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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Barley agronomy highlights: Time of sowing x variety Blakely Paynter1and Andrea Hills,2 Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia; Northam 1and Esperance 2.. x New feed barley options are becoming available that out yield current feed barley varieties... Kojonup may not be suitable for seasons or environments where low in-crop rainfall is experienced...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The aim of the project was to add value to the Agricultural Production Systems sIMulator (APSIM) tool by improving the underpinning science on which it is based... The ultimate impact of improving APSIM simulation accuracy is greater confidence in the outputs generated by APSIM... Of the eight wheat varieties assessed as part of this project, five of them have been adjusted in response to the phenology trial...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Early prediction of soilborne disease could cut losses.. DAFWA project leader Martin Harries said soilborne diseases were a major cost to the cropping industry, estimated to cause losses in WA of about $100 million per year in cereals alone... "There is scope to reduce these losses through management actions - such as choice of crop type or application of fungicide seed dressings - if these pathogens can be more accurately detected and quantified prior to sowing," he said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Experience as a research officer with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) meant that Matt Dare hit the ground running when he left the institute and began farming outside Clare in 2000... Because his work with SARDI had focused on no-till research, single pass seeding and the mechanical aspects of no-till, he felt confident moving straight into no-till... Mr Dare says the biggest benefits of no-till are probably fewer tractor hours, timeliness of sowing and moisture conservation, which he has been able to see since he began cropping at Clare...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
And to acknowledge the contribution industry-funded Research & Development has made to advance the grains industry, growers were asked to share their experience through the Way We Were competition... From all over the country growers sent in their accounts of the changes they've made... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
And to acknowledge the contribution industry-funded Research & Development has made to advance the grains industry, growers were asked to share their experience through the Way We Were competition... From all over the country growers sent in their accounts of the changes they've made... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
And to acknowledge the contribution industry-funded Research & Development has made to advance the grains industry, growers were asked to share their experience through the Way We Were competition... From all over the country growers sent in their accounts of the changes they've made... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
DAFWA project leader Martin Harries said soilborne diseases were a major cost to the cropping industry, estimated to cause losses in WA of about $100 million per year in cereals alone... "There is scope to reduce these losses through management actions - such as choice of crop type or application of fungicide seed dressings - if these pathogens can be more accurately detected and quantified prior to sowing," he said... Mr Harries said the other important part of the research was to include Pratylenchus teres in the suite of pathogens detected by PreDictaB...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The research project will invest in the development and delivery of climate products for northern Australia, especially to characterise aspects of the monsoon and northern wet season that are in high demand by tropical Agriculture... Previous research has already shown that there are several promising drivers of weekly-to-monthly predictability in northern Australia, including the El Ni-o-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and persistent ocean temperature anomalies around Indonesia... Combining the influence of multiple drivers while taking into account their.....
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The course will provide mid career-level grains industry personnel with the skills, motivation and capability to step up into more senior leadership roles in the Australian grains industry and provide more effective leadership at the local, regional and national level... Participants will develop: knowledge of personality types, including their own, the differences that exist within the community and how to effectively work with this diversity... An ongoing network (GRDC Allumni Network) will provide the opportunity for participants to continue sharing skills and knowledge within the group following participation in the course...
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