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Stool tipping? Yellowing? Gaps in ratoons? Maybe you’ve got canegrubs
With 19 different species, canegrubs have the highest potential of all our pests to cause economic loss.
Diuron – can we keep it?
Although good progress was made towards achieving the Reef Protection Plan’s 2013 target of a 50 per cent reduction in pesticide loads, with water quality improvement continuing to be a major priority, a new target of 60 ...
Weed management in sugarcane manual
(Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2017)
This manual covers all stages of the sugarcane crop cycle, as well as looking at the suitability of various herbicides for various weeds, and the best application of herbicides. It also provides the latest information on ...
Field Day supports growers to improve water quality
(Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2018)
SRA’s Meringa Station hosted a field day with a water quality focus on May 1, supporting several projects underway in the Wet Tropics.
Metering technology for liquid insecticide and herbicide application
Metering systems have been used in other cropping systems for many years to precisely apply insecticides and herbicides. This technology is now beginning to be used by sugarcane growers.
Looking for new weed management systems
Weed management is one of the important factors that contributes to a successful farm management plan. With continued scrutiny on diuron, how do some of the alternative herbicides stack up in the Wet Tropics?
Alternatives to diuron in the Wet Tropics: Wrap-up of the 2014-2015 trials
A series of trials in Far North Queensland is assessing the performance of pre-emergent herbicides in trash blanketed ratoons, across a range of environmental conditions. Four trials were carried out in 2014-15 and three ...
Handy tips – Nutgrass
Nutgrass competes intensely with cane for water and nutrients and can affect cane emergence and growth even before it emerges.
Using diuron-based herbicides? Know your no-spray periods
Following the Australian Pest and Veterinary Medicines Authority APVMA review of diuron, the APVMA permit PER 13874 which allowed for the phase out of old stock of diuron-based products has now expired. This means that all ...
Eyes on herbicides
Growers will be very aware of the increasing scrutiny the sugarcane industry is under regarding herbicide run-off from farms.