REEF HEROES: This week's reef hero is Farmer Michael. Follow the link to see how this Ingham cane grower is working his farm to protect the land and water quality of the Great Barrier Reef click here

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RT @CropLifeOZ: (2/2)QLD @canegrowers are becoming Reef Heroes-using latest tech. to improve farm practices, reduce soil erosion & protect …

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