Tully Sugar Limited pride themselves in presenting their Annual donations every year to the Aged Care Organisations in the community.
The crushing season 2021 is going to be a very interesting one, with a rather different lead up given the amount of rain that fell in April.
It is that time of year again, time for the pre-season meetings that are planned for April 12-16 2021.
This year we are starting sampling earlier to offer growers the chance to sample crops where Moddus crop ripener may be used.
Pokkah Boeng is a minor disease but it can look bad and can cause alarm when it occurs.
In 2020 Q208 was again our main variety. Back in 2015 it was supplying close to 50% of the crop, but such reliance on one variety can be an issue in any agricultural production system as it can lead to disease outbreaks.
Recently some new mill mud and Ash demo sites have been established in Tully with an emphasis on maintaining yield of certain varieties.
The total cane crushed for the year was 2,463,549 tonnes with an average CCS of 12.96
Pachymetra Root Rot is a root disease caused by a fungus which can impact all areas of the sugar industry value chain.
Fallow crops are an essential part of the cane cropping system, apart from giving the soil a break they also help reduce weed pressure for the next cane crop as well as provide organic matter for the soil.