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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Agriculture

Isis Mill cane rail expansion on track

A 39km cane rail extension from Cordalba to Wallaville by Isis Central Sugar Mill is on track for completion before the 2020 crushing start.

Macadamia crop exceeds forecast

Australian macadamia growers have produced a crop of 43,500 tonnes for the 2019 season, down from last year's record of 49,300 tonnes because of dry conditions.

Bundy watermelon farmer brings trace tech to fruition

Seedless watermelon grower Andrew Martens of Marto Farms has released technology allowing consumers to trace his fruit from paddock to plate.

Sugarcane remains vital Bundaberg industry

CANEGROWERS has analysed the economic contribution of the sugarcane industry to the Bundaberg economy and found it remains a critical driver.

Fruit and veg growers back Paradise Dam petition

Mayor Jack Dempsey has welcomed Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ support for his Paradise Dam petition which has already been signed by more than 2600 people.

Last of 2019 sugarcane hauled to Isis Central Mill

The harvesters and tractors fell silent today as the last of the 2019 crushing season crop was hauled to the Isis Central Sugar Mill.
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Community makes a splash at Isis pool celebrations

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