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2023 Herbert Regional Variety Committee Meeting

Posted by Ellie McVeigh

Join Sugar Research Australia and engage with industry representatives of growers, millers, and productivity service organisations. Regional Variety Committees (RVCs) decide on the final stages of the breeding pipeline and whether a variety is released and to be grown commercially.

When: 8.30am – 12.30pm, Wednesday 5 April 2023
Where: Royal Hotel, 44/40-46 Lannercoast Street, Ingham

For more information and to RSVP by Friday 31 March
Contact Linda Di Maggio
Plant Breeding Technician – Herbert
Email: or call 0459 877 126

Full details below.

Cane Haulout Operator Course: 17th – 21st April

Posted by Ellie McVeigh

Are you keen to work in the cane harvesting sector? Enrol now in the Cane Haulout Operator Course.


Posted by Ellie McVeigh

REMINDER: Herbert Walk & Talk this Wednesday 8am!

Please note there will be NO parking on-site at the HCPSL & SRA Offices. Please park on Sportsman Parade. Shuttle buses will be running from Sportsman Parade to the HCPSL Office from 7:45am.

HCPSL Walk & Talk 2023!

Posted by Ellie McVeigh

HCPSL invites you to the 2023 Annual Walk & Talk!

Date: Wednesday 15th March 2023

Commencing: 8am to 2pm

Location: HCPSL & SRA Office, 181 Fairford Road Ingham

Displays and Presentations will include:

RSVP Friday 10th March:

For catering purposes, please RVSP to HCPSL on (07) 4776 1808

2023 Regen Cane Farming Forum comes to Ingham!

Posted by Ellie McVeigh

If you are a Cane Farmer or work in the industry then come along to this exciting event of networking and sharing of practical information.

Learn from farmers who are innovating and making changes to their farming system as they share their experience in the paddock.

The forum will include small group visits to 4 farms in the Ingham district over 2 days along with a fantastic social night of networking and a chance to meet innovative companies supporting cane farmers who are sponsoring the event.

For further information visit The Regenerative Cane Farming Forum website here.


Posted by Ellie McVeigh

Come along to hear from multiple presenters, on a variety of topics surrounding pesticide use. All growers welcome to attend.

Wednesday 22nd February 2023

From 8:30am to 3pm

Herbert River Crushers Clubhouse, Sportsman Parade, Ingham.

For catering purposes, please RSVP by Friday 17th of February to the HCPSL Office on (07) 4776 1808.

Project CaNE™ is funded by the partnership between the Australian Government’s Reef Trust and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.