern grain operations, building research capacity and addressing succession planning within our research community and increasing GRDC's presence within the key production areas of NSW and Queensland...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and NSW Farmers will join forces in Moree next week to answer questions over the grains industry's strategic research and development plan, marketing priorities and political representation requirements... The forum gives growers an unparalleled opportunity to engage with key players in the GRDC and NSW Farmers and have an input into the future direction of grains industry research and representation across New South Wales in a clear case of "one industry, two roles" according to James Clark... "The GRDC is primarily focussed on improving the productivity and profitability of northern grain operations, building research capacity and addressing succession planning within our research community and increasing GRDC's presence within the key production areas of NSW and Queensland...
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The maize module is the latest offering in the GRDC's GrowNotes series and follows the successful release of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, barley, durum and chickpea modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region... "The GrowNotes modules are based on 20 years of research and extension work across the entire production spectrum from soils and nutrition to the management of pests, diseases, weeds and farming systems so they are an invaluable resource for growers... "The release of the Maize GrowNote is a reflection of GRDC's on-going commitment to equipping growers with the latest industry research information," Mr Clark said...
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With the mungbean season well underway across New South Wales and Queensland, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is offering growers an 'agronomic helping hand' with the launch of the Mungbean GrowNotes... Mungbean GrowNotes can be accessed online at www.grdc.com.au/GrowNotes and follows the launch of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, durum, chickpea and maize modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region... Mungbean GrowNotes equips growers with the latest research and extension information, paving the way for valuable gains in crop production and profitability through improved management decisions...
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With the mungbean season well underway across New South Wales and Queensland, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is offering growers an 'agronomic helping hand' with the launch of the Mungbean GrowNotes... Mungbean GrowNotes can be accessed online at www.grdc.com.au/GrowNotes and follows the launch of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, durum, chickpea and maize modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region... Mungbean GrowNotes equips growers with the latest research and extension information, paving the way for valuable gains in crop production and profitability through improved management decisions...
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GRDC and NSW DPI forge partnership at AgQuip.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) have a common purpose in maximising returns to grain growers and ensuring the region has the research skills and capacity required to take it forward into the future... This year, for the first time, that partnership will extend to the Commonwealth Bank AgQuip field days when the GRDC and NSW DPI will join forces to host a Showcase barbeque breakfast giving grain growers an opportunity to hear the latest in summer and winter crop information from some of the region's leading research authorities...
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