Protecting Our Chemicals for the Future: Grower Information Breakfast

When: Thursday 20th April 2017
Start time: 7 am breakfast for 7.45 am start
End time: 11 am
Where: SRA Station, Bruce Highway, Meringa
RSVP: Belinda Billing on 0475 954 437 or email OR Andrea Bryan on 0408 986 252 or email

Soil Health Field Day- Marian

Soil Carbon | Calcium | Compaction

Hear from leading growers and soil health experts locally and around Australia on the critical issues of soil health. Learn more about how you can address and improve soil health on your property for the long-term future.

Tuesday 26th May 2015
7:00 am – 4:00 pm

For more information, download the event flyer here.

SRA Update

16 December 2014

By Neil Fisher, Chief Executive Officer, Sugar Research Australia

As this calendar year draws to a close the SRA team hasn’t slowed in pace.

In late November SRA hosted an Industry Training Update forum in Townsville attended by over 120 growers, researchers and extension providers to share research updates.  During the forum delegates heard about our proposed Adoption Strategy and provided ideas about new ways to promote research outcomes in the next year.  This strategy is still being reviewed and further feedback will be sought from SRA’s representative bodies in January 2015 before implementation occurs. Continue reading

Launch of SRA’s High Yielding Cane bookelt

Sugar Research Australia (SRA) invites sugarcane industry representatives to attend the launch of SRA’s High Yielding Cane booklet by the

Minister for Agriculture the Hon. Barnaby Joyce
SRA Chairman Paul Wright

When : Wednesday 10 December 2014
Time: between 9:15am – 10:00am
SRA Mackay office, 26135 Peak Downs Highway, Te Kowai, Mackay, Qld 4741 or ph: 07 4963 6800.

No RSVP required and – Tea and coffee will be provided after the launch at 9:50am for guests.

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SRA-YCS Industry Update Forums

sraYCS remains a critical concern for industry and SRA is committed to providing you with regular research updates and progress reports. To achieve this, SRA will host a series of industry update forums in Queensland from 9 to 11 December 2014. At the forums Chief investigators from three research projects will share their learnings about YCS and highlight research developments.

Attendance at any YSC industry update forum is free and no registration is required.

  • Tuesday 9 December, 8am – Mossman Agricultural Services, Front Street, Mossman
  • Tuesday 9 December, 2pm – The Rambler at Mulgrave Mill
  • Wednesday 10 December, 8am – Knight Club, 38 Herbert Street, Ingham
  • Wednesday 10 December, 2:30pm – Ayr Showgrounds, corner of Craig St and Bruce Highway, Ayr
  • Thursday 11 December, 8:30am – RSL Hall, 27 Chapman Street, Proserpine
  • Thursday 11 December, 2pm – Farview Country Tavern, 22 Chidlow Street, Farleigh Mackay

For more information visit the SRA website or SRA phone 1300 772 111.

To see the event flyer in full, please click here.

New career research awards to grow innovation and capability in the Australian sugar industry

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Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA) is inviting applications for Early-career and Mid-career Researcher (ECR/MCR) Awards to encourage innovative research ideas, and to enhance the capability of the research sector that supports the Australian sugar industry. Continue reading