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18 September 2013 Alison Kelly, DEEDI, talks about creating a level playing field in on-farm trials... Achieving the most from your trials (theory): define the comparisons to be made, select a uniform site, control or measure all other potential differences... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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" Over the Fence: Steering clear of the spray drift demon 19 November 2012 Having seen first-hand spray drift occur between properties, Warnertown farmer Brian Tiller, decided to adopt best practice principles to match spray timing to local weather conditions... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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" GRDC Grains Research Update, 5-6 February 2014, Southern Region, Ballarat, VIC. David Watson 17 April 2014 David Watson of Agvise Services, discusses ways to increase the adoption of pasture and fodder based practices to control key weed species that are threatening the long term viability of cropping dominant systems in the southern high rainfall zone... Recorded at GRDC Updates, Southern Region, Ballarat VIC, 5-6 February 2014... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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" Western communicator video: Gray Robertson 23 May 2013 Savings of up to 25 per cent on farm fertiliser budgets can be made through adoption of precision agriculture (PA) technology, according to Katanning farmer, Gray Robertson... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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To be held at Charles Sturt University, the Update will focus on those significant cropping issues expected to confront grain growers next season and beyond... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the program for the Update is being developed by a planning committee in consultation with a broad network of grains industry representatives, ensuring the topics will be relevant and timely. ".. Advisers attending the Update will be informed about the latest research outcomes and technologies so they can support their grain-growing clients in their quest to improve their farming systems and boost profitability," Mr Pengilley said...
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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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Photo of Andrew and Jocelyn Bate at proof-of-concept trials.. Andrew and Jocelyn Bate look to the future of grain growing with an early vision of a prototype agricultural robot undergoing proof-of-concept trials on their family's property near Emerald, Queensland... Andrew said the emphasis on technology that allows the robots to function as a cooperative swarm has already led researchers to develop a "docking and filling" system that enables the AgBots to automatically refuel...
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Andrew and Jocelyn Bate look to the future of grain growing with an early vision of a prototype agricultural robot undergoing proof-of-concept trials on their family's property near Emerald, Queensland... The Bate family has been hosting proof-of-concept trials for a futuristic farmhand called AgBot for about two years on their 4000-hectare property at Gindie, Queensland, 20 kilometres south-west of Emerald... Andrew said the emphasis on technology that allows the robots to function as a cooperative swarm has already led researchers to develop a "docking and filling" system that enables the AgBots to automatically refuel...
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Andrew and Jocelyn Bate look to the future of grain growing with an early version of a prototype agricultural robot undergoing proof-of-concept trials on their property near Emerald, Queensland... The brainchild of Andrew and Jocelyn Bate, this futuristic idea is becoming a hard-wired reality through research the couple initiated with Queensland University of Technology and the Australian Centre for Field Robotics... Working in the family's paddocks, the AgBots can be seen from a distance as beams of infrared light moving slowly over chickpeas, wheat, mungbeans and sorghum stubble: the red light revealing where the unit has identified and killed weeds...
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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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