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  • Kelly eclipses the average to claim GRDC award

    Media Releases

    Image of northern panel chair James Clark presenting the 2015 GRDC Seed of Light Award to Alison Kelly.

    Article Date
    04.03.2015
    Region
    North

    Few people have a natural inclination to understand and interpret statistics but fewer still have the ability to make the numbers meaningful on a practical level.

  • Mice on the move across Downs

    Media Releases

    Image of Julianne Farrell, Rodent biologist.

    Article Date
    03.03.2015
    Region
    North

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is urging Darling Downs grain growers to closely monitor mice numbers following reports of burgeoning activity in sorghum crops.

  • Reap rewards with early action on powdery mildew

    Media Releases

    Gordon Cumming

    Article Date
    02.03.2015
    Region
    North

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is urging mungbean growers to take a proactive approach to powdery mildew control this season to maximise crop yield potential and capitalise on the current bullish market.

  • The business of farming in focus at Bendigo forum

    Media Releases

    Bill Long

    Article Date
    02.03.2015
    Region
    South

    Farm advisers from across Victoria will gather in Bendigo this month to discuss what they can do to advance the enterprises of their grain-growing clients.

  • GRDC Update a shining success

    Media Releases

    Image of Neal Menzies, Jim Laycock, Will Martel and Chris Guppy.

    Article Date
    02.03.2015
    Region
    North

    More than 125 grain industry representatives converged on Coonabarabran last week for the annual Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grain Research Update.

  • Frost workshops to highlight latest research

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    02.03.2015
    Region
    West

    Western Australian growers can find out the latest information on how to reduce the risk of frost damaging their crops this season by attending one of a series of workshops in March.

  • Horsham workshop to discuss pests in retained stubbles

    Media Releases

    stubble

    Article Date
    27.02.2015
    Region
    South

    Grain growers and consultants challenged by management of pests in retained stubble systems are invited to attend a workshop in Horsham to share and discuss their experiences with research and extension experts.

  • Topical issues on Farm Business Updates agenda

    Media Releases

    Image of Peter Roberts, GRDC western regional panel chairman.

    Article Date
    27.02.2015
    Region
    West

    Topical and practical information on key business issues facing growers and advisers will be discussed at Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) forums in Western Australia in March.

  • GRDC committed to building capacity among growers

    Media Releases

    Image of James Clark, GRDC Northern Panel Chair.

    Article Date
    26.02.2015
    Region
    North

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC) Northern Panel is driven by the aim of delivering dollars to growers’ pockets and a key part of this strategy is growing the leadership skills set of the grain industry.

  • Grains industry leaders: it's time to step up

    Media Releases

    Participants in the 2014 Resilient Grain Leaders program included Fiona Hart (left), of Yarrawonga, Victoria; Damian Bradford, Adelaide, SA; and Trudy McElroy, Deniliquin, NSW.

    Article Date
    25.02.2015
    Region
    North, South, West

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is seeking out grain growers and industry professionals across Australia who wish to take the next step in their careers.

    The GRDC is offering an opportunity for growers, agronomists, consultants, grain buyers, researchers, industry group representatives and others to undertake its Resilient Grain Leaders program.