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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Why Weeds are necessary for Regeneration The main difference between "sustainability" and "regeneration" I believe is that most country is in dire need of vast improvement and having a mentality that sustainability or "protection" is good enough throws up two unfortunate blockages, particularly in the rangelands... If we can progress past this blockage than the alternative is for us to have "an abundance mentality" and create a positive situation where we produce far more than we could before by using different principles and attitude"... Outcomes: By using innovative principles of land and animal management and by continuing to learn and develop synergistic enterprises I am buoyed by the opportunity and potential we have to focus on improvements in all facets of our management from ecology, economy and social / community development in rural areas...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
A guide for broad acre farmers to understand the markets in order to match production to consumption.. As a farmer with a marketing background it is my desire to understand the potential for these countries to produce enough food to feed themselves, and discover where opportunities may arise for Australian broad acre farmers to supply sectors of the market that they cannot successfully do themselves... The report is a long term view into understanding the markets, what drives them and where our opportunities, as farmers, will be into the future...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Mr Harvey says the trip was part of the GRDC's efforts to keep the Australian industry abreast of what overseas competitors are doing, and seeking out information that could benefit the Australian industry... Mr Harvey says the focus was clearly on the well-developed research pipelines that now exist for corn and soybeans, but not for wheat... For example, Monsanto said it aims to double yields of corn, soybeans, canola and cotton by 2030 and there is now wide adoption of these crops by farmers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The discovery of a gene that controls the way plants respond to drought could help lead researchers to the "holy grail" for many farmers: a new drought-tolerant, high-performing line of wheat... Researchers at the ARC Centre of Plant Energy Biology, Australian National University, made the significant discovery several years ago of a protein that controls the amount of a signal between chloroplast and nucleus of a plant that regulates its response to drought... Arun Yadav, who works with Prof. Pogson, discovered that wheat plants have up to seven copies of the gene, and each may have slightly different functions related to drought tolerance and the production of the signal in different parts of the plant, like roots, seeds or leaves...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The discovery of a gene that controls the way plants respond to drought could help lead researchers to the "holy grail" for many farmers: a new drought-tolerant, high-performing line of wheat... Researchers at the ARC Centre of Plant Energy Biology, Australian National University, made the significant discovery several years ago of a protein that controls the amount of a signal between chloroplast and nucleus of a plant that regulates its response to drought... Arun Yadav, who works with Prof. Pogson, discovered that wheat plants have up to seven copies of the gene, and each may have slightly different functions related to drought tolerance and the production of the signal in different parts of the plant, like roots, seeds or leaves...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I wanted to see if there was the opportunity or need for Australia to co-operatively work with other sheep producing countries for the benefit of all sheep producers worldwide... There is high demand for increasing industry requirements and also from agriculture... There is an increasing demand by customers for finer high quality wool which is used in very fine knit wear and sportswear...
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