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  • GRDC Chair welcomes new Board

    Media Releases

    Richard Clark

    Article Date
    23.10.2014
    Region
    National, North, Overseas, South, West

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Chair Richard Clark has welcomed the GRDC Board newly appointed by Minister for Agriculture The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP.

  • GRDC investment summary now available

    Media Releases

    Image of James Clark, GRDC Northern Panel chair.

    Article Date
    14.10.2014
    Region
    National, North

    A comprehensive overview of investments that are helping drive the production capacity and profitability of the Australian grains industry has now been released and is available at www.grdc.com.au/ProjectSummaries.

  • Scaddan workshop to delve into soil constraints

    Media Releases

    Image of David Hall and Nigel Metz

    Article Date
    30.01.2015
    Region
    West

    It is the International Year of Soils (IYS) this year and southern WA growers have an opportunity to talk to some of Australia’s leading specialists in the field at a one-off Soils Masterclass workshop next month.

  • Social media helps GRDC keep industry ahead

    Media Releases

    Image of Prue Cook, manager of online communities for GRDC

    Article Date
    29.01.2015
    Region
    North

    By 1998, only 16% of Australians had access to home internet and just two out of every five households owned a personal computer.

  • Ryegrass ergot heaps can have a silver lining for southern WA growers

    Media Releases

    Image of ryegrass ergot grading to test weed seeds for herbicide resistance (or susceptibility). Photo: Andrew Storrie, AGSWG.

    Article Date
    28.01.2015
    Region
    West

    An opportunity exists for WA’s southern grainbelt growers to use harvest residues from annual ryegrass ergot grading to test weed seeds for herbicide resistance (or susceptibility).

  • Getting chemistry in the spray tank right

    Media Releases

    Spray nozzle

    Article Date
    28.01.2015
    Region
    South

    A good spray tank mix can be likened to a good party, where everyone gets along and there are no messy clashes.

  • Stringent sampling needed to assess crown rot risk

    Media Releases

    Image of crown rot

    Article Date
    27.01.2015
    Region
    North

    Growers in the northern region are urged to use correct sampling techniques if they are to accurately assess the risk of the cereal plant disease crown rot in the lead up to this cropping season.

  • Global learning informs approach to local issues

    Media Releases

    Image of Bill Ryan

    Article Date
    27.01.2015
    Region
    West

    Support for these scholarships - which foster the professional development of innovative young Australian growers who can go on to become industry leaders - is an integral part of the GRDC’s investment in grains industry capacity building.

  • GRDC delivers on promise of expanded R&D capacity for northern region

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    22.01.2015
    Region
    North

    Key research priorities identified by Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) levy payers in the northern region have been recognised with the announcement today of an investment of $14 million into the region’s R&D capability.

  • NVT makes crop selection easy for growers

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    21.01.2015
    Region
    North

    Variety selection for the 2015 winter cropping season has been made easier for grain growers across New South Wales and Queensland following the release of the 2014 northern National Variety Trial (NVT) data.