Grains Research and Development

Driving Agronomy Podcasts

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Driving Agronomy podcasts are released weekly and discuss various agronomic issues to assist and inform those in the Australian grain industry.

Driving Agronomy is now available as a podcast via iTunes and other podcast players.

To subscribe via iTunes, simply search for "Driving Agronomy" in the iTunes Store and click the "Subscribe" link. Alternately, you can click here to open the Driving Agronomy podcast in iTunes Preview in your browser.

If you plan to subscribe to Driving Agronomy on your iPhone, iPad or iPod, your podcasts will appear in the new Podcasts app, available for free from the App Store.

To subscribe to the Driving Agronomy podcast using a different podcast player, enter the following URL when prompted: http://www.grdc.com.au/DAPodcast 

To listen to Driving Agronomy online without subscribing to the podcast, click the links below to listen to individual episodes.

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About Driving Agronomy Podcasts

Driving Agronomy podcasts are short audio files available in MP3 format. These files can be downloaded directly from the GRDC Website or listeners can subscribe to Driving Agronomy through podcast subscription services such as iTunes or Zune.

Podcasts can be refined in several ways using the Filter Module. Filtering by location allows listeners to find podcasts recorded in their local area. Filtering by category allows listeners to filter by Region, by Research and Development Area or by publication date. If a listener knows the title of the podcast, the A-Z Filter enables filtering by the first letter of the podcast title.

  • Mixing Chemicals

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    10.08.2015
    Region
    National, North, South, West
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Peter Newman
    Phone
    0427 984 010
    Download
    Mixing Chemicals

    Research is showing herbicide resistance can be delayed more effectively by mixing chemicals at full rates than simply rotating chemicals.

  • Herbicide Resistance

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    20.07.2015
    Region
    National
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Protection, Extension and Communication, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Preston
    Phone
    08 8313 7237
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    Herbicide Resistance

    A major herbicide resistance project has come to an end. What were the lessons learned? Program runs 4 mins 57 secs

  • Paraquat - the Shady Herbicide

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    14.07.2015
    Region
    National
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Establishment, Crop Protection, Extension and Communication
    Contact
    Tony Cook
    Email
    tony.cook@dpi.nsw.gov.au
    Download
    Paraquat - the Shady Herbicide

    Researchers have discovered that spraying the herbicide, paraquat, in the evening delivers a better result.

  • Canola, the Good Oil

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    29.06.2015
    Region
    National, North, South, West
    R&D Area
    Breeding/New Varieties, Market Research, Pre breeding research, Quality/Standards, Variety Evaluation
    Contact
    Clare Flakelar
    Email
    cflakelar@csu.edu.au
    Phone
    0400 608 957
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    Canola, the Good Oil

    Research is looking for ways to retain health giving components of canola oil during the refining process. Program runs: 4 mins 17 secs

  • Ryegrass control with RIM

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    22.06.2015
    Region
    National, North, South, West
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Peter Newman
    Phone
    0427 984 010
    Download
    Ryegrass control with RIM

    RIM modelling shows that ryegrass can be controlled in canola/wheat rotations by adding a third control method.

  • Soils Little Workers

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    16.06.2015
    Region
    National, North, South, West
    R&D Area
    Crop Establishment, Crop Nutrition
    Contact
    Lori Phillips
    Email
    lori.phillips@ecodev.vic.gov.au
    Phone
    03 9032 7141
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    Soils Little Workers

    Research is attempting to find ways to unlock the applied nitrogen fertiliser stored in the soil.

  • The Art of Soil

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    10.06.2015
    Region
    National
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Business Management, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Extension and Communication
    Contact
    Michael Eyres
    Email
    michael@injecta.com.au
    Phone
    08 8332 7039
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    The Art of Soil

    On this program we take a look at the role of soil consultants in lifting grain yields and profitability.

  • Pre-emergent Herbicides

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    08.06.2015
    Region
    National, North, South, West
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection
    Contact
    Mark Congreve
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    Pre-emergent Herbicides

    A new technical manual for agronomists on pre-emergent herbicides has been released in time for incrop spraying.

  • Resistant Weeds - Three is better than one

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    03.06.2015
    Region
    National
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Extension and Communication
    Contact
    Geoff Fosbery
    Phone
    08 9622 5095
    Download
    Resistant Weeds - Three is better than one

    A multi-pronged approach is needed when it comes to managing weeds that can survive a dose of herbicide.

  • Crowding Out the Weeds

    Audio

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    Publish Date
    01.06.2015
    Region
    National
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Establishment, Crop Protection, Extension and Communication, Harvesting and Storage, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Michael Walsh
    Email
    michael.walsh@uwa.edu.au
    Phone
    08 6488 7872
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    Crowding Out the Weeds

    Researchers say it's possible to substantially reduce weed seedbanks by crowding out weeds with thick stands of crop.