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An opportunity exists for Australia to increase its milling wheat exports to the Philippines, according to Philippine Association of Flour Millers executive director Ric Pinca, who visited Australia in late 2014... "The US was the first nation to bring flour to the Philippines and as such has shaped the Philippines baking industry and also consumer preferences," Mr Pinca says... "By working with the Philippine Association of Flour Millers, AEGIC aims to learn more about the market's end-product requirements and to find avenues for increasing the value of Australian wheat in the Philippines," Mr Cox says...
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" Date: 18.01.2016 pH maps cut the cost of tackling soil acidity.. Victorian grower Evan Lewis expects to reduce his expenditure on lime by almost 70 per cent this year through the use of variable-rate technology... Compared with a blanket lime rate of 2.5 tonnes per hectare applied across the Lewis family's property for 13 years, pH mapping will enable Evan to tackle the acidic and sodic imbalance in his soils with lime rates ranging from just 1.2 to 2.1t/ha in 2016...
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" Date: 18.01.2016 pH maps cut the cost of tackling soil acidity.. Victorian grower Evan Lewis expects to reduce his expenditure on lime by almost 70 per cent this year through the use of variable-rate technology... Compared with a blanket lime rate of 2.5 tonnes per hectare applied across the Lewis family's property for 13 years, pH mapping will enable Evan to tackle the acidic and sodic imbalance in his soils with lime rates ranging from just 1.2 to 2.1t/ha in 2016...
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Grain growers, agronomists and farm consultants wanting to get the most out of the right adjuvants for different spraying jobs are being equipped with the latest adjuvant information to support their decision-making... In Australia alone, more than 300 branded products are currently registered for use as spray adjuvants, surfactants or wetting agents and these products have more than 30 different active ingredients providing varied functions for enhanced pesticide or nutrient efficacy... Keep browsing 0 Responses to Adjuvants Advice..
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Grain growers, agronomists and farm consultants wanting to get the most out of the right adjuvants for different spraying jobs are being equipped with the latest adjuvant information to support their decision-making... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Conservation Farmers Inc (CFI) have produced a revised booklet, Adjuvants - Oils, surfactants and other additives for farm chemicals, to promote a greater understanding of adjuvant attributes and their properties... In Australia alone, more than 300 branded products are currently registered for use as spray adjuvants, surfactants or wetting agents and these products have more than 30 different active ingredients providing varied functions for enhanced pesticide or nutrient efficacy...
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Joe says yields averaged across the whole property tend to be 3t/ha for wheat, just under 3t/ha for barley and canola 1.7t/ha, although in 2012 they lost 40 per cent of the canola to frost... Joe says the main change implemented since the family's move to Esperance has been the steady transition towards total-cropping, and this stems largely from technological advances... With their wheat, Joe and his sons, Troy and Joey, have been progressing from APW to H1 and H2 varieties through a late application of Flexi N liquid nitrogen to bring protein up to 12 per cent...
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A chance to win a glimpse at grains' future Australian grain growers who 'step back in time' to reflect on how their farms have evolved in the past 20 years could win overseas RD&E study tours worth up to $20,000, as part of the GRDC's 'The Way We Were' campaign... Reflecting on industry gains from a grower's personal account of changes and advances at a grass-roots farm level provides a very real picture of just how far the industry has come," Mr Perrett says. ".. Mr Perrett identifies improved yields and costs to growers flowing from resistance to diseases, such as stem rust in wheat, ascochyta in chickpeas and beans, and blackleg in canola, as examples of important changes...
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Australia's first quinoa crop cuts food miles.. The ancient crop of the Incas, quinoa was cultivated in the Andean region of Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, for thousands of years before scientists discovered its high nutritional value, spawning interest from western health-food markets... Now prevalent in mainstream supermarkets, consumer demand for the South American seed has soared, trebling crop prices in recent years and increasing revenue for indigenous growers...
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Each year, Ground Cover follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the winter cropping season... With their sons Joey and Troy, and daughter-in-law Zoe , they crop canola, wheat, barley and lupins... With Rob's semi-retired parents Frank and Prue , they crop wheat, barley, canola, faba beans, poppies, triticale and lucerne hay, and grow canola, clover, ryegrass and canary grass as seed crops...
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Joe says yields averaged across the whole property tend to be 3t/ha for wheat, just under 3t/ha for barley and canola 1.7t/ha, although in 2012 they lost 40 per cent of the canola to frost... Joe says the main change implemented since the family's move to Esperance has been the steady transition towards total-cropping, and this stems largely from technological advances... With their wheat, Joe and his sons, Troy and Joey, have been progressing from APW to H1 and H2 varieties through a late application of Flexi N liquid nitrogen to bring protein up to 12 per cent...
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