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SRDC Research Project final report Grower Group Network
SRDC commenced funding Grower Group Innovation Projects (GGIPs) in 2005 engaging with Grower Groups, this new funding stream required a higher level of support and management services, than had been traditionally offered ...
Final report - SRDC project YDV002 : Sugar yield decline joint venture : phase 2 (July 1999 - June 2006)
Research in phase 2 has greatly increased our understanding of how farming systems operate, the key components of farming systems, and how they can be manipulated to provide better outcomes.
Developing a new approach to extension for widespread adoption of Best Management Practice
MUL001 has sought to improve the uptake of research outcomes by the sugar industry’s growing sector. It is recognised that the traditional one-to-one extension approach is no longer affordable and the current system was ...
Final Report SRDC Project BSS159 : Farm assessment of productivity limits in the wet tropics
There is an ongoing concern in the wet tropics over productivity levels, particularly with regard to low CCS. Previously, productivity trends within the region have been assessed utilising mill area statistics (Smith, ...
Final report - SRDC scholarship STU061 - Communicate to advance and innovate
In 2007, Palmina received funding to complete a coursework Masters in Communication majoring in Public Relations and Professional Communication at the University of Queensland. As part of the 18 month course, she completed ...
Report for terrain natural resource management extension officer support services to cane farmers in the Herbert/Tully region
As part of the Reef Rescue project, BSES Limited has two contracts with Terrain Natural Resource Management involving the delivery of specific extension services to the sugar cane industry in the Terrain region sugarcane ...
Final report Sugar Research and Development Corporation Preparation of a CD Rom library of plant-parasitic nematodes
Plant parasitic nematodes are of considerable importance to all cropping industries within Australia. Losses caused by plant parasitic nematodes currently recorded in Australia is estimated at between $300 to 450 million. ...
Share-farming options for the Australian sugar industry - SRDC Final Project Report BSS298
The Australian sugar industry is faced with an aging farmer population, high land prices that limit expansion and a large number of small farms. Share farming and leasing have the potential to solve these three problems.This ...
Boosting productivity in Maryborough by assisting cane growers to understand their soils
This project was based around producing a soil map of the Bauple area which is south of Maryborough. The soil map will be a valuable tool for improving productivity in the area because it can facilitate better farm management, ...
Final report - Environmental protection agency project : innovative farmers in the Herbert
Farming systems innovation has been taking place in the Herbert region since the early days of the sugar industry. During the 1960s and 1970s a complete change in the farming system took place with the introduction of ...