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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC): Extension of knowledge & resources to manage risk and exploit opportunities to improve whole farm profit through successful integration of cropping & livestock enterprises in the GRDC Southern Region

Many grain growers in the GRDC Southern Region would recognise the potential advantages and synergies of integrating both livestock and cropping enterprises into a mixed farming system. Recent low cereal grain prices and strong meat and wool prices have been the primary motivation for some growers to re-introduce or expand the size or intensity of […]

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Research Services Communications Survey: Apologies for Technical Difficulties

Research Services distributed our Communications Survey on Monday 18 December 2018. Regrettably, a number of technical issues were discovered by our survey respondents and we have decided to inactivate the survey while we re-formulate some of the questions. We received many helpful suggestions for improvements that will be taken into consideration as our team work hard to […]

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Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC): Practical & applied workshops & communications to promote key messages and resources to maximise the effectiveness of spray applications in the Southern Region

In February 2017, the GRDC launched the Spray Application GrowNotes™ manual which includes practical information and videos on sprayer set-up, new tools for determining sprayer output, advice for assessing spray coverage in the field, improving droplet capture by the target, drift-reducing equipment and techniques, the effects of adjuvant and nozzle type on drift potential, and surface […]

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Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC): Supporting the sustainable use of insecticides & local on-farm implementation of integrated pest management strategies in the GRDC Southern region

The cost of insect damage to crops and implementation of management strategies targeted at control have potential to cause major impacts on the profits of grain growers in the GRDC Southern Region. The species of insect pests present, incidence and frequency of occurrence and severity and economic impact of damage incurred are variable depending upon […]

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2016-17 Technical Review of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001: Public Consultation

The Gene Technology Regulator has initiated a technical review of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001 to provide clarity about whether organisms developed using a range of new technologies are subject to regulation as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and to ensure that new technologies are regulated in a manner commensurate with the risks they pose. The […]

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Hort Innovation: Request for Proposal – Improved capacity for Integrated Disease Management of couch smut (Ustilago cynodontis) in turf

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Improved capacity for Integrated Disease Management of couch smut (Ustilago cynodontis) in turf. The objectives of the services being sought are to: Review the distribution, prevalence and severity of couch smut in the Australian turfgrass production industry by commercially available […]

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Research & Business Partnerships (RBP): Announcement – Increase your Contract Research Revenue & End User Engagement

  Increase your Contract Research Revenue & End User Agreement Following on from the National Innovation & Science Agenda, research engagement and impact (EI) metrics are on the way in 2018. As such there has never been a better time for researchers to work with Research & Business Partnerships (RBP) to take advantage of end-user […]

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Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA): Expressions of Interest – Scientific Data Evaluation & Regulatory Risk Assessment Services

The Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has functions, powers and obligations under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code scheduled to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1995 relating to the regulation of agricultural and veterinary chemicals up to and including the point of sale. The APVMA’s decision making is designed to be […]

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NHMRC – National Foundation for Science & Technology Development of Vietnam (NAFOSTED): Collaborative Research Projects

The NHMRC – NAFOSTED Joint Call for Collaborative Research Projects has been developed for research into one or more of the following themes: Infectious Diseases Maternal/Child Health Public Health The specific objectives of the joint call are to: generate new knowledge in infectious diseases, maternal/child health and/or public health that can be translated into health policy and […]

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Hort Innovation: Request for Proposal – Improving the biosecurity preparedness of Australian horticulture for the exotic spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Improving the biosecurity preparedness of Australian horticulture for the exotic spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii). The objectives of the services being sought are to develop a preparedness program for spotted wing drosophila (SWD) in Australia: To increase the chance of detection and […]

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