Grains Research and Development

GRDC Radio (Northern Update)

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Each week we'll bring you news and information that is timely and relevant to the Northern cropping region of Australia.

You can listen to GRDC Radio online if you wish, but they really come into their own as a podcast that you can listen to in a vehicle.

To subscribe to GRDC Radio, either search iTunes for "GRDC" and subscribe to your relevant region's podcast, or enter http://www.grdc.com.au/NWUpodcast into your podcast player when prompted for a feed address.

If you plan to subscribe to GRDC Radio on your iPhone, iPad or iPod, your podcasts will appear in the new Podcasts app, available for free from the App Store.

To listen to GRDC Radio online without subscribing to the podcast, click the links below to listen to or download individual episodes.

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  • 125: Is it too late to sow chickpeas

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    Publish Date
    21.06.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Establishment, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    125: Is it too late to sow chickpeas

    On this program we hear from Pulse Australia on chickpea plantings in the dry north. Is it too late to sow and what are the risks. Also digital technology in the paddock - where it's at, where it's going and what needs to happen to get it there. Program runs 13 mins.

  • 124: Northern harvest weed control possible

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    Publish Date
    15.06.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    124: Northern harvest weed control possible

    On this program, we take a close look at the viability of harvest weed seed control in northern NSW and Queensland. also lupin growers in central and southern NSW having problems with crop establishment. We look for the cause. Program runs: 14 mins 45 secs.

  • 123: Get it right with a nitrogen test strip & understanding weed dormancy & persistence

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    Publish Date
    08.06.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Monitoring, Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    123: Get it right with a nitrogen test strip & understanding weed dormancy & persistence

    On this program, how to use paddock test strips to make the right decision about nitrogen application. Also research aims to help growers better manage northern weeds by understanding their dormancy and persistence in the soil.

  • 122: The Right Water - the missing ingredient in successful spraying

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    Publish Date
    31.05.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    122: The Right Water - the missing ingredient in successful spraying

    On this program, is unsuitable water quality costing you success in your weed and disease spraying operations? It's the simple things that go wrong. And charcoal rot in sorghum. How one grower handled a very costly disease and the lessons it taught him.

  • 121: Controlling sowthistle in crop

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    Publish Date
    25.05.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Protection, Harvesting and Storage, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    121: Controlling sowthistle in crop

    On this program, controlling common sowthistle in crop - what are the options. Also a report on the new Intergrated Harrington Weed Seed Destructor - coming to a harvester near you!

  • 120: How to avoid clethodim resistance

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    Publish Date
    17.05.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    120: How to avoid clethodim resistance

    On this program, how to delay the onset of clethodim resistant ryegrass. Also Sclerotinia 101 - why it develops, how it develops and how you can avoid it developing.

  • 119: Crown rot & Takeall warning

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    Publish Date
    11.05.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Harvesting and Storage, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    119: Crown rot & Takeall warning

    On this program, growers in southern NSW urged to monitor paddocks for an increasing presence of crown rot and takeall diseases. Also, we review best practice in keeping summer grain at its best in on-farm storage this winter season.

  • 118: New advice for ascochyta blight and blackleg management

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    Publish Date
    05.05.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Products, Crop Protection, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Extension and Communication, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    118: New advice for ascochyta blight and blackleg management

    On this program, changed weather predictions prompt new advice for management of ascochyta blight and botrytis greay mould management. Also growers urged to be vigilant with their management of blackleg as the disease fights back.

  • 117: Know your soils & the value of sheep to a cropping system

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    Publish Date
    26.04.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Nutrition, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
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    117: Know your soils & the value of sheep to a cropping system

    On this program, how to grow more in sandy soils. Ways to know your soil types better. And a six year trial puts a value on sheep included in a no-till cropping system.

  • 116: Cost of weeds & rust challenge

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    Publish Date
    20.04.2016
    Region
    North
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Breeding/New Varieties, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    116: Cost of weeds & rust challenge

    On this program, we reveal how much weed control costs you. also news of new herbicide minor use permits for pulse growers. Also farmers and agronomists challenged to better identify strip rust problems.