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Dates and locations have been announced for the 2015 Western Australian Regional Crop Updates, which can help equip grain growers with the latest research results applicable to their area... Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), 12 updates will be held throughout the WA grainbelt in March... GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts encouraged growers to attend the events to access relevant and timely information to help them boost farm productivity and profitability...
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" GRDC Themes PART 4 - Protecting Your Crop 10 February 2012 Australia's Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) has adjusted its structure and focus to correspond with the building blocks of successful, profitable grain production... It addresses the trio of losses common to all agriculture -- weeds pests and diseases... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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" Over The Fence West: Crop grazing bolsters whole of farm productivity 11 January 2013 Taking the brave decision to open the gate for stock to graze cereal and canola crops has paid off for David and Sally Cox, Waterhatch Farms, Neridup, with carrying capacity quadrupled and crop production increased... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Decision making within a category is often price driven and disjointed there is a need for a value chain that is transparent and collaborative between three parties - the retailer, supplier and consumer... The overall viability of such programs may only be short lived for several reasons: economics, changing consumer buying behaviours and consumer lifestyles, or competition... European suppliers are in touch with the needs of both consumers and retailers...
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" GRDC Themes PART 5 - Improving Your Farm Resource 10 February 2012 Australia's Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) has adjusted its structure and focus to correspond with the building blocks of successful, profitable grain production... It addresses the productivity of our soil and the way we use water to provide growers with the returns they desire, while minimising potential on farm and off farm impacts... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Bernie Fraser, will address farm consultants, accountants, agribusiness bankers and rural financial counsellors at a special farm business event in Wagga Wagga next month... Recognising the importance of enterprise management in improving grain producers' incomes, the GRDC has embarked on a new series of forums at which growers and other grains industry professionals can access valuable information and resources to support them in their business decision-making," Mr Shannon said. ".. Mr Shannon said an innovation forum will look at record keeping, benchmarking, performance analysis, income protection and risk management solutions...
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Advisers to talk farm business at Bendigo Update Victorian accountants, financial advisers, agribusiness bankers, rural financial counsellors and farm consultants will gather in Bendigo this month to further their understanding of the issues challenging their grain-growing clients... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is hosting a Farm Business Update to provide professionals with information and insights to enhance their service to grain growers... Recognising the importance of enterprise management in improving grain producers' incomes, the GRDC has embarked on a new series of forums at which growers and other grains industry professionals can access valuable information and resources to support them in their business decision-making," Mr..
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AEGIC chief economist Professor Ross Kingwell explored the findings of a benchmarking study that highlighted the benefits of training for farm businesses at a recent GRDC Agribusiness Crop Update in Perth... Productivity advances require investment in both the human and technical aspects of farm businesses, according to a recent benchmarking study by the Australian Export Grain Innovation Centre (AEGIC)... Project leader and AEGIC chief economist Professor Ross Kingwell presented the findings at the Perth Agribusiness Updates earlier in the year and says the study demonstrates the importance of training...
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GRDC Manager of Validation and Integration, Stuart Kearns, says that of the $117 million of grain grower levies and Australian Government funds invested each year in research, development and extension, around $49 million is directed by GRDC to farming practices research. ".. The research is aimed at providing grain growers with better choices and information to enhance their farming systems and long-term viability, so it's important that we target investment into research that is going to have real impact and make a difference on-farm," said Mr.. The GRDC, in partnership with the Australian Government's Caring for our Country program, worked with Solutions Marketing and Umbers Rural Services to conduct a national survey of growers to capture and present information about the farming practices currently in use on grain and mixed farms across Australia...
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Key farm practices identified as research priorities.. GRDC Manager of Validation and Integration, Stuart Kearns, says that of the $117 million of grain grower levies and Australian Government funds invested each year in research, development and extension, around $49 million is directed by GRDC to farming practices research. ".. The research is aimed at providing grain growers with better choices and information to enhance their farming systems and long-term viability, so it's important that we target investment into research that is going to have real impact and make a difference on-farm," said Mr..
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