Sugar Research Australia (SRA) is seeking new and innovative research ideas that will help improve the productivity, profitability, and sustainability of Australian sugarcane growers and millers.
QLD Department of Agriculture and Fisheries senior agronomist John Hughes addressed the Fertcare workshop in Mackay in July 2017 to talk about findings from two precision agriculture projects that have contributed to the development of a template for continuous improvement in the sugarcane industry.
CANEGROWERS members in the four Queensland regions with Wilmar Sugar mills are finally exercising their right to choose how their interest in the raw sugar made from their cane is priced and sold.
CANEGROWERS has welcomed the announcement that a Code of Conduct will be put in place for the sugar industry to prevent a repeat of the long-running marketing dispute that has left 1500 growers in limbo for the 2017 season.
A court decision removing industry directors from the QSL Board is further evidence of the extent to which Wilmar Sugar is going in its bid to control the Queensland industry.
CEO of Sunshine Sugar Mr Chris Connors monitors the goings on in the Australian sugar sector with great interest, bemused and concerned of late about the overall disharmony in the Queensland cane industry.
Sugarcane growers are in Brisbane sounding a warning to all electricity users that staying cool in summer, running a business and watering food crops is about to get more expensive.
Canegrowers welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement of a $10 million Regional Business Support Package which includes funding for a series of farm electricity pricing trials.