Early indications are 35% of all sugarcane in the Proserpine district.

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Queensland’s sugar industry approximate Cyclone Debbie affected $150 million in damage to the local cane growers’ processes.

Queensland’s sugar industry approximate Cyclone Debbie affected $150 million in damage to the local cane growers’ processes.

According to latest news updates the hardest hit areas around Mackayand Proserpine have lost their whole crops. While other areas have lost major portions.

Cane growers chief executive officer Dan Galligan said the number was depressing with the yearly crop due to begin in less than 2 months.

Mr. Dan Galligan said, the crop itself is going to be a actual task. Because the cyclonic storms have cruel the cane in many ways in some paddocks. And it is lying on the ground on several farms meaning the grinders will have to treat with extraordinary mud and wreckage levels.

So According to latest news updates the hardest hit areas around Mackayand Proserpine have lost their whole crops. Early indications are 35% of all sugarcane in the Proserpine district, value $50 million has been spoiled, with 20% scratchedall over the Mackay district, value $81 million.

In adding to the loss to the harvest itself, the cyclone also spoiled family houses. And left major damage to sheds and other machineryand farm infrastructure.

Valuations are still being carried out on the sugarcane train set-up. While all terminalsand sugar mills seem to have escaped majorserious damage.

 

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