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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GRDC Crop Updates 23-24 February 2011, Western Region, Perth WA, Michael Robertson 17 September 2013 Michael Robertson, CSIRO, talks about Pros & cons of dry seeding to counter variable seasonal breaks... In many regions of the wheatbelt the timing of opening rains has become more variable and the number of days available for seeding has declined, putting pressure on the seeding operation and lending to more interest in drying cereals... Growers differ in approach to dry seeding, from a planned approach with set percentage of the program to be dry sown, through to an aggressive approach where a large percentage of the program could be dry sown if opening rains are late...
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GRDC Mouse Broadcast Warns of Mice Persisting till Autumn.. The broadcast featured a video discussion with key experts from the National Mouse Management Working Group and the regulator the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), who responded to questions sent from growers and industry members viewing from their computers around Australia... The innovative technology allows GRDC to get even closer to growers and respond quickly to their questions and issues, in this case the changing situation in mouse numbers and control," she said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Overall, barley diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers... Incidence is 30 per_cent frequency in 30 per_cent of the area, so that the average incidence of the disease affecting the crop is 9 per_cent... Overall, breeding contributes more than 25 per cent of the control for 14 diseases, cultural methods for 32 diseases, and pesticides for six barley diseases...
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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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GRDC Driving Agronomy podcasts now available.. If you miss an episode on radio or want to hear it again, you now can, by having the podcasts delivered to you automatically... Available on your iPhone, iPad, iPod and computer, just as long as you have a reliable internet connection, you can remain informed whenever you want, wherever you are...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Chickpea varieties selecting horses for courses.. Regardless of variety, best agronomic practices are needed to ensure maximum yields are achieved in any given environment and season... Breeding trials and National Variety Trial (NVT) results help indicate specific adaptation even within a region...
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The business of farming will be the focus of a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) forum in Clare next month... GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Richard Konzag, of Mallala, says the Clare event will offer topical and practical advice on the key farm business issues facing grain producers from throughout the Mid North, Yorke Peninsula and Adelaide Plains regions... "The Farm Business Updates are an initiative of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel and since their inception they have played a successful role in enabling growers to improve their knowledge and understanding of the business issues associated with farming enterprises," Mr Konzag said...
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John Harvey, GRDC Managing Director.. The GRDC welcomes confirmation from Ministers Joyce and Ruston regarding the Corporation's strategy to increase its regional presence... Through GRDC's new investment structure, our regional network of growers will also be more closely involved in the identification and management of short-term and medium-term projects that address their priority issues relating to farming systems, agronomy, soils, weeds, pests and diseases...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
John Harvey, GRDC Managing Director.. The GRDC welcomes confirmation from Ministers Joyce and Ruston regarding the Corporation's strategy to increase its regional presence... Through GRDC's new investment structure, our regional network of growers will also be more closely involved in the identification and management of short-term and medium-term projects that address their priority issues relating to farming systems, agronomy, soils, weeds, pests and diseases...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Do not plant varieties adapted to southern and central Queensland production areas and expect reasonable results in the central coastal region or further north... Best results for grain crops are achieved by planting in the third week of December through to the second week of June... The main management technique is to avoid conditions that cause weathering by timing planting and expected harvesting dates for low-risk periods...
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