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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Barriers to increased productivity for grain growers in the southern cropping region are set to be addressed through a suite of new projects to be funded through the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Through its 2014-15 External Investment Plan, the GRDC is seeking research partners to undertake a range of programs aimed at providing growers with the technologies and practices they require to remain competitive in global grain markets... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the 2014-15 External Investment Plan addresses issues that are hampering growers in their efforts to boost productivity, cut input costs and lift margins...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Management of invertebrate pests in retained stubble farming systems was among the issues identified by the RCSNs for the 2013-14 investment cycle and subsequently addressed by GRDC investments... Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the report outlines issues identified by the RCSNs for the 2013-14 investment cycle and the actions taken by the GRDC in response to each priority issue... Among the issues identified by the RCSNs for the 2013-14 investment cycle and which were subsequently addressed by GRDC investments were: subsoil constraints in the high rainfall zone; management of invertebrate pests in retained stubble farming systems; improving production on sandy soils in the low rainfall zone; more break crop options; and increased inclusion of legumes in farming systems...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Investment in technology-enhanced machinery has provided significant productivity gains for grain growers over the last 10 years... Determining the appropriate level of machinery investment for an individual farm business can be a challenge... Each business has a different cost structure and a different set of resources available individual situations need to be analysed carefully before making investment decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Management of invertebrate pests in retained stubble farming systems was among the issues identified by the RCSNs for the 2013-14 investment cycle and subsequently addressed by GRDC investments... Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the report outlines issues identified by the RCSNs for the 2013-14 investment cycle and the actions taken by the GRDC in response to each priority issue... Among the issues identified by the RCSNs for the 2013-14 investment cycle and which were subsequently addressed by GRDC investments were: subsoil constraints in the high rainfall zone; management of invertebrate pests in retained stubble farming systems; improving production on sandy soils in the low rainfall zone; more break crop options; and increased inclusion of legumes in farming systems...
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