Projects

Annual trial results and personal profiles of the innovative leaders in the Queensland sugar industry, backed up by the technical data of previous case studies.

Current Trials

Wet Tropics

Daniel Pantovic

December / 2016-2019

Evaluate the benefits of lignite in improving nutrient use efficiency for NPK in sugarcane.

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Mackay

Ross Windsor

September / 2019

To assess the efficacy of imidacloprid applied at varying rates.

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Mackay

Tony, John and Mark Bugeja Trial Progress

June / 2018-2019

To assess the efficacy of imidacloprid applied at varying rates.

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Mackay

Peter Hackett

June / 2018-2019

To improve nitrogen use efficiency.

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Mackay

Tony Bugeja Trial Progress

June / 2018-2019

To improve nitrogen use efficiency on soils with high yield and moderate organic carbon levels.

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Mackay

Adam Keilbach Trial Progress

June / 2018-2019

To investigate the impact of intercropping soybean with sugarcane ratoons on sugar cane yield and nitrogen stores.

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Mackay

Manuel Muscat

June / 2016-2019

Reduce yield losses and increase nitrogen use efficiency by tailoring variety to soil type.

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Mackay

John and Helen Pastega Trial Progress

June / 2017-2019

To lower the amount of imidacloprid applied per hectare by using variable rate technology, whilst maintaining adequate grub control.

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Mackay

Steve Young Trial Progress

June / 2016-2019

To use low cost sensors on haul-out vehicles to produce cane yield maps to further improve the availability and accuracy of VR maps to growers.

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