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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.

  • New board appointments for Grains RDC

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    22.10.2014
    Region
    National, North, Overseas, South, West

    Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce, today announced new board members to guide the investment and research efforts of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to generate the best return for grower levies.

  • Plan now for summer double crops

    Media Releases

    Image of Kelly Becker, GRDC Northern Panellist

    Article Date
    21.10.2014
    Region
    North

    With summer fast approaching, northern grain growers thinking of double cropping their country should be preparing now and addressing questions of soil nutrition, water availability and weed pressure.

  • Soil nutrition workshops planned for CQ

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    16.10.2014
    Region
    North

    Correctly matching soil nutrient needs with fertiliser application can deliver significant production and profitability rewards to growers and will be the focus of an upcoming workshop series in Central Queensland.

  • Checklist for retaining seed at harvest

    Media Releases

    Image of John Sheppard, GRDC Northern Panel member.

    Article Date
    15.10.2014
    Region
    North

    With harvest fast approaching, many grain growers will be considering the option of retaining their own winter crop seed for next year’s planting.

    Before heading down this path, growers electing to store their own seed should consider the following factors to ensure a healthy crop is established next season.

  • Don't let snails spoil grain harvest

    Media Releases

    Snails and harvesters

    Article Date
    15.10.2014
    Region
    South

    The South Australian Research and Development Institute Entomology Unit advises that monitoring snail populations before harvest is recommended to determine the need for header modifications, as movement into crop heads is dependent on weather conditions.

  • Leaf area duration key to yield in HRZ

    Media Releases

    Green leaves.

    Article Date
    15.10.2014
    Region
    South

    Yield can be increased by keeping the crop canopy greener for longer with the use of fungicides, according to research by the Foundation for Arable Research Australia (FAR).

  • CQ growers applauded for R&D adoption

    Media Releases

    Image of northern region panellist Keith Harris at Quirindi.

    Article Date
    13.10.2014
    Region
    North

    Central Queensland growers demonstrated how quickly and effectively they can adapt to agronomy and production challenges during the recent Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel tour.

  • Growers advised to take control of wild radish before it's too late

    Media Releases

    wild radish

    Article Date
    13.10.2014
    Region
    South

    An investigation into the increasing incidence of herbicide resistance in broadleaf weeds in the Victorian Wimmera-Mallee region has delivered fresh insights into the extent of resistance in wild radish and options for its management.