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" Date: 06.03.2012 Grain checks equal grain cheques!.. Grain checks equal grain cheques!.. Some farmers get their grain into the silo and breathe a sigh of relief, but it does have to be carefully looked after in storage or you can do your dough, not to mention waste the efforts of harvest," Mr Botta said. "..
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The tolerance for live pests in grain sold off farm is nil... With growers increasing the amount of grain stored on farm, an integrated approach to pest control is crucial... Finally the grain requires approximately 50 hours of appropriate quality air each fortnight during storage...
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Dr Freebairn says bringing together decision support aids and 65 years of daily rainfall, temperature and radiation data gathered by 4500 Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) weather stations, overlayed with the Queensland Government's Silo data base, ranks among his career highlights... "A rich history of each property is reflected in the long term weather data and if you were manually flicking through your data page by page, year by year you could build up a picture of probabilities to answer the questions you have in mind... "The App and the aids it contains allow growers to quickly and easily answer questions such as the probability of well-timed planting rain or unfortunate frost events."..
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Central Queensland talks business with GRDC.. Central Queensland grain growers will have the opportunity to engage with leading agribusiness analysts and specialists at the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates in November... Former GRDC northern panelist Richard Heath, Innovate Ag Research will talk on managing data on the modern farm, technologies to assist decision making, variable rate input technology, useful apps for SmartPhones and Tablets and utilising this information to make profitable decisions...
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South Australian grain growers are being advised of the potential for a mouse plague this autumn... Grain remaining on the ground after harvest and from barley crops damaged by wind before harvest is supporting population build-up, with growers reporting the emergence of fresh mouse holes over recent weeks... Remov ing or reducing cover, including plant material, rubbish and general clutter around buildings, silos and fodder storage as these all provide protection for mice Rolling stubble in summer, which exposes mice to birds of prey ...
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Mouse management strategies urged this harvest.. Grain growers are being encouraged to undertake mouse control measures this harvest to reduce the potential for future plagues... Greg Mutze from Biosecurity SA says heavy infestations of mice this year and the expectation of a bumper harvest throughout the southern cropping region could result in population explosions in 2011...
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Spilled grain could spell mouse troubles next year.. Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), pest management authorities are advising growers, particularly those in high-yielding regions, to take steps to discourage a potential build-up of mouse populations... Mouse populations will be monitored in typical cropping systems in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland at three key times each year, coinciding with important crop stages and critical times in the build-up of mouse populations...
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Grain storage specialist Peter Botta says those considering buying a new silo should know about the standard... Mr Botta says the reasons for ensuring grain storage silos are gas tight are manifold... Once you pressurise the silo, Mr Botta says you should time the half-life...
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Correct use of fumigant in stored grain urged Australian growers in the fortunate position of having grain to store this year are being provided with timely support to ensure they protect their yields and safeguard their enterprises through the correct use of phosphine for controlling pests in stored grain... GRDC Manager of Extension and Grower Programs, Tom McCue, says phosphine remains the single-most relied upon fumigant to control stored grain pests in Australian grain production systems, but continued incorrect use is resulting in poor insect control and developing resistance in key pest species... To support growers in the effective application of phosphine, the GRDC has produced a valuable booklet, Fumigating with Phosphine, Other Fumigants and Controlled Atmospheres...
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Fumigating with Phosphine, other fumigants and controlled atmospheres.. Phosphine remains the single-most relied upon fumigant to control stored grain pests in Australian grain production systems, but continued misuse is resulting in poor insect control and developing resistance in key pest species... Fumigating with Phosphine, other fumigants and controlled atmospheres covers topics such as pressure testing, silo safety and the application of both phosphine and other options...
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