Cropping Industry

The Drought and Climate Adaptation Program is helping the cropping industry across Queensland through research, development and extension activities.


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Crop insurance project information


Case studies

Insurance: Yalbaroo sugarcane farm
Insurance: Hampden sugarcane farm
Insurance: Marian sugarcane farm



Forewarned is forearmed: Equipping farmers and agricultural value chains to proactively manage the impacts of extreme climate events

Customised forecasts of extreme rainfall and temperature events will help grazing and sugar producers to make more informed short and medium-term management decisions to improve farm profitability.

Crop insurance

Researching and developing innovative and affordable insurance products tailored to Queensland's cropping and horticulture industries.

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Last updated: 24 October 2018