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Available through industry partner GrainGrowers and developed in conjunction with the Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC), the Barley ID Testing Service will give growers a reliable and precise tool for gauging their barley varieties' quality... The service provides an industry standard for determining the authenticity and purity of barley varieties intended for brewing... "The market wants more pure varieties of barley for brewing, and the Barley ID Testing Service is an essential tool for growers who want to ensure that the variety of barley they intend to grow will meet that demand," he said...
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Queensland wheat growers have an opportunity to fine-tune variety selection for the impending winter plant with the recent release of the 2014 National Variety Trials (NVT) Queensland Wheat Variety Guide... In a move that may impact growers' varietal selection, several alterations have been made in this year's Guide, including the release of LongReach Lancer as an early season APH variety, and changes to the wheat quality classification boundaries prompting new classifications for some varieties... "Varietal selection has a major impact on every area of crop management from sowing time to disease management, nutritional requirements and herbicide application so it is critically important to match variety to environmental conditions...
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Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western panel chairman Peter Roberts has urged Western Australian growers to think particularly carefully about which grain varieties to retain for seeding in 2012... "If at all possible, growers should avoid the use of barley varieties rated susceptible or very susceptible in mildew-prone areas," Mr Roberts said... For more information about the susceptibility of barley varieties to powdery mildew, as well as rust, growers could access the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) bulletin Barley Variety Guide for WA 2012 , available on the DAFWA website ( www.agric.wa.gov.au ) via the 'Bulletins' link on the 'Publications' tab...
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Weeds compete against crops for valuable moisture, light and nutrients, but growers can take steps in coming weeks to help their wheat crops fight back and stop the weeds winning... Mr Newman said the seed size of wheat varieties varied considerably and growers should take this into account when calculating seeding rates and plant density... "In the eighth year of using this practice, these growers had no ryegrass in their focus paddocks and have averaged fewer than 1.5 ryegrass plants per square metre ever since," Mr Newman said...
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Growers can obtain independent information to help them get the best value from their wheat production by accessing the 2015 Wheat Variety Guide for Western Australia ... Produced by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) with funding from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), the publication provides advice on variety, agronomy, disease and herbicide tolerance characteristics, medium to long-term yield performance and time of flowering information... Ms Trainor said that as well as being a useful resource to guide the management of varieties grown this year, growers could use the publication to help plan variety decisions for 2016...
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Variety selection skills in focus at new technical workshops Key points: THE GRAINS Research and Development Corporation is funding three new technical workshops for agronomists and farm advisers on variety selection and the National Variety Trials to enable them to provide the most relevant and up-to-date advice to growers... The one-day workshops - titled 'Variety Selection and NVT - Putting science into selection' - will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, on Friday, August 12; Birchip, Victoria, on Wednesday, August 17; and Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, on Friday, August 19... The GRDC's latest technical workshops will enable participants to provide growers with more relevant advice and information on the varieties they are considering as well as factors to consider in evaluating a variety's place in future cropping programs," he said. "..
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Variety selection skills in focus at new technical workshops Key points: THE GRAINS Research and Development Corporation is funding three new technical workshops for agronomists and farm advisers on variety selection and the National Variety Trials to enable them to provide the most relevant and up-to-date advice to growers... The one-day workshops - titled 'Variety Selection and NVT - Putting science into selection' - will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, on Friday, August 12; Birchip, Victoria, on Wednesday, August 17; and Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, on Friday, August 19... The GRDC's latest technical workshops will enable participants to provide growers with more relevant advice and information on the varieties they are considering as well as factors to consider in evaluating a variety's place in future cropping programs," he said. "..
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GRDC Grains Research Update (Goondiwindi) March 2014.. Northern Region Grains Research Update logo.. Goondiwindi Update - Challenging the limits and BFDC Interrogator Concurrent Sessions - March 2014 pdf 10.91 mb..
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