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Sapere report

The full Sapere report commissioned by CANEGROWERS, Errors in Australian Energy Regulator’s Draft Decision on Ergon Energy’s 2016 Tariff Structure Statement, can be read here.

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS TO DIFFERENT ROAD CLASSES

 

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ANNUAL BUNDABERG SUGAR INDUSTRY AWARDS 2016 SEASON

The Sugar Industry Dinner and Awards Committee have commenced preparations for the 2016 Season Bundaberg Sugar Industry Dinner and Awards Night to be held on Friday, 17 March 2017.

The Dinner and Awards Night is held each year to recognise the outstanding achievements of sugar industry participants who attain and promote productivity gains in and across the district.  This year’s event will be held in The Sails Function Room at The Waves and will include: 

  • After Dinner Entertainment;
  • A period for socialising and pre-dinner drinks;
  • 2-course dinner served to tables;
  • Presentation of the awards;
  • Short address by industry leaders;
  • Sponsor and industry messages screened during the night.

All winners will be presented with their awards on the night.

The evening’s format will allow sponsors, invited guests, winners and other participants the opportunity to catch up on the season past, while maintaining a level of formality. 

For all enquiries please contact Bundaberg CANEGROWERS on 4151 2555.

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SMARTCANE BMP

The “Smartcane BMP” Program is an opportunity for sugarcane growers throughout the state to showcase their farming practices. Smartcane BMP Facilitators in your local CANEGROWERS office are available to assist growers to register on the Smartcane BMP website and to complete assessment questionnaires about various aspects of their farming practices. Growers who have registered on Smartcane BMP and completed the assessments are invited to seek assistance from their local facilitator to achieve Smartcane BMP accreditation. Facilitated training and assistance sessions are held at CANEGROWERS office each Thursday morning. For further details on the Smartcane BMP Program click here.

Insurance

CANEGROWERS Insurance Scheme  - owned by growers, working for growers, was commenced in 2012 to look after our members’ insurance needs. Wide Bay Authorised Representative Colin Mobbs has extensive experience in looking after the insurance needs of the rural sector and has assisted many of our members to ensure that their insurance cover is tailored to their requirements. Col provides a personalised on-farm service to growers, primarily servicing CGU’s Canepol insurance policies. He also has access to a broad range of other insurance products and alternative underwriters so that appropriate insurance cover can be obtained for all aspects of members’ businesses at the best price.

To contact Col to discuss your insurance needs call 4151 2555 or on mobile on 0418 891 783.

 

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Bundaberg CANEGROWERS Ltd

Our Mission is to provide representation, leadership and services and promote unity in the interest of our members.

Our Goals are to provide an effective and efficient service through a focus on members' key concerns within a changing environment. To maximise member and industry proceeds by marketing current and future sugar production through a structure that is transparent and accountable to the industry. To ensure that industry growth is managed and market driven within a sustainable sugar industry. To ensure environmentally and financially sustainable production through managing and coordinating inputs and resources.

Our Vision is to ensure a secure and profitable future for Bundaberg CANEGROWERS members.


  

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Bundaberg Weather
As at: Tue, February 28, 2017 - 7:50 PM
Temp: 25.3°C
R/H: 72%
Wind Dir: ESE
Wind Speed: 11kph
Wind Gusts: 11kph
Pressure: 1015.2hpa
Rainfall (since 9am): 0.0mm

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Latest News

NIC CEO Update

National Irrigators' Council CEO Update - electricity, UpWater & NIC goes to Launceston

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QFF Weekly Update

Here's 10 things to know from QFF.

  1. QFF industry member CANEGROWERS has presented the findings of its independent report into electricity prices to state parliamentarians last week. See the CANEGROWERS report and statement HERE.
  2. QFF horticulture industry member Growcom has welcomed the federal government’s commonsense reforms to the Hort Code claiming they enhance transparency and accountability between growers and wholesalers.
  3. Ag-plastic recycling opportunities are all round you! See what’s available in your local area in QFF President Stuart Armitage’s ‘plastic fantastic‘ QCL column HERE.
  4. The Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has addressed North Queensland sugar cane growers in Ayr over the ongoing dispute with Wilmar alongside state LNP leader Tim Nicholls. The LNP will be introducing legislation next week to force arbitration and resolve the ongoing issue.
  5. The latest edition of the QFF’s Energy Savers e-news is out now! The edition includes the case studies and events details for Gympie Energy Savers Horticulture Field Day on 22 February. E-news HERE. Event details HERE.
  6. The sugar industry’s youth wing ‘Next Gen‘ is inviting cane farmers, cane professionals and industry stakeholders to join them at the Case IH StepUP! 2017 27-29 March being held in Mackay. Details HERE.
  7. Once you’ve identified energy savings or renewable energy opportunities for your farm, the next challenge is to find the funds or finance to make it happen. QFF Energy Savers can help with its new fact sheet. Download HERE.
  8. Murray Darling Basin Authority water buybacks ‘would have devastating impacts’ on Queensland farms and jobs. See the article in today’s Courier Mail HERE. Make your submission before 24 February HERE.
  9. The Invasive Species Council is holding fire ant forums in five capital cities across Australia including Brisbane 20 March 2017. US fire ant expert Robert Puckett will be discussing the ongoing fight in Queensland. Details HERE.
  10. NSW Farmers is raising funds for farmers affected by the recent bush fires events. Please donate to the disaster relief fund to help affected farming communities HERE.

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Australian Farmers weekly wrap

Click here to view the Australian Farmers weekly wrap.  

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