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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Although a high-risk crop, oaten hay has the potential to outperform all other cereals with respect to gross margins... The widespread use of genetic analysis in agriculture is limited by economic factors... In the short term, fungicides used at seeding (seed dressings or applied in-furrow with fertiliser) and foliar fungicide sprays will mitigate risk and minimise losses...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The threat could hinder Australian agriculture's ability to perform and compete internationally; to minimise the threat we should discuss a cross-commodity program, which involves government, and develops an understanding within our urban community of modern farming practices and the benefit of this to the environment, animals and people of Australia... Some specialists (Haniotis, 2011) reported strong government support, especially where the cost of supporting sustainable rural communities and the loss of eco-services provided by agriculture is properly valued against the cost of supporting agriculture... As a result of this missing contract the community supports agriculture less and less and the example was given in the States 22..
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Overall, barley diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers... Incidence is 30 per_cent frequency in 30 per_cent of the area, so that the average incidence of the disease affecting the crop is 9 per_cent... Overall, breeding contributes more than 25 per cent of the control for 14 diseases, cultural methods for 32 diseases, and pesticides for six barley diseases...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Well managed dual-purpose cereal crops have provided opportunities to increase the profitability and flexibility on mixed farms by increasing winter stocking rates and providing income from feed and grain... 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... Grazing was conducted on crops that were sown early from late March to early May on paddocks located from The Rock, south of Wagga to Canowindra in the north, Mandurima in the east (645m asl) to Junee in the west...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grower groups investigate value of broadleaf crops The value of growing pulse or brassica crops in various combinations and under different management regimes in a cereal-based cropping system is being investigated through a collaborative southern region project... The supplement outlines projects undertaken under the GRDC Crop Sequencing Initiative, which aims to help growers profitably integrate a greater range of land uses, including pastures and fallows, into their farming systems... Mr Kearns said the GRDC Crop Sequencing Initiative was established to improve understanding of the risks and benefits associated with including a broader range of crop types and end uses in the farming system...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The GRDC's Nuffield Scholars share a common approach - to actively investigate options to secure a better future for their families.. Nuffield Australia provides a scholarship scheme for the benefit of the Australian farming community.. An opportunity to develop industry knowledge, skills and professional networks is being offered to southern region grain growers through the Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars program with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Failure to meet obligations outlined in a grain contract can be costly to a business, so it is important to have systems in place and manage contracts ... The averages should not be seen as reflecting the overall average price achieved for APW by pool operators... The three key considerations when assessing the forecasting accuracy of a given pool operator is the: n difference between the FPR and the average EPR published during the decision period (i.e. how much less/more did growers receive from what they were expecting)...
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Overall, global recovery is expected to broaden over the medium term provided systemic risks continue to dissipate; new structural policies emerge; and financial conditions remain supportive and orderly... 2014 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Merredin WA 34 Over the last twenty years we have seen an over emphasis in relation to the science of agriculture... 2014 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Merredin WA 51 Once you have determined your requirements over the next 8-10 years you need to attribute an estimate of the likely cost of replacing this equipment...
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A GUIDE TO COMMUNICATION for Farm Families - the essential ingredient to sustaining families and farms is a free publication... If including gripe sessions (which can be valuable), set a time limit (say, 60 seconds); ensure the person states the issue (not attacks the person); give no right of reply; and, if the gripe is brought up three times at separate meetings, consider it a conflict and deal with it ... In the short term, family gatherings to occur at the parents' home...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Following my research, I believe that commodity production may well be the best way for Australia to exploit its comparative advantage of relatively cheap land and good environmental standards... The study expanded the definition of value adding to include relationships with customers, diversifying and investing off-farm... Australian farmers also need to look to expand their businesses to include value adding in some form, be that better alignment with end point processors, further involvement up the supply chain through investment or partnerships, investing off-farm or diversifying geographically to spread risk...
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