International Sugar Journal

India – Covid-19 adversely impacts cane harvesting in Maharashtra [Full subscriber]

The coronavirus COVID-19 is impacting sugar industry stakeholders in various ways. Following social distancing measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, farmers are facing problems in getting labourers to harvest their cane from the fields. In Maharashtra 56 out of 146 sugar mills have stopped crushing activity.

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Thailand – Cane growers defy the ban on burning crop prior to harvesting [Registered]

Sugarcane growers in eastern and central Thailand have been burning their fields at night despite authorities’ ban on the practice to curb air pollution.

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