July has been nothing short of a write-off in the Innisfail Babinda area with rain causing major complications with harvest and planting.
Tully & Mulgrave suffered minor disruptions but could still crush cane. CCS levels are generally down on last year.
The Tableland mill slowed down due to the processing backlog in coastal mills which process Tableland syrup into sugar. Tableland CSS is similar to last year.
Growers are discontent with Qld Gov leasing rates on crown land which they see as a revenue grab.
Farmers are finalising their ERMPs while the conditions are too wet to farm.
North Qld Director