Farmers surprised by soil type revelation

Sugar cane farmers during a consultation on the National Sugar Industry policy in Tavua. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

THE revelation this week that soil type was a major determinant in how land rent was assessed has raised the ire of sugarcane growers in Tavua. This after Lands Ministry staff members said they were using Agriculture Ministry’s soil sample results from the ’70s to determine land rent value today. During the National Sugar Industry […]

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