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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC spills the beans at AgQuip.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) invites growers for good coffee and grains conversation at its new centrally-located stand (K23C) at this year's AgQuip field days at Gunnedah, NSW. Sharon O'Keeffe, GRDC manager regional grower services - north will be on hand for the three-day event and will be joined by GRDC northern chair James Clark and panellists Will Martel, Keith Harris and Aaron Sanderson. ".. We welcome the opportunity to meet with growers to discuss local concerns and research needs in a relaxed atmosphere," Ms O'Keeffe said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
During the first field trip (August 2), Prof Tuberosa visited three different experimental sites near Adelaide where a number of new experimental materials were being evaluated alongside already released varieties... During the second field trip (August 22), he visited three different farms where durum is grown and an experimental site where new materials were being evaluated for their agronomic performance... As a member of the steering and program committee of InterDrought-III (October 10-14, 2009, Shanghai, China,) and in view of the strong interest in drought-related research at ACPFG, the inclusion of Prof Mark Tester in the scientific committee of InterDrought-III has been suggested...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Profit lift built on climate challenge.. "Farmers are time-poor, so I'd like to investigate the best combination of technology, media, social and scientific means that can be employed to best disseminate this valuable information, and research what role grower groups can play," Chris says... "We can't make it rain and we can't rely on prices to always be high, so the answer must lie in making the most of available R&D and ensuring we get the best outcome we can from available moisture," Bob says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mildura grains forum to support growers through the season Key points: Grain growers throughout the Sunraysia and Mallee regions will next month be provided with the latest agronomic and research information to assist them through the remainder of the crop-growing season and to prepare them for harvest... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), supported by Mallee Sustainable Farming Inc, is hosting a research Update for growers on July 19 at the Mildura Football Function Centre... I encourage all growers in the region to take time out from their on-farm activities to attend the forum to learn of the latest in grains research and industry developments and for the opportunity to discuss issues of most importance to them," Mr Shannon said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Central Queensland farmers now have a new enemy in the battle against herbicide resistant weeds - glyphosate resistant Sweet Summer Grass... Mr Cook urged growers to check paddocks for survivors after spraying glyphosate and have them tested for resistance to ascertain what herbicides are still effective... "Effective control is likely to be a combination of other effective herbicide modes of action in combination with non-chemical tactics such as strategic cultivation, or if a small number of plants, hand roguing," Mr Cook said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Group I resistance found in NSW wild radish.. "We know from the Western Australian experience that once you reach about 20 years of use of Group I chemicals in wild radish, resistance will begin to develop... Representatives from the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) have been scouting crops across the state for the past two years for broadleaf weed survivors in species such as wild radish, sow thistle, fleabane and the mustard weed species...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
New smart technology apps to help grain growers better manage their operations have been developed and released through the GRDC and Australian Year of the Farmer Grain Inventors Award... Esperance grower and mechanical engineer Mic Fels won the national award in early 2013 and after 12 months of development, released the iPaddockSpray and iPaddockYield apps at the Perth Agribusiness Crop Updates in February... The apps are an extension of Mr Fels's personal data-modelling technique and iPad-based farm-management system that he created to keep up with the organisation and coordination of his rapidly growing farm business...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
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