The Link May 2022

In this edition of The Link, SASRI scientists Drs Stuart Rutherford, Malcolm Keeping and Iona Basdew offer recommendations for the detection and management of yellow sugarcane aphid (Sipha flava). Senior Plant Pathologist, Sharon McFarlane,……

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SASRI Mechanisation Reports 2022

The 2022 edition of SASRI Mechanisation Reports 1 & 2 are now available. Report 1 has information and examples that will help in estimating the total cost of operating individual machines or complete machinery systems. Report 2 deals with…

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Research Snippets 15 October 2021

Welcome to SASRI Research Snippets. This edition provides news on projects dealing with using near infra-red spectroscopy for nutrient analysis, establishing sugarcane quality using aerial imagery, and the application of ripeners using drones.

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The Ingede September 2021 now available!

The September 2021 issue of the Indege is now out!
In this issue, Extension Manager for Small Scale and Land Reform Growers, Thulani Masondo, in conjunction with local Extension Officers, outline the importance of understanding and complying with the Sugar Industry 2023 Seedcane Vision, as well as the importance of effective and efficient farming.

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The Link September 2021 now available!

The Link: September 2021 is now accessible on our website.
SASRI Director, Terence Stanger, kicks off this edition by describing the six critical success factors embodied in SASRI’s new 5-year strategic plan. This is followed by four pages of timely sugarcane farming advice from SASRI’s Extension and Biorisk Manager, Rowan Stranack…

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Ingede May 2021

SASRI’s isiZulu newsletter Ingede May 2021 now available This edition includes a message from Thulani Masondo, the SASRI Extension Manager for small-scale and land reform growers, where he provides topical tips for the coming months. These include preparing for opening of the mills, choosing a contractor, preventing soil erosion, practising field hygiene, preserving sugarcane quality,…

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The Link May 2021 now available!

The May edition of The Link is accessible on our website. This edition highlights a significant change at SASRI, as we bid farewell to Director Dr Carolyn Baker who retired in March this year, and welcome Dr Terence Stanger to the role. Our regular Topical Tips feature….

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