Evaluation of the sugar industry farm management systems : Farm Management Systems for the Sugarcane Industry, sub-program 5
This report documents the evaluation of the Sugar Industry FMS project funded by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry under the Pathways to Industry Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Programme (Pathways Programme). The aim of the program is to develop and implement EMS and other environmental assurance approaches to achieve adoption of profitable and sustainable farming practices, improve natural resource management and environmental outcomes, and provide an ability to demonstrate environmental stewardship to domestic and international markets.
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Interactive web-based material to support FMS : Farm Management Systems for the Sugar Cane Industry, sub-program 1 Chambers, D; Holloway, S (2005)An interactive web-based toolset was developed to support the Australian sugar industry’s Farm Management System (FMS) program. Primary issues that were addressed in this sub-program included the provision of a system to ...
Beattie, R; Ensbey, N; Aitken, R; McGuire, P; Garside, A (2006)The New South Wales Sugar Milling Co-operative’s (NSWSMC) move to whole cane harvesting for cogeneration will increase in-field haulout traffic by 30% with the potential for yield decline due to increased soil compaction. ...
Murray, C (BSES, 2006)Growers throughout the Australian sugar industry are implementing aspects of the 'new farming system', which includes controlled-traffic (using either dual-row, single-row, or wide-chute single-row plantings), legume ...