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They say ahead of harvest, farmers should be looking carefully at their hygiene and structural treatments for their grain storages, and planning ahead... "By careful planning for harvest, storage and fumigation when required, farmers can have a significant impact on their reputation as a reliable preferred supplier of quality grain in the market," Mr Burrill said... The simplest way to reduce the frustrating occurrence of grain damage and delays to grain sale from insects is to have a standard routine for good hygiene, targeting all grain residues in and around storages and equipment...
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" Grain Storage with Philip Burrill - Using Aeration Controllers 17 December 2012 Most grain farmers know that aeration cooling for on-farm grain storages can improve grain quality in many ways... The easiest way to use aeration cooling is to have an automatic grain aeration controller installed, which selects the optimum fan run times to give you a great result... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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WA grower's yield app wins Grain Inventors competition.. "My primary motivation for developing the app is not to generate profits, but to make available to the wider industry a tool that can improve the viability of Australian farm businesses and make a profound difference to the way our major input decisions are made.".. "We have saved literally hundreds of thousands of dollars over a number of below average seasons, purely through informed rational decisions that were made at a time when the crops were looking a million dollars," Mr Fels said...
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Winner of 2014 Eureka Prize for Sustainable Agriculture announced.. The Water Use Efficiency team has discovered a few deceivingly simple changes in farming practice that can make staggering differences to water-yield efficiencies... On farms across Victoria, NSW and WA, grains farmers are seeing the light, sometimes after initial reluctance, and are adjusting time-honoured practices to switch to the new Water Use Efficiency principles...
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The app will be designed to give growers a reliable forecast of yield and will take less than an hour for each user to set up, with no need for field inspections or tests... GRDC, in partnership with the Australian Year of the Farmer, began searching for Australia's most innovative home-grown invention for the grains sector in 2012 through the Grain Inventors competition... My primary motivation for developing the app is not to generate profits, but to make available to the wider industry a tool that can improve the viability of Australian farm businesses and make a profound difference to the way our major input decisions are made."..
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Reducing the likelihood of accidental contamination in the supply chain, protecting WA image and traceability were other important reasons grain farmers gave for implementing a QA system... To adopt a QA system, farming enterprises need to believe that some improvement in financial performance is assured... To learn more about grain growers' awareness of quality assurance, and the benefits and barriers arising from the implementation of a QA system, research was undertaken for the grains industry by Curtin University...
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The project will determine the effectiveness of subsoil manuring across the High Rainfall Zone in SW Victoria... The project is expected to demonstrate that subsoil manuring will result in large increases in grain yield at a range of sites, and over a number of seasons, and that these continuing increases from a single intervention, will be profitable... The expected outputs will be the knowledge (i) of the magnitude of grain yield increases that result from subsoil manuring (ii) that the yield increases continue with successive crops for a number of seasons, and (iii) that the practice will be profitable...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The project will determine the effectiveness of subsoil manuring across the High Rainfall Zone in SW Victoria... The project is expected to demonstrate that subsoil manuring will result in large increases in grain yield at a range of sites, and over a number of seasons, and that these continuing increases from a single intervention, will be profitable... The expected outputs will be the knowledge (i) of the magnitude of grain yield increases that result from subsoil manuring (ii) that the yield increases continue with successive crops for a number of seasons, and (iii) that the practice will be profitable...
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WA grower's yield app wins Grain Inventors competition.. "My primary motivation for developing the app is not to generate profits, but to make available to the wider industry a tool that can improve the viability of Australian farm businesses and make a profound difference to the way our major input decisions are made.".. "We have saved literally hundreds of thousands of dollars over a number of below average seasons, purely through informed rational decisions that were made at a time when the crops were looking a million dollars," Mr Fels said...
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Winner of 2014 Eureka Prize for Sustainable Agriculture announced.. The Water Use Efficiency team has discovered a few deceivingly simple changes in farming practice that can make staggering differences to water-yield efficiencies... Region National < Keep browsing 0 Responses to More wheat without adding water..
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