Expression of Interest - Burdekin Cane Innovation

Do you have an idea or a trial waiting to happen but need some help to get it off the ground?

The Reef Trust: Reef Alliance Program - Growing a Great Barrier Reef Cane Innovation Grants are available for innovative ideas that will achieve a reduction in nitrogen, improve water quality and have potential for broader industry adoption.

To apply, please complete this simple Expression of Interest (EOI) form and submit to by close of business 17 May 2017. Once submitted your EOI will be discussed and progressed with NQ Dry Tropics Cane Team Leader. You will be notified if your EOI meets the required criteria, it will support your Cane Innovation Grant application.

Are you a sugarcane Grower? *
Today's Date *
Region *
Have you received a grant before? *
If yes, please describe grants received, approximately when and what for?
Name of applicant *
Farm address *
Phone number(best contact) *
Email address *
Is the idea innovative? Has it been done in your region/district before? *
Has it been done in the cane industry before? *
Has it been done in another industry before? *
If yes, please explain why this is innovative compared to previous work
Is this a completely new idea?
If yes, please provide details
What is your innovative idea? *
Does your idea have the potential for a negative impact on the environment? *
Please explain
Explain how will you idea deliver an improved water quality outcome? Note: Innovation needs to achieve a water quality benefit with a focus on nutrient reduction. *
Explain how your innovative idea has the potential to be adopted more broadly within the sugarcane industry. Note: consider the longer term economic and productivity improvements and practicality of broader adoption. *
What are you planning to do? What do you aim to achieve or do? *
What is your proposed approach to investigate your idea? *
If other, please describe: *
Describe the work you plan to do to investigate your idea. What are you planning to do? What steps will you take? If a trial - what treatments and how trial will be undertaken? *
How will you measure the success of your project? *
If other, please describe
What support do you need? *
If other, please describe...
Why do you need this help? *
Who will you work with? *
If selected ‘other growers/landholders’, who are they and how will they help/support the project?
If selected ‘technical support’, how are they and how will they help/support the project?
Possible innovation project communications requirements, will include some, or all of video case study, media stories,report on outcomes, on-farm event, project case study (written), forum presentation, web updates. I am willing to share outcomes. *
Do you have any other ideas of how you could share results
What date do you expect project to start?
What date do you expect project to finish?
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