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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
Australia has long been a key point of origin in worldwide grain flows but difficult weather and soil conditions means we lag in yield... Australia has traditionally been recognised as a producer of a high quality product... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The Rainman StreamFlow analysis tool was developed by the department to assist the industry to improve climate risk management... The tool provides the ability to analyse rainfall and other climate variables at individual locations and taking into account seasonal patterns and forecasts... Download Rainman version 4.3+ or request a CD copy of Rainman version 4.3+ from our Customer Service Centre ...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The Rainman StreamFlow analysis tool was developed by the department to assist the industry to improve climate risk management... The tool provides the ability to analyse rainfall and other climate variables at individual locations and taking into account seasonal patterns and forecasts... Download Rainman version 4.3+ or request a CD copy of Rainman version 4.3+ from our Customer Service Centre ...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The Rainman StreamFlow analysis tool was developed by the department to assist the industry to improve climate risk management... The tool provides the ability to analyse rainfall and other climate variables at individual locations and taking into account seasonal patterns and forecasts... Download Rainman version 4.3+ or request a CD copy of Rainman version 4.3+ from our Customer Service Centre ...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
It is possible that resistance alleles will spread to new areas highlighting the need to monitor field populations throughout the range of H. destructor... We aimed to determine if there is cross-resistance across multiple synthetic pyrethroids as Umina (2007) only tested bifenthrin and alpha cypermethrin... Doses representing the field rate contained 290 mg a.i./L of omethoate and 100 mg a.i./L fipronil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
" Revised July 2015 Resistance ManageMent stRategyfoRthegReenpeach aphid in austRalian gRains Key points Green peach aphids (GPA) are a widespread and damaging pest of canola and a range of pulse crops, causing damage by feeding and transmitting viruses... Five chemical subgroups are registered to control GPA in grain crops: carbamates (Group 1A); synthetic pyrethroids (Group 3A); organophosphates (Group 1B); neonicotinoids (Group 4A); and sulfoxaflor (Group 4C)... A strategy to manage insecticide resistance in GPA populations is available for use by grain growers and their advisers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will be on hand at the Commonwealth Bank AgQuip Field Days to meet with growers and provide the latest research and information for use in the paddock... GRDC manager grower services, north Sharon O'Keeffe said over the three days of AgQuip, growers will have the chance to meet with GRDC staff and panel members... "The GRDC is in an exciting period of change, with new appointments, but also our new hub and spoke model, which places an even greater focus on us understanding grower priorities and concerns, so that we can continue directing resources into quality research to provide answers to local production challenges," she said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Professor Rick Roush says unless the number of graduates from agriculture courses increases, the long-term viability and sustainability of the industry and the land will be under threat. ".. Despite a public perception that the sector is in decline, Professor Roush says there will be even more demand for highly trained graduates in the future as the need for food for growing populations increases and agricultural conditions become more challenging to manage in the face of climate change... The recently established Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture would also address the impending crisis in agricultural enrolments by working on boosting the sector's public image, improving communication with government and looking at ways to coordinate the curriculum, Professor Roush says...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Soil secrets to suppress disease.. Associate Professor Pauline Mele from La Trobe University looks for the soil microorganisms that suppress disease in grain crops... A team of 90 researchers working on 15 projects aim to increase yields and reduce input costs in soils across the high-rainfall zone (HRZ) as part of the GRDC's Soil Biology Initiative...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Grain sorghum is the main summer grain crop in most regions in Queensland, and plays a key role in providing feed grains to the beef, dairy, pig and poultry industries... The area of sorghum planted for grain in Queensland is normally 600,000-700,000 ha... Sorghum produced in Australia is used almost exclusively for feed - especially cattle, pigs and poultry - and this totals around 1.4 Mt. None is used for human consumption and a significant market exists in the pet food industry...
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