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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Integrating New Technologies to Improve Yield Stability and Enhance Genetic Gain in Barley and Sorghum Breeding Programs.. In this project we propose to extend the results of an earlier project DAQ00076 which investigated ways of integrating new technologies into breeding plant breeding programs to generate step change in the rate of genetic gain... The work to date has received global attention with Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc supporting a large study based on our integrated approach in sorghum in Australia and preparing to refund the activity......
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
WA growers demonstrate varietal purity importance.. Nigel Metz, project officer for SEPWA, says that when they became aware of new technology in the area of varietal purity testing, they saw an opportunity for the region to be proactive in ensuring grain quality for the export market... Steve Tilbrook, a grower from Mt Madden, WA, and chair of the SEPWA Barley Council, says growers will be able to test seed bought from or sold to neighbours and be guaranteed they have the right variety and that it is pure...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Recognising the importance of enterprise management in improving grain grower incomes, the GRDC is continuing its series of farm business management forums at which growers and other grains industry professionals can access valuable information and resources to support them in their business decision-making... Dennis Hoiberg, Lessons Learnt Consulting 4.30pm Drinks compliments of 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Advisers - Bendigo 7.. Seek out (rather than avoid) clientcontact experiences, and take personal risks with clients rather than avoid them...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Recognising the importance of enterprise management in improving grain grower incomes, the GRDC is continuing its series of farm business management forums at which growers and other grains industry professionals can access valuable information and resources to support them in their business decision-making... Dennis Hoiberg, Lessons Learnt Consulting 4.30pm Drinks compliments of 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Advisers - Bendigo 7.. Seek out (rather than avoid) clientcontact experiences, and take personal risks with clients rather than avoid them...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Recognising the importance of enterprise management in improving grain grower incomes, the GRDC is continuing its series of farm business management forums at which growers and other grains industry professionals can access valuable information and resources to support them in their business decision-making... Dennis Hoiberg, Lessons Learnt Consulting 4.30pm Drinks compliments of 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Advisers - Bendigo 7.. Seek out (rather than avoid) clientcontact experiences, and take personal risks with clients rather than avoid them...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The committee suggested more research is required into the measure of economic loss from GE contamination... In summary, under National Standards, organic certification in Australia means an organic farmer must have no GE inputs, grow no GE crops, and no GE presence in final product or on farm... The issue of the co-existence of these different agricultural systems has become an issue for Australian agriculture...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
For example the spill-ins with germplasm arise through our collaborations in wheat and pulses with the publically-funded centres like CIMMYT, ICARDA and ICRISAT, and in canola we have an excellent example in the private sector with Canola Breeders WA and.. Falling public investments now are a worry, especially as our private ones in R and D are low (but increasing somewhat)... Recruitment and education of new agricultural scientists and farm decision makers is an important part of competitiveness, something about which time doesn't permit more discussion, except to say I think WA does pretty well at this...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Steps to becoming a SMART farm.. Illustration of connectivity potential on farms using SMART.. If you are a grower or a regional business, tune in to the YouTube clips for a range of tips and tools; check out the 'Digital-ready grain growers' community on Google+ ( bit.ly/digitalreadygrains ); and share your ideas or find a local telco or IT provider that specialises in connectivity in rural areas...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Illustration of connectivity potential on farms using SMART.. The 'Digital-ready grain growers' community houses several useful fact sheets on improving connectivity and video tutorials on how to use various technologies covered in the workshops... If you are a grower or a regional business, tune in to the YouTube clips for a range of tips and tools; check out the 'Digital-ready grain growers' community on Google+ ( bit.ly/digitalreadygrains ); and share your ideas or find a local telco or IT provider that specialises in connectivity in rural areas...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Date: 14.04.2010 2010 Queensland Wheat Varieties Guide 2010 Queensland Wheat Varieties Guide Grains industry productivity is dependent upon the continued adoption and deployment of new technologies, including the adoption of new varieties with superior yield and disease resistance characteristics... The production and delivery of this 2010 Queensland Wheat Varieties Guide represents an ongoing collaboration between the GRDC and Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries (part of the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI)) and will ensure the continued delivery of independent and accurate varietal information to the Queensland grains industry... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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