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  • 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 ...
  • Milling research investment 

    Unknown author (2016)
  • New milling research investment kicks off 

    Unknown author (2016)
    Three new milling-related research project have begun in 2016, as part of the most recent round of investment announced by Sugar Research Australia earlier this year.
  • New research project into sugarcane harvest losses builds momentum 

    Unknown author (2016)
    A holistic research program is looking at the vexed challenge of sugarcane harvest losses right along the value chain. A major new research program is tackling the challenge of reducing the loss of sugarcane associated ...
  • Seed project investigates biological controls for disease 

    Unknown author (2016)
    A new small-scale research project is investigating the use of biological controls in sugarcane that could help encourage growth and reduce the impact from some diseases.
  • Pilot project looks at billet deterioration 

    Unknown author (2016)
    A small-scale career-development project has investigated the use of hormones in relation to deterioration of sugarcane billets after harvest.
  • $75M green power station for Tableland Mill near Mareeba, QLD 

    Unknown author (2016)
    MSF Sugar has announced that a $75M green power station will be built at its Tableland Sugar Mill. The power station will use bagasse to produce 24 megawatts of electricity - enough to power every house in the Tableland region.
  • Mill stats show the results of solid 2015 harvest 

    Unknown author (2016)
    An analysis of mill data from the 2015 harvest has shown the strong yields achieved in 2015 and an overall crop of 34.83 million tonne.
  • Biorefineries for profit : harnessing the potential from sugarcane biorefineries 

    Unknown author (2016)
    The new Biorefineries for Profit project is looking further than just research into value-add products from farm by-products, and is also researching the next steps of seeing innovation translated into real-world commercial ...
  • Welcome to MillingMatters 

    Pfeffer, B (2016)
    Welcome to the fifth edition of Milling Matters magazine. Sugar Research Australia (SRA) produces this publication twice each year to update our investors on research and other activity that is occurring for the milling ...

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