The latest Virtual Bus Tour segment has just been released
Our Virtual Bus Tour series has started again for season 2015. We have kicked off with Tully cane growers Brian and Jamie Dore, joined by Graham Cripps from the local productivity services. The guys take turns to show us around the farm. Go here to view

Lights, camera, action!
Calling all budding filmmakers and animators - check out our Canetube competition, make a short video about Reef-friendly farming and you could win a cash prize. Read more

New Smartcane phone app
Growers registered for Smartcane BMP can now access a free phone app to make collecting and uploading farm records a breeze. Read more

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RT @sugarresearch: Calling aspiring leaders in the cane industry. Nominate for TRAILblazers scholarship @ARLFNews @a

Sugarcane | An important rural industry for Australia

  • 3rd largest raw sugar supplier in world
  • 7th largest agricultural exporter in Australia
  • 80% exported
  • $1.7 - $2 billion value of production
  • 30-35 Mt cane
  • 4-4.5 Mt raw sugar
  • 4000 cane farm businesses
  • 24 sugar mills
  • 6 bulk storage ports