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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is helping secure the future of young researchers in the northern industry with the presentation of a new career enhancement award... GRDC Northern Panel chair James Clark said the work of young researchers was crucial to the future productivity of the grains industry and the development of effective solutions to agronomic, crop nutrition and soil nutrition challenges in the longer term... "Awards like this pave the way for a bright future for our northern grains industry by encouraging young and progressive professionals like Matt to continue in the industry and drive important farm-based research work," Mr Clark said...
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GRDC to recruit new northern panel.. The northern panel provides an effective link between growers, the research community and GRDC and plays an important advisory and strategic role in GRDC investments across the research, development and extension spectrum... The panel system helps ensure that the GRDC's investments deliver practical gains in the productivity, profitability and competitiveness of Australian grain growers by identifying and refining key research priorities for the northern region, according to GRDC northern panel chair James Clark...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Northern Panel is driven by the aim of delivering dollars to growers' pockets and a key part of this strategy is growing the leadership skills set of the grain industry... The GRDC takes a multi-pronged approach to capacity building through programs that target growers, advisers and researchers.. The GRDC currently funds and will continue to fund a number of well targeted capacity building activities such as sponsorship for conferences and similar activities, GRDC Advisor and Grower Updates - which are being held in Coonabarabran and Warren this week, Goondiwindi on March 3-4 and Talwood on March 5, the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation Program, Nuffield Australian Farming Scholarships and the National Youth Science Forum...
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McFadyen advocates practical research to combat challenges.. "I grew up on the family farm, and have kept my boots dusty for 16 years as a private and now corporate on-farm agronomist and I have to say the challenges and opportunities across both sides of our industry are not dissimilar... "The panel has no one important role, we need to be the glue between all the elements of our essential RD&E to ensure the GRDC charter is met, and that our research can become a tool in the shed for the growers."..
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McFadyen advocates practical research to combat challenges.. "I grew up on the family farm, and have kept my boots dusty for 16 years as a private and now corporate on-farm agronomist and I have to say the challenges and opportunities across both sides of our industry are not dissimilar... "The panel has no one important role, we need to be the glue between all the elements of our essential RD&E to ensure the GRDC charter is met, and that our research can become a tool in the shed for the growers."..
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GRDC committed to building capacity among growers.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Northern Panel is driven by the aim of delivering dollars to growers' pockets and a key part of this strategy is growing the leadership skills set of the grain industry... The GRDC currently funds and will continue to fund a number of well targeted capacity building activities such as sponsorship for conferences and similar activities, GRDC Advisor and Grower Updates - which are being held in Coonabarabran and Warren this week, Goondiwindi on March 3-4 and Talwood on March 5, the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation Program, Nuffield Australian Farming Scholarships and the National Youth Science Forum...
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With the mungbean season well underway across New South Wales and Queensland, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is offering growers an 'agronomic helping hand' with the launch of the Mungbean GrowNotes... Mungbean GrowNotes can be accessed online at www.grdc.com.au/GrowNotes and follows the launch of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, durum, chickpea and maize modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region... Mungbean GrowNotes equips growers with the latest research and extension information, paving the way for valuable gains in crop production and profitability through improved management decisions...
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With the mungbean season well underway across New South Wales and Queensland, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is offering growers an 'agronomic helping hand' with the launch of the Mungbean GrowNotes... Mungbean GrowNotes can be accessed online at www.grdc.com.au/GrowNotes and follows the launch of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, durum, chickpea and maize modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region... Mungbean GrowNotes equips growers with the latest research and extension information, paving the way for valuable gains in crop production and profitability through improved management decisions...
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As an agricultural consultant, Cam Nicholson spends a significant amount of time crunching the numbers on business performance and productivity potential... "In my experience, farmers make decisions based on three main factors - head, heart and gut instinct," Mr Nicholson said... "The head part of the decision making process centres on analysing numbers and the science behind it, but very often decisions will be strongly influenced by the heart - that is goals, values and beliefs - and gut instinct, which is directly linked to intuition and practical experience...
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"In my experience, farmers make decisions based on three main factors - head, heart and gut instinct," Mr Nicholson said... "The head part of the decision making process centres on analysing numbers and the science behind it, but very often decisions will be strongly influenced by the heart - that is goals, values and beliefs - and gut instinct, which is directly linked to intuition and practical experience... "The program at each of the Updates will cover a range of topics that is meaningful and relevant to northern grain advisors and producers including improving yield and profit in northern farming systems, making better business decisions, soil sodicity, herbicide resistance management, and the effective use of social media...
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