Sugar cane crops 'flat as a pancake' in Ita's wake

FARMERS in Far North Queensland are in the midst of assessing damage from Cyclone Ita but sugar cane growers are reeling from the destruction, with an estimated 90% of growers impacted

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Peak sugar cane group CANEGROWERS said the area hardest hit was home to one of Australia's largest sugar growing regions, with the brunt of the cyclone affecting some 10 million tonnes of cane