There is a growing movement among cane farmers and graziers to improve soil health. Soil health is a key component of regenerative agriculture which is the focus of a forum in Cairns next month.
Jayne caught up with Bec and Bennett, whose vibrant new business on Macrossan Street is changing the way we wake up in the morning, or recover from a walk around the headland. Hello healthy acai bowls, fresh juices and smoothies!
Today, Rabobank provides us with local and global insights on 2021 expectations for the sugar sector. A global sugar deficit of 0.3 million metric tonnes raw value (mtrv) is being projected for 2020/21 in Rabobank’s latest Global Sugar Quarterly report.
To save the planet and feed the populace means a transformational change in the way we grow food and fibre. This article looks briefly at the big picture, the challenges and local opportunities.
It’s no secret that cane is struggling and that land is going out of production into hobby farms or cattle grazing. For a variety of reasons, there are few options for crop diversification for agricultural land that could be implemented, or switched to, quickly at scale. But with each additional loss of cane production, overall viability becomes more threatened.
Douglas Shire Council will consider a proposal to approve a high rise hotel on Warner St at Tuesday’s ordinary meeting. Warner Street Hotel’s proposal does not comply with our local planning scheme.
DouglasNews.Network considers it vital that residents, ratepayers and local businesses understand why compliance with the local planning scheme is critical to the integrity and future of our Shire.
Signalling its continued confidence in the domestic economy, property developer, Chiodo has commenced early works on its $300 million luxury resort, Fairmont Port Douglas. Demolition of the site’s existing structure is now underway, with Kadem Builders selected to complete the job.
An alternative ingredient for speciality soy sauce will provide a boost for Far North Queensland sugar cane farmers when a Mossman food processing facility commences operations next to the Mossman Sugar Mill.
In a year of unprecedented uncertainty, Cairns Regional Council (CRC) have stepped up to the plate and committed to a five-year, multi-million-dollar funding agreement with Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ).
Port Douglas to be home to Australia’s First Accor Fairmont Hotel. Innovative luxury property developer, Chiodo, has announced its appointment of Accor Fairmont as the chosen hotel operator of the new $300 million luxury resort, Fairmont Port Douglas, and revealed its vision for the project.