Good News for Cane Farmers as the Sugar Industry Tribunal has certified the fourth cane payment of $8.84 per tonne of cane for the 2017 season.
This is also Including the third cane payment, the total cane price is $74.80 per tonne of cane.
This will bring the growers’ share of proceeds so far to $124,763,676.
In addition, Government has announced that it will pay out to Growers a top up of $6.30 per tonne of cane.
This will bring the total payout the growers will receive in the fourth cane payment for the 2017 season to $15.14.
The total payout to growers for the 2017 season to date will be $81.10 per tonne.