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  • Spray hazard warning system live for QLD summer spraying season
    Business Management, 12 Dec 2022
    Spray hazard warning system live for QLD summer spraying season

    The system – named Weather and Networked Data or WAND – is the result of six years of collaborative research by the Grains Research and Development Corporation and Cotton Research and Development Corporation into meteorological conditions and the spray application of crop protection products.

  • Flood impact: extra time for GRDC infrastructure grants
    Business Management, 23 Nov 2022
    Flood impact: extra time for GRDC infrastructure grants

    In response to challenging weather conditions and flooding across large parts of eastern Australia, the GRDC has extended the application period for their $20 million infrastructure program.

  • AEGIC is celebrating 10 years of building long-term value for Australian grain growers
    Business Management, 15 Nov 2022
    AEGIC is celebrating 10 years of building long-term value for Australian grain growers

    AEGIC was established in 2012 by the Western Australian Government and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to increase value in the Australian grains industry.

  • New initiative to challenge growers
    Business Management, 04 Nov 2022
    New initiative to challenge growers

    GRDC will soon be investing in five-year projects as part of the new National Risk Management Initiative. The initiative aims to better understand and improve the relative risk and reward outcomes for growers – a concept that emerged through various forums, including the National Grower Network. The NRMI will have a different approach from most other GRDC projects, using a format called ‘participatory action research’, or PAR.

  • Crop protection forum in Wagga
    Business Management, 10 Oct 2022
    Crop protection forum in Wagga

    The nation’s leading experts on insecticide, fungicide and herbicide resistance will be part of the forum, which has the theme of ‘don’t stop thinking about tomorrow’.

  • GRDC to sponsor the upcoming entrepreneurs of the grains industry
    Business Management, 04 Oct 2022
    GRDC to sponsor the upcoming entrepreneurs of the grains industry

    Applications are open to join the Farmers2Founders Harvest Accelerator program, which equips high potential agrifood businesses with the capabilities and support to scale into various markets and address industry constraints.

  • Guide provides updated benchmark for machinery investment
    Business Management, 13 Sep 2022
    Guide provides updated benchmark for machinery investment

    Benchmarks are a useful measure of business performance and can be used to identify efficiency gains and to guide investment decisions. With GRDC support, and led by Kondinin Group, farm business consultants across Australia have upgraded a benchmark for farm machinery investment. The work draws from a large database of grower information and experience and a manual for growers has been developed detailing the benchmark, complemented by 30 grower case studies.

  • Research finds opportunity to reclaim $300M in grain lost at harvest
    Business Management, 29 Aug 2022
    Research finds opportunity to reclaim $300M in grain lost at harvest

    Findings from the 12-month Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment, led by Grower Group Alliance (GGA), have been compiled from a study conducted across 75 sites during harvest 2021.

  • Mouse tours arm growers with latest management advice
    Business Management, 22 Aug 2022
    Mouse tours arm growers with latest management advice

    Grain growers across the wheatbelt have gathered to hear the latest advice for managing mouse damage to crops this growing season at a series of in-paddock workshops with Steve Henry.

  • Study shows ‘tweaking’ pays handsome dividends
    Business Management, 30 Nov 2021
    Study shows ‘tweaking’ pays handsome dividends

    An extra $150 to $250 a hectare may be available to those willing to ‘tweak’ their farming systems, a study finds

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