Sugar Research Australia Board northern visit
THE SRA Board and Research Funding Panel met with SRA investors at Mossman and on the Atherton Tableland on August 17 and 18.
As part of the visit, they met with NextGen Officer Gerard Puglisi, who runs a diversified farming business at Mossman, as well Mossman Ag Services, as well as growers and millers.
The visit included a tour of MSF’s farms and mill on the Atherton Tableland.
The purpose of the visit was to hear directly from sugarcane growers and millers about their priorities for their industry-owned corporation, SRA. Research topics under discussion included sugarcane varieties, improving harvesting efficiency, and improving the adoption of research outcomes on-farm and at the mill.