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The anniversary event paid tribute to grower-led research dating back to 1993, when a group of Birchip growers established the Birchip Cropping Demonstration Sites, which later became BCG... The not-for-profit organisation was set up to test the performance of grain varieties, pulse crops and farm products under local conditions and to facilitate farm management... In 2012, BCG conducted 100 research trials at 20 sites across the Wimmera and Mallee examining a range of issues - agronomy, farming systems, climate, plant nutrition, and management for disease, weeds and pests...
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Dr Rajaram was born in a small village in India and gained his PhD at the University of Sydney through the Plant Breeding Institute in Narrabri on a scholarship from the Narrabri Rotary Club... While in Mexico, Dr Rajaram developed 480 high-yielding wheat varieties with in-built resistance to diseases and environmental stresses... Dr Rajaram said that while honoured to receive it, the prize recognises thousands of wheat researchers and growers around the world...
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Awards highlight western industry achievers.. The Smith family, who farm at Dumbleyung in Western Australia, were named 2014 Grain Growers of the Year at the recent Kondinin Group and ABC Rural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Melbourne... Winners of the GRDC-sponsored 2014 Grain Growers of the Year award, the Smith family, including brothers Shayne (left) and Troy, at the recent Kondinin Group-ABC Rural Australian Farmer of the Year awards ceremony in Melbourne...
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Record entries for young science awards.. The Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is a scheme for young Australians aged 18 to 35 working in, or supporting, our agriculture, fisheries, forestry, food or natural resource management industries... The awards would not happen without the support of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the hard work of the Bureau of Rural Sciences, which coordinates the awards on behalf of the department...
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A new GRDC publication follows the career paths of young grains scientists to highlight the diverse opportunities available in the Australian grains industry... The publication, In GRAINS: Investing in Young Scientists , exhibits projects supported by GRDC training awards... The GRDC supports a range of activities to build skills and capacity, including training and development awards that provide opportunities for new and experienced participants in the industry...
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A new GRDC publication follows the career paths of young grains scientists to highlight the diverse opportunities available in the Australian grains industry... The publication, In GRAINS: Investing in Young Scientists , exhibits projects supported by GRDC training awards... The GRDC supports a range of activities to build skills and capacity, including training and development awards that provide opportunities for new and experienced participants in the industry...
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