Whitsunday Agriculture Forum

George Christensen MP, Federal Member for Dawson ,invites you to the Whitsunday Agriculture Forum with Federal Agriculture Minister,

Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

The Forum: The agriculture forum is an opportunity for Whitsunday locals to hear from the Minister Barnaby Joyce and give feedback on agriculture policy.

Where: Larrikin Hotel, 69 Herbert St, Bowen

When: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Time: 3pm – 4pm

RSVP: george.christensen.mp@aph.gov.au
or phone
1300 301 979 or 49 440 662

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BPS Shed Meetings

Burdekin Productivity Services (BPS) has confirmed end of season shed meetings, please see below.

Fri 28 Nov 8:30 Selkirk/Haughton T Pontarelli
Fri 28 Nov 12:00 Clare/Mulgrave (lunch 1st then meeting) Clare Club
Mon 1 Dec 9:30 Dalbeg Dalbeg Inn
Mon 1 Dec 1:00 Millaroo J Cambruzzi
Tue 2 Dec 7:30 Upper Haughton/Stockham Rd* Mio/Old Shadforth shed
Wed 3 Dec 8:30 Giru/Shirbourne D Poletto

*Please note the Upper Haughton/Stockham road has changed start time

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Burdekin Agricultural Forum

George Christensen MP, Federal Member for Dawson ,invites you to the Burdekin Agriculture Forum with Federal Agriculture Minister,

 Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

The Forum: The agriculture forum is an opportunity for Burdekin locals to hear
from the Minister Barnaby Joyce and give feedback on agriculture policy.

Where: Ayr Showgrounds Hall

When: Wednesday10th December 2014

Time: 12pm – 1pm

RSVP: george.christensen.mp@aph.gov.au
or phone
1300 301 979 or 49 440 662

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SRA-YCS Industry Update Forums

sra-logoYCS remains a critical concern for industry and SRA is committed to providing you with regular research updates and progress reports. To achieve this, SRA will host a series of industry update forums in Queensland from 9 to 11 December 2014. At the forums Chief investigators from three research projects will share their learnings about YCS and highlight research developments.

Attendance at any YSC industry update forum is free and no registration is required.

  • Tuesday 9 December, 8am – Mossman Agricultural Services, Front Street, Mossman
  • Tuesday 9 December, 2pm – The Rambler at Mulgrave Mill
  • Wednesday 10 December, 8am – Knight Club, 38 Herbert Street, Ingham
  • Wednesday 10 December, 2:30pm – Ayr Showgrounds, corner of Craig St and Bruce Highway, Ayr
  • Thursday 11 December, 8:30am – RSL Hall, 27 Chapman Street, Proserpine
  • Thursday 11 December, 2pm – Farview Country Tavern, 22 Chidlow Street, Farleigh Mackay

For more information visit the SRA website www.sugarresearch.com.au or SRA phone 1300 772 111.

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Australian sugar given raw deal in China Free Trade Agreement

18 November 2014
QSL Media Release

The head of Australia’s leading raw sugar marketer, Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL), has today expressed disappointment at the decision to exclude Australian raw sugar from the latest China Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

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QSL Market Report

QSL Logo_RGB_POS_LGEQSL’s Treasurer, Stephen Stone, has issued his latest market report current as of 10th November 2014.

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BPS upcoming shed meetings

Burdekin Productivity Services has released their end of year shed meeting dates. Topics that will be discussed include Variety Trial Results, Herbicide Management, Nitrogen trials and information, Local water quality information, Irrigation and Funding opportunities

2014 BPS End of Year Shed Meetings

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Grower protection against monopolies fails, fix outlined in Senate submission tendered today

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE: 3 November 2014

Peak grower groups CANEGROWERS and ACFA today tendered a powerful joint submission into the Senate enquiry into Australia’s sugar marketing systems, outlining robust and workable strategies to rectify the clear market imbalance in favour of the mill which has now been created. 

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QSL Market Update

QSL Logo_RGB_POS_LGE3 November 2014

QSL Treasury Analyst,  Matthew Page, has released his latest Market Update, current as of 3 November 2014.

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QSL Industry Update

QSL Logo_RGB_POS_LGE30 October 2014

QSL Industry Relationship Managers, Cathy Kelly and Carla Keith, have released their update for week ending 31st October 2014.

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