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Growers are increasingly seeking expert, specialist agronomy advice and are willing to pay for this service... The GRDC updates held especially for advisers provide a forum for the latest research information in areas important to them... While demand for their services is strong, advisers also face their own challenges: burnout from long hours and travel; availability of suitably qualified staff; ability to source good quality information; increasing operating costs; and low profitability of grain growers...
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To be held at Charles Sturt University, the Update will focus on those significant cropping issues expected to confront grain growers next season and beyond... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the program for the Update is being developed by a planning committee in consultation with a broad network of grains industry representatives, ensuring the topics will be relevant and timely. ".. Advisers attending the Update will be informed about the latest research outcomes and technologies so they can support their grain-growing clients in their quest to improve their farming systems and boost profitability," Mr Pengilley said...
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Farm Business Updates for NSW.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host three Farm Business Updates for southern New South Wales growers and their advisers during the remainder of this year... The Farm Business Updates will provide a unique forum for farmers and advisers to learn from and network with leading industry professionals...
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This year's successful introduction of a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update initiative in the southern cropping region has set the foundations for a series of Updates to be held in New South Wales in 2013... The Farm Business Updates for growers and advisers are designed to provide attendees with valuable information and resources to enhance understanding of the various facets of farm business management... Farm Business Updates for growers will be held in Lockhart on March 21 and Parkes on October 10, while an Update for advisers is scheduled for Wagga Wagga on August 15...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host three Farm Business Updates for southern New South Wales growers and their advisers during the remainder of this year... The Farm Business Updates will provide a unique forum for farmers and advisers to learn from and network with leading industry professionals... Region South < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Farm Business Updates for NSW..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Update Proceedings Booklet from the New South Wales session of the GRDC Grains Research Update for Advisers, held in Temora on 11-12 February 2014... GRDC Grains Research Update for Advisers (Temora, NSW) 2014 [excluding Industry Information].. Keep browsing 0 Responses to GRDC Grains Research Update for Advisers (Temora, NSW) 2014..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Historically agricultural advisory services have been delivered by government agencies; this has changed with more than 2,300 private sector crop advisers spread across all states... Increased use and capacity of technology will impact the future of agricultural advisory services; with 'recipe farming' fast developing oversees... A recent survey of private sector crop advisers in Australia identified that approximately two thirds are retail advisers, working for a chemical, fertiliser or seed company or retail outlets...
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Ravensthorpe grower Bevan Tuckett with an instruments station being used to map different soil types for their responsiveness to nitrogen treatments and their water-holding capacity... A SMP is permanently installed and works by sensing moisture in close proximity (about a 10cm radius) to the probe, recording this information and sending it via a cable to a telemetry unit and data logger... More than 50 SMPs have been installed in recent years across WA's broadacre cropping areas in a range of trials supported by GRDC, CSIRO, the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA), advisers, grower groups and other industry stakeholders...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Higher travel speeds create the majority of issues associated with poor application.. Advisers need to be able to identify application issues and provide feedback to the operator when application technique is affecting efficacy.. I believe all advisers should provide a short report on spray results to follow-up all recommendations, which indicates if an application or control issue has been identified, and how that may be remedied and prevented in the future...
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Higher travel speeds have created the majority of issues associated with poor application... "When using a coarse spray quality, the larger droplets tend to hold their trajectory and faster travel speeds to increase the horizontal movement of larger droplets," Mr Gordon says... "Many operators and advisers don't fully understand the risks associated with spraying during the presence of surface temperature inversions, which occur on most nights," he said...
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