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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 ...
A participatory approach towards improving industry sector profits through improved harvesting efficiency : SRDC final report project BSS227
Recent productivity gains through the introduction of high yielding varieties, green cane harvesting, improved drainage and irrigation have resulted in larger, mostly lodged crops with increased suckering. As a result, ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Specialist grower groups enhancing BMP packaging & adoption in Innisfail & Babinda districts
It was generally accepted throughout the sugar fraternity that grower group structures within the Innisfail / Babinda region were generally disjointed and, at times, lost credence by peers through the lack of network ...
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 ...