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Mackay grower members - please come for a chat, a beer and a sausage at one of our Shed Meetings over the next week. Each meeting starts at 4pm. Demonstrations on grease, additives, coolant and diesel fuel treatment and how to manage the diesel bug will be provided on farm by our sponsor, Wynns. "If it's Wynns it Works." Full details
Women from sugar growing regions around Queensland will travel to Mackay on 10-11 May for the annual Women in Sugar Australia (WISA) conference. The event is hosted in a different region each year, with the 2021 conference being organised by CANEGROWERS NETWORK Mackay. More... Click here for the Registration Form.
You are invited to CANEGROWERS Mackay Area Committee’s Annual Information Meeting - Friday 26 February 2021- 1.30pm at the Mackay Turf Club Event Centre, 9 Peak Downs Highway, Ooralea. The Chairman and Members will report on the Committee's activities for the past twelve months. Special guest speaker will be well known identity, Mr Meecham Philpott. To assist with the COVID-19 restrictions, please RSVP by emailing email@example.com or by phoning 4944 2600 by 19 February 2021.
CANEGROWERS Mackay CEO Kerry Latter said today that the Transport Minister, Mark Bailey, should accept the Deputy Prime Minister’s request for more consideration of and a costing estimate for building an underpass on the Walkerston Bypass. More
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A commitment from the Liberal National Party to reduce electricity costs and establish a set of new agriculture-specific tariffs has been welcomed by the peak sugarcane growers’ organisation CANEGROWERS. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay has written to all Councillors on the Mackay Regional Council seeking a year’s rates freeze at 2019 values for sugarcane growers following recent exorbitant land valuation increases. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay has written to the Valuer General objecting to increased valuations from local Councils for farmland in the Mackay/Plane Creek regions. More
In his column in the Rural Weekly this week, CANEGROWERS Mackay Chairman, Kevin Borg, has thanked the Queensland Government for freezing irrigation prices for a year and absorbing dam safety costs. However, he said that since the government has not announced a new policy towards pricing irrigation water, this is only a temporary reprieve. More
CANEGROWERS has formed a sugar industry working group made up of representatives from all industry sectors to provide a united approach to any issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.On the local front, CANEGROWERS Mackay representatives are regularly in contact with Wilmar and Mackay Sugar management and are committed to harvesting the 2020 crop successfully. More