Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

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The Centre produces a quarterly newsletter to keep stakeholders and others informed of our research progress and other activities.
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Latest Edition - Autumn 2017

The Innovator - Autumn 2017IN THIS ISSUE:
Research project updates, international collaborations and visiting scientists, Centre scholarship recipients, conferences, travel and member profiles.

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IN THIS ISSUE:
Centre research updates, international collaborations and projects, Centre scholarships and member profiles


The Innovator - Spring 2016 Spring 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:
Centre research highlights, summary of outreach activities, newly funded research projects, conferences, travel and member profiles.


The Innovator - Summer 2016-17 Summer 2016-17.pdf

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research project updates, international collaborations and visiting scientists, Centre scholarship recipients, conferences, travel and member profiles.


The Innovator - Autumn 2016 Autumn 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research highlights, visiting scientists and international research partnerships, Graham Centre scholarships, conferences, publications, travel and member profiles.


Winter 2016 The Innovator - Winter 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:
Centre outreach activities, research highlights, conferences and member profiles.


Autumn 2015 The Innovator - Autumn 2015

IN THIS ISSUE:
Farewell to Prof Deirdre Lemerle, research highlights, 2015 Graham Centre scholarships, member profiles and more.


The Innovator - Spring 2015 Spring 2015

IN THIS ISSUE:
Farewell to Prof Deirdre Lemerle, research highlights, 2015 Graham Centre scholarships, member profiles and more.


Innovator Winter 2015 Winter 2015

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research highlights, upcoming events, Honours students research, member profiles and Functional Grains News.


Summer 2015-16 The Innovator - Summer 2015-16

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research highlights, outcomes of the Centre review, new alliance with farming systems groups, conferences and travel, and member profiles.


Summer 2014 Innovator Summer 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:
New Functional Grains Industrial Training Centre, graduations, review into agricultural education and training in NSW, research updates, international research, member profiles, upcoming events and more.


Spring 2014 Innovator Spring 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:
New Graham Centre Monograph, research highlights, summary of the Centre’s outreach activities, international visitors, conferences and travel, member profiles and more.


Winter 2014 Innovator Winter 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research activities and highlights, travel, events and member profiles.


the Innovator - Summer 2014-2015 Summer-2014-2015

IN THIS ISSUE:
2014 Graduations, research highlights, visitors to the Centre, publications, member profiles and more.


Innovator Autumn 2014 Autumn 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research activities, Industry partnerships and International visitors, Centre scholarships, member profiles, upcoming events and more.


Summer 2013 Innovator Summer 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:
International collaboration, Awards, Graduations, Centre pathways – focus on Bioprotection and Integrated Pest Management group; Recent publications … and much more.


Innovator Spring 2013 Spring 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research updates, international research projects, wrap of the Centre's recent forums and conferences, member profiles and Graham Centre Honours Board, upcoming events and more.


Innovator Autumn 2013 Autumn 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:
New branding for the Graham Centre, International links, internal grants, updates on our research pathway activities ... and much more.


Innovator Winter 2013 Winter 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:
Wrap up from recent forums and events, new home for the Graham Centre, research updates, international research, upcoming events and much more.


Spring 2012 Innovator Spring 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:
Sum up of recent field days and forums, visitors to the Centre, awards, Graham Centre Research Pathways, research updates, recent publications … and much more.


Autumn 2012 Innovator Autumn 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:
Recent Publications, Workshops; Internal Grants Scheme, Sheep measles investigated … and much more.


Innovator Winter 2012 Winter 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:
International links, new and ongoing research activities, recent publications, Sheep Field Day, upcoming events ... and much more.


Innovator Summer 2012 Summer 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:
Graham Centre Strategic Plan 2011-16, Graduations, Program Logic, Improving dairy production in Pakistan, Characterising root systems of canola genotypes, New project funding, Travel & Conference reports … and much more.


Spring 2011 Innovator Spring 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:
Field Day wrap-up, ARAB conference, Science investigation awards, Research on non-chemical approach to control Queensland fruit fly, Diet may affect sex of lambs, Perennial wheat research, Travel & Conference reports ... and much more.


Summer 2011 Innovator Summer 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:
Professor Jim Pratley recognised for his distinguished career in weed management; Compost evaluation, Can Tho University, Vietnam; Ethics in Agriculture workshop; Research Updates; Conference summaries ... and much more.


Innovator Autumn 2011 Autumn 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:
Student awards, 2011 Graduation, Biological control of pest snails, Effects on faba bean antioxidant activity, Hyperspectral remote sensing for enhanced detection of weeds … and much more.


Innovator Winter 2011 Winter 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:
New cattle pathogen, Research Centre Fellows, Sheep measles, Graham Centre Field Site, Trialling snail biocontrol, Stable soil organic matter… and much more.


Innovator Winter 2010 Winter 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:
Pasture Profile of Australia; Conclusions from the ‘Canola in Depth' project; International Links; Balancing Farm Business and the Environment; Monograph Series; Preview of the Graham Centre Field Site … and much more.


Autumn 2010 Innovator Autumn 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research undertaken by our students; New publication on platypus Mucor research; Summary of the Healthy Food Products Strategic Research Initiative; Project updates … and much more.


Innovator Summer 2010 Summer 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:
Student activities, 2009 Beef Field Day; Multi-phase experiments in biology; Committee memberships promote agriculture; International links; Project updates.


Spring 2010 Innovator Spring 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:
Notes from Beef & Sheep Field Day, Photos from the Graham Centre Field Site Launch; Research Updates, Recent Conferences, New Project Summaries … and much more.


Innovator Summer 2009 Summer 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:
Future R&D directions, Infrastructure grants, International Lupin Conference, Australian Agronomy Conference, Nutrition Society of Australia, Optimising the quality & yield of spelt wheat, International Safflower Conference, GM Crops breakfast, Silverleaf Nightshade field day, Developing biological control for fruit fly.


Innovator Winter 2009 Winter 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:
Public Seminar 'A Dry Argument', Controlled Traffic Farming, Federal funds for Science Hub, NSW Soils Strategy, Progress with Perennials and Roots, Biocontrol and herbicidal control of weeds, Liver fluke training, Biochar research, Project Updates.


Spring 2009 Innovator Spring 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:
Appointment of Air Policy & Program Officer, Mucormycosis of Platypus; 59th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference; 16th Australian Research Assembly on Brassicas, Canola Competition for Weed Suppression, Links with Laos, Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition, Science Updates, Short Honours Projects.


Autumn 2009 Innovator Autumn 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:
Research priority areas broadened, GRDC ‘Seed of Light' award, Professor Jim Pratley joins new Advisory Body, visit by IRRI scientist, new Centre members, Quantifying the costs and benefits of NRM targets, Supermarket Botany.


Innovator Winter 2008 Winter 2008

IN THIS ISSUE:
Expansion in animal research, Riverina Outlook Conference, Southern Events Calendar, Introducing our Research Management Committee, New research in animal parasites, Entomologist attends Spain meetings, New Appointment - Prof Terry Spithill, Postgraduate news, Preliminary study on the utilisation of canola cake proteins, International Crop Science Congress, GRDC Southern Panel appointment, Agriculture - still our most vital challenge, Ongoing challenges for farmers in northern NSW, Sowing the seed for a career in agriculture, Developing environmental service policy for salinity.


Innovator Spring 2008 Spring 2008

IN THIS ISSUE:
Tony Fischer joins IAC, Riverina Outlook Conference, International Congress of Entomology, Australian & NZ Societies of Animal Production, New apppointment - Professor of Weed Science, Allelopathy award for Jim Pratley, Cover cropping for weed control, Managing zero water allocation in dairy production, Soil Carbon Workshop, Promoting science in schools, Using satellite maps to examine stubble burning, Oomycete pathogens, Valuing the environmental services provided by Australian farmers.


Innovator Autumn 2008 Autumn 2008

IN THIS ISSUE:
Lucinda Corrigan joins IAC, $40K allocated for new initiatives, Senior Research Scientist travels the US to attend agronomy conference, Olive oil research, ACIAR international visitors, Student research intern 2008, International Salinity Forum, Prestigious award for Dr Rod Mailer, Silverleaf Nighshade, Mixed farming in the Riverina, Improving lucerne performance, Herbicide resistance, Climate change, Innovative weed management, Canola yield constraints.


Summer 2008 Innovator Summer 2008

IN THIS ISSUE:
Awards for key researchers, Initiatives and future directions, Student research - Mycorrhizal fungi in saline soil, International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Key researcher travels to Athens for conference on biological control of aphids, Australian Plant Pathology Society Conference, Veterinary parasitology meeting in Belgium, Italian visitor presents "Genomic approaches to improve drought tolerance in cereals", Resilient farmers and landscapes, Crop-livestock interactions, Sweet smell of success in pest control.


Spring 2007 Innovator Spring 2007

IN THIS ISSUE:
Bio-protection team formed, Riverina Outlook Conference, Weed management field day, Travel grants awarded, Postgraduate Research Scholarships, Fingerprinting the soil microbial metagenome, Forage conservation, Changes at CSU, Links with Pakistan & China, Parasitology Conference, Symposium on Root Biology & Strategies for Drought Resistance Improvement, Forage conservation, Management of silverleaf nightshad and prairie ground cherry, Lupin breeding and fungal pathogens, EverGraze project - New animal production systems for profit and recharge, Improving understanding & management of rice pathogens in Cambodia, Student research - Modelling the impacts of management strategies on weed population dynamics and farm economics, The role of grass endophyte associations in annual ryegrass, Recent publications list.


Innovator Winter 2007 Winter 2007

IN THIS ISSUE:
Overview of the Centre, Research priorities and new initiatives, Major events, International visitors, Optimising the quality and yield of spelt and other specialty grains under organic production, Integrated weed management in southern NSW, Characterising annual ryegrass in Australia, Developing environmental service policy for salinity, Canola yield decline, Student graduations and new enrolments, Royal Easter Show display, Recent awards and publications.