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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The project is proposed in direct response to a GRDC open tender requesting attention be given to a number of specific issues that should help Australian farmers take the 'Next Steps in PA'... While the SIP09 program was successful in building a substantial knowledge base and developing a number of basic techniques and operational plans for Australian farmers, a..... The project is exploring what precision agriculture data is really required < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Weed control on non-crop areas outside the paddock and on the perimeter of crops can sometimes be overlooked... Weeds often invade from the perimeters of paddocks, so an important integrated weed management (IWM) tactic is to keep fencelines and paddock boundaries free of invading species... "Long term sustainable weed management requires an IWM strategy using a range of different tools, not just to manage the weeds that you can see but to prevent them getting into the paddock in the first place...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Women with little or no agricultural background who move into farm businesses often bring welcome new skills, but consultant Louise Flohr says many are keen to be more involved with their farming systems... The Grassroots Agronomy Workshops for Women in Farm Business include a series of field trips and crop walks, giving participants a better insight into all aspects of crop production - from sowing through to harvest and storage... Topics covered in the workshops include crop species identification, the role of nitrogen in plant growth and budgeting, soil water availability, the use of tools such as soil moisture probes to aid decision-making, insect pest identification (in field and storage), frost identification and other factors affecting the current season...
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The Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) is a joint initiative of AusBiotech, CropLife Australia, the GRDC and the National Farmers' Federation... ABCA has been established to help shape a new era for Australian agriculture by encouraging informed debate on biotechnology through the dissemination of credible, balanced, science-based information... The questions also explored the price of the various foods and whether participants would buy GM foods or foods that contained nanotech if the foods had enhanced nutrition, improved taste, improved food safety, or if the production of the food had environmental benefits...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) is a joint initiative of AusBiotech, CropLife Australia, the GRDC and the National Farmers' Federation... ABCA has been established to help shape a new era for Australian agriculture by encouraging informed debate on biotechnology through the dissemination of credible, balanced, science-based information... The questions also explored the price of the various foods and whether participants would buy GM foods or foods that contained nanotech if the foods had enhanced nutrition, improved taste, improved food safety, or if the production of the food had environmental benefits...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New initiative to foster grains industry leadership (Bendigo).. GRDC Program Manager Capacity Building, Kathleen Allan, says the new Resilient Grain Leaders initiative has been established by the GRDC to "help ensure that the Australian grains industry attracts and retains the right people with the skills and capabilities to contribute to the long term sustainability of the industry"... Ms Allan said that to be eligible to participate in the workshop, applicants must be working and engaged in the grains industry, have a long-term vision for the grains industry and be willing to commit to activities before, during and after the workshop...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The course will provide mid career-level grains industry personnel with the skills, motivation and capability to step up into more senior leadership roles in the Australian grains industry and provide more effective leadership at the local, regional and national level... Participants will develop: knowledge of personality types, including their own, the differences that exist within the community and how to effectively work with this diversity... An ongoing network (GRDC Allumni Network) will provide the opportunity for participants to continue sharing skills and knowledge within the group following participation in the course...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Industry opportunities spotlighted at GRDC Update.. The Update will be held at the family's Wellcamp Airport on Tuesday June 21 from 8:30am to 3:30pm and comes on the back of last November's historic inaugural international cargo flight which saw chilled beef, grains and horticultural produce from regional Queensland flown direct to Hong Kong... Hailed as a resounding success, the flight opened the door for direct-access export opportunities to Asia and offered an indication of the potential industry returns generated by investment in supply chain infrastructure...
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Applications for trimester two places in the University of New England's (UNE) Sustainable Grains Production course are now open... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) supports the course, which is designed to provide specialist training in modern grain production and marketing for participants including growers and advisers... "Our flexible study options allow participants to tailor studies to suit their lives, Mr Birchall said...
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