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Keith Hams, Ray Harrington (holding the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award) and Peter Roberts.. Darkan farmer Ray Harrington was today recognised for his long-running, outstanding contribution to the grains industry, as the inaugural recipient of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award... "Ray came up with the idea for the HSD when he sold his sheep and devoted his Darkan property to cropping in 1996, and realised he needed to come up with a way of controlling weeds at harvest time to avoid developing problems with weeds and herbicide resistance," he said...
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The winner of the 2013 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western region Seed of Light award is Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) senior development officer Jeremy Lemon... The presentation of the award - made annually to someone who makes a significant contribution to communicating the outcomes of grains research - took place today at Perth's Agribusiness Crop Updates, supported by the GRDC and DAFWA... "Jeremy works particularly well with local grower groups and is constantly in demand, delivering quality information at events such as field days, and has helped to initiate a number of these groups," Mr Roberts said...
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GRDC Seed of Light winner well respected by growers.. The presentation of the award - made annually to someone who makes a significant contribution to communicating the outcomes of grains research - took place today at Perth's Agribusiness Crop Updates, supported by the GRDC and DAFWA... "Jeremy works particularly well with local grower groups and is constantly in demand, delivering quality information at events such as field days, and has helped to initiate a number of these groups," Mr Roberts said...
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Luke recognised as grains industry rising star.. Mr Minogue said the Emerging Leader Award, voted on by the GRDC Regional Panels, recognised the efforts and commitment of a chosen researcher, adviser, grower or other industry participant... "His research has largely looked to increase the grain production and profitability for growers and reduce the risks associated with non-cereal crop production," said Mr Minogue, of Barmedman (NSW)...
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Luke recognised as grains industry rising star.. Mr Minogue said the Emerging Leader Award, voted on by the GRDC Regional Panels, recognised the efforts and commitment of a chosen researcher, adviser, grower or other industry participant... "His research has largely looked to increase the grain production and profitability for growers and reduce the risks associated with non-cereal crop production," said Mr Minogue, of Barmedman (NSW)...
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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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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The work of Australian rust researchers has been judged internationally as being so significant that an international science award has been especially modified to ensure full recognition of the scientists involved... Organisers of the annual Gene Stewardship Prize, awarded by the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI), say collaborative research by the GRDC's Cereal Rust Control Team has been so effective and groundbreaking that it decided to combine nominations from 15 categories into a single, all-encompassing award... "The nominating credentials of each institution [in the GRDC program] were so strong that the selection committee couldn't pick one," said Sarah Evanega, adjunct professor of plant breeding at Cornell University, US, which administers the BGRI. "..
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Professor Robert Park has won the New South Wales Excellence in Biological Sciences award for his contribution to the global effort to fight rust diseases... Professor Park is the chair of sustainable agriculture and director of cereal rust research at the University of Sydney, and also contributes a regular column to Ground Cover ... Data covering selection criteria for varieties of wheat, lupins, vetch, chickpeas, canola, oats, lentils, field peas, triticale and faba beans are included in the Sowing Guide 2014 ...
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Greg Platz, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI) plant pathologist based at Warwick, Queensland has won the 2012 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Seed of Light award... GRDC northern panel chair James Clark says the GRDC Seed of Light award honours exceptional communicators who help link growers with research that impacts on their businesses... Mr Platz's career highlights include: leading the GRDC National barley disease screening project; conducting and participating in research projects to identify and understand new sources of genetic resistance to the barley blotches; investigating disease epidemiology; trialing and advising on appropriate chemical and cultural disease control methods; helping phenotype lines for the identification of molecular markers linked to resistance genes; and groundbreaking research into control of powdery mildew of barley...
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Panel member wins agronomy award.. Ms Serafin, who works as a district agronomist and technical specialist with the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI), shared the 2012 award with GRDC-supported CSIRO Plant Industry research scientist Dr James Hunt... After starting with NSW DPI in 1999 as an agronomist-in-training, Ms Serafin now coordinates extension and training for agronomists and growers in northern and central NSW...
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