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Implementing zero-till planting systems in the NSW sugar industry
The project ‘Implementing Zero-Tillage Planting Systems in the NSW Sugar Industry’ aimed to introduce a direct drill billet planter to plant extensive areas of trial and commercial cane in the three mill areas of NSW. A ...
Precision farming with controlled traffic and GPS guidance system : SRA Grower Group Innovation Project final report
After working with the Central Region new farming system grower group we decided to take the system to the next level and implement GPS guidance and precision. Our aim was to overcome the problems associated with converting ...
Implementation of a 2M farming system : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
The SYDJV with research conducted over some fourteen years, recommended the adoption of a new farming system based on controlled traffic, minimum tillage, and break cropping. Cane harvesters and associated haul out equipment ...
Improving soil health in undulating, dryland farms in the Central region : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
The project sought to: Improve the condition of soil for the following cane crop by introducing break crops; Investigate zero tillage options in undulating soil conditions to reduce erosion; Compare the benefits of different ...
Optimising benefits of GPS integration into controlled traffic farming (CTF) system : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
The modification of the haulout has been completed and been in operation for the 2007 harvesting season. The aim of the project was to primarily reduce the compacted area on the ends of the rows during the turning around ...
Improved harvesting efficiency in farming systems : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
The aim of the project was to achieve more efficient harvesting within our group. We monitored the harvesting effort for each paddock to determine the levels of paddock efficiency and increase awareness of the results. The ...
Facilitating enhanced peanut / sugarcane rotations by assessing and managing the issues related to growing peanuts : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
Rotation cropping has been identified by the Sugar Yield decline Joint Venture (SYDJV) as a critical tool in addressing decline in the Australian sugar industry. Previous research demonstrates that when break crops are ...
Implementation of improved sugarcane farming systems in the Clare area, Burdekin District, North Queensland : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
The MIG was interested to quantify the benefits of moving from their current 1.52m row configuration to a row configuration that better matches tractors, harvesters and haulage equipment using GPS technology. As a result ...
Sugar yield decline joint venture, phase 2 : SRDC final report
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.
Controlled traffic farming systems for the North Coast Grower Group : SRDC Grower Group Innovation Project final report
The project aim was to implement and trial farming systems that incorporate the practices of controlled traffic, minimum tillage and crop rotations. The North Coast Grower Group members combined their resources and efforts ...