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  • Novel laboratory approach uses robotics and micro-dialysis in nitrogen use efficiency research 

    White, M (2017)
    The Queensland Government's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) project, New technologies and management: transforming nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in cane production is one of three sugar research projects into ...
  • Research alliance investigates proper blending of enhanced efficiency fertilisers 

    White, M (2017)
    Smart blending of enhanced efficiency fertilisers (EEFs) to maximise sugarcane profitability is one of ten research projects into nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) being conducted under the umbrella of the More Profit from ...
  • Taking the next step forward in biofuel technology 

    Pfeffer, B (2017)
    New research is looking at the potential to turn bagasse into biofuel, and then take a step further by transforming it into products such as jet fuel.
  • Total research investment 

    Unknown author (2017)
    Sugar Research Australia aims to invest in projects that will deliver real benefits on key issues for its investors.
  • Enhanced efficiency fertiliser trials rolling out on a major scale 

    Unknown author (2017)
    A major collaborative project is underway assessing the role of enhanced efficiency fertilisers in the sugarcane farming system.
  • Making the good better 

    Evers, A (2017)
    When it comes to putting in place a new farming system in order to improve soil health and gain the associated benefits, it can seem a long and arduous journey. But for those who have implemented the learnings of the Sugar ...
  • What lies beneath? 

    Young, A (2017)
    It sounds like the catchphrase of a B-Grade horror film, but in terms of sugarcane soil health, it is of the greatest importance.
  • RSD vigilance a piece in the productivity jigsaw puzzle 

    Unknown author (2017)
    The Australian sugarcane industry continues to work hard to minimise the impact of RSD, but it is an ongoing battle that must continue to be fought.
  • Broadening knowledge on downy mildew for Australian sugar industry 

    Unknown author (2017)
    SRA Researcher Dr Nicole Thompson has learnt valuable information for the Australian sugarcane industry on downy mildew as part of a scientific visit to Frankfurt, Germany, recently.
  • Working to improve RSD testing 

    Unknown author (2017)
    A new sampling and testing process for RSD has been developed, with a research project underway to assess the potential for commercial and widespread use of this new technology for the Australian sugarcane industry.
  • Improving the nitrogen use efficiency of varieties 

    Unknown author (2017)
    A range of research activities are underway looking at nutrient inputs and efficiency, and this is being complemented by further research into varietal differences with nitrogen use.
  • Making the connections from Cane to Creek 

    Billing, G; Rodman, G (2017)
    SRA is working with Fishery Falls grower Len Parisi, and other growers, to improve nutrient management and increase understanding of water quality science in a new project based in the Russell-Mulgrave catchment in the Wet ...
  • Expansion and improvement to target long-term vision 

    Pfeffer, B (2017)
    The Greensill family at Bundaberg is taking a long-term view of expansion and investment to ensure their agribusiness is set-up for long term profitability and sustainability.
  • SRA Ingham station delivering outcomes for growers and millers 

    Unknown author (2017)
    The SRA Ingham Research Station is playing a key role in delivering productivity, profitability and sustainability outcomes for both the local region, and across the industry.
  • Water quality work that works for us 

    Unknown author (2017)
    The Protecting our Chemicals project is working collaboratively with growers and using practical demonstrations to create a positive impact in the Wet Tropics.
  • Going solo - thanks to ingenuity and innovation 

    Pfeffer, B (2017)
    He is 26 years old, but Bowen farmer David Richardson already has a decade of full time farming under his belt - something that is proving to be a valuable asset with the family being the only cane growers in the local region.
  • Irrigation investment delivering on-farm benefits 

    Pfeffer, B (2017)
    The use of underground drip and solid set irrigation is delivering positive outcomes for Paul Villis in the Burdekin, including water use efficiency and a range of benefits as a result of green cane harvesting.
  • Heading west: Gayndah trials assess frost tolerance 

    Unknown author (2017)
    Is there potential to push the boundaries of current sugarcane production further by expanding into frost-prone areas? The team at Isis Central Sugar Mill is keen to find out, with research support from SRA and implications ...
  • By the numbers 

    Unknown author (2017)
  • Total research investment 

    Unknown author (2017)
    Sugar Research Australia aims to invest in projects that will deliver real benefits on key issues for its investors.

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