FSC discourages burning cane farms; Sugar quality affected

Farmers are advised not to set their cane farms on fire because it affects the quality of sugar in the long term. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) has discouraged farmers from burning sugarcane because of its longer-term effects on the quality of sugar produced locally. The organisation highlighted that this common practice was detrimental to the sugar industry and to the environment. FSC has advised that this practice should not be encouraged although it may have short-term […]

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