Thursday 27th Jun, 2019

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 opens EOI to develop new sugar product

Sugar mills are being encouraged to help develop a new sugarcane-based product that has almost zero calories. The product, known…
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Rock supply contract won for Port of Townsville upgrade

A multi-million-dollar rock supply contract has been awarded as part of the $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project….
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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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European company acquires 70 per cent stake in Mackay Sugar

One of the largest sugar manufacturers in Europe has acquired a 70 per cent stake in Australian sugar producer Mackay…
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Rising offshore demand and improved market access is set to benefit Australian agricultural industries, but downside risks are expected to be considerable in 2019, according to a new industry report.

Australian agriculture set to benefit amid considerable risks in 2019 – report

Rising offshore demand and improved market access is set to benefit Australian agricultural industries, but downside risks are expected to…
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Queensland’s agriculture industry has maintained its production value despite five years of significant drought, according to a new report.

Expected production stats for Queensland crops revealed

Queensland’s agriculture industry has maintained its production value despite five years of significant drought, according to a new report. The…
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