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Professor Robert Park, the David and Judith Coffey Chair in Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Sydney, has won a New South Wales Science and Engineering Award... Professor Park, who is also director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation-funded Australian Cereal Rust Control Program (ACRCP), was presented with the Excellence in Biological Sciences category award for his major contribution to the global effort to fight diseases that infect agricultural crops... Professor Park joined the University of Sydney's Plant Breeding Institute in 1988 and has since worked there as a world leader in seeking genetic solutions to rust control in cereals...
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Image of northern panel chair James Clark presenting the 2015 GRDC Seed of Light Award to Alison Kelly... Alison has become widely respected over the years for her work in biometrics and plays a pivotal role in the Statistics for the Australian Grain Industry (SAGI) project from her base at the Leslie Research Centre in Toowoomba... SAGI aims to increase statistical competency and awareness of statistical principles among Australian grains industry personnel; enable the use of `best practice' statistics for Australian grains industry research through the portfolio of GRDC projects, improve the cost-efficiency of research and enhance industry confidence and adoption of research findings...
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Grain industry salutes the Brownhill family.. Well-known for their pioneering work in zero tillage and controlled traffic farming and long term involvement in agricultural research, the Brownhills were presented with the award during an AgQuip breakfast hosted by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) at the NSW Farmers stand... In presenting the award, GRDC northern panel chair James Clark said the Brownhills' passion for innovation, research and industry development had helped transform the nature of farming in Australia...
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GRDC honours PBI researcher.. "Dr Davies is a great example of the GRDC's funding of succession plans within industry and he's continuing the work and techniques that were previously developed by his mentor, Dr Richard Trethowan," Mr Clark said... "Researchers such as Dr Davies will play a key role in the industry's future management of crown rot and the GRDC has a responsibility to ensure that these researchers are well supported in their endeavours."..
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The future of Australian agriculture is in great hands.. "My passion for animal production systems has led to my considerations of studying animal science at Murdoch University in 2015 I also find Curtin's Agribusiness course appealing as I enjoy the profit both plant and animal science can have within Australia's agriculture economy," Roxanne said... "Winning the award does not stand merely as a sense of personal achievement and accomplishment, but it is a source of great encouragement and improved wellbeing for the entire agricultural community," Roxanne said...
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Image of northern panel chair James Clark presenting the 2015 GRDC Seed of Light Award to Alison Kelly... Alison has become widely respected over the years for her work in biometrics and plays a pivotal role in the Statistics for the Australian Grain Industry (SAGI) project from her base at the Leslie Research Centre in Toowoomba... SAGI aims to increase statistical competency and awareness of statistical principles among Australian grains industry personnel; enable the use of `best practice' statistics for Australian grains industry research through the portfolio of GRDC projects, improve the cost-efficiency of research and enhance industry confidence and adoption of research findings...
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The enormous contribution summer grain crops make to the productivity and profitability of Australian farming systems will be in the spotlight in March during the 2016 Australian Summer Grains Conference... Being held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from March 7-9, the Australian Summer Grains Conference will showcase five grains - maize, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and mungbeans - and will attract growers, researchers, marketers, crushers and customers from across Australia... Platinum sponsor, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), is at the forefront of delivering productivity and profitability gains to Australian summer crop producers through strategic investments in research, development and extension (RD&E) projects - many of which will be showcased during the conference...
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The enormous contribution summer grain crops make to the productivity and profitability of Australian farming systems will be in the spotlight in March during the 2016 Australian Summer Grains Conference... Being held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from March 7-9, the Australian Summer Grains Conference will showcase five grains - maize, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and mungbeans - and will attract growers, researchers, marketers, crushers and customers from across Australia... Platinum sponsor, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), is at the forefront of delivering productivity and profitability gains to Australian summer crop producers through strategic investments in research, development and extension (RD&E) projects - many of which will be showcased during the conference...
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The Seed of Light award was presented to Dr Wallwork, cereal pathology principal scientist with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), at the GRDC Grains Research Update in Adelaide in February... Presenting the award, GRDC Southern Panel member Richard Konzag said Dr Wallwork's contribution and commitment to the grains industry deserved official acknowledgement: "During a distinguished career spanning three decades, Dr Wallwork has played an influential role in the management of disease on cropping properties across Australia through the delivery of high-impact publications and communications, his willingness to share his wealth of knowledge and his contribution to the development of cereal cultivars with genetic resistance," Mr Konzag said... "Dr Wallwork joined SARDI in 1984 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship researching resistance to take-all in wheat and since then has been instrumental in identifying new and emerging threats to the SA grains industry," Mr Konzag said...
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The Seed of Light award was presented to Dr Wallwork, cereal pathology principal scientist with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), at the GRDC Grains Research Update in Adelaide in February... Presenting the award, GRDC Southern Panel member Richard Konzag said Dr Wallwork's contribution and commitment to the grains industry deserved official acknowledgement: "During a distinguished career spanning three decades, Dr Wallwork has played an influential role in the management of disease on cropping properties across Australia through the delivery of high-impact publications and communications, his willingness to share his wealth of knowledge and his contribution to the development of cereal cultivars with genetic resistance," Mr Konzag said... "Dr Wallwork joined SARDI in 1984 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship researching resistance to take-all in wheat and since then has been instrumental in identifying new and emerging threats to the SA grains industry," Mr Konzag said...
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