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Catalogue: Ground Cover
[Photo (left) by Rebecca Thyer: AMPS Research coordinator Jules Dixon (left) takes AMPS Research members through the results of wheat variety trials.].. Based on the Liverpool Plains, AMPS Agribusiness is a group of seven companies that began in 2002 after local grower group AMPS Research found that the best way to improve grower returns was to become more involved in value-adding enterprises... With commercial success, the amount invested by the group into research has increased, providing AMPS Research with a working budget of $149,000 in the 2008-09 financial year...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Kingaroy Grower Grains Research Update.. Making the impossible possible together - experiences in different ways to manage resources... Grains Research Update - Kingaroy 21st August 2001 www.southburnett.com.au This is a very useful site for residents in the Burnett region...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Kingaroy Grower Grains Research Update.. Making the impossible possible together - experiences in different ways to manage resources... Grains Research Update - Kingaroy 21st August 2001 www.southburnett.com.au This is a very useful site for residents in the Burnett region...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Claying improves the productivity of sandy soils.. Despite years of clay being spread over sandy soils to improve water-holding capacity, little is known about its impact on the soils' nutrient content... As part of the GRDC-funded More Profit from Crop Nutrition (MPCN) initiative, researchers from the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) and Murdoch University are exploring the potential to improve crop nutrition after claying...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Claying improves the productivity of sandy soils.. Despite years of clay being spread over sandy soils to improve water-holding capacity, little is known about its impact on the soils' nutrient content... As part of the GRDC-funded More Profit from Crop Nutrition (MPCN) initiative, researchers from the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) and Murdoch University are exploring the potential to improve crop nutrition after claying...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
The paper is based on the concept that Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) systems are the future of the grains industry all cropping industries... The paper discusses some of the important production drivers in the grazing operations, being pasture improvement, crop: stock land mix and stocking rate... Using single variant analysis we can see that profit was largely influenced by yield the variation in yield was heavily influenced by how efficient the water was used rather than just the amount of rain received across all regions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
The paper is based on the concept that Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) systems are the future of the grains industry all cropping industries... The paper discusses some of the important production drivers in the grazing operations, being pasture improvement, crop: stock land mix and stocking rate... Using single variant analysis we can see that profit was largely influenced by yield the variation in yield was heavily influenced by how efficient the water was used rather than just the amount of rain received across all regions...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
There is new hope for a lasting control of the southern grain districts most significant in-crop pest, the Mediterranean snail... Successful lab trials have identified a native nematode that can deliver a deathblow to the snail and save growers time and money spent trying to control the problem... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Study of surface inversions and Sigma Theta relationships and development of grower tools to manage spray drift risk... Grain growers are being encouraged to avoid pesticide spray drift by developing an understanding of weather conditions conducive to spray drift... Spray consultant Bill Gordon, of Bill Gordon Consulting, urges grain growers to consider temperature inversion conditions as a factor in avoiding pesticide spray drift...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Foreword My plan is to achieve higher profit margins for my familys' farming business and through my study, I hope to learn how farmers overseas are doing this... Defining the problem When I discuss value adding, I am talking about something as basic as grading or drying the grain... All the things have a far greater bearing on the cost of food than the actual commodities that we produce as farmers, and many farmers I talk to do not understand this...
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