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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The aim of the booklet is to increase understanding and to build communication skills among family members and their advisers... In the years we have been working with farming families, numerous times we have heard people say, "They just need to communicate.".. GRDC A Guide To Communication For Farming Families < Keep browsing 0 Responses to A Guide To Communication For Farming Families..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"The panel system provides broad industry representation into the GRDC and ensures that the information delivered out of the GRDC and its investments is regionally relevant," Ms Hall said... Ms Hall said her extension background meant she had a strong focus on making sure that GRDC investments delivered information 'on-ground' that resulted in practice change and that the panel always had growers' bottom lines in mind when developing investment projects... Ms Hall said the suite of investments developed under the 'Soil Constraints - West' project were among the western regional panel's achievements in recent years...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Ms Hall encouraged other industry people to apply for recently advertised positions on the western regional panel... "The panel system provides broad industry representation into the GRDC and ensures that the information delivered out of the GRDC and its investments is regionally relevant," Ms Hall said... Ms Hall said her extension background meant she had a strong focus on making sure that GRDC investments delivered information 'on-ground' that resulted in practice change and that the panel always had growers' bottom lines in mind when developing investment projects...
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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: Ground Cover
Scholar bound for Sri Lanka and India.. University of Sydney agricultural science student Sam Coggins, a GRDC-supported Horizon Scholar, will soon be packing his bags for Sri Lanka and India after being named a fellow of the New Colombo Plan, an initiative of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade... For the New Colombo Plan scholarship, the third-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student plans to travel to Sri Lanka where he will spend five to six months studying food security at his host institution the University of Peradeniya...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Scholar bound for Sri Lanka and India.. University of Sydney agricultural science student Sam Coggins, a GRDC-supported Horizon Scholar, will soon be packing his bags for Sri Lanka and India after being named a fellow of the New Colombo Plan, an initiative of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade... For the New Colombo Plan scholarship, the third-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student plans to travel to Sri Lanka where he will spend five to six months studying food security at his host institution the University of Peradeniya...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GCTV11: Seasonal Climate Outlooks 04 September 2013 New seasonal forecast system delivering more reliable 3 monthly outlooks and an improved climate outlook service for Australia... 4.98: GCTV Ep#11 Seasonal Climate Outlooks 10.28: Narrator: Better forecasts are something every farmer 13.68: wants and it is why the Managing Climate Variability program allocates half its R&D budget to the 19.869: development of improved forecasting systems... We have had about three versions of POAMA 59.879: since that time and each version has increased in skill and accuracy and reliability until 65.46: now its reached the point where its ready to go and it has gone out as our official 69.86: bureau seasonal forecast model...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The sources of risk in agriculture are numerous and diverse... There have been a number of studies identifying various aspects of production risk due to seasonal variation; the key issue this project is addressing... The risk management framework requested will be an effective means of utilising this past research (eg Zheng et al 2012, Hammer and Stone 1998) and transforming it to meld with research from this project...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Resilient Grain Leaders program 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... During the course, for which places are limited, participants will develop an understanding of what contributes to an effective team; recognise the value in understanding personality types and team role preferences and how to effectively work with diversity to maximise team performance; and understand the purpose of effectively matching leadership style to individuals and situations in developing a supportive team environment... Participants will also develop time management and delegation skills to effectively work within and lead a team; develop and apply skills to effectively give and receive feedback, implement performance management processes and manage conflict; and formulate an action plan for implementation which considers key learnings and how they will be applied by participants in their workplace...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Next year the GRDC will fund three two-day Resilient Grain Leaders workshops to help develop skilled industry leaders... Kathleen Allan, program manager capacity building, GRDC, says the new Resilient Grain Leaders initiative has been established to help ensure the right people with the right skills and capabilities are available to contribute to the industry's long-term sustainability... Ms Allan says 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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