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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The potential of inhibitors for the mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions from animal production systems, in south-eastern Australia An automated system linking 8 enclosure chambers to a Fourier Transformed Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) will be used to measure N2O, CO2 and CH4 emissions respectively from treatments described below at the core site at DemoDairy, Terang (38o14 'S, 142o55 'E), in south-west Victoria... The potential for increases on pasture productivity from the use of inhibitors requires testing under Australian conditions... An understanding of the potential for inhibitors to reduce direct nitrous oxide emissions from urine deposited on pasture in animal production systems, specifically dairy production systems...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The future of Australian agriculture is in great hands.. "My passion for animal production systems has led to my considerations of studying animal science at Murdoch University in 2015 I also find Curtin's Agribusiness course appealing as I enjoy the profit both plant and animal science can have within Australia's agriculture economy," Roxanne said... "Winning the award does not stand merely as a sense of personal achievement and accomplishment, but it is a source of great encouragement and improved wellbeing for the entire agricultural community," Roxanne said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Income from Dairy Australia for project DAV00097 - The potential of inhibitors for the mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions from animal production systems, in south-eastern Australia Project Code: DAV00097-I < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Roxanne is currently completing her second year at the Denmark college, and Kondinin Group general manager Stephanie Shepherdson said Roxanne was worthy of the award, which was sponsored by GRDC... "My passion for animal production systems has led to my considerations of studying animal science at Murdoch University in 2015 I also find Curtin's Agribusiness course appealing as I enjoy the profit both plant and animal science can have within Australia's agriculture economy," Roxanne said... "Winning the award does not stand merely as a sense of personal achievement and accomplishment, but it is a source of great encouragement and improved wellbeing for the entire agricultural community," Roxanne said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
P4/S9 and P2/S4 were the two most profitable sequences and, overall, the 'maximum profit - P4' philosophy had the highest mean gross margin... It is logical that those growers that have chosen to have no livestock will have no interest in trialling grazing crops... Overall, the data has indicated that for the biserrula inoculant all of the carrier's have difficulties in carrying enough live rhizobia numbers to adequately nodulate the legume hosts after 3-4 months of dry, hot soil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, 60-70 per cent of flour is used in traditional flat breads, 20-25 per cent of flour is used in western style breads and 5-10 per cent is used in cakes and biscuits... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
In summary, 20 trials have now recently been undertaken across a number of seasons and locations in NSW. None of them have demonstrated S responses in yield or oil %. This does not exclude deficiency and yield penalties from occurring but does highlight that the frequency and the likelihood is not high... Delaying any action that has the potential to cease grain fill will see more seeds achieve their maximum size and improve yield... In summary there was no 'concerning' level of seed loss observed at any trial or timing, correlating well with the yield data...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
In summary, 20 trials have now recently been undertaken across a number of seasons and locations in NSW. None of them have demonstrated S responses in yield or oil %. This does not exclude deficiency and yield penalties from occurring but does highlight that the frequency and the likelihood is not high... Delaying any action that has the potential to cease grain fill will see more seeds achieve their maximum size and improve yield... In summary there was no 'concerning' level of seed loss observed at any trial or timing, correlating well with the yield data...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
The benefits improve crop health and crop competitive ability against weeds and the effectiveness of pre-emergent herbicides... When used as a post-emergent product, little of the herbicide gets to the roots and the control of established weeds is often very poor... benefits arise when the weed is prevented from setting seed as there are no increases to the seedbank and, as a consequence, fewer weeds in the future...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus can be a threat in all environments, and it is recommended that seed be treated with imidicloprid, or crops closely monitored for aphid infestation and sprayed ... In the circumstances using fertilisers that have a higher sulphur content, like MES 10 or Airseeder Superfect, can be beneficial... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
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