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Image of people at a conference (From left) GRDC manager of delivery programs Tom McCue with Andrew MacLeod and Helen Thompson from Federation University Australia, part of a GRDC-funded project to develop an online research repository for grain growers... Speaking at the Digital Rural Futures Conference hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba in June, Mr McCue said the aim is to adapt these technologies in a way that leads to practical and affordable tools that increase productivity and profit. ".. Samuel Coggins , from Canberra, is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Sydney...
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Women from all sectors of agriculture in South Australia attended the Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare in June... In June, 16 rural women stepped out of the office and away from the farm for a Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare, in the mid-north of South Australia... Image of a group of women at a workshop (From left) Mary-Anne Schwarz from Waterloo, workshop presenter Catherine Marriott, Louise McIntosh from Keith, presenter Julia Telford, and Ruth Sommerville, from Spalding, at the Towards Sustainability Workshop in Clare, South Australia, in June...
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Women from all sectors of agriculture in South Australia attended the Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare in June... In June, 16 rural women stepped out of the office and away from the farm for a Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare, in the mid-north of South Australia... Image of a group of women at a workshop (From left) Mary-Anne Schwarz from Waterloo, workshop presenter Catherine Marriott, Louise McIntosh from Keith, presenter Julia Telford, and Ruth Sommerville, from Spalding, at the Towards Sustainability Workshop in Clare, South Australia, in June...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... The schemes are often viewed as a box-ticking exercise by management within the business and the degree of ownership or buy-in from management and staff is low... Overall, the increasing scarcity of arable land, water constraints and rising input and energy costs in agriculture all serve to highlight the critical importance of achieving higher agricultural productivity in a more sustainable manner both at the farm level and upstream and downstream sectors of the food supply chain" (OECD/Food and..
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I firmly believe that farmers are in the business of producing multiple commodities not just wool or wheat but are custodians of the environment not just for themselves but for society as a whole... As my knowledge expanded and my business increased I began to pass on that knowledge to farmers in an effort to encourage them to plant natives on farms... In the past we have focused as farmers on production and maximising yields...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... David Fulwood Sponsored by GRDC 1.. In the report I will illustrate some of these examples to show how commodities can be turned into value added products...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Based at Condobolin in Central West New South Wales, Neil has a passion for farming as well as the role of research in promoting growth in agricultural production... With more than 40 years involvement in the grains industry, Neil began his career at the NSW Department of Primary Industries... "Productivity gains are crucial but we must make sure that resources are protected in ways to ensure we can continue to be productive," Neil says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Nuffield Australia have again banded together to offer grain growers a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to further their professional knowledge and expertise... Growers in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania (GRDC southern region) can now apply for a GRDC-funded 2017 Nuffield Scholarship which provides a $30,000 bursary to the successful applicant to study a topic relevant to their business and industry... Nuffield Scholarships have helped spearhead industry evolution and development over the past 60 years, encouraging 'out of the box' thinking to overcome challenges, harness opportunities and explore new frontiers in agricultural production, business, logistics and environmental management...
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Scholarship offers WA grain growers a unique opportunity.. Growers in Western Australia can now apply for a GRDC-funded 2017 Nuffield Scholarship which provides a $30,000 bursary to the successful applicant to study a topic relevant to their business and industry... Nuffield Scholarships have helped spearhead industry evolution and development over the past 60 years, encouraging 'out of the box' thinking to overcome challenges, harness opportunities and explore new frontiers in agricultural production, business, logistics and environmental management...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The practice of adding biochar to the soil to enhance the soils agricultural value has been undertaken for over two thousand years... Some early studies into the value of biochar as a soil additive suffered due to a lack of knowledge regarding the varying outcomes of the pyrolysis process or potential function of biochar in the soil... With the influence of previous worldwide agricultural practices having left some soils depleted and exposed to risk of loss through erosion and the forecast increases needed in food production, there is a great need on these soils for regenerative agricultural practices to rebuild their productive capacity...
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