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Webcast heralds new age for industry debate.. The panel, chaired by the national editor of ABC Rural, Leigh Radford, and including GRDC managing director John Harvey, discussed how breeding could overcome the 'tough nuts' facing Australia's wheat growers - frost, drought and protection from disease... The rodent panel included three members of the National Mouse Management Working Group - Dr Rohan Rainbow (GRDC manager crop protection), Dr Simon Humphrys (commercialisation manager, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre) and Andrew Polkinghorne (South Australian Mouse Working Party) - and addressed an increase in mouse numbers in an area covering more than a fifth of south-east Australia's cropping area...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Webcast heralds new age for industry debate.. The panel, chaired by the national editor of ABC Rural, Leigh Radford, and including GRDC managing director John Harvey, discussed how breeding could overcome the 'tough nuts' facing Australia's wheat growers - frost, drought and protection from disease... The rodent panel included three members of the National Mouse Management Working Group - Dr Rohan Rainbow (GRDC manager crop protection), Dr Simon Humphrys (commercialisation manager, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre) and Andrew Polkinghorne (South Australian Mouse Working Party) - and addressed an increase in mouse numbers in an area covering more than a fifth of south-east Australia's cropping area...
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GrainSearch is the company that brought Westminster to Australia and general manager Philip Jobling says while it was not performing well in New Zealand trials it quickly proved itself a standout in western Victoria... Based in Ballarat, GrainSearch was established by growers in 2002 with the sole aim of identifying new barley and wheat varieties from around the world suited to Australia's high-rainfall zones... We work closely with GrainSearch and SQP Co-op, and we knew there was a solid uptake of the Westminster , with many growers looking for a new variety after Gairdner...
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A new barley variety, Westminster , has become a case study for the shift towards global breeding collaborations able to speed up the delivery of improved varieties with stronger market appeal.. GrainSearch is the company that brought Westminster to Australia and general manager Philip Jobling says while it was not performing well in New Zealand trials it quickly proved itself a standout in western Victoria... Based in Ballarat, GrainSearch was established by growers in 2002 with the sole aim of identifying new barley and wheat varieties from around the world suited to Australia's high-rainfall zones...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GCTV13: Wheat Varieties 2014 02 April 2014 Sowing choices are critical which is why the National Variety Trials data is a must see resource for grain growers... For the 2014 sowing season NVT and state department sowing guides are available to help growers make informed varietal selections... Last year crown rot 47.84: was a big issue so growers need to look at their wheat varieties look at their farming 52.17: systems and their paddocks and decide is it going to be important and look to chose a 56.14: variety that will be able to tolerate crown rot, will give them the highest yield possible 60.969: in the presence of crown rot...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
SETTING THE SCENE Over the past few years, with a series of late breaks or droughts, canola has fallen out of favour in some areas... Specialty varieties have been developed by Nuseed and the Victorian Department of Primary Industries/Cargill, with the aim of producing higher yielding specialty varieties suited to local conditions... Nitrogen management Rates Nitrogen rates need to be matched to target yields, and a new potential yield calculation has been developed by CSIRO for southern NSW, which is simple but 20% more accurate than the French-Schultz model, which is still used by most agronomists...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Select most appropriate herbicide group based on your weed spectrum; and.. Bred and marketed by Pacific Seeds... Nuseed indicate a blackleg rating of MR. Bred and marketed by Nuseed Pty Ltd...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The project resulted in a more focused and profitable barley industry in the northern region (NR) of Queensland... During the term of this project, the rate of adoption of new varieties in the NR improved significantly... During the duration of this project, there has been a significant changeover of varieties...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Barley growers across southern Australia are seeking to increase their profits by increasing grain yield, meeting quality targets more regularly and where possible, reducing input costs... The project has provided information to growers to meet market needs for malting, shochu and feed barley... To justify the large investment in barley research, a major emphasis is needed to showcase the end result, i.e. the delivery of agronomic packages to growers and of new varieties to growers and industry...
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A website has been set up to give growers more information about end point royalties (EPRs)... Ms Lang said the most popular page on Variety Central was the 2011 wheat variety list. ".. Currently there are more than 180 varieties that attract an EPR across a range of crops, including cereals, pulses and brassicas...
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