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The GRDC is helping four students at Victoria's Longerenong College set course for careers in the grains industry... The scholarships are a financial boost for the four students who are studying for the Advanced Diploma of Agriculture at the popular college... The scholarships were awarded on the students' ability to meet selection criteria including: a strong record of achievement at work, school or in the community; enthusiasm for the agricultural industry; understanding of the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the Australian grains industry; and a demonstrated intent to work within the Australian grains industry...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC is helping four students at Victoria's Longerenong College set course for careers in the grains industry... The scholarships are a financial boost for the four students who are studying for the Advanced Diploma of Agriculture at the popular college... The scholarships were awarded on the students' ability to meet selection criteria including: a strong record of achievement at work, school or in the community; enthusiasm for the agricultural industry; understanding of the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the Australian grains industry; and a demonstrated intent to work within the Australian grains industry...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC and Glenn McGrath declare one week before stumps on Grain Inventors competition.. Australian Year of the Farmer ambassador Glenn McGrath is encouraging Australia's grain innovators to increase the pace and submit their ideas before 26 November... GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett has been excited by the entries he has seen to date, saying there is real potential for the entrants to generate increased efficiencies, profitability and productivity in the grains industry...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A new web-based diagnostic tool to assist agronomists in identifying and managing cropping constraints was unveiled today... "CropPro delivers diagnostic and economic tools for efficient identification and management of constraints to crop productivity," Dr Pittock says... Caption: CropPro has been designed to assist agronomists to identify specific crop constraints, or short list likely constraints, based on agronomic observations...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Southern region agronomists who support grain growers with timely, professional advice are in turn being supported through the 2016 cropping season... Dr Chris Pittock, from the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) in Victoria, says the three core functions of CropPro are to diagnose the cause of crop problems, support risk analysis and to provide evidence-based information for management of crop constraints... "CropPro enables diagnoses of constraints to yield in the field and provides solid management information in the one place...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC applauds agronomist award recipient.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has congratulated NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) research and development agronomist, Rohan Brill, on winning the 2015 Young Agronomist Award at the recent 17th Australian Agronomy Conference... Over the years, Mr Brill has won two GRDC Industry Development awards is a regular presenter at GRDC Grains Research Updates and is a key lead supervisor and collaborator on a range of GRDC funded projects, with a strong focus on new canola and barley agronomy and frost mitigation research in wheat...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC applauds agronomist award recipient.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has congratulated NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) research and development agronomist, Rohan Brill, on winning the 2015 Young Agronomist Award at the recent 17th Australian Agronomy Conference... Over the years, Mr Brill has won two GRDC Industry Development awards is a regular presenter at GRDC Grains Research Updates and is a key lead supervisor and collaborator on a range of GRDC funded projects, with a strong focus on new canola and barley agronomy and frost mitigation research in wheat...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
An adviser with Agrilink Agricultural Consultants, Ms Flohr was recently presented with the award which recognises efforts in the areas of research, teaching, education, publication and communication among the scientific and farming communities... Ms Flohr was commended for her provision of farm business and agronomic advice to growers, particularly those in SA's Mallee region, as well as her initiative in establishing agronomy workshops for women who are involved in the farm business... Ms Flohr conducts her own trial looking at nitrogen response curves and the impact on yield, and she is a regular attendee at GRDC Grains Research and Farm Business Updates and technical workshops...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
An adviser with Agrilink Agricultural Consultants, Ms Flohr was recently presented with the award which recognises efforts in the areas of research, teaching, education, publication and communication among the scientific and farming communities... Ms Flohr was commended for her provision of farm business and agronomic advice to growers, particularly those in SA's Mallee region, as well as her initiative in establishing agronomy workshops for women who are involved in the farm business... Ms Flohr conducts her own trial looking at nitrogen response curves and the impact on yield, and she is a regular attendee at GRDC Grains Research and Farm Business Updates and technical workshops...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Differences exist in herbicide tolerance within many broad acre crop species... Significant yield losses of up to 10% are quite common in sensitive cultivars even at recommended rates... The results will enable farmers and plant breeders in central and southern NSW and Victoria to minimise the risk of any yield loss by avoiding the sensitive combination of herbicide and crop/cultivar...
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