Growers and industry technical staff are invited to join the Coastal Farming Systems team from the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and guests for a series of meetings being held to discuss the latest research, trial findings and innovative technologies for sugarcane production and what it all means at an on-farm level.
The meetings are open to all growers and industry consultants and will include presentations from Dr Phil Moody (DES) Professor Mike Bell (University of Queensland) DAF extension staff and Bundaberg grower Chris Russo.
■ Russo’s Nitrogen Bar – demonstration by Chris Russo
■ Soil health – how to work with the soil you have
■ Plant nutrition – defining constraints, managing variability, loss pathways and PUYP
■ Drones – the role of drones and how they can help with intra-paddock variability
■ Insecticides – ID cane grub and strategic insecticide applications
■ Demonstrations – Stoolzippa, Dual Herbicide Sprayer and nozzle patterns
■ Trial updates – EEF and N trials and Controlled Traffic trials
Dates, times and places:
8:30am to 4:00pm West Tigers Clubhouse, 10 Branscombe Road, Walkerston