Sugarcane farmers in far north Queensland have a new app by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, that will help them manage fertiliser use and reduce nitrogen runoff onto the Great Barrier Reef. Currently there’s no way sugarcane growers can tell whether fertiliser has runoff from their farm but the free app, named 1622WQ, shows the … Continue reading New tool for sugarcane farmers
The Queensland government is providing $6 million in funding to help cane-growers, while easing environmental impacts on the Great Barrier Reef. The government announced its investment in the Smartcane BMP program in early October. Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, Leeanne Enoch, said the investment in Smartcane BMP would ensure the ongoing delivery of the … Continue reading Sugarcane growers get sweet funding boost in Queensland
The Commonwealth government is investing in Sugar Research Australia (SRA), which helps sugarcane growers across Australia. SRA hosted the Commonwealth minister for agriculture, David Littleproud, at its Mackay research station in early September. The visit was an opportunity to show Littleproud the innovative research, development and adoption activities being delivered for Australian sugarcane growers and … Continue reading Sweet research partnership drives the future of Australian sugarcane
Sugar produced from insect-protected sugarcane, as safe as sugar produced from conventional sugarcane
The United States Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded recently that raw and refined sugar produced from Brazil’s first genetically-modified sugarcane variety, called CTC20BT, is safe. The US FDA focused its safety assessment on sugar, because it is the main sugarcane-derived product imported to the US from Brazil. In addition to sugar refining, the Brazilian sugarcane … Continue reading Sugar produced from insect-protected sugarcane, as safe as sugar produced from conventional sugarcane
A new sugarcane nutrition manual provides sugarcane growers, millers, and advisors with a complete insight into running a healthy crop. On the 1st of August, Sugar Research Australia released the new manual, which contains an extensive run-down on the latest research and information for growing healthy sugarcanes. The Australian Sugarcane Nutrition Manual is available free … Continue reading New sugarcane nutrition manual provides the A to Z of growing a healthy crop
Telstra Micro Business of the year Nexba has launched a limited edition Christmas range exclusive to Woolworths.
The Bundaberg Distilling Company (BDC) has released the Master Distillers’ Collection (MDC) Black Barrel – Distilled 2005 rum.
According to Canegrowers, Australia is one of the world’s largest exporters of raw sugar, with exports currently worth about $AUD2 billion per year.