AS AT October 23 the Maryborough Sugar Factory has crushed 515,297 tonnes of cane at CCS of 14.49.
Last week the mill crushed 48,734 tonnes of cane at 15.81 CCS. Highest CCS for the week was 18.40 from a block of Q208 R1 from a farm in the Bauple/Tiaro area.
CCS performance of major varieties for the week was: Q208 29,352 tonnes at 16.05, KQ228 1610 tonnes at 15.72, Q232 5025 tonnes at 15.34, Q238 3213 tonnes at 15.40, Q240 1,251 tonnes at 15.33.
The mill is on track to harvest about 600,000 tonnes of cane by the end of the first week of November.
Growers are able to continue to burn cane, tops and trash within specified times with permits.
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