Grains Research and Development

GRDC Radio (Southern Update)

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Each week we'll bring you news and information that is timely and relevant to the Southern 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/SWUpodcast into your podcast player when prompted for a feed address.

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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: CropPro here to help

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    Publish Date
    22.06.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning, Quality/Standards
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    125: CropPro here to help

    On this program, online diagnostic tool CropPro continues to help agronomists with critical in season and between season decisions. We review it's success and some unintended benefits. Also what's the advances and challenges in digital imaging in agriculture. Program runs 14 mins 8 secs.

  • 124: The latest on Russian Wheat Aphid

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    Publish Date
    17.06.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Biosecurity/Market Area, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Extension and Communication, Pre breeding research, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    124: The latest on Russian Wheat Aphid

    On this program the latest information on managing Russian Wheat Aphid. Also some lupin growers experiencing poor emergence this season. We explore why.

  • 123: Russian Wheat Aphid declared endemic & Grazing crops

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    Publish Date
    10.06.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Biosecurity/Market Area, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
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    123: Russian Wheat Aphid declared endemic & Grazing crops

    On this program, the Russian Wheat Aphid declared endemic. GRDC takes on the research, development and extension role to manage the pest. Also the "how to" of grazing winter crops.

  • 122: Time to layout a nitrogen test strip

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    Publish Date
    02.06.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Nutrition
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    122: Time to layout a nitrogen test strip

    On this program we discuss the benefits of nitrogen test strips and ways to go about it. Also the benefits of soil moisture probes.

  • 121: Testing time for weeds

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    Publish Date
    25.05.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Harvesting and Storage, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    121: Testing time for weeds

    On this program, now is the best time to be testing weeds for herbicide resistance. Mouse activity needs to be monitored during sowing. And a report on the Integrated Harrington Weed Destructor - coming to a harvester near you!

  • 120: Saving Clethodim & sowing on sandy soils

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    Publish Date
    19.05.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    120: Saving Clethodim & sowing on sandy soils

    On this program, research into improving seeding on non-wetting sandy soils. Also how we can prolong the life of Clethodim. And Sclerotinia - why do we git it, how do we get it and how to overcome it. Program runs: 23 mins 44 secs

  • 119: Break crops prove their value in low rainfall zone

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    Publish Date
    12.05.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Protection, Rotation and Planning, R&D Investment Portfolio, Variety Evaluation
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    119: Break crops prove their value in low rainfall zone

    On this program, break crops prove valuabled in the low rainfall zone as an alternative to continuous wheat. And growers in Victoria's north east warned of the increased potential for crown rot and take-all this year.

  • 118: Don't waste Nitrogen & managing Blackleg in 2016

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    Publish Date
    05.05.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Crop Establishment, Crop Monitoring, Crop Nutrition, Crop Products, Crop Protection, Environment / Climate / Land Mgt, Extension and Communication, R&D Investment Portfolio, Variety Evaluation
    Contact
    Chris Brown
    Email
    chris@businessradio.com.au
    Phone
    02 4832 2062
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    118: Don't waste Nitrogen & managing Blackleg in 2016

    On this program, we review the latest research into nitrogen application in the high and medium rainfall zones. And farmers warned they can't be complacent with Blackleg with increasing incidents of late season infections and concerns over the continuing efficacy of Jockey

  • 117: Cropping sandy soils

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    Publish Date
    29.04.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, Building Capacity, Crop Establishment, 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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    117: Cropping sandy soils

    On this program we talk to Craig Ruchs, GRDC's new Manager Grower Services South about how he sees his new job. We also speak to Barry Haskins about his research into cropping sandy soils. And we find out why CSIRO wants us to think more about plant available water capacity.

  • 116: The cost of weeds & the value of sheep

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    Publish Date
    21.04.2016
    Region
    South
    R&D Area
    Agronomy/Farming Systems, 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: The cost of weeds & the value of sheep

    On this program, we hear about a new publication that details the cost of weeds to southern region growers. A catch up on fungal disease research. And calculating the value of sheep grazing crop stubble.