AUSTRALIA: Farmers call for rejection of sugar assistance deal
Sugar cane farmers in the Mackay district have requested that the Canegrowers' board of directors rejects the A$150m (US$83.0m) assistance package the government has offered. More than 300 farmers who met in Mackay last night [Tuesday] poured scorn on the negotiations held between their executive and the Federal and State governments, reported the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
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