Reef Trust to help reduce Nitrogen from Wet Tropics cane farms

14 May 2015
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Wet Tropics cane farmers will receive a share of $1.4m over the next four years as part of the Australian Government’s  Reef Trust Programme committed by Minister Hunt.

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Strategic Plan Review

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Sugar Research Australia is approaching the halfway point of our first five-year Strategic Plan. We are therefore undertaking a minor review or our Strategic Plan and would like your input into the current Strategic Plan and Key Focus Areas (KFAs) for Research, Development and Extension (RD&E). More..

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Reef Programme Awards to recognise champion land managers

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The Australian Government Reef Programme Awards have been launched today, calling for nominations from champion land managers who have been working to reduce their off-farm impact on the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

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SRA unveils three new varieties to benefit growers and millers

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Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has released three new sugarcane varieties that are aimed at delivering significant benefits to Australian cane growers and millers.

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Attempt by mill peak group to muddy waters around marketing

8 May 2015

The comments made in a press statement issued by the peak group for the milling sector today, completely miss the point according to sugarcane growers group Australian Cane Farmers Association (ACFA).

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grower groups

7 May 2015

Dear Grower,

Unprecedented grower solidarity calling for a Fair Go in sugar marketing
Representatives from all cane grower representative bodies, CANEGROWERS, Australian Cane Farmers Association and Burdekin District Cane Growers, met in Townsville earlier this week (Tuesday, 5 May).

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Unprecedented grower solidarity calling for a fair go in sugar marketing

6 May 2015
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A show of unprecedented grower solidarity took place in Townsville today, as grower groups from right across the sugarcane growing sector came together, unified in their heightened resolve to uphold grower rights and calling on a fair go for growers and the rural communities they support.

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Recent Property Offences- Burdekin

5 May 2015
Ayr Police 

Ayr Police are seeking the assistance of the public to combat a recent increase in property offences that are occurring in Ayr and the surrounding rural areas including Jarvisfield, McDesme and Airville.

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SRA unveils new and comprehensive library of industry research

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Sugar Research Australia 

Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has today unveiled a new resource for the Australian sugarcane industry bringing together a comprehensive library of industry research into one publicly accessible location.

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Mackay Sugar recognises region’s best farmers

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Mackay’s most outstanding cane farmers were recognised on Friday night (17 April), when Mackay Sugar held its 27th annual Productivity Awards.

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