Friday 17th Jul, 2020
CSIRO has launched a new app to help sugarcane farmers in far north Queensland manage fertiliser use to reduce runoff onto the Great Barrier Reef.

New app helps sugarcane farmers reduce Great Barrier Reef pollution

CSIRO has launched a new app to help sugarcane farmers in far north Queensland manage fertiliser use to reduce runoff…
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Sugar is bouncing back from a long-term price low. Photo: Shutterstock

Sugar cane harvest cops production hit from drought

The drought in Queensland has impacted the 2019 sugar cane harvest, with a new report finding the state economy will…
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Queensland’s sugar mills have produced more than two million tonnes of raw sugar this season, according to the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC).

India approves further sugar export subsidies

The Indian Government has shocked Australia’s sugar industry after approving a $1.3 billion export subsidy of $216 per tonne to…
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Canegrowers appoint next chairman

Paul Schembri has been appointed as Chairman of sugar cane farmer advocacy group Canegrowers. He will be supported by two…
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Queensland’s sugar mills have produced more than two million tonnes of raw sugar this season, according to the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC).

Australia launches WTO action against Indian sugar

Australia and Brazil have launched a formal World Trade Organisation (WTO) action against India. The move aims to counter India’s…
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Cane damage at Hoseshoe Lagoon near Giru in the Burdekin

Queensland floods could damage 2019 sugarcane harvest

As North Queensland enters its second week of flooding, the state’s sugarcane growers association is unsure of the extent of…
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