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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Attitudes are linked to beliefs and values, which means that if we are going to change attitudes we need to influence people at a level much deeper than logic... To genuinely influence attitudes and achieve a decision to adopt a new practice it is necessary to align the adoption message with the emotional needs of our clients, that is, part (b) of 'Consult the client'... Now we're allowed to show what we know and provide access to the knowledge base that we have...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
We have now successfully applied this method to wheat, and have been successful in generating many new semi-dwarfing alleles in the same gene as the original Rht1... The studies now provide us with new sources of height variation in both barley and wheat, Australia?s two main cereal crops... A new method has been developed that allows the isolation of large numbers of mutants involving a gene that is important in regulating growth of wheat and barley...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
We have now successfully applied this method to wheat, and have been successful in generating many new semi-dwarfing alleles in the same gene as the original Rht1... The studies now provide us with new sources of height variation in both barley and wheat, Australia?s two main cereal crops... A new method has been developed that allows the isolation of large numbers of mutants involving a gene that is important in regulating growth of wheat and barley...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
To follow is a discussion, which I frequently use with my clients in assisting them develop a 'head plan'... We accept the fact that most of us make use of less than 1/6 th of the potential power of our brain... One of the strategies we need to adopt to improve our own productivity is to start to work with emotions, thinking and habits...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Failure to meet obligations outlined in a grain contract can be costly to a business, so it is important to have systems in place and manage contracts ... The averages should not be seen as reflecting the overall average price achieved for APW by pool operators... The three key considerations when assessing the forecasting accuracy of a given pool operator is the: n difference between the FPR and the average EPR published during the decision period (i.e. how much less/more did growers receive from what they were expecting)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Supporting the Australian Grains Industry through the 2013 Farm Update for.. If Winnipeg futures do come under pressure from the soybean harvest in the US and canola harvest in Canada, we can expect our prices to ease as well... In the short paper, we describe our current work that addresses weed maintenance and crop intelligence...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Supporting the Australian Grains Industry through the 2013 Farm Update for.. If Winnipeg futures do come under pressure from the soybean harvest in the US and canola harvest in Canada, we can expect our prices to ease as well... In the short paper, we describe our current work that addresses weed maintenance and crop intelligence...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Supporting the Australian Grains Industry through the 2013 Farm Update for.. If Winnipeg futures do come under pressure from the soybean harvest in the US and canola harvest in Canada, we can expect our prices to ease as well... In the short paper, we describe our current work that addresses weed maintenance and crop intelligence...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
A GUIDE TO COMMUNICATION for Farm Families - the essential ingredient to sustaining families and farms is a free publication... If including gripe sessions (which can be valuable), set a time limit (say, 60 seconds); ensure the person states the issue (not attacks the person); give no right of reply; and, if the gripe is brought up three times at separate meetings, consider it a conflict and deal with it ... In the short term, family gatherings to occur at the parents' home...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I believe those farmers who have the philosophy "my job is to grow the grain, not market it" may struggle under a new freer grain marketing arrangement, especially if they are not prepared to spend time on that arm of their business... The issue of accountability, often seen as a negative, can actually be a powerful tool to help drive a business forward I saw many examples of joint ventures in my Nuffield travels, some of which I will provide more detail on later in this report... I believe one of the great opportunities in agriculture currently is for more farmers to take control of their own destiny and create their own opportunities by becoming more business savvy...
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