Whitsunday Agriculture Forum

George Christensen MP, Federal Member for Dawson ,invites you to the Whitsunday Agriculture Forum with Federal Agriculture Minister,

Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

The Forum: The agriculture forum is an opportunity for Whitsunday locals to hear from the Minister Barnaby Joyce and give feedback on agriculture policy.

Where: Larrikin Hotel, 69 Herbert St, Bowen

When: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Time: 3pm – 4pm

RSVP: george.christensen.mp@aph.gov.au
or phone
1300 301 979 or 49 440 662

To view the flyer in full, please click here.

BPS Shed Meetings

Burdekin Productivity Services (BPS) has confirmed end of season shed meetings, please see below.

Fri 28 Nov 8:30 Selkirk/Haughton T Pontarelli
Fri 28 Nov 12:00 Clare/Mulgrave (lunch 1st then meeting) Clare Club
Mon 1 Dec 9:30 Dalbeg Dalbeg Inn
Mon 1 Dec 1:00 Millaroo J Cambruzzi
Tue 2 Dec 7:30 Upper Haughton/Stockham Rd* Mio/Old Shadforth shed
Wed 3 Dec 8:30 Giru/Shirbourne D Poletto

*Please note the Upper Haughton/Stockham road has changed start time

Burdekin Agricultural Forum

George Christensen MP, Federal Member for Dawson ,invites you to the Burdekin Agriculture Forum with Federal Agriculture Minister,

Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

The Forum: The agriculture forum is an opportunity for Burdekin locals to hear
from the Minister Barnaby Joyce and give feedback on agriculture policy.

Where: Ayr Showgrounds Hall

When: Wednesday10th December 2014

Time: 12pm – 1pm

RSVP: george.christensen.mp@aph.gov.au
or phone
1300 301 979 or 49 440 662

To view the flyer in full, please click here.

SRA-YCS Industry Update Forums

sraYCS remains a critical concern for industry and SRA is committed to providing you with regular research updates and progress reports. To achieve this, SRA will host a series of industry update forums in Queensland from 9 to 11 December 2014. At the forums Chief investigators from three research projects will share their learnings about YCS and highlight research developments.

Attendance at any YSC industry update forum is free and no registration is required.

  • Tuesday 9 December, 8am – Mossman Agricultural Services, Front Street, Mossman
  • Tuesday 9 December, 2pm – The Rambler at Mulgrave Mill
  • Wednesday 10 December, 8am – Knight Club, 38 Herbert Street, Ingham
  • Wednesday 10 December, 2:30pm – Ayr Showgrounds, corner of Craig St and Bruce Highway, Ayr
  • Thursday 11 December, 8:30am – RSL Hall, 27 Chapman Street, Proserpine
  • Thursday 11 December, 2pm – Farview Country Tavern, 22 Chidlow Street, Farleigh Mackay

For more information visit the SRA website www.sugarresearch.com.au or SRA phone 1300 772 111.

To see the event flyer in full, please click here.

Grower protection against monopolies fails, fix outlined in Senate submission tendered today

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE: 3 November 2014

Peak grower groups CANEGROWERS and ACFA today tendered a powerful joint submission into the Senate enquiry into Australia’s sugar marketing systems, outlining robust and workable strategies to rectify the clear market imbalance in favour of the mill which has now been created. 
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