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Growers top the charts with hyper yielding crops

24 August 2021
Growers from across the southern high rainfall zones have been recognised for theirdetermination to reach high productivity goals as part of the GRDC’s Hyper Yielding Crops Awardsinitiative. The following...
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FAR Australia expands team with appointment of agricultural trials officer

17 August 2021
Australian based field applied researcher, developer and extension provider announced today the appointment of Max Bloomfield as agricultural trials officer. Confirming the appointment, Field Applied Research (FAR) Australia’s managing...
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Tasmania kicks off national roadshow with the announcement of HYC’s inaugural award winners – Under embargo to Wednesday 30th June 2021

28 June 2021
The enthusiasm and clear vision, combined with the determination to reach high productivity goals are just some of the remarkable traits of the GRDC’s Hyper Yielding Crops (HYC) inaugural...
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Pushing the boundaries of irrigated crops

26 May 2021
First year of the GRDC’s ‘Optimising Irrigated Grains’ research project delivers some pleasing results. Increasing productivity of irrigated crops is the intent of the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s...
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Awards set to commend hyper yielding crops

13 May 2021
Growers from around the country who chose to take part in the GRDC’s inaugural hyper yielding crops (HYC) awards initiative are about to find out just how hyper their...
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FAR Australia announces the appointment of new board member

11 May 2021
Australian based field applied researcher, developer and extension provider announced today the appointment of Annieka Paridaen to its board of directors, this brings the number of board members to...
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Tasmania tops the charts with hyper yielding barley crop

15 March 2021
Spring sown barley has topped grain yields of 10 t/ha and up to 11.42 t/ha in the highest yielding cultivar Laureate. The irrigated spring barley trials were sown on...
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FAR Australia strengthens board of directors with appointment of Adam Inchbold

3 March 2021
Australian based field applied researcher, developer and extension provider announced today the appointment of Adam Inchbold to its board of directors effective Monday 1st March 2021. Mr Inchbold owns...
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Research and adoption go hand in hand with NSW grower claiming record crop

3 March 2021
FAR Australia commends the work of the CSIRO which has seen a NSW grower claim the Australian record for the highest yielding canola crop. The 7.16 t/ha crop is...
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Dr Kenton Porker appointed research director of FAR Australia

19 January 2021
Australian based field applied researcher, developer and extension provider announced today the appointment of Dr Kenton Porker as its new Research Director. Confirming the appointment, Field Applied Research (FAR)...
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FAR Australia launches rebrand

4 November 2020
Australian based field applied research, extension and training provider confirms fresh new look as part of its ongoing commitment to provide Australian grain growers with more profitable and sustainable...
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Extension activities and COVID-19

24 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has without doubt changed the way we all live our daily lives and will continue to impact the way FAR Australia delivers extension activities to growers,...
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Michael Straight – Research Manager leaving FAR Australia

20 August 2020
Michael Straight will be leaving FAR Australia after six and half years of service to the organisation as Research Manager at the Mulwala office in NSW. After moving from...
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New WA FAR Australia Research Hub

13 February 2020
FAR Australia are pleased to announce the establishment of a new field research hub in Esperance, WA. Please see attached PDF for more information.
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Staff announcement – New staff appointments at the Mulwala hub, NSW

6 February 2020
FAR Australia are pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members at their Mulwala office in Southern NSW. Please see attached PDF for more information.
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Agronomy Positions Vacant

17 December 2019
Last opportunity to apply for FAR Australia’s vacant positions, applications close 20/12/2019, click below for more details. Crop Agronomy – Research Manager (located Mulwala NSW) Crop Agronomy – Field...
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Getting hyped up at Hagley for high yielding cereal field day

17 October 2019
A small town in Australia’s smallest state is about to host one big event. Hagley in northern Tasmania will next month be a mecca for high yielding cereal crop...
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Field day to showcase high-yielding cereals research

14 October 2019
A field research site dedicated to supporting mainland high rainfall zone growers in their efforts to achieve higher yields of wheat and barley through genetic improvement and management will...
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