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    • Adoption of practices to mitigate harvest losses : ASSCT peer reviewed paper 

      Patane, P; Landers, G; Thompson, M; Nothard, B; Norris, CA; Olayemi, M (ASSCT, 2019)
      Harvesting Best Practice (HBP) recommends that harvesters maintain pour rates of 80-90 t/h, depending on make and model, and recommends extractor-fan speed guidelines that ensure minimal cane loss with low extraneous ...
    • Adoption of practices to mitigate harvest losses : final report 2016/955 

      Patane, P; Landers, G; Thompson, M; Nothard, B; Norris, C; Olayemi, M (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2020)
      Harvesting Best Practice (HBP) is predicated by two essential objectives: 1. Determining the critical point where harvesting losses can be minimised and delivered yields improved to achieve the best economic return for ...
    • Adoption of practices to mitigate harvest losses : final report 2019/951 

      Patane, P; Norris, CP; Nothard, B; Pfumayaramba, T; Venables, C (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2020)
      Patane (et al. 2019) determined that Harvesting Best Practice (HBP) is predicated by two essential objectives. 1. Defining the critical point where harvesting losses can be minimised and delivered yields improved to ...
    • Billet quality – a key element for planting success 

      Patane, P (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2014)
      Planting is a major cost to the industry. It is important to get good plant establishment as it affects your ongoing returns through the crop cycle. Paying careful attention to the any components of the billet planting ...
    • Improving harvesting efficiency 

      Patane, P (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2014)
      There are a number of actions that growers and operators can do to make this season’s and future harvests more efficient, to improve the productivity and profitability of their farming operations.
    • Improving yield and cane quality through implementation of harvesting best practice - 2019 Herbert demonstration : ASSCT peer-reviewed paper 

      Patane, P; Nothard, B; Norris, CA; Douglas, A; Pfumayaramba, T; Stringer, J; Olayemi, M (ASSCT, 2021)
      In 2019, the Australian sugarcane industry conducted a month-long demonstration with 12 trials to determine the commercial viability of harvesting best practice. Initiated by a small group of innovative growers and contractors ...
    • Local industries to drive the improvement of harvesting practices 

      Patane, P (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2014)
      Each year the Australian sugar industry incurs avoidable cane losses during the harvesting process. Two new Regional Applied Research (RAR) projects, funded by SRA and led by productivity services groups with their local ...
    • Serious economic loss for growers and millers 

      Patane, P (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2014)
      A prototype infield sucrose loss measurement system (ISMS) developed by the SRA engineering team has been successfully tested over the past four harvesting seasons from Mareeba down to NSW.