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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I liked the system for its simplicity, as it would take very little to change a conventional system to enable the integration of livestock... The system provides a more secure income for the farmer and better ground cover for the soil and the subsequent crop, as well as the much required feed for that time of year... The system produces three individual businesses with new opportunities...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC panel to canvass Victorian grain research priorities.. The tour from Monday, September 5, to Friday, September 9, will provide panel members with critical insights into the research, development and extension needs and requirements of Victoria's grain-growing community... During the tour we will meet with farming systems groups and grain growers in the field, which will provide panel members with an intimate understanding of local issues. "..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
In September, the research results of a team of French university scientists studying rats fed a particular GM maize variety that experienced negative health effects were published in the Food and Chemical Toxicology journal... Some of the shortcomings of the research, according to EFSA, include that the strain of rat used in the two-year study is prone to developing tumours during their life expectancy of approximately two years regardless of any treatment and that the researchers have not complied with internationally recognised methods for setting up and carrying out experiments... For example, a minimum of 50 rats is required per treatment group in order to draw firm conclusions and the authors used only 10 rodents per group...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC panel to canvass regional grains research priorities.. The tour, from Monday, September 3, to Friday, September 7, will provide panel members with critical insights into the research, development and extension needs and requirements of the southern cropping industry... "During the tour we will meet with farming systems groups and grain growers in the field, which will provide panel members with an intimate understanding of local issues, allowing us to determine future research priorities...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Panel members will be travelling throughout southern New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia during their annual spring tour of growers' properties, research facilities and trial sites... The tour, from Monday, September 3, to Friday, September 7, will provide panel members with critical insights into the research, development and extension needs and requirements of the southern cropping industry... "During the tour we will meet with farming systems groups and grain growers in the field, which will provide panel members with an intimate understanding of local issues, allowing us to determine future research priorities...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GCTV14: DRT - App for Spray Applicators 25 July 2014 Andrew Hewitt explains how an Australian research facility focused on Drift Reducing Technologies is collaborating with international partners to develop a spray application App for mobile devices... 16.34: Located at Gatton this modest looking lab is one of only three research facilities focused 21.84: on DRTs or Drift Reducing Technologies... 86.7: Narrator: Chemical companies are also making use of 89.78: the research findings, factoring them into their own product research and producing new 94.67: formulations with DRTs built in. 97.64: Andrew Hewitt: Yeah the new formulations that have been developed 100.96: by several companies both the pesticide and the adjuvants that go with them are really 106.45: helping to get better performance in the field...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The low rainfall zone tour will comprise visits to: SA - Mallala, Pinery, Port Germein, Willowie, Orroroo, Kimba, Buckleboo, Tuckey, Arno Bay, Wharminda, Murlong, Lock, Warramboo, Wudinna, Minnipa and Mudamuckla... The medium rainfall zone tour will comprise visits to: SA - Pinery, Mallala, Balaklava, Hart, Clare, Tarlee, University of SA (Mawson Lakes), the Waite research precinct in Adelaide, Keith, Sherwood; Victoria - Horsham and Longerenong... The high rainfall zone/irrigation tour will comprise visits to: NSW - Griffith, Yanco, Young, Greenthorpe, Harden, Goulburn; Tasmania - Launceston, Milford Dam, Campbell Town, Riccarton, Forrest Vale, Cressy, Wollen Park, Deloraine, Red Hills and Huntsman Dam...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Panel to get the dirt on cropping issues and opportunities.. The low rainfall zone tour will comprise visits to: SA - Mallala, Pinery, Port Germein, Willowie, Orroroo, Kimba, Buckleboo, Tuckey, Arno Bay, Wharminda, Murlong, Lock, Warramboo, Wudinna, Minnipa and Mudamuckla... The medium rainfall zone tour will comprise visits to: SA - Pinery, Mallala, Balaklava, Hart, Clare, Tarlee, University of SA (Mawson Lakes), the Waite research precinct in Adelaide, Keith, Sherwood; Victoria - Horsham and Longerenong...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A HIGH level review of Australia's wheat breeding institutions will report by the end of June on the adequacy of processes governing bio-safety of plant and related research materials during their importation into Australia and during the exchange of material within Australia... Also on the panel is Keith Perrett, President of the Grains Council of Australia, Kevin Sheridan, former CEO of the NSW Department of Agriculture, Tony Fischer, Program Manager Australian Centre for T nternational Agricultural Research (and a member of the GRDC Board) and Mick Calley fonner Director of Plant Quarantine... "We have asked AFFA (the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Australia) for details of current quality control protocols governing importation of new biological material from overseas; the extent of materials being brought in; and subsequent movement that takes place between laboratories after the initial quarantine protocols have been met by the importing research institution," he said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A HIGH level review of Australia's wheat breeding institutions will report by the end of June on the adequacy of processes governing bio-safety of plant and related research materials during their importation into Australia and during the exchange of material within Australia... Also on the panel is Keith Perrett, President of the Grains Council of Australia, Kevin Sheridan, former CEO of the NSW Department of Agriculture, Tony Fischer, Program Manager Australian Centre for T nternational Agricultural Research (and a member of the GRDC Board) and Mick Calley fonner Director of Plant Quarantine... "We have asked AFFA (the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Australia) for details of current quality control protocols governing importation of new biological material from overseas; the extent of materials being brought in; and subsequent movement that takes place between laboratories after the initial quarantine protocols have been met by the importing research institution," he said...
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