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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
As farmers we focus on issues including risk, costs and profit margins for our production systems because efficiency and productivity will be the basis for success in supplying commodities... I examined why farmers choose to operate individually and reasons why collaborative approaches have not been successful... Most individual farmers don't possess the grain marketing skills to consistently maximise the value of their production and have limited ability to leverage the best "deal" when small tonnages are offered...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
"If anyone along the value chain has research ideas that they think will benefit Australian growers then we are willing to co-invest," he told the conference, attended by customers and marketers of Australian grain... Mr Clark said innovation and new technologies, including new varieties, had helped Australian growers to triple production since 1975, making the country a more reliable supplier to the world grain market... Mr Clark also brought the conference up to date on research into canola capable of producing omega-3 fatty acids, as a potential alternative to omega-3s from marine algae delivered via seafoods...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Grain Gain: On Farm will provide high impact training designed to equip grain producers with technical knowledge and leadership tools that lead to more profitable post harvest management... Grain Gain: Technology will provide an understanding of the grains industry value chain so as to support the management of wheat quality on farm... Gain: Markets will provide, in the context of developing leadership skills, a detailed understanding of the structure of domestic and international grain markets focussed on supplying grain into those markets...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Grain Gain: On Farm will provide high impact training designed to equip grain producers with technical knowledge and leadership tools that lead to more profitable post harvest management... Grain Gain: Technology will provide an understanding of the grains industry value chain so as to support the management of wheat quality on farm... Gain: Markets will provide, in the context of developing leadership skills, a detailed understanding of the structure of domestic and international grain markets focussed on supplying grain into those markets...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
But I believe my mind was sufficiently open to face the reality of what I was to investigate and the principle that we could adapt if there is the need to change Distance usually prevents Australian producers involved in the Livestock export trade a full appreciation of all fundamentals steering the future direction of their industry and individual businesses... There is also a demand for the direct purchase of live animals particularly in the Muslim festivals... The factors strongly indicate there will always be a demand for the supply of live animals to the many nations without the capacity to produce livestock themselves...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
There is a strong case for single desk purchasing and marketing, as evidenced by experience in marketing malting and feed barley, and oilseeds (whole-of-industry) production... To meet the proposed renewable fuel market, some of the new demand will have to be supplied from current income-producing grain or sugar (ethanol) product... Australia will become a world leader in grain product differentiation...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The project resulted in a more focused and profitable barley industry in the northern region (NR) of Queensland... During the term of this project, the rate of adoption of new varieties in the NR improved significantly... During the duration of this project, there has been a significant changeover of varieties...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... Our farming system had changed rapidly from one of mixed crop and livestock to intensive irrigated crop and I wanted to examine the importance of integrating livestock/pasture into a cropping system to ensure the long term productivity of our land... Although of limited success I believe these are important steps in educating the general public about how their food, fibre and increasingly energy are produced...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The expected outcomes of this project were detailed in the project specification document: "Early warning of the emergence of new resistance and spread of known resistance... Once resistance was detected and we had confirmed that its potential impact on the grain industry would be significant we initiated an extensive program to establish fumigation protocols to combat it... Our survey has shown that resistance is common in L. bostrychophila and occurs in the other two species (Table 6)...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Manufacturer raises food research opportunities.. Mr Schutz oversees developments in food research for many of the ABF global companies from Australia, which he says offers affordable and innovative research opportunities... Mr Schutz said there was always the suggestion the food processors captured the greatest value in the food chain, but he saw his role as improving the whole value chain, so the growers of the commodity gained a greater share if they delivered what the marketers of foods wanted...
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