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Mackay Canegrowers Limited (MCL) trading as CANEGROWERS Mackay is an integral part of the CANEGROWERS organisation, the peak body representing Australia's sugarcane growers in Queensland and New South Wales.  MCL provides services, representation and support to the majority of cane growers across the Mackay and Plane Creek regions on a wide range of issues including advocacy, marketing, water and electricity, workplace health & safety, transport, environment and best management practice, training and business management.

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  • New research to deliver outcomes for Australian sugarcane growers and millers

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has announced 12 new research projects that will begin from July 1 2018 to drive productivity, profitability and sustainability for Australian sugarcane growers and millers.  More......
  • Chelona State School - 125th Anniversary Celebrations

    Past students, locals and friends are invited to attend celebrations of the 125th anniversary of Chelona State School.  There is a Dinner Dance on 30 June and the Family Fun Day on Sunday 1 July 2018.   More.......
  • Growers gear up for 2018 harvest

    Queensland's sugarcane growers are ramping up preparations for the 2018 harvest, proud of the natural product they supply to the world.  More......
  • FAIL: Palaszczuk gridlocks agriculture with controversial vegetation management laws

    CANEGROWERS Mackay stands with the Queensland agricultural sector in its disgust at a parliamentary committee's recommendations to pass the Palaszczuk Government's controversial vegetation management laws.   More.......

  • Pioneer Valley Show Cane Schedule

    Farmers!  Start looking for your best cane varieties and get your entry in this year to win some fantastic cash prizes and trophies.    More......
  • Farm Business Management Course coming to Mackay

    Farm Business Management Skill Sets - This fast-tracked agribusiness short course is designed for Queensland farmers and managers of agricultural operations as well as those seeking employment in, or recently introduced to an agribusiness role.  This is a heavily subsidised course for cane growers and will only cost $244. For more information and/or to register for this great course please go to:  https://www.qatc.edu.au/courses/course-finder/farm-business-management/ or phone Lorelle Stables from Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network on 0423 370 368.  Course is on 31 May and 1 June.
  • Vegetation amendments put brakes on sugarcane growth

    CANEGROWERS is warning the Queensland Government that it is risking the sugarcane industry’s contribution to the state’s economic growth with changes to vegetation management laws.   More......
  • Obesity & Diabetes Project

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    Click here to view a pledge that 
    CANEGROWERS Mackay has made to the Obesity & Diabetes Project owned by the Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation (MIRI). The pledge is 
    to provide the information and resources to assist our families, members and others in our network to make small bite-sized changes towards a healthier lifestyle by reducing the increasingly high rate of obesity and diabetes (type 2) in our regional communities. MIRI aims to do this by pledging support from the people and organisations they see as leaders. You will read more about this long term project over the coming months. If you have any questions, contact Sonia Ball, Kevin Borg or Kerry  Latter on 4944 2600 or visit https://miri.health.qld.gov.au/for-consumers/inspire-your-tribe/
  • Resilience: Better Planning to weather the storm

    CANEGROWERS Mackay can assist you to achieve improved resilience on your farm, and in your business, so you can be better prepared to withstand and recover from future natural disasters.   More......
  • MCL Chairman Kevin Borg's Rural Weekly Comment

    Click here to read the latest Rural Weekly Comment from the Chairman of Mackay Canegrowers Limited, Kevin Borg.

  • CANEGROWERS Queensland's Current Activities

    Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members.  To view the update, go to the Members Tab.

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