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This year's successful introduction of a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update initiative in the southern cropping region has set the foundations for a series of Updates to be held in Victoria in 2013... The Farm Business Updates for growers and advisers are designed to provide attendees with valuable information and resources to enhance understanding of the various facets of farm business management... An Update for advisers is scheduled for Bendigo on March 26, while Farm Business Updates for growers will be held in Dookie on September 10 and Horsham on September 11...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced dates and locations for its 2013 grains research Updates for growers in Victoria... An important source of agronomic and industry information and resources for growers, the Updates will be held at Marnoo on February 8; Manangatang on July 23; Warracknabeal on July 24; and Derrinallum on August 29... Each year brings with it a new set of challenges and opportunities for growers, and the Updates play a vital role in equipping them with the advice and insights they need to advance their cropping enterprises," Mr Shannon said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Advances in soil health, salt tolerance, break and cover cropping, nutrient efficiency, and molecular breeding for improved wheat and canola are in the sights of researchers now working under the one high-tech roof with the recent opening of AgriBio in Victoria... Sodium transporters affect seed protein accumulation - An unexpected finding.. Take home messages: < Keep browsing..
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Grain growers from across Australia are playing an influential role in shaping the research direction for the Grains Research and Development Corporation's National Frost Initiative (NFI)... Six growers from the southern, western and northern cropping regions have been appointed to the NFI's steering committee which also comprises consultants and scientists... With years of experience managing frost in their own farming environments, the growers bring a comprehensive range of advice and support to the NFI, which is a multi-disciplinary program to mitigate the effects of frost...
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Grain growers from across Australia are playing an influential role in shaping the research direction for the Grains Research and Development Corporation's National Frost Initiative (NFI)... Six growers from the southern, western and northern cropping regions have been appointed to the NFI's steering committee which also comprises consultants and scientists... With years of experience managing frost in their own farming environments, the growers bring a comprehensive range of advice and support to the NFI, which is a multi-disciplinary program to mitigate the effects of frost...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Lupins provide a valuable pulse component of crop rotations in South Australia (SA) and Victoria (VIC) particularly on low fertility neutral to acid sands where other pulse crops do poorly... The total economic benefit of release and adoption of improved lupin varieties in SA and Victoria is estimated at $3.2million per year... There is slight variation in the actual lines retained for further evaluation in each of SA and Victoria depending on how the respective evaluators (J. Egan and I. Mock) viewed their potential in their respective environments...
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Matt Curtis in a paddock he sowed to Wedgetail in January 2015 to try and get some cover on a sand hill... Matt first sowed Wedgetail in March 2011 on the back of 500 millimetres of summer rain - an extraordinary event - and some encouragement from Mallee Sustainable Farming agronomist Michael Moodie... Matt has already sown about 20ha Wedgetail this year to cover up a sand hill, but he will terminate it in autumn and sow the paddock to vetch...
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Early sowing delivers benefits in LRZ.. Matt Curtis in a paddock he sowed to Wedgetail in January 2015 to try and get some cover on a sand hill... Matt first sowed Wedgetail in March 2011 on the back of 500 millimetres of summer rain - an extraordinary event - and some encouragement from Mallee Sustainable Farming agronomist Michael Moodie...
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Planning for 2013 cropping season kicks off at Marnoo.. "New thinking is constantly emerging from GRDC-funded research so it is important that we convey that intelligence to those who need it most - our grain growers," Mrs Findlay Tickner said... "CSIRO Plant Industry researcher James Hunt will discuss sowing dates and how growers can get the best out of current wheat varieties, while David Lamb from the University of New England will explore the impacts of new and emerging technology on farm management and crop husbandry," Mrs Findlay Tickner said...
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" Victorian growers urged to plan ahead for cereal diseases in 2014 23 April 2014 Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Inductries (DEPI) Senior Plant Pathologist Cereals, Dr Grant Hollaway, discusses the wheat rust forecast for Victoria in 2014 and cereal disease management... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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