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.

Wet Tropics
Enhanced efficiency fertiliser
January / 2017
Burdekin
Reduced nitrogen on late cut final ratoon block
January / 2017

All Projects

Mackay

MANUEL MUSCAT

January / 2018

Mixing it up to reduce erosion.

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Mackay

STEVE YOUNG

December / 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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Mackay

NEIL WALPOLE

November / 2016-2019

Assess the benefit of adding Serenade product to the soil by different methods .

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Mackay

JOHN AND HELEN PASTEGA

August / 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

JOHN, HELEN AND DEAN PASTEGA

October / 2016-2018

To better match irrigation to crop and soil water needs, reduce water wastage and to maximise yield potential.

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Mackay

TONY JEPPERSEN

October / 2016-2018

To investigate the effect of harvester speed on subsequent cane yields and nitrogen use efficiency.

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Mackay

STEVEN MUSCAT

January / 2016-2018

The aim of telemetry is to use sensors to detect changes in soil moisture and in turn automatically inform the grower when adequate soil moisture is achieved or when irrigation must be applied.

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Mackay

JOHN MUSCAT (MAC)

July / 2016-2018

Staggered nitrogen rate application to mitigate crop lodging and CCS reduction on high yield potential soils.

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Mackay

JOE MUSCAT

March / 2016-2019

To compare irrigation methods and their impact on plant nutrient uptake and water quality.

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