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The National Oat Breeding Program has two nodes located at SARDI and DAFWA... The objectives are to improve agronomic traits, disease resistance, and quality in milling and feed varieties... The final output is the release of improved oat varieties for milling and feed end uses...
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Date claimer - Regional Crop Updates (Northern Agricultural Region).. GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts said information presented at the updates could help growers become better informed on ways to boost profitability on-farm, in a sustainable manner... "The events allow information from researchers to reach growers quickly, giving growers the opportunity to consider how results can be applied on their own farms."..
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By Alec Nicol The researchers behind two new albus lupin varieties - Luxor and Rosetta - say Australia has the potential to be the world's sole supplier of "100 per cent guaranteed sweet albus lupins" - a potentially lucrative position, but one that requires the industry to make a "clean start"... Dr Luckett says the simplest way of giving the industry a fresh start would be to sow only the newly released varieties Luxor and Rosetta next year... Mr Goucher says every generation of Luxor and Rosetta has been tested and all seed increase areas have been at least two kilometres from any other albus lupin crop: "We expect to have between 500 and 800 tonnes of Luxor seed and between 300 and 500 tonnes of Rosetta available for sowing in 2008...
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Postgraduate research into a quality issue affecting peanuts on the Atherton Tableland in Queensland has won GRDC-supported researcher Kylie Wenham the University of Queensland's (UQ) Bryan Medal... Kylie Wenham receiving her award from Ag Institute Australia Queensland Division president David Lloyd... Region National < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Award for peanut researcher..
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Growers attending this year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Update at Barellan will hear from leading researchers on topics relating to local issues... The GRDC Updates provide growers and advisors with a unique opportunity to interact with these leading industry professionals and learn how GRDC-funded research programs are helping tackle some of the north's most pressing production challenges... "Growers and advisors gain an insight into the scope, progress and results of some of the GRDC's major research investments while for research partners, the Updates provide an invaluable touch-point with industry which ensures the research work remains practical, meaningful and well-targeted, she said."..
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Growers attending this year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Update at Barellan will hear from leading researchers on topics relating to local issues... The GRDC Updates provide growers and advisors with a unique opportunity to interact with these leading industry professionals and learn how GRDC-funded research programs are helping tackle some of the north's most pressing production challenges... "Growers and advisors gain an insight into the scope, progress and results of some of the GRDC's major research investments while for research partners, the Updates provide an invaluable touch-point with industry which ensures the research work remains practical, meaningful and well-targeted, she said."..
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"I wear three hats as a southern panel member - I'm an experienced farmer, and I've also had a strong background in research... Building skills and capacity for grains industry research is a particular passion for Bill, who recognises the need to support researchers in providing first-class outcomes for advisers and growers... By developing better research capacity, Bill would like to see effective, practical outcomes for growers in tackling every-day issues, such as weed control and herbicide resistance, which are major concerns in his local area...
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"I wear three hats as a southern panel member - I'm an experienced farmer, and I've also had a strong background in research... Building skills and capacity for grains industry research is a particular passion for Bill, who recognises the need to support researchers in providing first-class outcomes for advisers and growers... By developing better research capacity, Bill would like to see effective, practical outcomes for growers in tackling every-day issues, such as weed control and herbicide resistance, which are major concerns in his local area...
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GRDC and Glenn McGrath declare one week before stumps on Grain Inventors competition.. Australian Year of the Farmer ambassador Glenn McGrath is encouraging Australia's grain innovators to increase the pace and submit their ideas before 26 November... GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett has been excited by the entries he has seen to date, saying there is real potential for the entrants to generate increased efficiencies, profitability and productivity in the grains industry...
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"I wear three hats as a southern panel member - I'm an experienced farmer, and I've also had a strong background in research... Bill is no stranger to working with growers to achieve better outcomes, having helped establish the Ag Excellence Alliance network to connect grower-managed production groups... Building skills and capacity for grains industry research is a particular passion for Bill, who recognises the need to support researchers in providing first-class outcomes for advisers and growers...
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