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Catalogue: Ground Cover
This is supported by recent figures from the International Grains Council, which has calculated global trade will need to increase at a rate of two per cent a year (production permitting) to cater for increasing demand from both established and emerging markets in the Middle East, Asia and Africa... Ms Watkins says the critical issue for Australia is that production in countries such as Ukraine and Kazakhstan can be increased by opening up new farmland... Ms Watkins says the global outlook means the much-touted opportunities for Australian grain are real, but they hinge on science and innovation that increase production on the growers' side of the farmgate, and on her side help to drive an increasingly efficient and competitive supply chain...
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Through the creation and sharing of research and knowledge, ABCA's work aims to place biotechnology and gene technology into context as another invaluable innovation for Australian agriculture, ensuring that science guides public policy for the future of farming... More than 18 million growers in 27 countries planted GM crops across 175.2 million hectares in 2013, which is a three per cent increase from 2012, according to the latest annual figures released by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)... In passing the Biosafety and Biotechnology Law, Dr Oteng-Adjei said Ghana had no option but to adopt GM crop innovations to enhance agricultural production through scientific methods, and that "there was the need to put in place the necessary infrastructure to begin its [GMO] commercialisation in the country"...
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Through the creation and sharing of research and knowledge, ABCA's work aims to place biotechnology and gene technology into context as another invaluable innovation for Australian agriculture, ensuring that science guides public policy for the future of farming... More than 18 million growers in 27 countries planted GM crops across 175.2 million hectares in 2013, which is a three per cent increase from 2012, according to the latest annual figures released by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)... In passing the Biosafety and Biotechnology Law, Dr Oteng-Adjei said Ghana had no option but to adopt GM crop innovations to enhance agricultural production through scientific methods, and that "there was the need to put in place the necessary infrastructure to begin its [GMO] commercialisation in the country"...
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Co-authors of a new report from the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (from left) Professor Ross Kingwell, Tamara Stretch and Dr Chris Carter... It is hoped that a study of supply-chain costs will provide the necessary data for industry action on improving trading efficiencies and reducing the impost on growers' incomes... Dr Carter says there are some explainable reasons for the differences: "WA and South Australia have an export focus and this makes it possible to streamline freight, storage and ship loading," he says...
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Agricultural scientists from around the globe have gathered in Brisbane this week to discuss sustainable food production at the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture... John Harvey, GRDC Managing Director said the organisation was proud to support the international agricultural scientific community in its endeavour to design more productive, economic and sustainable farming systems to meet the challenges of expanding population, global change, and environmental degradation... CAPTION: Keith Perrett, GRDC Chair, Botswana Dept of Ag Research's Majara Chite Stephen and Ugele Majaule, GRDC Northern Panellist Aaron Sanderson and GRDC Acting Executive Manager, Stuart Kearns at the World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Brisbane...
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" GCTV8: Celebrating Ground Cover's 100th edition 17 August 2012.. 4.509: GCTV Ep#8 Supplement 5.14: Narrator: For many, thumbing through the pages of Ground 7.299: Cover is a time honoured tradition, almost a 9.809: ritual... 493.58: Narrator: A technical writer cum part time farmer with 496.31: a good sense of curiosity was brought in to produce 498.889: Ground Cover 499.58: Emma Leonard: Editor, Ground Cover Supplements I 504.62: grain industry and having my feet on a farm makes me 509.02: have to think about the practicality, how will this work on farm, how might this be 512.93: of interest to a grower...
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Ground Cover writers honoured.. The status and role of Ground Cover as the GRDC's premier publication serving the grains industry has been reinforced with two of its writers being honoured in the 2015 Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists awards announced on 31 July... Clarisa's award was for a photo of Bellata, NSW, grain grower Drew Penberthy , which appeared on the front cover of the July-August 2014 northern region issue of Ground Cover ...
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Ground Cover writers honoured.. The status and role of Ground Cover as the GRDC's premier publication serving the grains industry has been reinforced with two of its writers being honoured in the 2015 Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists awards announced on 31 July... Clarisa's award was for a photo of Bellata, NSW, grain grower Drew Penberthy , which appeared on the front cover of the July-August 2014 northern region issue of Ground Cover ...
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Knowledge shared is knowledge gained.. It is also reflected in the underlying knowledge sharing that helps to accelerate the research needed to keep ahead of shifting production constraints - a major example being herbicide resistance... The Updates provide growers and their advisers with up-to-the-minute reports on the progress, or outcomes, of research, both nationally and locally...
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WA grower's yield app wins Grain Inventors competition.. "My primary motivation for developing the app is not to generate profits, but to make available to the wider industry a tool that can improve the viability of Australian farm businesses and make a profound difference to the way our major input decisions are made.".. "We have saved literally hundreds of thousands of dollars over a number of below average seasons, purely through informed rational decisions that were made at a time when the crops were looking a million dollars," Mr Fels said...
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