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  • Taking the next step forward in biofuel technology 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    New research is looking at not only the potential to turn bagasse into biofuel, but also adding value to it by transforming it into advanced forms of biofuels such as jet fuel.
  • Milling news in brief 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    The SRA Board has approved the development of a new Small Milling Research Project initiative, in response to feedback and discussion with milling investors and stakeholders.
  • Seamless transition to new ProFoss NIR system at Isis 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    ProFoss near infra-red (NIR) systems have been installed at several Australian sugar mills in 2017 with the help of milling researchers at Sugar Research Australia (SRA).
  • Leading the charge on efficient & sustainable production 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have used a scale-model of a wet scrubber to provide valuable information for sugar millers on how this piece of milling equipment functions � and to recommend possible ...
  • Milling research investment 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    Key Focus Area 5 (Milling efficiency and technology) projects.
  • New projects 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    SRA has announced a range of new research projects that began from July 1, 2017 to drive productivity, profitability, and sustainability for Australian sugarcane growers and millers.
  • Research looking to improve harvest efficiency for the whole value chain 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    A new research project is looking at the front end of sugarcane harvesters to see if their components can be better matched to ground speed.
  • Crushing it: adding value to the cane industry through new technology 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    A recently completed PhD by Joshua Howard has examined the potential for the sugarcane industry to tap into value-adding through the use of by-products such as bagasse and molasses.
  • Adding value to bagasse as an animal feed 

    Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
    As part of a major value adding research project, scientists are looking at the potential for transforming bagasse into a complete animal feed.
  • Collaboration the key to ongoing improvement in harvest efficiency 

    Unknown author (2017)
    Excessive harvesting losses are not just an issue in Australia, but also in overseas industries. SRA Adoption Officer Phil Patane travelled to the Brazil and the US to learn more.
  • Enhancing the sugar industry value chain 

    Unknown author (2017)
    A major collaborative and comprehensive research and adoption program is underway to optimise the efficiency of the sugarcane harvest and deliver positive outcomes across the value chain.
  • Milling trials assess soft canes 

    Unknown author (2017)
    When a new variety is approved for release for a region within the Australian sugarcane industry, a range of factors are considered to assess how it will perform for sugarcane growers and millers.
  • Assessing the value of using bagasse as a paper pulp 

    Unknown author (2017)
    A major research project is investigating the potential to turn bagasse into paper pulp, which would help greatly lift the value of a resource that is put to an otherwise low-value use.
  • New MSF partnership to help the Reef 

    Unknown author (2017)
    MSF Sugar is partnering with the Australian Government and growers to improve the quality of the water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Improving value chain efficiency through cane cleaning 

    Unknown author (2017)
    Research is investigating new technology that could transform parts of the sugarcane harvesting and milling process, through a potential new cane-cleaning technology.
  • Presenting the latest milling research to stakeholders 

    Unknown author (2017)
    SRA and QUT recently worked together to provide a series of research updates for the milling sector across the Australian industry.
  • Milling research investment 

    Unknown author (2017)
  • Upcoming SRA Milling Webinars 

    Unknown author (2017)
    The SRA Milling Webinar series provides milling staff and other industry stakeholders with the opportunity to learn more about milling research topics and projects, and also discuss the information being presented.
  • Variety decisions rest with the local industry through new RVCs 

    Unknown author (2017)
    With changes to biosecurity legislation in both Queensland and New South Wales the previous process for the approval and release of sugarcane varieties from Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has changed.
  • Climate forecasting to improve nitrogen management in the Wet Tropics 

    Rodman, G; Skocaj, D (2016)
    SRA researcher Danielle Skocaj's PhD thesis investigated the impact of climatic conditions on Tully sugarcane yields and nitrogen fertiliser requirements. She found that climate forecasting can be used to predict N ...

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