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NOT CRIMINALS: Why new law will hurt canegrowers

premium_icon NOT CRIMINALS: Why new law will hurt canegrowers

Local farmers are being told their run-off efforts are not enough

Proserpine passes the halfway mark

premium_icon Proserpine passes the halfway mark

Average weekly CCS continues to rise

Farmers: it's also the frost

premium_icon Farmers: it's also the frost

It's an unfortunate reality for our regions farmers.

North Queensland sugarcane farmers brace for rough ride

North Queensland sugarcane farmers brace for rough ride

Predictions that the bad times will roll on into 2019

Crime gang’s dramatic arrest in cane field

Crime gang’s dramatic arrest in cane field

SUSPECTS who went on a crime spree have been dramatically arrested

Worker killed in Mackay Sugar cane train tragedy

Worker killed in Mackay Sugar cane train tragedy

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious accident

Spectacular cane fire - but it might be one of the last

Spectacular cane fire - but it might be one of the last

The sight of a cane fire is something Alan Otto has long enjoyed.

Cane farmers back to praying for rain again

Cane farmers back to praying for rain again

The long dry spell has impacted on quantity but not quality.

CRUSHING BLOW: 'Dreadful outcome' from cane crush

CRUSHING BLOW: 'Dreadful outcome' from cane crush

An estimated 600,000 tonnes will be crushed.

Farmer almost loses entire cane crop after fire at property

Farmer almost loses entire cane crop after fire at property

The fire also threatened property.

Canegrowers chair riles up as sugar tax hits headlines again

Canegrowers chair riles up as sugar tax hits headlines again

Sugar tax debate rages, much to the disappointment of Paul Schembri

OUR SAY: Cane fires signal rural strength

OUR SAY: Cane fires signal rural strength

Most locals probably take cane fires for granted.

Farmers going nuts for macadamias

Farmers going nuts for macadamias

Palmers Channel farmer makes transition from cane to macadamias.

Cane syndrome spreading

Cane syndrome spreading

In less than a month the cane syndrome has spread across 10 acres

Bidwill grower "bit bloody disappointed" rain hasn't hit yet

Bidwill grower "bit bloody disappointed" rain hasn't hit yet

Sugercane grower Allen Birt is hoping for 70mm at least.

Cane growers remain skeptical over halted electricity prices

Cane growers remain skeptical over halted electricity prices

Cane growers remain skeptical about halted electricity prices

Cane growers look to the sky as price drops

Cane growers look to the sky as price drops

Cane growers look to the sky as price drops

Breakdowns upset growers

Breakdowns upset growers

Breakdowns upset growers

Use of biosolids leaves bitter taste for Mackay Sugar

Use of biosolids leaves bitter taste for Mackay Sugar

Use of biosolids leaves bitter taste for Mackay Sugar

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