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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, ...
Investment analyses for the Managing Climate Variability Program
The Managing Climate Variability Program (MCVP) managed by Land and Water Australia (LWA) is scheduled to be completed by June 2007. In accord with LWA policy, the impact of the program required assessment and the impacts ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Climate change and the Australian Sugarcane Industry : impacts, adaptation and R&D opportunities
Australia is facing continuing climate change (IPCC 2007). The Agriculture and Food Policy Reference Group (2006) considers that without adequate preparation, climate change could have serious implications for sustainable ...
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 ...
Increasing the capacity to identify and action value chain integration opportunities
This report provides a review of the past value chain sugar research in Australia and other countries, and formulates key messages that the Australian industry can learn upon for future value chain activities. Compared to ...
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 ...
Precision agriculture; an avenue for profitable innovation in the Australian sugar industry, or expensive technology we can do without? : SRDC final report CSE018
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 ...