YCS 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.
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).
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
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.
The Australian Government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers a unique opportunity to build on existing efforts to improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
Close to two thirds of Australia’s cane farmers will have their incomes impacted by a sugarmiller intent on preventing them from using their own marketing company, and so needState or Federal legislation to give them competitive choices, Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Greg Beashel said today.
Long-time cane farmer and moustache enthusiast, Michael Hetherington, has laid down a challenge to fellow farmers this November; to grow a moustache in support of the Movember Foundation.
Over 4 million people in 21 countries support Movember which sees men grow a moustache for the entire month of November to help raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems.
“We’ve started a Movember team called the Stubble Shavers and I encourage farmers to get involved,” says Michael.
“I’m challenging farmers from all over to start the 1st November clean shaven and to continue to grow the best Mo they can for the entire month of November.”