By the num­bers

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

1

There is one full-time em­ployee, em­ployed by min­ing com­pany MMG LXML, help­ing to run the nurs­ery.

10

Farm­ers have leant money from a lo­cal com­mu­nity bank to pur­chase the Iron­bark Citrus seedlings to grow on their land.

6

Sue Jenkin goes over to Laos ev­ery sixweeks towork on the ground.

2014

The Jenk­ins em­barked on their project to bring a citrus in­dus­try to the Vi­labouly district in Laos only this year.

20,000

The num­ber of citrus seedlings planted by the lo­cal farm­ers in June.

4

The project was ini­tially thought to take four years, but it could be three for the re­cently planted citrus seedling to reach pro­duc­tion ma­tu­rity.

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