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Bundaberg Station Field Day 2023

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

 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

12.00 noon

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.



Sugar Research Australia
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Would you like to get involved in the TNQ Hub? Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like us to attend? We’d love to hear from you! Please contact Rachel Hay, Knowledge Broker of the TNQ Hub.

Email: rachel.hay@jcu.edu.au

Phone: 0402 289 724