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GRDC Chair underlines importance of research investment.. "The Australian grains sector is a significant contributor to the national economy and to the sustainability of rural and regional communities," Mr Clark said... Mr Clark has spent the lead up to his official appointment meeting growers and industry representatives to talk about GRDC priorities for the future and plans to visit different grower regions over the next few months to build a clear picture of the R&D strategies that will deliver the best possible returns to the GRDC's primary stakeholders...
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To minimise the development of glyphosate resistance among weeds, the GRDC has been instrumental in developing a working group on the sustainable use of this key herbicide in Australian cropping... The national Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group includes research and industry representatives from the CRC for Australian Weed Management (CRCAWM), Nufarm, Syngenta, Monsanto, Avcare, University of Western Australia"s WA Herbicide Resistance Initiative, NSW Agriculture, Queensland DPI&F, University of Adelaide and Charles Sturt University... The group is chaired by CRCAWM"s Dr Rick Llewellyn, from UWA...
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Great Southern farmers doing 'interesting things out the back of their headers' to tackle weed seeds will be put under the research spotlight this harvest... Through its Regional Cropping Solutions (RCS) initiative, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is supporting the production of case studies of Albany port zone growers who are using low cost, innovative methods of weed seed collection or destruction... The booklet is expected to be completed and available to farmers, researchers and other industry representatives before the 2013-14 harvest...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced the appointment of a new regional manager in Western Australia... Before his appointment to the GRDC, Mr States worked for a number of years in the fields of crop protection and agronomy, based in WA... Mr States said in his new role with the GRDC, he would work closely with growers and industry representatives to ensure that RD&E investments resulted in profitable practice changes on-farm...
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Inspect barley crops now to prevent leaf rust losses.. New findings of barley leaf rust in Western Australia's southern cropping regions have prompted a warning to growers to inspect their crops now for the costly disease and spray infected crops early... Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) plant pathologist Kith Jayasena, whose research is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), said the disease had been confirmed this month in barley crops at South Stirlings and Woogenellup in the Great Southern and at several locations in the Esperance region...
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Great Southern farmers doing 'interesting things out the back of their headers' to tackle weed seeds will be put under the research spotlight this harvest... The booklet is expected to be completed and available to farmers, researchers and other industry representatives before the 2013-14 harvest... Region West < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Southern weed warriors under the spotlight this harvest..
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Barley growers across southern Australia are seeking to increase their profits by increasing grain yield, meeting quality targets more regularly and where possible, reducing input costs... The project has provided information to growers to meet market needs for malting, shochu and feed barley... To justify the large investment in barley research, a major emphasis is needed to showcase the end result, i.e. the delivery of agronomic packages to growers and of new varieties to growers and industry...
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GRDC regional manager to assist RD&E uptake in WA.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced the appointment of a new regional manager in Western Australia... Mr States said in his new role with the GRDC, he would work closely with growers and industry representatives to ensure that RD&E investments resulted in profitable practice changes on-farm...
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Caption: As well as hands-on farming experience, Gemma Walker has worked for many years managing farming systems groups across Australia and delivering a range of development and extension activities... Ms Walker and her fianc , Dean Wormald, will next year take over management of her family's 4000ha Munglinup farm from her parents, Tom and Jenne... Ms Walker said her family grew Margurita French Serradella for the first time on their Munglinup farm last year in a bid to introduce a profitable legume into the system, provide a weed and disease break and improve paddocks...
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Caption: As well as hands-on farming experience, Gemma Walker has worked for many years managing farming systems groups across Australia and delivering a range of development and extension activities... Ms Walker and her fianc , Dean Wormald, will next year take over management of her family's 4000ha Munglinup farm from her parents, Tom and Jenne... Ms Walker said her family grew Margurita French Serradella for the first time on their Munglinup farm last year in a bid to introduce a profitable legume into the system, provide a weed and disease break and improve paddocks...
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