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  • Final report Project NSC005 Implementing an integrated sugar system in NSW 

    Beattie, R; Ensbey, N; Aitken, R; McGuire, P; Garside, A (2006)
    The New South Wales Sugar Milling Co-operative’s (NSWSMC) move to whole cane harvesting for cogeneration will increase in-field haulout traffic by 30% with the potential for yield decline due to increased soil compaction. ...
  • Improving soybean and nitrogen management in sugar cane systems in subtropical NSW 

    Moore, N; Herridge, D; Aitken, R; McGuire, P; Beattie, R (2010)
    Some sugar cane growers are not fully realising the economic benefit of soybean crops to their cane production systems or the environmental benefit through minimising the use of N fertilisers. This paper reports on the ...
  • Irrigation of sugarcane manual 

    Holden, J; McGuire, P (2014)
    Table of contents Introduction -- Soil water and sugarcane -- Irrigation water quality -- Saline and sodic soils -- Irrigation systems -- Irrigation scheduling -- Improving irrigation application efficiencies -- Drainage ...
  • Managing low sugar prices on farm-short-term and longer-term strategies 

    Hanlon, D; McMahon, GG; McGuire, P; Beattie, RN; Stringer, JK (2000)
    The results of a four-year RCS/BSES benchmarking project have highlighted that profitability improvements are possible for the majority of growers but in order to realise these improvements, individual growers need to ...
  • Pachymetra awareness project for Condong Mill area: final report 2012/064 

    McGuire, P; Irby, D (Sugar Research Australia, 2016)
    Objectives: Use innovative approaches to motivate and demonstrate the potential benefits to improve Pachymetra management for farmers. Build capacity in growers to better manage Pachymetra on their farms. . Increase farm, ...
  • The effect of whole crop harvesting on crop yield 

    McGuire, P; Inderbitzin, M; Rich, B; Kent, G (2011)
    One of the advantages gained by whole crop harvesting is a reduction in cane loss since there is no trash separation system in operation on the harvester that could discard billets of cane with the separated trash. The ...