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Tackling productivity one step at a time at Mirani
After almost seven years of growing sugarcane west of Mackay, Tim Bone and family are starting to see the positive results of productivity enhancements that they have made to their business.
Welcome to MillingMatters
Welcome to the fifth edition of Milling Matters magazine. Sugar Research Australia (SRA) produces this publication twice each year to update our investors on research and other activity that is occurring for the milling ...
Sugarcane seed project looks at cane's 'weediness'
(Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2015)
Most farmers spend little time thinking about whether the tiny seeds from sugarcane flowers actually germinate in their paddocks or the broader environment.
Peanut rotation lifts marginal soil production at Bundaberg
The Loeskow family at Bundaberg is successfully using a peanut rotational crop to improve soil health and lift sugarcane production.
On the hunt for improved NUE options
A background in split fertiliser application in other industries has led Burdekin canegrower Chris Lyne to investigate enhanced efficiency fertilisers. Burdekin sugarcane grower Chris Lyne has seen record-breaking yields ...
CLEAN team improving harvest efficiency at Isis
A collaborative effort between the mill, growers, harvester operators and researchers is delivering productivity and profitability outcomes for the local industry at Isis. Isis mill Chief Field Officer Paul Nicol knows ...
Plant breeding collaboration delivers industry-wide benefits
The Burdekin breeding program continues to be enhanced by an ongoing collaboration in the region. A collaboration between Wilmar Sugar and SRA in the Burdekin is helping to boost the sugarcane breeding program in that ...
Chasing efficiency and productivity at Bundaberg
Bundaberg farmers Mark and Brian Pressler are hopeful of obtaining about a five-year pay-off period for an investment in new irrigation infrastructure, and so far the results have been encouraging.
Anniversary marks 10 years of tackling the smut challenge
This June is 10 years since sugarcane smut was first detected within the east coast cane industry. A decade on, we take a look back at that challenge and how the industry has handled this major disease incursion.
Wecome to the Summer 2016 edition of CaneConnection
This edition of your quarterly magazine once again updates you on the latest research and adoption activities occurring at SRA, as well as other important innovation that is occurring within the Australian sugarcane industry.