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Mackay Canegrowers Limited (MCL) trading as CANEGROWERS Mackay is an integral part of the CANEGROWERS organisation, the peak body representing Australia's sugarcane growers in Queensland and New South Wales. MCL provides services, representation and support to the majority of cane growers across the Mackay and Plane Creek regions on a wide range of issues including advocacy, marketing, water and electricity, workplace health & safety, transport, environment and best management practice, training and business management.
Untimely rain over the past few days has cast a grey pall over this year’s sugarcane harvest in the Mackay/Plane Creek regions. More
The State Government is patting itself on the back for giving farmers and businesses an extra year to move to standard electricity tariffs. However, CANEGROWERS Mackay Chairman Kevin Borg argues in this week's Rural Weekly that this is just "kicking the can down the road" without a reduction in electricity prices for irrigators. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay CEO Kerry Latter has expressed disappointment at the fact that prices for power for irrigation remain high and unchanged under the Queensland Competition Authority's determination for electricity prices released today. More
In a letter published in the Daily Mercury today, CANEGROWERS Mackay CEO Kerry Latter has called for the implementation of the blueprint laid out by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to fix electricity prices and restore Australia’s competitive advantage. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay Area Committee Chairman Paul Schembri has thanked the Queensland Government for its promise to support Mackay Sugar Limited with an investment of up to $14 million towards securing Nordzucker’s proposal for Mackay Sugar. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay today congratulated growers in the Plane Creek district for their success in the Productivity Awards presented last night at a friendly family gather of 160 people at Carmila Hall. More
Chairman Kevin Borg has told the Daily Mercury that with only a week away from the beginning of the 2019 crushing season in the central region comes the need for the public to become more aware of safety hazards including an increased amount of traffic on local roads with activity in rural and some residential areas. More
In the Rural Weekly this week, Chairman Kevin Borg urges every cane grower and farmer in Queensland to sign the Reef Bill petition (farmers.org.au/campaign/rejecttheregs/). More
CANEGROWERS Mackay today warned that high power and water prices were undermining advances in cane farm management practices, which would negatively affect not only the economy but also the environment. More...
Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members. To view the update, go to the Members Tab.