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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Students in Victoria's Wimmera region have had the chance to become familiar with private-sector grains R&D since a $14-million plant-breeding centre began operating adjacent to their classrooms... Bayer CropScience canola breeder David Pike says that, to date, the new facilities have given 10 students an insight into the processes involved in developing new crop varieties... As part of a 'research methods' subject, students are involved in a range of activities, from crossing plants in the glasshouse, to analysing wheat quality in the laboratory and harvesting trials, Mr Pike says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Tom Taylor, Head of International Economics with NAB, will headline the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update on September 15... Farmers looking to improve their enterprises are being encouraged to attend the Farm Business Update which will provide a unique opportunity for growers and advisers to learn from and network with leading industry professionals... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the Farm Business Update at Horsham will feature a line-up of expert speakers who will provide advice on a number of issues that have an impact on the bottom line...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Tom Taylor, Head of International Economics with NAB, will headline the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update on September 15... Farmers looking to improve their enterprises are being encouraged to attend the Farm Business Update which will provide a unique opportunity for growers and advisers to learn from and network with leading industry professionals... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the Farm Business Update at Horsham will feature a line-up of expert speakers who will provide advice on a number of issues that have an impact on the bottom line...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Growers relish new lentil option.. *Growers get new option for weed control in lentils.. Some growers are choosing to apply imazethapyr directly onto Hurricane because it has a permit from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for use...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Horsham Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Horsham Laucke Flour Mills AGT University of Adelaide 22 Victorian Winter Crop Summary 2014.. Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Horsham Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Horsham South Australian Research and Development Institute South Australian Research and Development Institute South Australian Research and Development Institute 38 Victorian Winter Crop Summary 2014.. In shorter season chickpea environments, such as the Victorian Mallee, PBA Monarch has yielded similarly to Genesis 090...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
While pulses have traditionally been viewed as a higher risk crop to grow, with improvements in pulse breeding and with the use of RTK guidance (allowing pulses to be sown in standing stubble), these perceived risks need to be reassessed as they are much lower than what they once were... In the circumstances using fertilisers that have a higher sulphur content, like MES 10 or Airseeder Superfect, can be beneficial... Chickpeas in particular are well suited to be grown on even wider row spacing's of 24-30", as the wider rows allow more plants to access soil moisture in the inter row later in the season and during grain fill...
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