A fast-growing and invasive weed which posed a threat to agricultural industries has been detected in the North.
Future cane industry leaders are being encouraged to apply for one of six scholarships being offered by CANEGROWERS.
Molasses based products could be used to feed drought-stricken cattle, while helping out struggling sugar cane farmers.
The crackdown is a positive step towards improving the treatment of international workers and weeding out shonky employers.
Farmers prone to severe weather events in North Queensland are arming themselves with the latest information.