ASH REMOVAL CONTRACT: 2022 – 2024 CRUSHING SEASONS

ASH REMOVAL CONTRACT: 2022 – 2024 CRUSHING SEASONS

Tully Sugar Limited is seeking expressions of interest from those interested in the ash removal contracts for the 2022 and two subsequent crushing seasons. With option to extend. The Mill operates for approximately 20 – 26 weeks per year on a continuous crushing...
Weed Control

Weed Control

After the recent rain, a lot of weed management is taking place throughout the industry. Here in the wet tropics, weeds and vines grow rapidly with the ideal growing conditions. One definition of a weed is just a plant growing where you do not it to and this applied...
Planting Time

Planting Time

Mid July of each year, we usually talk about planting time, and similar to last year, the wet weather in 2021 has held up some planting until this week. Sugarcane is planted as billets or “setts”, small pieces of cane usually about 150-200mm long that have one or two...
Tully Sugar taking care of local Age Care organisations

Tully Sugar taking care of local Age Care organisations

Tully Sugar Limited pride themselves in presenting their Annual donations every year to the Aged Care Organisations in the community. Pictured above is Andrew Yu CEO of Tully Sugar Limited presenting Churches of Christ Care Rockingham Aged Care Service representative...
Preseason CCS sampling and trial

Preseason CCS sampling and trial

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. With almost double the long term rainfall recorded in April , but with still quite warm days the crop has continued to grow on...
2021 Pre-Season meetings

2021 Pre-Season meetings

It is that time of year again, time for the pre-season meetings that are planned for April 12-16 2021. For many years, these meetings were breakfast meetings with three held in the Tully district and they typically went for 3 hours. Since 2020, and the various Covid...
Moddus crop ripener crop sampling.

Moddus crop ripener crop sampling.

It is amazing what a difference a week of sunny weather makes! The last 14 days of sun have done wonders for our crop after all the rain and now we turn our attention to pre harvest sampling . Since 2019 pre harvest sampling of cane is done in field, prior to this...
Pokkah Boeng

Pokkah Boeng

With the humid and wet weather, we have been getting since January the crop is growing well, along with everything else including the lawn at home! Looking at some of the districts crops over the past couple of weeks the signs of a leaf disease known as Pokkah Boeng...
Tully variety Management group (TVMG) meeting

Tully variety Management group (TVMG) meeting

Recently the Tully variety Management group (TVMG) met for an end of year wrap up meeting. At this meeting we discussed the results of the 2020 variety sampling work which helps determine which of the new varieties will be recommended for commercialization over the...
Establishing the  Q250 site in El Arish 2019

Establishing the Q250 site in El Arish 2019

Recently some new mill mud and Ash demo sites have been established in Tully with an emphasis on maintaining yield of certain varieties. There has also been other sites established with mill mud to reinforce the Six Easy Steps toolbox recommendations for Nitrogen...