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Weed specialists from Western Australia are joining forces with locals to tackle the rapidly growing issue of herbicide resistance during a series of one day weed management workshops for leading growers and advisors in New South Wales... The workshop series will begin on March 10 at Moree (RSL Club) followed by Gulargambone (2828 Hall) on March 11, Dubbo (Bowling Club) on March 12, Forbes (Forbes Services Memorial Club) on March 13 and Wagga Wagga (Wine & Food Training Centre, Charles Sturt University Campus) on March 14... Additional presenters include Michael Widderick, Queensland Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry; North Star grower Tom Murphy at the Moree workshop; Grain Orana Alliance chief executive officer Maurie Street at Gulargambone and Dubbo; Culcairn grower Murray Scholtz at Forbes and Wagga Wagga; and Hanwen Wu, NSW DPI and John Broster, Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga...
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Improve labour efficiency to increase farm business profitability The profitability of a farm business can be improved through a focus on labour efficiency... The consultant with Holmes Sackett, Wagga Wagga, NSW, told the audience to focus their attention on labour efficiency, before considering expansion options. ".. Boosting production or improving overhead cost efficiencies such as labour efficiency was the first step in improving profitability by lowering the cost of production, he said...
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GRDC Grains Research Update Coonabarabran, February 2014 grain protein levels in the untreated were below 12% in all trials... Understanding how the reserves present in more than half of soils release P is important... Soils with <60 mg/kg BSES P may not be able to replenish available P pools easily, and this corresponds with two thirds of those soils investigated in the Queensland study...
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Brown manuring of pulse crops is becoming an increasingly popular tool for weed management, particularly where there is herbicide resistance, and for boosting reserves of soil nitrogen for use by the following crop... P h o t o : L u k e G a y n o r it boosts soil nitrogen while conserving moisture for the next crop... Pulses should be brown manured by either spraying out in early spring, to coincide with the critical growth stage of the weed, or waiting until plants reach peak biomass to maximise nitrogen fixation...
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Brown manuring of pulse crops is becoming an increasingly popular tool for weed management, particularly where there is herbicide resistance, and for boosting reserves of soil nitrogen for use by the following crop... P h o t o : L u k e G a y n o r it boosts soil nitrogen while conserving moisture for the next crop... Pulses should be brown manured by either spraying out in early spring, to coincide with the critical growth stage of the weed, or waiting until plants reach peak biomass to maximise nitrogen fixation...
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Brown manuring of pulse crops is becoming an increasingly popular tool for weed management, particularly where there is herbicide resistance, and for boosting reserves of soil nitrogen for use by the following crop... P h o t o : L u k e G a y n o r it boosts soil nitrogen while conserving moisture for the next crop... Pulses should be brown manured by either spraying out in early spring, to coincide with the critical growth stage of the weed, or waiting until plants reach peak biomass to maximise nitrogen fixation...
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The workshop is one of three being held in the southern cropping region to provide agronomists, consultants and advisers with a better understanding of the factors that influence water use efficiency (WUE) and which management practices and strategies are delivering maximum value from rainfall on-farm... CAPTION: Achieving more grain from rain is the theme of a workshop to be held at Wagga Wagga in New South Wales.. Region South < Keep browsing 0 Responses to More grain from rain (Wagga Wagga)..
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" In the Field #6 05 December 2013 GRDC's Managing Director John Harvey updates grain growers on industry news during a visit to the National Variety Trial site at Wagga Wagga in southern NSW... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Panel members meet researchers and growers.. (From left) GRDC Southern Panel deputy chair Chris Blanchard (Wagga Wagga, New South Wales) and Southern Panel member Susan Findlay Tickner (Horsham, Victoria) met with Associate Professor Li Day, principal research scientist and group leader in food structure and chemistry with CSIRO's Animal, Food and Health Sciences division at Werribee, Victoria, during the Southern Panel's spring tour... The GRDC is a non-commercial partner of the FGC. GRDC panel members and staff met with growers, researchers, consultants and advisers across the country in September and October to discuss the most pressing issues facing the grains industry as part of annual spring panel tours in the southern, western and northern grain-growing regions...
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Panel members meet researchers and growers.. (From left) GRDC Southern Panel deputy chair Chris Blanchard (Wagga Wagga, New South Wales) and Southern Panel member Susan Findlay Tickner (Horsham, Victoria) met with Associate Professor Li Day, principal research scientist and group leader in food structure and chemistry with CSIRO's Animal, Food and Health Sciences division at Werribee, Victoria, during the Southern Panel's spring tour... The GRDC is a non-commercial partner of the FGC. GRDC panel members and staff met with growers, researchers, consultants and advisers across the country in September and October to discuss the most pressing issues facing the grains industry as part of annual spring panel tours in the southern, western and northern grain-growing regions...
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