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  • GRDC announces new northern panel chair

    Media Releases

    Portrait of John Minogue

    Article Date
    18.07.2016
    Region
    North

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has today announced the appointment of New South Wales grain grower and agricultural consultant John Minogue to the role of northern panel chair.

  • Learn from industry leaders at WA WeedSmart Week

    Media Releases

    GRDC Western Regional Panel chairman Peter Roberts.

    Article Date
    29.06.2016
    Region
    West

    Grain growers from across Australia are invited to participate in WA WeedSmart Week from August 8 to 12, when they can learn about herbicide resistance and agronomic management from leading researchers and growers in the field.

  • BASF licenses CRC for Polymers soil wetting technologies

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    29.06.2016
    Region
    National

    Australian grain producers to gain from improved water efficiency as five year research collaboration reaches final stages.
    New range of wetting agents significantly improve water infiltration in the soil, reducing run-off losses and increasing the extent of moisture retention.
    New diagnostic soil test provides enhanced reliability to user decisions based on soil characteristics and seasonal moisture expectations.

  • Growers urged to take considered management approach to Russian wheat aphid

    Media Releases

    Russian Wheat Aphid on wheat leaf

    Article Date
    09.06.2016
    Region
    National, North, Overseas, South, West

    Growers urged to adopt a threshold-based management strategy in controlling Russian wheat aphid following the declaration that it is not technically feasible to eradicate RWA.

  • Russian wheat aphid incursion in SA

    Media Releases

    russian wheat aphid

    Article Date
    02.06.2016
    Region
    National, North, Overseas, South, West

    Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is currently responding to detections of Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) in cereal crops in South Australia’s Mid North region.

  • GRDC employees vote 'Yes' for new Enterprise Agreement

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    02.05.2016
    Region
    National, North, Overseas, South, West

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has achieved a new three-year Enterprise Agreement following an overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote by employees.

  • RIRDC appoints new Managing Director

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    04.03.2016
    Region
    National

    The Board of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) has appointed
    Mr John Harvey as the Corporation’s Managing Director.

  • GRDC Appoints Managing Director

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    01.03.2016
    Region
    National

    The Chairman of the Grains Research and Development Corporation, Mr Richard
    Clark has today announced Dr Steve Jefferies as the organisation’s new Managing Director.

  • Crown rot researcher rewarded by GRDC

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    22.07.2016
    Region
    North

    Wheat varieties with improved resistance and tolerance to the devastating crown rot disease are edging closer to commercial reality following significant industry investment in pre-breeding research.

  • New research aims to deliver low rainfall solutions

    Media Releases

    A new GRDC-supported research project will investigate novel agronomy and soil water management practices with the aim of increasing profitability and reducing risk in WA’s low rainfall zone.

    Article Date
    21.07.2016
    Region
    West

    Achieving a step change in profitability and reducing risk in low rainfall grain growing areas are the aims of a five-year research project set to commence in Western Australia.