Farmers face labour issues

Kuar Singh looks on as his Tomasi Nasagavula and Setoki Rokotuibau harvests cane at Nawaicoba, Nadi yesterday. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

LABOUR issues still affect many sugarcane farmers in the West. Kuar Singh, a prominent grower and advisory councillor in Nawaicoba, Nadi, said it was especially difficult for farmers in his area to source cutters. “It is difficult to get manual labour here but we have to because we have been told mechanical harvesters cannot cut […]

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