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

Site specific soil analysis and variablerate applications

December / 2018

Site specific soil analysis and variable rate applications.

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Mackay

Mill Mud Spreaders

January / 2018

Banded mill mud application onto sugar cane.

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Mackay

Tony Bugeja

January / 2018

Innovation improves outcomes in real time for Project Catalyst grower.

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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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