2019

Petition to register farm anger at regulation

March 29, 2019

Farm groups have launched an online petition against the State Government’s tightening of regulations on agriculture in Great Barrier Reef...

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Reef bill is an alarming grab for power

March 25, 2019

CANEGROWERS has told a Queensland Parliamentary committee that the State Government’s proposed laws on farming in Great Barrier Reef catchments...

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Farm change program receives funds for future

March 14, 2019

An industry-developed program which recognises sugarcane growers for rising to the challenge of improving water quality for the Great Barrier Reef and...

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Qld sustainable sugar ticks market boxes

March 07, 2019

CANEGROWERS has achieved exciting progress in having Queensland sugar produced by Smartcane BMP accredited growers recognised as sustainable in...

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WTO action against Indian subsidies a significant step

February 28, 2019

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Bill a kick in the guts to growers’ Reef commitment

February 27, 2019

CANEGROWERS is warning a bill introduced to the Queensland Parliament this week will frustrate sugarcane growers with more bureaucratic intrusion into...

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Farmers’ hands tied by red tape in recent fires

February 21, 2019

CANEGROWERS Mackay has described how Queensland regulations tied the hands of Mackay and Plane Creek cane farmers in trying to defend their properties...

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Thousands of hectares of sugarcane inundated

February 06, 2019

With North Queensland’s sugarcane regions into their second week of flooding, growers are getting anxious about the financial impact the monsoon...

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Call for nominations: CANEGROWERS Elections 2019

January 29, 2019

2019 is election year for CANEGROWERS and members are being urged to nominate for more than 80 representative positions in all sugarcane growing...

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Power failures threatening southern crops

January 18, 2019

Frustration has boiled over among irrigators in southeast Queensland’s Childers region as they battle to grow crops with unreliable electricity...

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