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Young scientists working within primary industries are being called on to apply for funding of up to $22,000 to further their research... The awards, supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and other rural industry partners, provide assistance to 18 to 35-year-olds to fund projects on an innovative or emerging scientific issue to benefit Australia's primary industries... There are 12 award categories for 2013: grains, cotton, dairy, fisheries and aquaculture, viticulture and oenology, animal welfare, red meat processing, pork, new and emerging rural industries, meat and livestock, sugar and horticulture...
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Simpfendorfer wins prestigious GRDC award.. "The Australian grains industry is extremely lucky to have skilled professionals like Steven Simpfendorfer who dedicate significant time and effort - both professionally and personally - to tackling production challenges posed by the region's major cereal crop diseases," Mr Clark said... "We congratulate Dr Simpfendorfer and endorse his plans to develop knowledge-sharing and skills development opportunities within the Australian grains industry through local and international collaboration," Dr Bowman said...
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GRDC supports AgForce grower innovation awards.. "The difference this time is the awards are more than an accolade from the industry - they encourage growers to see how their farms and methods compare with those in other states or countries and then share that knowledge with others in the Queensland grains industry," Ms Murray said... As both summer and winter croppers, Ms Murray said Queensland growers find it hard to justify the time needed for self-funded study trips and the awards have been formulated to encourage grain industry innovators to "get out and about" and see how others perceive their solutions...
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A snails crusader and a soil nutritionist are recipients of the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award for 2016... The award, comprising a travel bursary to extend professional networks and collaborative research opportunities, was presented to a leading authority on the management of snails in farming systems, Graham Hayes, and to soil nutritionist Professor Mike Bell... With a jar of snails in hand, Graham Hayes (left) receives his GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award from GRDC Southern Panel member Bill Long...
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John Sheppard, GRDC northern panellist and wheat breeder who collaborated with the Cooks for many years says new varieties wouldn't happen without trial hosts such as the late Allan Cook and his wife Muriel, their son Rowland and his wife Mary, and grandson Chris and his wife Jade... Mr Sheppard says the family has been involved in research, development and extension for over 40 years with Allan Cook paving the way as a leading seed producer for the then State Wheat Board. ".. Mr Sheppard says Rowland Cook hosted a memorable Wheat Breeding Assembly tour which set the benchmark for field walks. "..
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An agronomist known for his enthusiasm and willingness to step up to the 'next level' in the industry is the winner of the 2016 GRDC western region Seed of Light award... GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts said that Mr Knell, based in Narrogin, Western Australia, had consistently demonstrated a willingness to become involved in extracurricular activities for the benefit of the broader grains industry in WA and Australia... "Garren has also shown a willingness to employ young graduates to work alongside him at ConsultAg, helping to boost much-needed industry capacity in the WA grains sector."..
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The Flatrac wheel track renovator has the unique ability to repair ruts caused by wheels without disturbing the soil structure on either side of the wheel track... A machine designed to maintain soil structure while repairing controlled-traffic tramlines has been named as the 2015 Henty Machine of the Year.. Attempting to repair the damage with machines that disturbed the soil structure only made the problem worse...
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The Flatrac wheel track renovator has the unique ability to repair ruts caused by wheels without disturbing the soil structure on either side of the wheel track... A machine designed to maintain soil structure while repairing controlled-traffic tramlines has been named as the 2015 Henty Machine of the Year.. Attempting to repair the damage with machines that disturbed the soil structure only made the problem worse...
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MEDIA ALERT: GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award at Newdegate.. WHAT : The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will present the inaugural GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award to grower Ray Harrington... WHEN : Immediately following official opening of Newdegate Machinery Field Days to be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, 4 September, 2013..
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John Sheppard, GRDC northern panellist and wheat breeder who collaborated with the Cooks for many years says new varieties wouldn't happen without trial hosts such as the late Allan Cook and his wife Muriel, their son Rowland and his wife Mary, and grandson Chris and his wife Jade... Mr Sheppard says the family has been involved in research, development and extension for over 40 years with Allan Cook paving the way as a leading seed producer for the then State Wheat Board. ".. Mr Sheppard says Rowland Cook hosted a memorable Wheat Breeding Assembly tour which set the benchmark for field walks. "..
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