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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Services are to increase awareness by growers, advisers, machinery dealers and trainers (primary information providers) in the Northern and Southern grain growing regions of the factors that contribute to spray drift and the tools and techniques available to minimise the potential for spray drift to occur without significantly impacting on product efficacy by: 1) Developing and updating resources and training materials for spray drift management courses and to the GRDC to include the most current information available for spray..... Spray operators can obtain advice on minimising the risk of spray drift by consulting the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Fact Sheet Practical tips to reduce spray drift... Resource can help growers plan for summer spraying..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
" Date: 01.06.2007 Grower groups - Celebrating 10 years of community R&D miga.. Growers in Western Australia's northern wheatbelt gathered earlier this year to celebrate a decade of local cropping research by the Mingenew-Irwin Group (MIG)... The group now employs three full-time and two part-time officers, as well as two consultants...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
As essential as agricultural research and development is, the way in which R&D outcomes have been delivered to farmers can be hit or miss... These days private sector consultants advising 11.53: farmers one-on-one is happening far more often, compared to the days when most technical information 17.279: was delivered by a government district agronomist to a large mob of farmers at a 21.17: field day... 132.8: that we want to transfer to the farmers we work 134.88: with, and if we apply some of these simple tests we 135.35: might save a lot of pain if some of those key attributes aren 136.03: Narrator: The group also met with numerous researchers 138.35: to hear first hand what projects are underway and what new tools will be eventually available 143.67: to be used by consultants and farmers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Caption: Bill Ryan has enjoyed the opportunity to get back into the field and talk with growers as a GRDC western regional panellist... As a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western regional panellist, Bill Ryan has enjoyed getting back in the field and interacting with growers and industry people throughout Australia... "What I bring to the panel is a broad range of experience - both scientific and commercial - so I know enough to understand the science and ask some of the tough questions, but I also understand the commercial world well enough to appreciate the challenges that growers have that scientists sometimes don't appreciate," he said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Canola GrowNote informs industry best practice.. Launching the online resource at the Mingenew Lions Midwest Expo, GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts said the GrowNotes provide a one-stop shop for growers seeking information on this important WA break crop... The Canola GrowNotes further enables growers to pinpoint information through a keyword search; its content is divided into each stage of the canola cropping cycle and it provides hundreds of hypertext links to further reading on specific issues...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Canola GrowNote informs industry best practice.. Launching the online resource at the Mingenew Lions Midwest Expo, GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts said the GrowNotes provide a one-stop shop for growers seeking information on this important WA break crop... The Canola GrowNotes further enables growers to pinpoint information through a keyword search; its content is divided into each stage of the canola cropping cycle and it provides hundreds of hypertext links to further reading on specific issues...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Midge management made easier.. Author : Sarah Jeffrey, Northern growers and agronomists will be able to better manage the economic cost of controlling midge in sorghum crops this season with the help of a new online threshold calculator, developed by the Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) entomology team... The calculator helps determine the economics of applying an insecticide, taking into account the midge resistance (MR) rating of the variety, row spacing, number of midge in the field as determined by the grower or consultant, crop value, cost of control and residual life of the chosen insecticide...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Lake Bolac workshop to explore summer crop options.. The "Making Money From Summer Rainfall" technical workshop at the Lake Bolac Bush Nursing Centre will explore summer forage and summer grain cropping options for the HRZ... The workshop will feature a line-up of expert speakers who will also discuss spring-sown winter canola, utilising summer fallow soil moisture, crop nutrition for forage crops, agronomic management and how to successfully incorporate fodder and grain crops into a farming system," said Mr Midwood, who is also chief executive of Southern Farming Systems (SFS)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Lake Bolac workshop to explore summer crop options.. The "Making Money From Summer Rainfall" technical workshop at the Lake Bolac Bush Nursing Centre will explore summer forage and summer grain cropping options for the HRZ... The workshop will feature a line-up of expert speakers who will also discuss spring-sown winter canola, utilising summer fallow soil moisture, crop nutrition for forage crops, agronomic management and how to successfully incorporate fodder and grain crops into a farming system," said Mr Midwood, who is also chief executive of Southern Farming Systems (SFS)...
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