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As the 2016 International Year of Pulses nears, Australian growers stand to benefit from opportunities in the market as demand for grain quality increases... Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council CEO Georgie Aley told the conference the 2016 International Year of Pulses provided a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for the Australian and global industry to "direct and drive an agenda" to increase pulse production and consumption and raise awareness of their nutritional and environmental benefits... In 2013, the International Year of Quinoa saw launches of quinoa products increase by more than 50 per cent driven by its nutritional properties and flavour profile. "..
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As the 2016 International Year of Pulses nears, Australian growers stand to benefit from opportunities in the market as demand for grain quality increases... Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council CEO Georgie Aley told the conference the 2016 International Year of Pulses provided a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for the Australian and global industry to "direct and drive an agenda" to increase pulse production and consumption and raise awareness of their nutritional and environmental benefits... In 2013, the International Year of Quinoa saw launches of quinoa products increase by more than 50 per cent driven by its nutritional properties and flavour profile. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) will host its inaugural pulse conference in Adelaide (South Australia) in October... The conference, themed "Expanding Horizons", will build on existing collaboration across five temperate pulse crops, while providing an opportunity for the pulse industry - from growers to agronomists, marketers and researchers - to seek innovative solutions to developing better varieties for Australian growers... Caption: Expanding Australian pulse production to more than 15 per cent of the nation's total cropping area will be the thrust of a first-of-its-kind pulse industry conference later this year...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The current loss from diseases in the Australian pulse industry averages $74 million per year, or 14.8 per cent of the gross value of pulse production... The losses are due to diseases caused by fungi, nematodes, bacteria, viruses and phytoplasmas... The allocation of resources for the control of pulse crop diseases, both at grower level (when deciding whether to control a particular disease) and at the national level (when allocating funds for research and development) depends on an assessment of the losses caused by those diseases...
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Growers benefit from pulse research.. A new collaborative research project across northern NSW will bring northern region grain growers closer to maintaining healthy levels of pulse crops in their winter rotations... Dr Guy McMullen, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) research leader at Tamworth Agricultural Institute (TAI) says the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)-funded projects will deliver benefits to growers almost immediately...
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Wheat herbicide approved for lentils.. The pre-emergent herbicide for wheat Sakura 850 WG is now registered for use in lentil crops... The 10 learning modules covered by the course are: rotational benefits and profitability; plant physiology; variety selection; general agronomy; weed management; disease management; insect management; desiccation, harvest and storage; marketing, end uses and standards; and chemical application...
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Wheat herbicide approved for lentils.. The pre-emergent herbicide for wheat Sakura 850 WG is now registered for use in lentil crops... The 10 learning modules covered by the course are: rotational benefits and profitability; plant physiology; variety selection; general agronomy; weed management; disease management; insect management; desiccation, harvest and storage; marketing, end uses and standards; and chemical application...
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By 2015, pulses were sown on 1.5 million hectares throughout the country, producing close to 1.9 million tonnes with a commodity value of more than $1 billion... As we count down to the United Nations-sponsored International Year of Pulses (IYP) in 2016, Australia is one of 40 participating countries that are aiming to create change for the future of the food and its growers... The IYP national committee, supported by Pulse Australia, has launched a grower competition, 'These Are My Pulses', to capture and showcase Australian pulse growers' stories...
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By 2015, pulses were sown on 1.5 million hectares throughout the country, producing close to 1.9 million tonnes with a commodity value of more than $1 billion... As we count down to the United Nations-sponsored International Year of Pulses (IYP) in 2016, Australia is one of 40 participating countries that are aiming to create change for the future of the food and its growers... The IYP national committee, supported by Pulse Australia, has launched a grower competition, 'These Are My Pulses', to capture and showcase Australian pulse growers' stories...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A new collaborative research project across northern NSW will bring northern region grain growers closer to maintaining healthy levels of pulse crops in their winter rotations... Dr Guy McMullen, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) research leader at Tamworth Agricultural Institute (TAI) says the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)-funded projects will deliver benefits to growers almost immediately... "Over the past few years we've had highs and lows in pulse production and the aim is to even out plantings and yields to a more consistent level each year," Dr McMullen said...
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