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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr Congreve said planning a coordinated and effective strategy to control in-crop and fallow weeds, particularly problem grassy weeds, would help growers maximise crop yields while delaying the development of resistance on the farm... The second webinar on December 10 will address the latest research on barnyard grass management through the experience of respected industry experts Tony Cook from NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) and Michael Widderick and Jeff Werth from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF Queensland) who have been extensively studying the ecology, evolution of resistance and management of barnyard grass in fallow and summer crops... Caption: Mark Congreve, Senior Consultant ICAN says planning a coordinated and effective in-crop strategy to control weeds, particularly problem grassy weeds, would help growers maximise crop yields while reducing the likelihood of developing a herbicide resistance problem on-farm...
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The early and effective control of summer weeds is critical if northern growers are to maximise stored soil moisture and nutrients for next season's crops... In a bid to increase industry knowledge of the latest research and development outcomes and best practice recommendations on control tactics for summer grass weeds, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is holding two webinars on grass weed control on Wednesday December 3 and Wednesday December 10... Mr Congreve said planning a coordinated and effective strategy to control in-crop and fallow weeds, particularly problem grassy weeds, would help growers maximise crop yields while delaying the development of resistance on the farm...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
A critical component was ensuring that research issues and priorities were determined by the industry itself through three local committees made up of experienced advisers together with local growers... Feedback from a range of sources including growers, advisers, key researchers, together with agribusiness has indicated the Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) approach has been a very valuable contributor to the northern grains region because of adherence to a number of key principles... The similarity in results obtained has helped to generate a larger data set to give the industry additional confidence and also helped to raise their independent trial credibility...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Increase the direct exposure of agency researchers to key prioritised industry research questions and needs... A secondary component of this work was to examine the impact of early desiccation timing to both maximise the opportunity to save soil moisture and potentially shorten the re-cropping interval... The clear advantage over previous approaches is to ensure that the actual question or focus of this work is much more driven by industry rather than by the researcher...
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An opportunity to develop industry knowledge, skills and professional networks is being offered to southern region grain growers through the Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars program with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon said the agricultural research scholarships provided the successful applicants with a rewarding opportunity to travel and study overseas and to join a unique worldwide agricultural network... "Any growers wanting to extend their practical farming knowledge and management skills and techniques are encouraged to apply," said Mr Shannon, who was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship in 1986 to study grain legume production...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Nuffield scholars to explore value adding.. Value-adding will be a major study focus for two grain growers who have been awarded 2013 GRDC-sponsored Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships.. An opportunity to develop industry knowledge, skills and professional networks is being offered to southern region grain growers through the Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars program with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)...
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An opportunity to develop industry knowledge, skills and professional networks is being offered to southern region grain growers through the Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars program with the support of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon said the agricultural research scholarships provided the successful applicants with a rewarding opportunity to travel and study overseas and to join a unique worldwide agricultural network... "Any growers wanting to extend their practical farming knowledge and management skills and techniques are encouraged to apply," said Mr Shannon, who was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship in 1986 to study grain legume production...
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