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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The program has been designed with the agricultural industries as the key target... It is structured as a 2-day workshop and is intended for those who have responsibility for conducting extension programs and driving the adoption of new technology... A professional development program to enhance extension skills and drive the adoption of new research and farm practices...
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Break crop study reveals secrets of success.. A study of break crops and rotations used in Western Australia's eastern grainbelt has found that more profitable growers have a thorough understanding of their profit drivers and maintain flexibility in their rotations... Mr McConnell said 70 per cent of the businesses surveyed maintained a sheep flock and all growers with livestock were willing to run a stocking rate lower than average for their region to have the flexibility to manipulate pastures and spray top early...
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Break crop study reveals secrets of success.. A study of break crops and rotations used in Western Australia's eastern grainbelt has found that more profitable growers have a thorough understanding of their profit drivers and maintain flexibility in their rotations... Mr McConnell said 70 per cent of the businesses surveyed maintained a sheep flock and all growers with livestock were willing to run a stocking rate lower than average for their region to have the flexibility to manipulate pastures and spray top early...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
*Note - the report may contain independently supported projects, which complement the work in this GRDC research program... CTF systems support and maximise new technologies.. CTF systems are farming systems built on the simple concept of controlled traffic or permanent wheel tracks...
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High profit farming in Northern Australia - a new era in grain farming This GRDC-commissioned report states that increased new technology adoption would greatly increase grain yields in the northern region... The report states that zero-till has been shown to have the capacity of doubling farm profitability... High profit farming < Keep browsing 0 Responses to High profit farming in Northern Australia..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) is a joint initiative of AusBiotech, CropLife Australia, the GRDC and the National Farmers' Federation... ABCA has been established to help shape a new era for Australian agriculture by encouraging informed debate on biotechnology through the dissemination of credible, balanced, science-based information... In Australia, there are 10 field trial licences and one application in the pipeline for gene technology research involving wheat or wheat and barley, according to the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (Table 1)...
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The Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) is a joint initiative of AusBiotech, CropLife Australia, the GRDC and the National Farmers' Federation... ABCA has been established to help shape a new era for Australian agriculture by encouraging informed debate on biotechnology through the dissemination of credible, balanced, science-based information... In Australia, there are 10 field trial licences and one application in the pipeline for gene technology research involving wheat or wheat and barley, according to the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (Table 1)...
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[Photo (left) by Rebecca Thyer: Teesdale's Andrew Morrison is growing only GM canola this year (2009), following his successful trial last year.].. Mr Morrison says that despite just 165 millimetres of in-season rain (the 2008 total of 331mm was down from the farm's 475mm average), the GM hybrid canola averaged 1.2 tonnes/ha, which was 38 per cent more than the TT canola at 0.86t/ha... Mr Morrison says the extra costs involved in using GM varieties are comparable to using TT canola, when the extra chemicals needed for conventional varieties are taken into account. "..
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Government adds its weight to grains productivity push - National Cover.. The Federal Government is to allocate almost $2 million specifically to investigate why productivity growth in the grains sector is slowing and what is impeding the uptake of new technologies and varieties by growers... Mr Burke said the initiative was in response to the central role that productivity growth played in enabling grain growers to meet the challenges of a changing climate, fluctuating input and commodity prices, and rising global food demand...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Staying informed has become easier and that augurs well for the uptake of new technologies.".. To subscribe to the podcasts, go to iTunes on an iPhone or iPad and search for GRDC... Android phone or tablet users can go online to www.grdc.com.au/podcasts and follow the prompts to subscribe to the podcasts...
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