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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
A critical component was ensuring that research issues and priorities were determined by the industry itself through three local committees made up of experienced advisers together with local growers... Feedback from a range of sources including growers, advisers, key researchers, together with agribusiness has indicated the Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) approach has been a very valuable contributor to the northern grains region because of adherence to a number of key principles... The similarity in results obtained has helped to generate a larger data set to give the industry additional confidence and also helped to raise their independent trial credibility...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
14 BWD00024: Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and Tasmania .................................... The over-arching aim of the project is to improve yield and water-use-efficiency of irrigated wheat production across the Northern Region by developing improved agronomic practices to reduce the incidence of lodging and increase the yield potential of irrigated wheat... Overall, the project will deliver a comprehensive research, communication and extension program that will ensure more effective management of water repellent agricultural soils in WA whilst building capacity for future soils research and development in Western Australia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Increase the direct exposure of agency researchers to key prioritised industry research questions and needs... A secondary component of this work was to examine the impact of early desiccation timing to both maximise the opportunity to save soil moisture and potentially shorten the re-cropping interval... The clear advantage over previous approaches is to ensure that the actual question or focus of this work is much more driven by industry rather than by the researcher...
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