For most of its existence to date, only part of the crop has been utilised, this being the ‘millable’ cane stalk which accounts for approximately 75% of the plant. But, there are moves afoot to promote the use of the entire crop, and to exploit its rich potential for raw sugar, animal feed and energy. There is an accelerating view that for far too long sugarcane has been under-recognised and under-utilised, and new markets for energy uses such as bioelectricity and biofuels are aggressively being explored. This makes the possibilities for sugarcane endless, when it is considered that worldwide only 20 countries produce oil for energy, yet approximately 100 countries cultivate sugarcane.
RLF Specialty Fertilisers are at the forefront of crop nutrition for sugarcane. Its highly-specialised products give enormous advantage to sugarcane growers as increased yield and healthier crops are delivered at harvest. RLF Specialty Fertilisers for sugarcane include the categories called Nutrients Chargers and Broad-spectrum foliars, all delivering optimal nutrient health and strength for the plant.