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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" 2013 Crop Updates WA Agribusiness Crop Updates: 25th - 26th February, 2013 CROWN PERTH - Burswood, WA Agribusiness.. Full Package (after 12th January 2013) (includes Welcome reception, two day Crop Updates program, networking drinks, dinner and AGI/GIWA breakfast) $695.. Standard Package - EARLY BIRD RATE (up to 11th January 2013) (includes welcome reception, two day updates program and networking drinks only on Day 1) $495..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
GA will conduct research aiming to deliver useful molecular markers to wheat and barley breeders in Australia, specifically in the areas of improved resistance to biotic stresses in wheat and barley and improved end-use quality in wheat... The Project Supervisors (D. Mather and K. Chalmers) will have overall responsibility for the project and direct responsibility for molecular work, information management and project..... The regional and national role of grains research in South Australia was profiled over a three-day tour by the GRDC's National Panel in late June < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
GA will conduct research aiming to deliver useful molecular markers to wheat and barley breeders in Australia, specifically in the areas of improved resistance to biotic stresses in wheat and barley and improved end-use quality in wheat... The Project Supervisors (D. Mather and K. Chalmers) will have overall responsibility for the project and direct responsibility for molecular work, information management and project..... The regional and national role of grains research in South Australia was profiled over a three-day tour by the GRDC's National Panel in late June < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr Clark, who was a GRDC director from 1996 until 2002, will replace outgoing Chair Keith Perrett who has held the position for the past six years... In partnership with his wife Barbara, Mr Clark runs an intensive 1340 hectare grain enterprise at Tulloona where the focus is on summer and winter cereals, pulses and oilseeds... A graduate of Orange Agricultural College and a Fellow and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Mr Clark has considerable experience as a chairman and director of companies in the agricultural sector, including a number involved in agricultural research...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Low grain prices driving increase in Victorian canola planting.. With canola prices retaining some value, growers are considering increased plantings of the oilseed crop and even in some cases, planting canola back-to-back, "a fairly risky process", according to Mr Shannon... "Canola prices seem to be holding up a bit better and people do make farming decisions based on what prices are doing. "..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Webcast heralds new age for industry debate.. The panel, chaired by the national editor of ABC Rural, Leigh Radford, and including GRDC managing director John Harvey, discussed how breeding could overcome the 'tough nuts' facing Australia's wheat growers - frost, drought and protection from disease... The rodent panel included three members of the National Mouse Management Working Group - Dr Rohan Rainbow (GRDC manager crop protection), Dr Simon Humphrys (commercialisation manager, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre) and Andrew Polkinghorne (South Australian Mouse Working Party) - and addressed an increase in mouse numbers in an area covering more than a fifth of south-east Australia's cropping area...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Webcast heralds new age for industry debate.. The panel, chaired by the national editor of ABC Rural, Leigh Radford, and including GRDC managing director John Harvey, discussed how breeding could overcome the 'tough nuts' facing Australia's wheat growers - frost, drought and protection from disease... The rodent panel included three members of the National Mouse Management Working Group - Dr Rohan Rainbow (GRDC manager crop protection), Dr Simon Humphrys (commercialisation manager, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre) and Andrew Polkinghorne (South Australian Mouse Working Party) - and addressed an increase in mouse numbers in an area covering more than a fifth of south-east Australia's cropping area...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I focused on Marketing in the UK, and technology and cultural practices in Holland... As farms in the Virginia area are varied in shape and infrastructure, each farm must be assessed on an individual basis and the checklist adjusted which is why a good hydroponic consultant is vital in achieving a good outcome... I would like to describe a disease that threatens the livelihood of farmers in Australia and overseas...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The discussion was broadcast live to 12 wheat growing locations in Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, where groups of growers and industry stakeholders met to view the broadcast and ask questions live of the panel using SMS... Mr Harvey said the EPR system underpinned commercial wheat breeding in Australia, ensuring overseas investment and the release of high performing varieties to growers as quickly as possible... "To have a conversation with growers sitting in Lake Bolac in Victoria, Goondiwindi in Queensland, Lake Grace in WA, Trangie in NSW and Paskeville in SA at the same time is something we have not done before and opens up new ways of engaging with our levy payers and seeking their input and feedback," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
MacLean well qualified for GRDC panel role.. Woman (Brondwen MacLean) standing infront of GRDC banner.. "By maintaining a national focus we can avoid duplication of resources and effort and ensure that whilst knowing what the national priorities and strategies are, we are fitting into this framework at a local level and driving research results into the paddock whether you are in Central Queensland, the Mallee or the northern acid sand plains of WA," she said...
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