issue 149 november december 2020
This page shows the articles in issue 149 november december 2020 of GroundCover. As articles are developed and published online, the list below will grow until all articles are available.
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Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 14 Nov 2020
Growing understanding of biological constraints is driving a rethink on matching crop sequences, that include pulses, to production systems and environments for the medium-rainfall zone of the Western Australia.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 12 Nov 2020
The global pandemic has had a huge impact on the grains industry and how it interacts with its customers. GRDC has taken the time to focus on the mental and physical health of its teams and their families and communities.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 09 Nov 2020
GRDC has selected the newest panel members for the Northern, Southern and Western region.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 07 Nov 2020
A new report says that genetically modified crops make an important contribution to reducing agriculture's environmental footprint and securing global food supplies. In 2018 alone, growers who planted GM crops increased their incomes by almost $19 billion globally.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 06 Nov 2020
A partnership between GRDC and SARDI has facilitated a range of projects that provide innovative research outcomes relevant to South Australia's cropping zones. One of the key focuses of the partnership is a long-running mentoring program for researchers.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 04 Nov 2020
GRDC’s new managing director and CEO Tony Williams breaks the mould of agriculturalists at the organisation’s helm and brings to the position executive-level experience on the trading and product side of the global grains sector. He outlines how he hopes this background will complement GRDC’s core role in supporting research to lift production while also lifting the market value of Australian grain.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 03 Nov 2020
A profound mindset change and appreciation for the role of beneficial insects in an integrated pest management plan has led Western Districts grower Lachlan McDougall to reduce his reliance on pesticides.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 02 Nov 2020
Corrigin, Western Australia, grower Gavin Hooper is searching for a high-value legume that suits his low-rainfall cropping environment. Hooper and his family have been involved in several GRDC projects and other industry trials aiming to identify pulses adapted for their environment.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 27 Oct 2020
Each year, GroundCover™ follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. In a year like no other, harvest is largely cause for optimism.
Issue 149, November-December 2020 - 13 Oct 2020
The first year’s results from a landmark collaborative project across the Australian rural industries have shown high levels of community trust in grain growers. Areas of community uncertainty were also identified that provide opportunities for rural industries to further strengthen community trust to ensure the industry’s sustainability.