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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grower Updates averaged 75 attendees... Nematodes, crop nutrition, diseases and weed management topped the list of favoured topics at Goondiwindi, while carbon tax and carbon sequestration and the farming system attracted interest at the grower Updates... Four one-day Grower Updates were held at Coolah, Coonamble, Nyngan and Surat; a one-day Advisor Update was held at Dubbo; and a two-day Advisor Update was held at Goondiwindi in February and March...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
Much of the uncertainty comes from the variable nature of our climate, whether the enterprise is grazing, cropping, horticulture or bee keeping... Long term data and recent weather data along with seasonal forecasts are valuable in informing growers of system status (e.g. soil water, heat sum, radiation) and probabilities of future events (e.g. planting opportunities, seasonal rainfall, extremes in temperature)... The current version of Australian CliMate has the following analyses: How Often, How Hot -Cold, Season "s progress, How wet N, How likely, How "s El Nino and How "s the Past The aim of this project is:- to maintain the code, data access and server support; - improve security of data access from Silo;- add the POAMA seasonal forecast capability from BOM;- add a Potential..
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GRDC Agribusiness Crop Updates, 24-25 February 2014, Western Region, Perth, WA. Jeff Kraak 17 April 2014 Jeff Kraak from Fertilizer Australia discusses the Fertcare Accredited Advisor (FAA) program that provides an objective basis to assess the competence of advisors providing soil management, crop nutrition and fertiliser recommendations... Recorded at GRDC 2014 Agribusiness Crop Updates, Perth WA, 24-25 February 2014... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The aim of the project is to increase farm profitability through the sustainable adoption of broadleaf crops in all of the major cropping regions and systems of Australian agriculture... These are: 1) A total of 9 Best Management Practice Training Manuals will be produced and/or revised over the life of the project, 2) Development of and maintenance of a purpose built E-library consisting of easily accessible resources for growers, advisors and researchers, on the sustainable and profitable production of broadleaf crops... Increasing the confidence of growers and advisors in their ability to profitably integrate broadleaf crops into farming programs...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
14 BWD00024: Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and Tasmania .................................... The over-arching aim of the project is to improve yield and water-use-efficiency of irrigated wheat production across the Northern Region by developing improved agronomic practices to reduce the incidence of lodging and increase the yield potential of irrigated wheat... Overall, the project will deliver a comprehensive research, communication and extension program that will ensure more effective management of water repellent agricultural soils in WA whilst building capacity for future soils research and development in Western Australia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Mixed farming in a changing environment raises complex questions that can be difficult to resolve at an individual farmer level... The Southern New South Wales Grain and Graze (G&G) II project will assist farmers and their advisors to understand and navigate the decision making process... It will also develop support structures to access and utilise the resources available when faced with these decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Mixed farming in a changing environment raises complex questions that can be difficult to resolve at an individual farmer level... The Southern New South Wales Grain and Graze (G&G) II project will assist farmers and their advisors to understand and navigate the decision making process... It will also develop support structures to access and utilise the resources available when faced with these decisions...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A dozen new faces have joined the GRDC's regional panels for the northern, southern and western grain-growing regions... Newly appointed northern region panellists examined the benefits of existing GRDC-funded research projects and the future direction of research investment on their tour of New South Wales... James Clark, GRDC Northern Panel chair, says the panellists' spring tour of northern and central-western NSW had an important advisory and strategic role in helping to guide research investment: "Panellists are the GRDC's eyes and ears on the ground, so getting out into growers' paddocks and research centres plays a critical role in gathering information about future needs and priorities for research, development and extension."..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A dozen new faces have joined the GRDC's regional panels for the northern, southern and western grain-growing regions... Newly appointed northern region panellists examined the benefits of existing GRDC-funded research projects and the future direction of research investment on their tour of New South Wales... James Clark, GRDC Northern Panel chair, says the panellists' spring tour of northern and central-western NSW had an important advisory and strategic role in helping to guide research investment: "Panellists are the GRDC's eyes and ears on the ground, so getting out into growers' paddocks and research centres plays a critical role in gathering information about future needs and priorities for research, development and extension."..
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GCTV15: Frost Ratings 29 September 2014 Grain growers and their advisors will be able to reference Frost Susceptibility Ratings in the early part of 2015 for most currently available varieties of wheat and barley... The ratings are an outcome of the Australian National Frost Program, part of GRDC's Frost Initiative... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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