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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Market Based Ecosystem Services 2009 Nuffield Australia All rights reserved... Recognising that agriculture is vital to the nation's food security and sustainable ecosystem preservation, and that consumers need to pay the true price for ecosystem goods and services... d. consider in detail all funding options, including those proposed in this report; e. create a communications strategy for end users and land managers to promote the ESS and its benefits; 50 Market Based Ecosystem Services f. establish an education and training programme to deliver extension services to land managers; and, g. develop a rigorous monitoring and evaluation programme to underpin the scheme's integrity...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Each year, growers in the northern grains belt make decisions about the amount of fertiliser nitrogen (N) they are going to apply to approximately four million hectares of paddock, with the vast majority of decisions made without the benefit of soil testing... From the validation work that has been done, it is clear that 'NBudget' can assist growers and advisers to fine tune N management decisions provided they have adequate records from the previous season, i.e. prior grain yields and proteins and fertiliser N inputs for the particular paddock... The 'NBudget' algorithms are also incorporated into CropChooser on the original CropMate website, thereby providing potential users with a tool to compare the economics of various cropping options (i.e. gross margin analyses) in which N and biological effects have been valued and the value attached to the crop, rather than the cost of production of the following crop...
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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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Catalogue: GRDC Media
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: GRDC Publications
It is important to remember that there are many ways in which PA can be adopted and used to make or save money, improve timeliness or environmental management and to carry out onfarm trials... If a grower purchases a GPS unit using one system and then changes to one using the other system, locations will not be translate accurately... Growers are not confident in using the currently available indices in making cropping decisions...
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