GRDC Grains Research Update Adelaide 2015

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Adelaide 10th - 11th February 2015

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Day 1: Theme - Emerging new directions

Innovations underpinning yield improvements in the Canadian canola industry
Malcolm Morrison, Agricultre and AgriFood Canada

The GRDC National Frost Initiative
Tim March, University of Adelaide

Preliminary rating of wheat varieties for susceptibility to reproductive frost damage

Ben Biddulph, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia

Concurrent Session

New technology for improved herbicide use efficiency
Sam Trengove, Trengove Consulting

Pastures for purpose
Tim Prance, T Prance Rural Consulting

Agronomist’s guide to information for managing weather and climate risk
Peter Hayman, SARDI

Where does fertiliser nitrogen finish up?
Peter Grace, Queensland University of Technology

Hitting the right target – what are our most costly weeds? 
Rick Llewellyn, CSIRO

Biology and management of summer weeds
Gurjeet Gill, University of Adelaide

Sowing early in 2014 – how did it work?
James Hunt, CSIRO

Wheat variety research update for 2015
Rob Wheeler, SARDI

2015 barley variety update
Jason Eglinton, University of Adelaide

An agricultural consultant’s role in business continuance 
Judy Wilkinson, Maro Creek & Wilkinson

Initial findings from launching an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) business in agriculture
Martin Peters, FarmingIT

Legume effects on soil N dynamics - comparisons of crop response to legume and fertiliser N
Mark Peoples, CSIRO

Dune discharge seepage areas in the South Australian landscape – what are they, have they changed over time & can we better manage them for improved productivity?
James Hall, Juliet Creek Consulting Pty Ltd

Final Session

From soil throw to bentleg tine seeding research
James Barr, University of South Australia

Regional movement and sources of canola colonisation by diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella, in southern Australia
Kym Perry, University of Adelaide

Science must be asserted – the case for agricultural science
Doug Edmeades, agKnowledge

Day 2: Theme - Emerging systems–new decisions

Concurrent Session

Herbicides for control of clethodim-resistant annual ryegrass
Chris Preston, University of Adelaide

Subsoil manuring - can the successful agronomic and economic impacts be extended to moderate and low rainfall zones?
Peter Sale, La Trobe University – diagnostic agronomy for the southern region
Chris Pittock, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

The eXtensionAUS pilot – what it can do for you
Katherine Hollaway, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Backchat session with Doug Edmeades (paper not available)
Doug Edmeades, agKnowlege Ltd

Beet western yellows virus (synonym: Turnip yellows virus) and green peach aphid in canola
Brenda Coutts, DAFWA

Emerging management for net blotch (NFNB) and Septoria tritici blotch (STB) (paper not available)
Nick Poole, Foundation for Arable Research Australia

Biology and management options for control of Septoria tritici blotch and Net form net blotch
Hugh Wallwork, SARDI

Canola growth and development – impact of time of sowing (TOS) and seasonal conditions
Andrew Ware, SARDI

New pulse variety and agronomy update 2015
Larn McMurray, SARDI

Diseases of pulse crops in 2014
Rohan Kimber, SARDI

Using crop competition for weed control in barley and wheat
Simon Goss, SARDI

‘Topping up’ wheat with foliar P – does it work?
Therese McBeath, CSIRO

Final Session

Doing the right thing by growers, markets and industry – it is in your hands
David Fienberg, AEGIC

Moving from an agronomy ‘firefighter’ to a trusted mentor – tips and tools to positively influence your client’s decisions
Carol Fox, Life Performance Pty Ltd

Further Information

Carbon farming and nitrogen fertilizer, opportunity or threat? (paper not available)
Ashley Wallace, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Managing frost risk in warmer seasons may not be as easy as you think
Jack Christopher, University of Queensland