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Concerning sugarcane production trends revealed

17 Feb 2020 - The Queensland sugar industry is facing another challenging year in 2020 after suffering significant production declines and low prices during 2019. Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) data has revealed a worrying reduction in both cropping area and sugarcane yield across all regions in 2019, with recovery unlikely in 2020. ASMC’s Director of Industry Affairs Jim Crane...
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Sugar Policy Insights | Dec 2019

Sugar Policy Insights Dec 2019
The December 2019 issue looks at electricity affordability and reliability and how the sugar industry’s potential contribution is being overlooked. According to ASMC, under the right policy and  commercial settings, electricity generated from cane biomass can address the dual concerns of affordability and reliability, but it will require detailed investig...
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Queensland raw sugar production reaches 2 million tonnes milestone

Sugar export
17 September 2019 | Queensland’s 21 sugar mills have manufactured over 2 million tonnes of raw sugar to date this season according to the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC). With more than 50% of this season’s sugarcane already harvested, the mills have been operating 24/7 to crush this year’s cane crop and produce raw sugar. The majority of Queensland’s raw sugar production is exported to ...
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