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  • GRDC continues strong offensive against aphid

    Media Releases

    Russian Wheat Aphid on wheat leaf - M Nash

    Article Date
    06.09.2016
    Region
    South

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) continues to respond to the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia, incursion by further investing in a broad range of research, development and extension activities that will help better inform future management of the pest.

  • Clark to leave lasting legacy

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    02.09.2016
    Region
    North

    When James Clark hangs up his hat as chair of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel this week, the northern grains research industry will bid farewell to one of its greatest supporters.

  • New northern panel chair champions on-farm innovation

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    26.07.2016
    Region
    North

    Incoming Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel chair John Minogue is a firm believer in innovation, and feels effective communication between growers, the research community and the GRDC is the best way to see it continue on-farm.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.