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The value chain of the Australian Sugar Industry : developments in the period 1970-2005 and future opportunities
This report by the Sugar Research and Development Corporation (SRDC) provides an overview of the “state-of-the-art” of value chain improvement in the Australian sugar industry. It seeks to firstly, improve the level of ...
Final report Future harvest : A project scoping document to SRDC on harvesting R,D&E
Mechanical harvesting of sugarcane has been a major success story for the Australian sugar industry. However, the Australian sugarcane industry has suffered a plateau in productivity (Wilson and Leslie 1997) and there is ...
Global change: helping inform the Australian sugar industry on potential impacts, possible adaptation strategies and best-bet investment of R&D
Australia is facing some degree of continuing global change (IPCC 2007) (referred to as climate change in this report, and including climate variables and atmospheric gases). The Agriculture and Food Policy Reference Group ...
Review of current & future investments in high density planting for the Sugar Research & Development Corporation
The BSES is presently confronting the issue of how to facilitate the adoption of HOP as a commercially productive system. Relevant preliminary project proposals have been submitted for SRDC funding. This consultancy assesses ...
National Program for Sustainable Irrigation
The National Program for Sustainable Irrigation was a unique collaboration as it involved governments, irrigators, water providers and researchers from across Australia. It covered every aspect of irrigation from dam ...
Final report SRDC Project NCA009 Review, analysis and discussion of Precision Agriculture technologies
The development of a range of new technologies has brought agriculture and agricultural equipment to a whole new level of sophistication. First hypothesised in the early 1990’s, Precision Agriculture (PA) is a crop management ...
A review of opportunities to improve the design and performance of sugarcane harvesters
This review is a response to the recognition by the SRDC that the Australian sugarcane industry needs an informed basis from which to make decisions as to appropriate investments in harvesting sector research. There is a ...
Precision agriculture options for the Australian sugarcane industry
Precision agriculture (PA) has been embraced in other Australian agricultural industries. With the increase in adoption rates of new farming system principles including controlled traffic within the sugarcane industry, ...
Preparing the Sugar Industry for Climate Change and Emissions Trading Workshop
This document provides a brief summary of key points arising from a climate change workshop held in Brisbane on June 19, 2009.
Final report Sugar Research and Development Corporation Project CSE018 Precision Agriculture - An avenue for profitable innovation in the Australian sugar industry, or expensive technology we can do without?
Precision Agriculture (PA) is an all-encompassing term given to a suite of technologies which promote improved management of agricultural production through recognition that the potential productivity of agricultural land ...