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With decreasing levels of available agricultural land, we need to farm more efficiently to feed these people," he said... We need entities that operate across borders and spread best practices, with local applications, across those borders," he said... Growers now understand better what the market wants and they are adjusting their crops " he said...
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Grain's price volatility has no correlation to what is happening with other stocks on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), so this offers investors diversity, which is what they are chasing... With decreasing levels of available agricultural land, we need to farm more efficiently to feed these people," he said... Growers now understand better what the market wants and they are adjusting their crops " he said...
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A leading agricultural economist has told growers that Australia's yield variability caused by drought and the inherently unstable world wheat markets make risk management a vital part of production... "The world's wheat markets are inherently unstable as the demand and supply relationships are inelastic so that small changes in production or consumption can lead to very large relative changes in prices," Professor MacAulay said... The global 'thermometer' or measure of this phenomenon is the stocks to use ratio that shows when the ratio gets down to about 25 per_cent, prices rise rapidly - they nearly always fall as rapidly as they rise Professor MacAulay says...
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At the 2015 Agribusiness Crop Updates launch of the GRDC's Wheat GrowNotes for WA, (from left) GRDC senior manager products and services Kyle Thoms, GRDC Western Panel member Chris Wilkins, Calingiri grower John Young and GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts... GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts says the Wheat GrowNotes provide the latest research and extension information to help lift crop production and profits... "The Wheat GrowNotes cover all issues relevant to wheat growing in the western region and incorporate calculators, checklists and hundreds of links to further research information and decision-support tools," Mr Roberts says...
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The anniversary event paid tribute to grower-led research dating back to 1993, when a group of Birchip growers established the Birchip Cropping Demonstration Sites, which later became BCG... The not-for-profit organisation was set up to test the performance of grain varieties, pulse crops and farm products under local conditions and to facilitate farm management... In 2012, BCG conducted 100 research trials at 20 sites across the Wimmera and Mallee examining a range of issues - agronomy, farming systems, climate, plant nutrition, and management for disease, weeds and pests...
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The anniversary event paid tribute to grower-led research dating back to 1993, when a group of Birchip growers established the Birchip Cropping Demonstration Sites, which later became BCG... The not-for-profit organisation was set up to test the performance of grain varieties, pulse crops and farm products under local conditions and to facilitate farm management... In 2012, BCG conducted 100 research trials at 20 sites across the Wimmera and Mallee examining a range of issues - agronomy, farming systems, climate, plant nutrition, and management for disease, weeds and pests...
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InterGrain, the new West Australian wheat breeding company, has made an immediate impact in the market by the release of two outstanding new varieties, the high yielding Australian Premium White (APW) variety Magenta and the premium quality udon noodle grade variety Yandanooka... The Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) Wheat Breeding Program, which has consistently provided 80 - 90 per cent of varieties grown by WA farmers in the last decade, has transformed into the company InterGrain... Intergrain Wheat Breeder, Dr Iain Barclay, stresses that a particular strength of InterGrain's program is that wheat varieties are bred to cope with the stressful environment in WA. "We also look for parental material which will perform in different and even hostile soil conditions, such as acid, alkaline, saline, micronutrient deficient, waterlogged and boron or aluminium toxic soil," he said...
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InterGrain, the new West Australian wheat breeding company, has made an immediate impact in the market by the release of two outstanding new varieties, the high yielding Australian Premium White (APW) variety Magenta and the premium quality udon noodle grade variety Yandanooka... The Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) Wheat Breeding Program, which has consistently provided 80 - 90 per cent of varieties grown by WA farmers in the last decade, has transformed into the company InterGrain... Intergrain Wheat Breeder, Dr Iain Barclay, stresses that a particular strength of InterGrain's program is that wheat varieties are bred to cope with the stressful environment in WA. "We also look for parental material which will perform in different and even hostile soil conditions, such as acid, alkaline, saline, micronutrient deficient, waterlogged and boron or aluminium toxic soil," he said...
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