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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Department entomologists play a key role across Queensland in providing technical information, pest risk alerts, and practical management information about a range of insect pests that have the potential to significantly reduce productivity and profits for the industry... Now in its third year and after 40 postings, the Beat Sheet Blog remains a significant information source for northern region grains and cotton industries... Since its inception, the blog has had almost 4000 visitors of which around 60% are returning visitors...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Department entomologists play a key role across Queensland in providing technical information, pest risk alerts, and practical management information about a range of insect pests that have the potential to significantly reduce productivity and profits for the industry... Now in its third year and after 40 postings, the Beat Sheet Blog remains a significant information source for northern region grains and cotton industries... Since its inception, the blog has had almost 4000 visitors of which around 60% are returning visitors...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Department entomologists play a key role across Queensland in providing technical information, pest risk alerts, and practical management information about a range of insect pests that have the potential to significantly reduce productivity and profits for the industry... Now in its third year and after 40 postings, the Beat Sheet Blog remains a significant information source for northern region grains and cotton industries... Since its inception, the blog has had almost 4000 visitors of which around 60% are returning visitors...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Group I resistance found in NSW wild radish.. "We know from the Western Australian experience that once you reach about 20 years of use of Group I chemicals in wild radish, resistance will begin to develop... Representatives from the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) have been scouting crops across the state for the past two years for broadleaf weed survivors in species such as wild radish, sow thistle, fleabane and the mustard weed species...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
Grain growers are experienced in management of farm chemicals, harvested grain and land resources that are core to their business... Grains industry leaders identified a need for industry to take further measuers to proactively demonstrate that growers are good stewards in their management of farm chemicals, grain products and land resources... The project will work with key specialists to prepare grain production stewardship modules that provide technical information to help grain growers and their advisers clearly understand and demonstrate their responsible handling and management of farm chemicals and harvested grain and suitable management of emissions and energy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
New varieties and improved methods of agronomic management have enabled growers to progressively overcome limitations to crop growth... Growers are now looking for ways to manage this spatial variability by better matching inputs to the productive potential of particular paddocks or sites within a single paddock... In 2003, in response to these gaps in knowledge and skills, the GRDC established a 5 year national research program in PA involving 10 R&D teams working with growers across all cropping regions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation's 'Precision Agriculture Links' (PALinks), accessible at www.grdc.com.au/palinks , provides a range of information sources about precision agriculture... Some of the information available through PALinks includes technical information about PA and how to adopt it; GRDC investments in PA; contacts; and events... Among the several resources available through PALinks are YouTube videos about PA technologies, produced under the GRDC funded project 'The Agronomy Jigwaw', based in WA...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
There is a very significant opportunity to improve nutrient management because a wealth of information, tools, techniques and technologies already exist... History and the project show it can only achieve so much and is not specific enough to bring about long-term changes in the habits of decision-makers... There is a need for a concerted and consistent approach to nutrient management by the grains industry, including better utilisation of the existing adviser network as the conduit for information and change...
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