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An adviser with Agrilink Agricultural Consultants, Ms Flohr was recently presented with the award which recognises efforts in the areas of research, teaching, education, publication and communication among the scientific and farming communities... Ms Flohr was commended for her provision of farm business and agronomic advice to growers, particularly those in SA's Mallee region, as well as her initiative in establishing agronomy workshops for women who are involved in the farm business... Ms Flohr conducts her own trial looking at nitrogen response curves and the impact on yield, and she is a regular attendee at GRDC Grains Research and Farm Business Updates and technical workshops...
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An adviser with Agrilink Agricultural Consultants, Ms Flohr was recently presented with the award which recognises efforts in the areas of research, teaching, education, publication and communication among the scientific and farming communities... Ms Flohr was commended for her provision of farm business and agronomic advice to growers, particularly those in SA's Mallee region, as well as her initiative in establishing agronomy workshops for women who are involved in the farm business... Ms Flohr conducts her own trial looking at nitrogen response curves and the impact on yield, and she is a regular attendee at GRDC Grains Research and Farm Business Updates and technical workshops...
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Women with little or no agricultural background who move into farm businesses often bring welcome new skills, but consultant Louise Flohr says many are keen to be more involved with their farming systems... The Grassroots Agronomy Workshops for Women in Farm Business include a series of field trips and crop walks, giving participants a better insight into all aspects of crop production - from sowing through to harvest and storage... Topics covered in the workshops include crop species identification, the role of nitrogen in plant growth and budgeting, soil water availability, the use of tools such as soil moisture probes to aid decision-making, insect pest identification (in field and storage), frost identification and other factors affecting the current season...
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A Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) workshop will be held in Finley next month to investigate top dressing crops in irrigated farming systems... They will discuss management options to increase yields, assessing crops to determine future nitrogen requirements, comparison of nitrogen rates for different management systems, strategies to minimise crop losses and product selection... More information on the workshop is available by phoning AgCommunicators on 08 8332 3277 or by visiting www.agcommunicators.com.au/workshops ...
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A Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) workshop will be held in Finley next month to investigate top dressing crops in irrigated farming systems... They will discuss management options to increase yields, assessing crops to determine future nitrogen requirements, comparison of nitrogen rates for different management systems, strategies to minimise crop losses and product selection... More information on the workshop is available by phoning AgCommunicators on 08 8332 3277 or by visiting www.agcommunicators.com.au/workshops ...
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The integrated management of invertebrate pests in Victorian grain crops will be the focus of a workshop for advisers and growers at Lake Bolac on September 10... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) workshop is locally supported by Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta and addresses the needs of advisers and growers who seek an improved understanding of insects and their management to assist with implementation of more sustainable insect management practices... To enable in-depth discussion on key issues, workshop numbers are limited so growers and advisers are encouraged to register early...
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COWRA FOLIAR DISEASE WORKSHOP FOR ADVISERS: Cutting edge cereal disease management practices will be the focus of a Grains Research and Development Corporation-supported two-day workshop at Cowra in July... The workshop, supported by GRDC and the Rust Bust campaign, is locally sponsored by BASF... GRDC Project Code ICN00010 < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Cowra foliar disease workshop for advisers..
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Foliar disease workshops prepare advisers for 2012 As grain growers plan their approach to season 2012, sound advice to help develop a proactive strategy to manage cereal foliar diseases is a must... Grains advisers can update their knowledge on control for a range of diseases, such as rust, yellow leaf spot, net blotch, scald, Stagonospora , Septoria and powdery mildew at a series of training courses to be held across Australia... How to manage the recent development of resistance in powdery mildew to triazole fungicides and the potential for resistance to occur in other disease/fungicide combinations is also an issue advisers need to be across."..
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Workshops investigate early season frost impact.. Mr Faulkner was one of the presenters at the recent frost-management workshops, which provided practical advice on how to look for frost damage and best manage affected crops... Initiated by the GRDC Southern Panel following input and feedback from consultants across the region, the workshops were attended by hundreds of growers and advisers who were provided with information on how to identify frost damage and the likely success of a range of management strategies...
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Victorian agronomists, advisers, consultants and growers are invited to a pre-sowing technical workshop to discuss frost management in 2015... The workshop in Horsham on March 31 will be one of three forums being hosted by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in the southern cropping region to investigate best practice frost management ahead of this year's cropping season... Topics will include early sowing versus late sowing; frost patterns in the Australian grain belt; assessing synoptic charts and how to use this information; row spacing, stubble and recovery; characterising frost events and their impacts on grain sterility; and variety rankings and how to use this in decision making...
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