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Friday, July 10, 2020
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Topic: farming

Full steam ahead for cane crushing season

Steam is again pouring from the chimneys of Bundaberg Region cane mills, marking the first week of the 2020 cane crushing season.

Dragon fruit and lime ice cream a hit at Tinaberries

Tinaberries’ new dragon fruit and lime ice cream looks sensational and tastes divine, so it’s no wonder it’s being scooped up by locals.

Isis High School's corn pops out Childers IGA doors

Corn grown by Isis District State High School students is popping out the door of Childers IGA as customers can’t get enough of it.

‘Accidental goat farmers' as industry booms

Alexandra and Ralph Meyers are “accidental goat farmers” and as the meat grows in popularity they are struggling to keep up with demand.

Marcon Family Farms expand with macadamias

After decades of growing small crops Bundaberg’s Marcon Family Farms is branching out to macadamias as the international demand for the nut grows.

New sugarcane variety available for Wide Bay Region

Sugarcane growers and millers in the Wide Bay Region will have access to a new sugarcane variety developed by Sugar Research Australia (SRA) for next year’s planting.

Bega Cheese peanuts are big business in Bundaberg

Peanuts are big business for Bega Cheese, and they're working with Bundaberg farmers to quadruple the harvest in three to five years.

Bundy Limes value-add success

Bundy Limes may be small but Linda Vickers and family have expanded on their success through value-adding into new products.

Amandine Lavender scents success

More than 800 lavender plant seedlings are growing bigger each day in the greenhouse at Amandine Lavender, ready for planting during the cooler weather.

Vanderfield Bundaberg supports the community

Vanderfield Bundaberg serves the agricultural sector and its workforce strives to maintain close community connections..

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