It is planting time in Tully and despite the recent wet weather some planting has occurred.
Tully Sugar 2020 WGEA Report
One of the other big events that has commenced over the past fortnight is the local trial work with new varieties.
One of the key strategies the Tully sugar industry is working on, through the Tully Variety Management group with SRA is to find out as quickly as possible which of the new varieties will work best in the various sub districts of the Tully sugar industry by use of a mobile mill and sampling CCS obtained.
Tully Sugar Limited’s Cane Supply and Transport Manager Tom Peatey stands upon Locomotive 3 in the Mill yard keenly awaiting the commencement of the 2020 crush season.
The 2020 crushing season is planned to commence on Tuesday the 2nd of June 2020 (weather permitting). Prior to the start of this year’s crushing season, Tully Sugar locomotives will be delivering empty bins across its cane railway network from Tuesday 19th onwards.
Tully Sugar’s involvement in the Canegrowers Smartcane Best Management Practice (BMP) programme reached a new level late in 2019 with a successful external audit resulting in a further 5 year Smartcane BMP accreditation for all TSL farms.
Tully Sugar continues to respond to the evolving Coronavirus situation working as far as practicable, to mitigate the risk and ensure the health and safety of our workforce. TSL continues to monitor and follow advice and directives from Australian and Queensland...
When the full blossom of spring was underway, a group of eleven Tully growers went to Beijing and Xi’an of China for a study tour. It is the first of such events since COFCO becomes the sole shareholder of Tully Sugar Limited in 2011.