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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Ten recipients of the horizon scholarship announced.. Developed to help address the shortage of trained professionals entering primary industries and designed to promote the diverse career pathways that agriculture offers, the Horizon Scholarship attracts Australia's best and brightest young tertiary students... The students are studying for degrees such as agricultural science and animal and rural sciences at universities across the country, and all are committed to a career in primary industries after their studies...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
Coleoptile length is an important characteristic to consider when planting a wheat crop, especially in drier seasons when sowing deep to reach soil moisture... The coleoptile lengths were measured on a range of varieties that are grown in Australia and have been evaluated as part of the National Variety Trials (NVT) program... The length of the coleoptile was measured after 14 days at 21o C. Individual seeds with a coleoptile length of less than 4 cm were not considered viable and were recorded as missing data...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Merna brings a passion for agriculture to the Panel," he said. ".. New appointments to the panel include Victorian supply chain consultant John Crosbie, Naringaningalook (VIC) grower Peter Schwarz, Mallala (SA) grower Richard Konzag and Charles Sturt University lecturer and researcher Dr Chris Blanchard... Reappointments to the panel include Mr Shannon, SA grower and former plant breeder Professor Andrew Barr, Clare (SA) consultant Dr Allan Mayfield, CSIRO Plant Industry researcher Dr Mark Peoples and Parkes (NSW) consultant and farmer Andrew Rice...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Bob Henzell ( left ) brought a laugh at the AgForce Grains Dinner during the Brisbane Show in August when he drolly suggested that after more than 40 years in the business he was more "the grandfather" of Australian sorghum breeding, than its "father"... Principal plant breeder with Queensland"s Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (QDPI&F) and co-leader of the GRDC national sorghum breeding program, Dr Henzell had just been awarded the AgForce/ Graincorp Research and Development Award for 2004... Dr Henzell moved straight into sorghum breeding after graduating from the University of Queensland, with a posting to the Hermitage Research Station, outside Warwick, under breeder Ron Moore...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
Advice concerning the significance and control of the more common pests, or potential pests, of these crops is presented... Value of the crop (high value crops cannot sustain too much damage as a small loss in yield or quality could mean a large financial loss), the cost of the spray and its application and the likely yield or quality benefit gained from control... Crop monitoring Ongoing monitoring of crops and surrounding vegetation is essential to determine the presence of both pests and predators, and when, if any, intervention is required to keep pests at an acceptable level or, if feasible, boost predator numbers by introducing them into the system...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
NITROGEN - CATCHING MORE DOLLARS PER UNIT.. Gulargambone Grains Research Update 15 thFebruary, 2006 domestic stock feed industry will see that country emerge over the next two or three years as a significant importer... Gulargambone Grains Research Update 15 thFebruary, 2006 taken in strips that are not limited for nitrogen which are then compared against the rest of the paddock which has been grown under a lower nitrogen environment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
NITROGEN - CATCHING MORE DOLLARS PER UNIT.. Gulargambone Grains Research Update 15 thFebruary, 2006 domestic stock feed industry will see that country emerge over the next two or three years as a significant importer... Gulargambone Grains Research Update 15 thFebruary, 2006 taken in strips that are not limited for nitrogen which are then compared against the rest of the paddock which has been grown under a lower nitrogen environment...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page Breaking the sugarcane monoculture by growing other crops in rotation with sugarcane has proven environmental and productivity benefits... Some farmers also choose to grow rotation crops that generate income... Complementary crops are crops grown within a cane farming system...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page Breaking the sugarcane monoculture by growing other crops in rotation with sugarcane has proven environmental and productivity benefits... Some farmers also choose to grow rotation crops that generate income... Complementary crops are crops grown within a cane farming system...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page Breaking the sugarcane monoculture by growing other crops in rotation with sugarcane has proven environmental and productivity benefits... Some farmers also choose to grow rotation crops that generate income... Complementary crops are crops grown within a cane farming system...
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