Sugarcane industry finds new energy as 2020 season ends

December 22, 2020

After a challenging 2020, Queensland’s sugarcane crush has ended and growers are looking forward to 2021. “This year’s sugarcane...

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Growers ahead of targets for best practice accreditation

December 16, 2020

Queensland’s sugarcane growers are ending the year on a high. Nine months after hitting the milestone of 500 accreditations, a 600th cane farm...

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Sugar industry leaders building a vision for the future

December 11, 2020

  Leaders from across the Australian sugar industry have met this week to develop a working industry vision for the future. The forum involved...

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CANEGROWERS launches course for cane farm profitability

December 02, 2020

Industry peak organisation CANEGROWERS is encouraging sugarcane growers to register for a TAFE Queensland course aimed at improving farm...

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Mill decision heralds changes for Maryborough

November 25, 2020

CANEGROWERS Maryborough says the announcement from MSF Sugar that it will stop operating the Maryborough Mill and instead arrange for contracted...

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Sugarcane's top two issues for the new Qld Government

November 02, 2020

While the Queensland State Election is over, the CANEGROWERS campaign continues for a policy environment in which the sugarcane industry and regional...

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LNP promise of new irrigation tariffs welcome

October 29, 2020

A commitment from the Liberal National Party to reduce electricity costs and establish a set of new agriculture-specific tariffs has been welcomed by...

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Water price is sweeter with election commitments

October 26, 2020

Sugarcane growers using water from state-owned irrigation schemes are set to be better off regardless of which party wins Saturday’s Queensland...

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Election puts grower interests in safe hands

October 21, 2020

CANEGROWERS says growers have a strong voice in an important role following the election of Babinda sugarcane grower and CANEGROWERS Cairns Region...

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Power price positive step but big issues remain

October 20, 2020

Sugarcane farmers’ group CANEGROWERS has welcomed as a win a new option to help Queensland irrigators manage high electricity costs but says...

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Senate Inquiry failure symbolic of wider reef regs problem

October 09, 2020

Peak sugarcane body, CANEGROWERS has said the failure of senators to reach a consensus on the veracity of the evidence base behind reef regulations is...

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Election plan to unleash sugarcane industry’s potential

October 06, 2020

CANEGROWERS has outlined an eight-point plan to the parties contesting the Queensland Election saying it will secure a sustainable, profitable and...

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