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GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett is Australia's first Farm Industry Leader of the Year, receiving the honour in September at the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Sydney... GRDC managing director Peter Reading congratulated Mr Perrett on receiving the award, which recognises his outstanding leadership and decades of service to the agriculture industry... In receiving the Award, Mr Perrett acknowledged the support of his family and staff. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The outputs of this and previous projects confirm the ability of CQ grain growers to produce more grain from less water using an opportunity cropping strategy during a decade of low rainfall years (2000-2009) and still maintain a profitable industry... This group of activities showed that the technologies assessed in the project were not 'grower friendly', and that they needed a high level of expertise for successful use and adoption... Cropping frequency An assessment of cropping sequences over 10 years on the Moonggoo and Kilmore case study farms examined the potential for increasing the cropping frequency in CQ as a means of improving the profitability of grain production...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The National Mungbean Improvement Program (NMIP) has delivered immediate productivity and profitability gains to Northern Region growers and set the foundation to deliver the next generation of varieties that will increase crop reliability and grower confidence... From the foundation, NMIP will develop the next generation of mungbean varieties which combine productivity gains, yield stability and specific adaptation to regional and irrigated production to further increase grower confidence and adoption of mungbeans... Two hundred and sixty new lines developed in this project were evaluated in Stage 1 yield trials at Biloela, Hermitage and Narrabri in 2007/08...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GCTV11: GRDC's Chairman Stands Down 11 August 2013.. Those who have worked closely with this grain grower and chairman reflect on his contribution to the grains industry... 0.31: GCTV Ep#11 Chairman Stands Down 0.37: Narrator: Darryl Anderson Well after six years as chairman of GRDC Keith 4.11: Perrett is standing down so we thought we would caught up with Keith as well as the 8.42: two managing directors he has worked with during his time in the chair...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Ants and termites, supported by conservation agriculture practices, are providing unexpectedly high yield benefits on Rohan Ford's property at Binnu, north of Geraldton... CSIRO and University of Sydney researchers found that termites and ants helped to lift Mr Ford's wheat yield by 36 per cent and reduce his nitrogen expenditure by about 25 per cent... Region West < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Ants and termites help lift wheat yields at Binnu..
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Grain growers to gather at Griffith Key points: Grain growers throughout the Murrumbidgee irrigation region will gather in Griffith next month to discuss regional agronomic issues and to equip themselves for the crop growing season and the coming harvest... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), supported by Irrigation Research and Extension Committee, is hosting a research Update for growers on August 10 at the Griffith Ex-Servicemen's Club... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the Update will be an important forum for discussing and analysing cropping issues and for assisting growers in their endeavours to maximise potential from their enterprises. "..
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Naracoorte grains forum to tackle hot crop topics.. Naracoorte grains forum to tackle hot crop topics Key points: Grain growers throughout South Australia's South-East will gather in Naracoorte this month to discuss regional agronomic issues and to equip themselves for the remainder of the crop growing season and the coming harvest... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), supported by MacKillop Farm Management Group and the SA Farmers Federation, is hosting a research Update for growers on August 23 at the Naracoorte Town Hall...
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Mildura grains forum to support growers through the season Key points: Grain growers throughout the Sunraysia and Mallee regions will next month be provided with the latest agronomic and research information to assist them through the remainder of the crop-growing season and to prepare them for harvest... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), supported by Mallee Sustainable Farming Inc, is hosting a research Update for growers on July 19 at the Mildura Football Function Centre... I encourage all growers in the region to take time out from their on-farm activities to attend the forum to learn of the latest in grains research and industry developments and for the opportunity to discuss issues of most importance to them," Mr Shannon said...
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Naracoorte grains forum to tackle hot crop topics.. Naracoorte grains forum to tackle hot crop topics Key points: Grain growers throughout South Australia's South-East will gather in Naracoorte this month to discuss regional agronomic issues and to equip themselves for the remainder of the crop growing season and the coming harvest... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), supported by MacKillop Farm Management Group and the SA Farmers Federation, is hosting a research Update for growers on August 23 at the Naracoorte Town Hall...
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Skipton grains forum to support local growers Key points: Grain growers throughout the Western District of Victoria will gather in Skipton this month to discuss regional agronomic issues and to equip themselves for the remainder of the crop growing season and the coming harvest... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), supported by Southern Farming Systems, is hosting a research Update for growers on August 24 at the Skipton Golf Club... Growers in the Western District of Victoria are faced with a unique set of agronomic, environmental and seasonal conditions so it is important that they are provided with information and resources that are relevant and of practical use," Mr Shannon said. "..
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