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GRDC Manager of Commercial Farm Technologies, Paul Meibusch, says the GRDC is aiming to invest up to $1.5 million per year in this program, with up to 10 short-term, proof-of-concept type projects to be contracted annually. ".. The next round of applications is now open, and GRDC is welcoming submissions from private or public organisations as well as individuals, including potential co-investments with private companies," Mr Meibusch said... "GRDC is heavily focused on investment in projects that deliver real-time solutions to issues that are impacting on yield and profit, and the Innovation Investment program is an exciting new concept designed to enhance our capacity and ability to make a real impact at the grass-roots level," Mr Meibusch said...
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Dalby update focuses on nitrogen and protein.. Unexpected and disastrous protein results in many areas where it's never been a problem before are one of the focus topics of this year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Update in Dalby... Another session will outline the cutting edge of spray application research and practice in the United States and Australia, with Greg Kruger from the University of Nebraska and Bill Gordon from Bill Gordon Consulting...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Rapid soil measurement - a review of potential benefits and opportunities for the Australian grains industry.. Region National, North, South, West < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Rapid soil measurement - a review of potential benefits and opportunities for the Australian grains industry.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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" GCTV Extension Files: Wheat Sowing Strategies 07 March 2014 CSIRO research agronomist James Hunt comments on taking wheat sowing strategies to help maximise whole farm wheat yield... WATCH MORE: GroundCover TV story on Early Sowing for Optimal Flowering: http://www.grdc.com.au/GCTV13-OptimalFlowering READ MORE: article: http://www.grdc.com.au/GC109-EarlySowingStrategies 7.85: GCTV Extension Files: Wheat Sowing Strategies 7.88: Presenter: James Hunt CSIRO Plant Industry Modern farming systems put a lot of pressure 10.26: on us to take advantage of any sowing opportunity as they arise in order to get as much crop 16.369: as possible flowering during the optimal period... And there is essentially three different ways 22.52: of being able to hit that flowering window, which start at the end of February and move 28.81: through until May. 29.789: So the first opportunity you have got is with a winter wheat and the window for them opens 34.82: at the end of Feb, you can sown them through March into early April, even to the middle 40.39: of April...
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WA Grains Nuffield scholar commended.. "The GRDC is pleased to sponsor four Grains Nuffield scholarships this year and congratulates the recipients including Western Australia's Reece Curwen," GRDC capacity building program manager Kathleen Allan said... "The GRDC invests in a range of skill and capacity building activities that are aimed at supporting current and potential members of the Australian grains industry to improve their capacity to lead, learn, change, innovate and advance the industry...
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"Since their inception in 2011, the Farm Business Updates - an initiative of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel - have been extremely successful so GRDC is pleased to provide another opportunity for the State's growers and their advisers to hear from a range of compelling speakers to enhance their knowledge and understanding," Mr Pengilley said... The "dos and don'ts" of succession planning will be dissected by Andrew Beattie of ProAdvice, while farmer and Nuffield Scholar Rob Bradley will look at the trends, opportunities and challenges with integrated farming systems... Ian Ware of APA Sound will explore technology opportunities for farm businesses, the future for Tasmania's poppy industry will be discussed by Keith Rice from Poppy Growers Tasmania, and understanding the pros and cons of Tasmania's GM status and its impact on farmers will be the topic of a presentation by Thom Goodwin of Macquarie Franklin...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Grain & Graze builds a new farm paradigm.. One of the overarching achievements of the program is it has strengthened the resilience of mixed enterprises by integrating advances in cropping with advances in improved pastures... Many growers destocked in the early 1990s, attracted to the advances in cropping systems, but it was always going to be a case of needing to broaden the income base - to bring livestock back but in a way that enhanced the farm business and did not undermine the gains made in cropping...
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There is a strong case for single desk purchasing and marketing, as evidenced by experience in marketing malting and feed barley, and oilseeds (whole-of-industry) production... To meet the proposed renewable fuel market, some of the new demand will have to be supplied from current income-producing grain or sugar (ethanol) product... Australia will become a world leader in grain product differentiation...
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Four Year 11 and 12 agricultural science students from Downlands College, Toowoomba, Queensland, left the classroom behind for a day to attend the Dalby Research Update in March this year... "We selected a group of students from Year 11 and 12 who are interested in agriculture, and thought the Research Update would be a great way to expose them to the opportunities available in the grains area," says science teacher Julie Brophy... The students, all from grain-growing properties around Toowoomba, said they welcomed the opportunity to find out new information to take home to their families...
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GRDC Manager of Commercial Farm Technologies, Paul Meibusch, says the GRDC is aiming to invest up to $1.5 million per year in this program, with up to 10 short-term, proof-of-concept type projects to be contracted annually. ".. The next round of applications is now open, and GRDC is welcoming submissions from private or public organisations as well as individuals, including potential co-investments with private companies," Mr Meibusch said... "GRDC is heavily focused on investment in projects that deliver real-time solutions to issues that are impacting on yield and profit, and the Innovation Investment program is an exciting new concept designed to enhance our capacity and ability to make a real impact at the grass-roots level," Mr Meibusch said...
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