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Grains Research Updates - have a say.. Growers, advisers, researchers and all other grains industry personnel in the southern cropping region are being offered a unique opportunity to have their say about the programs for next year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) grains research Updates in the southern region... The GRDC has issued an industry-wide call for suggestions on topics and speakers for the Updates in February 2016...
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Grains Research Updates - have a say.. Growers, advisers, researchers and all other grains industry personnel in the southern cropping region are being offered a unique opportunity to have their say about the programs for next year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) grains research Updates in the southern region... The GRDC has issued an industry-wide call for suggestions on topics and speakers for the Updates in February 2016...
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"The main difference between average and top farmers is the occurrence of problems which affect yield," Mr Fritsch said... Water Use Efficiency (WUE) calculations have an important role to play in quantifying attainable crop yields for specific locations and seasons and can assist growers in making crop management decisions based on economics according to Mr Fritsch... Caption: Simon Fritsch, Agripath director, Tamworth, says farmers could narrow the gap between average farm yield and attainable crop yield by ensuring farming systems are robust and effective...
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Mr Fritsch said enormous potential existed for northern growers to start bridging the gaping divide between average farm yield and attainable crop yield by ensuring farming systems are robust and effective... "The main difference between average and top farmers is the occurrence of problems which affect yield," Mr Fritsch said... Water Use Efficiency (WUE) calculations have an important role to play in quantifying attainable crop yields for specific locations and seasons and can assist growers in making crop management decisions based on economics according to Mr Fritsch...
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Growing break crops in a well-managed way can significantly and consistently boost the yields and profits of subsequent wheat crops in good seasons and reduce overall farming risks... Dr Lawes said an analysis of 30 years of data from across the WA grainbelt using the crop and economic modelling systems APSIM and LUSO indicated there was a 0.6 tonne per hectare average yield benefit in wheat crops grown after a lupin break crop and 0.4t/ha benefit following canola, compared with wheat grown after wheat... "We found the first wheat crop in a continuous wheat sequence could increase costs and depress yields in the second and third year wheat crops and reduce the probability of these subsequent wheat crops making a profit," he said...
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Growing break crops in a well-managed way can significantly and consistently boost the yields and profits of subsequent wheat crops in good seasons and reduce overall farming risks... Dr Lawes said an analysis of 30 years of data from across the WA grainbelt using the crop and economic modelling systems APSIM and LUSO indicated there was a 0.6 tonne per hectare average yield benefit in wheat crops grown after a lupin break crop and 0.4t/ha benefit following canola, compared with wheat grown after wheat... "We found the first wheat crop in a continuous wheat sequence could increase costs and depress yields in the second and third year wheat crops and reduce the probability of these subsequent wheat crops making a profit," he said...
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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) is reminding South Australian rural advisers of a Farm Business Update to be held later this year... The Farm Business Update will be in Adelaide on November 7... The GRDC's Farm Business Updates are designed to foster a greater understanding of the various facets of farm business management...
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Dates for SA Updates.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced dates and locations for its 2014 grains research Updates for growers in South Australia... An important source of agronomic and industry information and resources for growers, the Updates will be held at Crystal Brook on February 27; Waikerie on August 13; Cummins on August 20; Minnipa on August 21; and Naracoorte on August 27...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced dates and locations for its 2014 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 Lake Bolac on February 7; Bridgewater on April 3; Speed on July 23; and Nhill on July 24... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the programs for each Update will be developed in consultation with local farming systems groups to ensure the topics are relevant, timely and of practical use to grain growers...
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