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Report for terrain natural resource management : delivery of six easy steps and integrated weed management workshops throughout the terrain region
As part of the Reef Rescue project, BSES Limited has two contracts with Terrain Natural Resource Management involving the delivery of specific extension services to the sugar cane industry in the Terrain region sugarcane ...
Final report - SRDC project BSS253 - The development of an extension network amongst growers in Tully with a view to improving industry profitability in a participatory atmosphere
The challenge for industry personnel was to develop a network amongst canegrowers in Tully that would provide more effective extension of research and development than current methods could achieve. A project in Mulgrave ...
Boosting productivity in Maryborough by assisting cane growers to understand their soils
This project was based around producing a soil map of the Bauple area which is south of Maryborough. The soil map will be a valuable tool for improving productivity in the area because it can facilitate better farm management, ...
Promotion of Integrated Pest Management in Sugarcane: Final Report of SRDC Visitor, Associate Professor Lisa Halvorsen to BSES (Project BS184)
Associate Professor and agricultural science writer Lisa Halvorsen was invited to work with the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations for five months. Her aim was to help develop effective communications strategies for ...
Final report - Environmental protection agency project : innovative farmers in the Herbert
Farming systems innovation has been taking place in the Herbert region since the early days of the sugar industry. During the 1960s and 1970s a complete change in the farming system took place with the introduction of ...
Final report - SRDC project BSS225 - Enhanced adoption of integrated pest management in sugarcane
The project focused on changing the way BSES engages clients in dealing with pest management issues, using the concept of participatory action-learning. Thirty-two small groups of canegrowers were formed around eight pest ...
Final report - SRDC Project BSS234 - Best management practice for sugarcane varieties
This has been both a challenging and rewarding project within the northern sugar industry. Increasing economic pressure in the wet tropics has seen a need to develop and adopt better short- and long-term strategies to ...
Share-farming options for the Australian sugar industry - SRDC Final Project Report BSS298
The Australian sugar industry is faced with an aging farmer population, high land prices that limit expansion and a large number of small farms. Share farming and leasing have the potential to solve these three problems.This ...
Final report - SRDC project YDV002 : Sugar yield decline joint venture : phase 2 (July 1999 - June 2006)
Research in phase 2 has greatly increased our understanding of how farming systems operate, the key components of farming systems, and how they can be manipulated to provide better outcomes.
SRDC Research Project final report Grower Group Network
SRDC commenced funding Grower Group Innovation Projects (GGIPs) in 2005 engaging with Grower Groups, this new funding stream required a higher level of support and management services, than had been traditionally offered ...