Technical papers

Cost assessment of the adoption of harvesting best practice (HBP)*

Abstract         Using ground speeds and extractor fan speeds recommended by Harvesting Best Practice (HBP) will minimise cane loss and stool damage.  While these benefits provide an incentive for growers to request contractors use HBP settings, little research based on trial […]

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The Blackboard

Final bagasse

The accurate sampling of final bagasse (FB) is a difficult problem. No satisfactory continuous sampler has been devised and hand sampling is used. Generally, the analyses of FB samples are not considered individually; averages over a day or week are […]