Kondinin Group Australia Farmer of the Year 2015 Awards

We are pleased to announce the Gerard Puglisi has once again been nominated for a division of the Farmer of the Year awards. Last year Gerard was named a finalist in the Diversification category, in which he has been nominated for again. 

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Next Gen hosts sustainable industries study tour from Michigan State University

Next Gen recently hosted a group of American students at Sweet Farm Tours in Mossman.

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By George, we’ve got it: code released on sugar marketing

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The nation’s cane growers heartily welcome the release of a proposed mandatory code of conduct for sugar marketing by the federal government taskforce today.

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Next Gen maintains positive attendance numbers throughout harvest season

Despite a busy harvesting season and farmers now going into crushing, the latest Next Gen meeting was positive with 20 people in attendance. 

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Media Release: Taskforce recommends Sugar Code of Conduct

george letterheadTHE ABBOTT Government’s Sugar Marketing Code of Conduct Taskforce will today recommend to Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce and Small Business Minister Bruce Billson that a mandatory Code of Conduct be adopted for the sugar industry. 

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Unprecedented grower solidarity calling for a fair go in sugar marketing

 

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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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SRA unveils new and comprehensive library of industry research

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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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New Queensland Government throws support behind Smartcane BMP

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Sugarcane growers across Queensland are elated today by news that the new government in Queensland has thrown their support behind the industry’s best practices program for sugarcane growers, Smartcane BMP.

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SRA appoints new Manager Communications

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Sugar Research Australia (SRA), the sugar industry’s owned company for research, development and extension, has announced the appointment of its new Manager Communications, Mr Brad Pfeffer.

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