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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
An understanding of farming systems issues by industry participants is essential for the accelerated adoption of new ideas and technology, and improving the economic and environmental performance of the grain industry... There is both the need and ongoing demand for this training in eastern Australia, particularly from less experienced people within the grains industry, such as recent graduates... Of the industry based students: 51 have completed all four grains units (with 20 of these continuing to study for a Master of Agriculture), 26 are continuing towards the completion of the course, 25 have undertaken one or more units as part of other degrees, and 26 withdrew from the course after completing one or more units due to employment or personal reasons...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
There is increasing demand for maize as a feed grain and for silage from the expansion of the feedlot beef industry and intensification of dairy production, particularly on the Darling Downs... The results of the work were communicated to a major industry seminar, held in conjunction with Pioneer HiBred in Dalby in July 2004, at attended by approximately 80 advisers and consultants... Results did not support the suggestion that maize may result in a greater chance of sowing a following winter crop or increased yield reliability in that crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Keith Hams, Ray Harrington (holding the GRDC Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award) and Peter Roberts.. Darkan farmer Ray Harrington was today recognised for his long-running, outstanding contribution to the grains industry, as the inaugural recipient of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award... "Ray came up with the idea for the HSD when he sold his sheep and devoted his Darkan property to cropping in 1996, and realised he needed to come up with a way of controlling weeds at harvest time to avoid developing problems with weeds and herbicide resistance," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Luke recognised as grains industry rising star.. Mr Minogue said the Emerging Leader Award, voted on by the GRDC Regional Panels, recognised the efforts and commitment of a chosen researcher, adviser, grower or other industry participant... "His research has largely looked to increase the grain production and profitability for growers and reduce the risks associated with non-cereal crop production," said Mr Minogue, of Barmedman (NSW)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Luke recognised as grains industry rising star.. Mr Minogue said the Emerging Leader Award, voted on by the GRDC Regional Panels, recognised the efforts and commitment of a chosen researcher, adviser, grower or other industry participant... "His research has largely looked to increase the grain production and profitability for growers and reduce the risks associated with non-cereal crop production," said Mr Minogue, of Barmedman (NSW)...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC has appointed Robert Sewell AM, a grower from Wongan Hills, Western Australia, as inaugural chair of the Wheat Classification Council (WCC)... The role of the WCC is to: capture and assess market information; use this knowledge to oversee the wheat classification process and quality issues facing industry; agree on the grade requirements for Australian wheat; and facilitate development of new wheat varieties... The appointment of representatives to the WCC involved discussions with key stakeholders, including grower organisations, exporters, domestic users, storage and handling agents and wheat-breeding companies...
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