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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Growers are increasingly seeking expert, specialist agronomy advice and are willing to pay for this service... The GRDC updates held especially for advisers provide a forum for the latest research information in areas important to them... While demand for their services is strong, advisers also face their own challenges: burnout from long hours and travel; availability of suitably qualified staff; ability to source good quality information; increasing operating costs; and low profitability of grain growers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Historically agricultural advisory services have been delivered by government agencies; this has changed with more than 2,300 private sector crop advisers spread across all states... Increased use and capacity of technology will impact the future of agricultural advisory services; with 'recipe farming' fast developing oversees... A recent survey of private sector crop advisers in Australia identified that approximately two thirds are retail advisers, working for a chemical, fertiliser or seed company or retail outlets...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Whilst no in-season management decisions were made based on these images, quantification of the damage using the DMSI allows for better decision making to rectify the issues... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 109.. Depending how the black and white image is generated the black area can vary in size; a minimum and maximum area was calculated and presented in Table 2...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC, the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are opening the digital gate to an electronic research and extension network, so growers across the country can tap into the collective expertise of industry and private service providers... When a grower uploads a query onto eXtensionAUS, a 'content wrangler' will direct it to the most appropriate person in the community of experts... Mr Thoms says the online tool will play an integral role in setting the Australian grains research agenda: "Instead of a top-down approach, eXtension is two-way, so growers can set the agenda with their questions and trigger new research, development and extension in response to their needs."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
AgriSafe works by farmers attending an Agrisafe clinic whereby we undertake a comprehensive, agriculturally based health assessment... The National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH), a partnership between Western District Health Service (WDHS) and Deakin University was officially opened in 2009 and seeks to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of farmers, farm employees and their families across Australia through leadership, advocacy, service, research and education... The results reiterate the need for farmer specific health services...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A new testing service is being offered to grain growers and advisers to determine the presence of insecticide resistance in green peach aphid (GPA) populations... The service is being made available through cesar with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to assist growers in choosing the most effective product for controlling GPA... Anthony van Rooyen, of cesar, says resistance in GPA has escalated as a result of heavy reliance on insecticides...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A new testing service is being offered to grain growers and advisers to determine the presence of insecticide resistance in green peach aphid (GPA) populations... The service is being made available through cesar with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to assist growers in choosing the most effective product for controlling GPA... Anthony van Rooyen, of cesar, says resistance in GPA has escalated as a result of heavy reliance on insecticides...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Costs - Interest Paid is at record levels Costs - Bank Lending is starting to decline 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Wagga Wagga 66.. Today's pulses have better disease resistance, much improved weed control options and market volatility is arguably no worse than that of wheat or canola... In summary, with appropriate management, pulses are far more profit than pitfall!..
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I believe that Suzanne's comment reflected that while the board and directors had a well-managed and profitable business run in a responsible manner, they had lost touch with public perception and had not recognised or understood that the community now had a different expectation to how water resources are managed... What surprised me with this research was that it was being duplicated in neighbouring states, and that neither trial work had a control plot where a crop was grown under "best management practice" with the yield, response, and economic outcomes being measured against the other trial work... With the communication phase of succession, I believe we need to receive the affirmation of all parties included...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Once we've completed an analysis of your business, our counsellors can help to build cash flows, forecasts and budgets so you can determine what lies ahead and make decisions based on valid information... As price received increases the working capital requirement reduces which indicates less risk associated with the business... The ORM data included 14 Victorian Mallee farms and showed that over the last 10 years their income had increased and costs had doubled while the surplus remained similar...
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