During the crushing season, the canefires in the Burdekin are thrilling to experience. Our Visitor Information Centres can tell you more. #visitburdekin #thisisqueensland

During the crushing season, the canefires in the Burdekin are thrilling to experience. Our Visitor Information Centres can tell you more. #visitburdekin #thisisqueensland

Watering the sugar cane. Canefarmers in the Burdekin region of North Queensland use water from the underground aquifer to flood irrigate. #visitburdekin #alivewithcuriosity

Watering the sugar cane. Canefarmers in the Burdekin region of North Queensland use water from the underground aquifer to flood irrigate. #visitburdekin #alivewithcuriosity

Burning the sugar cane during the crushing season. #visitburdekin #alivewithcuriosity

Burning the sugar cane during the crushing season. #visitburdekin #alivewithcuriosity

Sugar juice dripping from stalks of burnt sugar cane. Burdekin, North Queensland. #Alivewithcuriosity

Sugar juice dripping from stalks of burnt sugar cane. Burdekin, North Queensland. #Alivewithcuriosity

Burnt sugar cane ready for harvesting. Variety Q208. Burdekin, North Queensland. #Alivewithcuriosity #ThisisQueensland

Burnt sugar cane ready for harvesting. Variety Q208. Burdekin, North Queensland. #Alivewithcuriosity #ThisisQueensland

Cane fire; Giru (Burdekin) North Queensland, Australia

Cane fire; Giru (Burdekin) North Queensland, Australia

The Farming Australia #stamps series continues with this ode to Sugar Cane. Australia is 3rd largest raw sugar producer in the world. 80% of the our sugar is exported, making the industry the 7th largest agricultural exporter in Australia. Queensland accounts for about 95 per cent of Australia's raw sugar production, and New South Wales around 5 per cent.  This issue can be bought online:  http://auspo.st/OFWTKL

The Farming Australia #stamps series continues with this ode to Sugar Cane. Australia is 3rd largest raw sugar producer in the world. 80% of the our sugar is exported, making the industry the 7th largest agricultural exporter in Australia. Queensland accounts for about 95 per cent of Australia's raw sugar production, and New South Wales around 5 per cent. This issue can be bought online: http://auspo.st/OFWTKL

Farmer lighting cane fire at the start of the crushing season. Burdekin, North Queensland.

Farmer lighting cane fire at the start of the crushing season. Burdekin, North Queensland.

Harvested cane in the holding yard of Inkerman Mill, Home Hill, North Queensland.

Harvested cane in the holding yard of Inkerman Mill, Home Hill, North Queensland.


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