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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Agricultural assets have a place in a balanced investment portfolio... Soil is where any agricultural production business starts... Summary rural sector fundamentals are very strong; soil is where you start; the real estate; the business; best farmers are making very good returns; must be a 'Top 20%' producer; and challenges...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The aim of the project was to investigate the use of compost as a partial substitute for synthetic phosphorus (P) fertilisers in Vietnam... Results of the project indicated that the use of compost as a substitute for synthetic P fertiliser is a viable solution to the predicted increases in demand and cost of mined P fertiliser... While glasshouse results showed that synthetic fertilisers are able to be substituted with compost, a nutritionally balanced field trial which uses more appropriate sampling times, as well as a collection of plant tissue samples, is proposed as an area for further research...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
There is a strong case for single desk purchasing and marketing, as evidenced by experience in marketing malting and feed barley, and oilseeds (whole-of-industry) production... To meet the proposed renewable fuel market, some of the new demand will have to be supplied from current income-producing grain or sugar (ethanol) product... Australia will become a world leader in grain product differentiation...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A snails crusader and a soil nutritionist are recipients of the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award for 2016... The award, comprising a travel bursary to extend professional networks and collaborative research opportunities, was presented to a leading authority on the management of snails in farming systems, Graham Hayes, and to soil nutritionist Professor Mike Bell... With a jar of snails in hand, Graham Hayes (left) receives his GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award from GRDC Southern Panel member Bill Long...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Photo: GRDC northern panel chair James Clark presents the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award to respected industry researcher Professor Mike Bell at the GRDC Updates dinner in Goondiwindi... "Professor Bell has an exceptional ability to deliver practical information to growers that can help improve their crop and farming system management year-in-year-out... The Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award was a further accolade for Professor Bell who is also a past recipient of the GRDC Seed of Light award for the northern grains region in recognition of his contributions to communicating research outcomes to industry...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Photo: GRDC northern panel chair James Clark presents the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award to respected industry researcher Professor Mike Bell at the GRDC Updates dinner in Goondiwindi... "Professor Bell has an exceptional ability to deliver practical information to growers that can help improve their crop and farming system management year-in-year-out... The Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award was a further accolade for Professor Bell who is also a past recipient of the GRDC Seed of Light award for the northern grains region in recognition of his contributions to communicating research outcomes to industry...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page.. computer program has been developed to provide a simple and accurate method of determining soil moisture and nitrogen fertiliser requirements... A fact sheet outlines how HowWet?..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page.. computer program has been developed to provide a simple and accurate method of determining soil moisture and nitrogen fertiliser requirements... A fact sheet outlines how HowWet?..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page.. computer program has been developed to provide a simple and accurate method of determining soil moisture and nitrogen fertiliser requirements... A fact sheet outlines how HowWet?..
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The objective of my study was to understand the principals behind carbon trade and the on ground farming practices that may enhance soil health, increase sequestration and potentially increase greater amounts of soil carbon... I firmly believe that agriculture has a positive role to play in carbon sequestration and although not the sole answer to reducing all CO 2 emissions farmers and farming operations deserve good information to serve them now and into the future... 1% OC = 3.6 kg/m 2= 14.4 litres/m 2= 144,000 litres/ ha The above calculation shows that an increase of 14.4 litres of extra plant available water could be stored per square metre in the top 30cm of soil with a bulk density of 1.2g/m 3, for every 1% increase in the level of soil organic carbon in addition to the current water holding capacity of the soil itself...
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