Project Work by BPS
BPS partners with organisations such as SRA, NQ Dry Tropics, Universities and government agencies to conduct projects that align with our strategic plan.
All project work will be considered on a case by case basis, please contact us if you have a project idea.
Funded by the Australian Government National Landcare Programme and QLD Department of Natural Resources and Mines.
Nitrogen use efficiency and maximising productivity and profitability are critical issues for growers. This project will engage growers by demonstrating practices that maintain or increase productivity and profitability, while reducing nitrogen losses from the paddock.
Rural Water Use Efficiency Program – Irrigation Futures
Funded by QLD Department of Natural Resources and Mines.
Maximising the efficiency of on farm irrigation practices.
NQ Dry Tropics Reef Trust 3 (RT3) Program
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Environment and Energy and administered by NQ Dry Tropics.
Implementation of a water quality improvement program to achieve sustainable agricultural practices ion the sugar industry of the Burdekin Dry Tropics NRM region.
EEF (Enhanced Efficiency Fertiliser Project)
A range of trials featuring various enhanced efficiency fertiliser products/rates being conducted over multiple farms in the Burdekin district. These trials are being directed in conjunction with SRA.
BMP Smartcane Project
Industry led best practice farming system implementation program designed to increase productivity whilst reducing nutrient & pesticide runoff causing damage to the reef.