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  • Regional cropping issues reinforced during Panel tour

    Media Releases

    Southern panel members on tour

    Article Date
    26.09.2014
    Region
    South

    Cropping constraints and grains industry issues of most concern to growers in South Australia, Victoria and southern and central west New South Wales have been reinforced during the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Regional Panel’s annual spring tour.

  • Stan Alves lines up for local farm business forum

    Media Releases

    Stan Alves at Yarrawonga-Mulwala Update

    Article Date
    26.09.2014
    Region
    South

    Former Australian Football League coach, elite athlete, businessman and current media commentator, Stan Alves, will be the keynote speaker at a farm business forum for grain growers in the Yarrawonga-Mulwala region.

  • Underestimating frost damage in crops could be costly

    Media Releases

    Consultant Mick Faulkner demonstrating how to assess stem frost damage during a GRDC frost management workshop.

    Article Date
    26.09.2014
    Region
    South

    Grain growers and their advisers are being urged to thoroughly inspect their crops for frost damage to avoid unexpected yield losses later in the season and unnecessary input expenses.

  • The business of farming: grower update at Forbes

    Media Releases

    Dennis Hoiberg

    Article Date
    25.09.2014
    Region
    South

    Business structures, personal and business resilience, profit and risk in low rainfall environments and grain marketing will be discussed at an upcoming Farm Business Update for growers in the Forbes region.

  • $10.8m grains research ‘shot in the arm’ for NSW growers

    Media Releases

    Southern Panel Tour - North 2014

    Article Date
    25.09.2014
    Region
    National, North, South

    GRDC has entered into an historic joint initiative with the NSW Department of Primary Industries to create 18 new research officer positions in key cropping locations.

  • Plan now to reduce slug damage next year

    Media Releases

    Image of a reticulated slug on the top and a black keeled slug

    Article Date
    25.09.2014
    Region
    West

    Slug management advice is available to Western Australian grain growers, who are encouraged to plan now to aid control of the pests next year.

  • Spring tour to help shape targeted grains research

    Media Releases

    Image from one of GRDC's annual spring tours, western region

    Article Date
    24.09.2014
    Region
    West

    Key personnel from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will tour Western Australia’s northern cropping districts to meet with growers and discuss their agronomic and production challenges.

  • Nitrogen fixation experts to share latest knowledge

    Media Releases

    Vadakattu Gupta

    Article Date
    24.09.2014
    Region
    South

    Australian and international experts with an interest in biological nitrogen (N) fixation will soon converge on Adelaide (South Australia).

  • WA Grains Nuffield scholar commended

    Media Releases

    Image of Reece Curwen in a crop

    Article Date
    23.09.2014
    Region
    West

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) congratulates South Stirling grower Reece Curwen, who has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield scholarship.

  • WA grains research put on the fast track

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    23.09.2014
    Region
    West

    High priority crop production issues facing Western Australian grain growers will be addressed under a new series of regionally-targeted ‘Fast Track’ projects.