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A new GRDC-supported research project will investigate novel agronomy and soil water management practices with the aim of increasing profitability and reducing risk in WA's low rainfall zone... Achieving a step change in profitability and reducing risk in low rainfall grain growing areas are the aims of a five-year research project set to commence in Western Australia... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), in partnership with CSIRO, is funding the $6 million project which will investigate novel agronomy and soil water management practices...
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Soils project among new research announced by GRDC.. Mr Roberts said that in addition to forest gravels, other issues addressed in the GRDC External Investment Plan 2016-17 relevant to WA included heat tolerance research; locally important weeds; slugs and snails; legume options for low and medium rainfall zones; education resources; biosecurity preparedness; karnal bunt; and soil water and nutrient measurement... Mr Roberts said that in addition to longer-term investments such as those contained in the GRDC External Investment Plan 2016-17 , the GRDC also invested in many 'fast-tracked' one to three-year projects driven by the WA GRDC RCSNs...
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Soils project among new research announced by GRDC.. Mr Roberts said that in addition to forest gravels, other issues addressed in the GRDC External Investment Plan 2016-17 relevant to WA included heat tolerance research; locally important weeds; slugs and snails; legume options for low and medium rainfall zones; education resources; biosecurity preparedness; karnal bunt; and soil water and nutrient measurement... Mr Roberts said that in addition to longer-term investments such as those contained in the GRDC External Investment Plan 2016-17 , the GRDC also invested in many 'fast-tracked' one to three-year projects driven by the WA GRDC RCSNs...
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Keith Hams, Ray Harrington (holding the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award) and Peter Roberts.. Darkan farmer Ray Harrington was today recognised for his long-running, outstanding contribution to the grains industry, as the inaugural recipient of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award... "Ray came up with the idea for the HSD when he sold his sheep and devoted his Darkan property to cropping in 1996, and realised he needed to come up with a way of controlling weeds at harvest time to avoid developing problems with weeds and herbicide resistance," he said...
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New way to have your say on grains research.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) invites growers and industry people to attend new meetings, starting this month, to be held twice-yearly in each port zone... July 22 - Bruce Rock Shire Hall (Kwinana East port zone) - Project update: Improving spray fallow techniques..
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has called for applications for positions on its western regional panel... GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts said the GRDC's regional panels represented Australia's principal cropping zones and appointment of members to the panels was considered as crucial to the GRDC's success... The current GRDC western regional panel comprises chairman Peter Roberts, Dunn Rock; deputy chairman Mike Ewing, Perth; John Even, Calingiri; Susan Hall, Perth; Paul Kelly, Mingenew; Bill Ryan, Perth; Shauna Stone, Quairading; Chris Wilkins, Badgingarra; Darrin Lee, Mingenew; Gemma Walker, Munglinup; and GRDC research programs executive manager Brondwen MacLean...
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