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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Services are to facilitate the operation of the three SA Research Advisory Committees (RACs) in the Southern Grains region and provide information to the GRDC on matters relevant to grains R&D in the region from their 'on the ground' perspective... The Personnel will act as a liason between the GRDC Southern Regional Panel, RAC Members and the South Australian Farmers' Federation... The scope of the services relates in particular to: - Provision of secretariat support including all aspects of.....
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
" Increasing yield and reducing risk through early sowing in the Southern Grains Region  - Part 2: National Expansion.. Earlier sowing increases the frequency of planting opportunities, and allows more crop to be sown and flower on time... The experiments will examine;- The optimal phenology to allow early sowing at four locations in the southern grains region- The management required in different environments to optimise harvest index of early sown slow maturing wheats- Quantification of any yield penalty associated with slow maturity achieved through vernalisation compared to photoperiod sensitivityRegional grower groups will be responsible for developing and conducting trials in 2013, 2014 and 2015 that address local barriers to early sowing in conjunction with focus groups of interested growers and advisors, CSIRO and FAR Australia...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Western Australian barley breeder Reg Lance has retired after almost 40 years in the Australian grains industry... He worked with the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) for more than 20 years, where his legacy to the industry includes the popular malting variety BaudinA, released in 2002 to replace Gairdner for medium to high-rainfall areas... Originally from Canada, Dr Baldock has led nine GRDC-funded projects since the 1990s, and has contributed to more sustainable cropping and mixed-farming systems across the southern grains region, especially in the Mallee...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Western Australian barley breeder Reg Lance has retired after almost 40 years in the Australian grains industry... He worked with the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) for more than 20 years, where his legacy to the industry includes the popular malting variety BaudinA, released in 2002 to replace Gairdner for medium to high-rainfall areas... Originally from Canada, Dr Baldock has led nine GRDC-funded projects since the 1990s, and has contributed to more sustainable cropping and mixed-farming systems across the southern grains region, especially in the Mallee...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Southern region grain growers looking for guidance on getting the best results from precision agriculture (PA) technologies can now access the latest industry information... A comprehensive PA publication has just been released by SPAA Precision Agriculture Australia with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
14 BWD00024: Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and Tasmania .................................... The over-arching aim of the project is to improve yield and water-use-efficiency of irrigated wheat production across the Northern Region by developing improved agronomic practices to reduce the incidence of lodging and increase the yield potential of irrigated wheat... Overall, the project will deliver a comprehensive research, communication and extension program that will ensure more effective management of water repellent agricultural soils in WA whilst building capacity for future soils research and development in Western Australia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Southern region grain growers looking for guidance on getting the best results from precision agriculture (PA) technologies can now access the latest industry information... A comprehensive PA publication has just been released by SPAA Precision Agriculture Australia with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... It includes technical articles from leading PA specialists, case studies on growers from the southern grains region and trial results which highlight how PA is helping to maximise returns while controlling input costs...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Services are to facilitate the operation of the four Victorian Research Advisory Committees (RACs) in the Southern Grains region and provide information to the GRDC on matters relevant to grains R&D in the region from their 'on the ground' perspective... The Personnel will act as a liaison between the GRDC Southern Regional Panel, RAC Members and the Victorian Farmers' Association... The scope of the services relates in particular to: - Provision of secretariat support including all aspects of meeting.....
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
integrated weed management relies on a range of tactics, both chemical and non-chemical, and multiple attacks to keep weeds successfully in check... Key Points resistance develops when repeated applications of the same mode-of-action (MOA) herbicide kill susceptible weeds, while resistant weeds survive and set seed... now residual herbicide use has rapidy increased to deal with the problem of resistance to post-emergents...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
integrated weed management relies on a range of tactics, both chemical and non-chemical, and multiple attacks to keep weeds successfully in check... Key Points resistance develops when repeated applications of the same mode-of-action (MOA) herbicide kill susceptible weeds, while resistant weeds survive and set seed... now residual herbicide use has rapidy increased to deal with the problem of resistance to post-emergents...
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