Join us for a morning of scheduled presentations and informal conversations with SRA experts and industry partners. You’ll see up-close the latest research findings and technology developed through SRA’s Southern District Productivity Plan to improve your business’s productivity, profitability, and sustainability.
When: Thursday 20 July 8am – 1pm
Where: SRA Bundaberg Station, 314 Pashleys Road, Welcome Creek Qld 4670
Scheduled presentations and demonstrations:
SMUT in the Southern Region: Developing issues and how to minimise its effects:
with SRA Manager Biosecurity & Disease Screening, Dr Shamsul Bhuiyan
Plant pathology issues in sugar cane: how can we help you?
with Dr Seona Casonato SRA Leader Field Pathology.
Major exotic and endemic pest issues in sugarcane: from mothborers to canegrubs:
with SRA Entomology Leader, Dr Kevin Powell
Research and project activity updates from the DAF Bundaberg Research Facility for soybean, peanut and sugar industries:
with DAF Coastal Farming Systems Team Leader Neil Halpin
Automating furrow irrigation in the Burdekin – reducing water and energy use: preliminary results from the Burdekin Irrigation Project
with SRA District Manager, Burdekin, Terry Granshaw.