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Southern and central New South Wales grains advisers and growers are encouraged to attend workshops to improve management of problem weeds for enhanced cropping options and profits... The workshops in March will enable participants to discuss their weed management experiences with peers and industry experts and will assist in the development of strategies for tackling problem paddocks and particular weeds... Run in conjunction with the GRDC-supported WeedSmart initiative, the workshops will feature input from Western Australian weeds specialist Peter Newman, along with Tony Cook (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries), John Cameron (Independent Consultants Australia Network) and leading growers Rod Messina (WA) and Murray Scholtz (Culcairn, NSW)...
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A new position funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will actively link grain growers and advisers with the latest research developments in weed management... GRDC northern panel chair, James Clark says the appointment of Dr Ian Taylor, Taylored Agricultural Systems will add value to GRDC's significant investment in weeds research, development and extension in the northern grains region... Dr Taylor said glyphosate offered flexibility while alternative herbicides and modes of action tended to lock growers in to specific crop rotations, which restricted options for responding to changing conditions or markets...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The project is aimed at evaluating the distribution and economic importance of weeds to Australian grain growers across a range of regions, crops and weed types... The project will consider the range of practices used for weed management and the interaction between weed management challenges and grower use of practices such as no-till and stubble retention systems... In providing the foundational data on grower practice on the economic impact of weed management in no-till farming, repeating this study will provide credibility and accuracy informing the weed impact study which GRDC has indicated will be a foundational measure of organisational performance in Theme 3 Protecting Your Crop...
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Top of the crop - Coonabarabran presents latest research.. This year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) two-day Grains Research Update at Coonabarabran and one-day Updates at Walgett and Nyngan will delve into the topic of soil water efficiency - how to measure and utilise it to make profitable management decisions... GRDC grower services manager, north, Sharon O'Keeffe said northern growers relied heavily on stored soil water sometimes struggle with how best to measure it...
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Top of the crop - Coonabarabran presents latest research.. This year's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) two-day Grains Research Update at Coonabarabran and one-day Updates at Walgett and Nyngan will delve into the topic of soil water efficiency - how to measure and utilise it to make profitable management decisions... GRDC grower services manager, north, Sharon O'Keeffe said northern growers relied heavily on stored soil water sometimes struggle with how best to measure it...
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A number of data sets used in this document on water and nitrogen effects of summer fallow weed management have been developed as a part of the GRDC supported Water Use Ef ciency initiative... In the right soil, deep stored soil water can have a water use ef ciency of up to 60 kg of grain/mm of stored water... Early weed control was vital to store and keep valuable subsoil moisture...
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GRDC workshops tackle problem weeds.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)-sponsored workshops run by Mark Congreve, ICAN will focus on Southern Queensland farming systems and weeds including the hard-to-control fleabane and feathertop Rhodes grass... "This is an outstanding opportunity to hear the latest research and management techniques in dealing with problem weeds such as feathertop Rhodes grass, barnyard grass, fleabane, sow thistle and others," Mr Clark said...
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Reap winter crop dividends from summer weed management.. John Cameron from ICAN, who co-authored the manual with Andrew Storrie of Agronomo, says weeds in summer fallows rob the next crop of vital sub-soil moisture and nutrients. ".. CAPTION: A crop in which summer fallow weeds were managed (left) and where no fallow weed management occurred (right)...
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Southern and central New South Wales grains advisers and growers are encouraged to attend workshops to improve management of problem weeds for enhanced cropping options and profits... The workshops in March will enable participants to discuss their weed management experiences with peers and industry experts and will assist in the development of strategies for tackling problem paddocks and particular weeds... Run in conjunction with the GRDC-supported WeedSmart initiative, the workshops will feature input from Western Australian weeds specialist Peter Newman, along with Tony Cook (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries), John Cameron (Independent Consultants Australia Network) and leading growers Rod Messina (WA) and Murray Scholtz (Culcairn, NSW)...
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