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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Forum pinpoints nitrogen knowledge gaps.. Research organisations, state departments of agriculture, farming systems groups, advisers, growers and other grains industry personnel gathered at a GRDC forum in July to determine questions that need to be answered by existing and future nitrogen-related research, development and extension (RD&E)... "We need to create accessible opportunities for growers, advisers and researchers to provide input into identifying, designing and delivering RD&E that will have the most impact on-farm...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Forum pinpoints nitrogen knowledge gaps.. Research organisations, state departments of agriculture, farming systems groups, advisers, growers and other grains industry personnel gathered at a GRDC forum in July to determine questions that need to be answered by existing and future nitrogen-related research, development and extension (RD&E)... "We need to create accessible opportunities for growers, advisers and researchers to provide input into identifying, designing and delivering RD&E that will have the most impact on-farm...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The farming group took to the road in 2014 for six PA expos attracting more than 600 attendees at Renmark (South Australia), Griffith and Quirindi (New South Wales), Moora and Esperance (Western Australia) and Ballarat (Victoria)... Growers who spoke at the expos included Neil Vallance, from Lake Bolac, Victoria, who described PA as "anything that can be recorded and measured", and Ty Fulwood, from Meckering, WA... Overall, the expos found growers keen to learn about PA tools and technologies relevant to the farming activities in their local environment...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Slugs love newly emerging plants.. AS FARMERS have moved to conservation farming systems, some of the pests of crops are adapting and moving too... Paul Horne heads IPM Technologies and says there are about five exotic slug species in Australia that are pests in agriculture, the most common in studies so far being Deroceras reticulatum ...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The project will support the national effort to effect a step change in the management of soil acidity across the Southern Region by co-ordinating and delivering a South Australian component... Soil acidity is now recognised as a major land degradation issue by growers, state and federal government and RD and E providers... The causes of soil acidity are well understood as are methods of treatment the adoption of practices to treat acid soils are well below the required level to maintain soil health...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The farming group took to the road in 2014 for six PA expos attracting more than 600 attendees at Renmark (South Australia), Griffith and Quirindi (New South Wales), Moora and Esperance (Western Australia) and Ballarat (Victoria)... Growers who spoke at the expos included Neil Vallance, from Lake Bolac, Victoria, who described PA as "anything that can be recorded and measured", and Ty Fulwood, from Meckering, WA... Overall, the expos found growers keen to learn about PA tools and technologies relevant to the farming activities in their local environment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Developing and promoting Integrated Pest Management in Australian Grains.. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a proven approach to manage invertebrate pests that coordinates the use of pest biology, environmental information, and available technology to prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage by the most economical means, while posing the least possible risk to people, property, resources, and the environment... IPM incorporates an understanding of pest biology, environmental information and various technologies to prevent unacceptable levels of economic pest damage occurring in the crop as well as maintaining the lowest possible impact on people and the local environment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Developing and promoting Integrated Pest Management in Australian Grains.. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a proven approach to manage invertebrate pests that coordinates the use of pest biology, environmental information, and available technology to prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage by the most economical means, while posing the least possible risk to people, property, resources, and the environment... IPM incorporates an understanding of pest biology, environmental information and various technologies to prevent unacceptable levels of economic pest damage occurring in the crop as well as maintaining the lowest possible impact on people and the local environment...
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