Planting Sugar Cane Central Queensland. Stock Images

By | July 21, 2013

Planting Sugar Cane Central Queensland.. Just published, a new stock images by Fred Frith. Sugar cane billets are obtained from a standard or modified harvester and are basically stalks of cane cut into lengths about 250 to 300 mm. These lengths are then loaded into a bin on a mechanised planter attached to a tractor. As the planter moves down the row the billets are dropped into a trench with water fertiliser and insecticide and are then covered and tamped. Two workers are needed, one driving the…

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