Sectors combine to lift irrigation returns
The $4 million ‘Smarter Irrigation for Profit’ project aims to improve irrigation efficiency and profits for 3000 Australian cotton, dairy, rice and sugar irrigated farms.
Alternative energy: the economic and environmental rewards
Energy is one of the fastest growing on farm costs for cotton-growers. Research invested in by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) benchmarked the cost of on-farm energy consumption, and the productivity and profitability gains of alternative sources.
Providing business support for Australia’s dairy farmers
Dairy Australia’s DairyBase is a sophisticated yet easy to use web-based tool that enables dairy farmers to measure and compare their farm business performance over time.
Maximising cane profitability
Sugar Research Australia (SRA) research includes breeding new sugarcane varieties for the Australian industry and encouraging adoption of these varieties.