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State Showcased For National Ag Day

State Showcased For National Ag Day

Queensland’s pivotal role in Australian agriculture has been highlighted by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation as part of National Agriculture Day on Tuesday, November 21.

AgForce Welcomes LNP Rural Policy

AgForce Welcomes LNP Rural Policy

AgForce has welcomed the release of the LNP’s agriculture policy on Friday, describing it as “a broad platform that addresses many of the concerns of broadacre primary producers”.

Scholarships Offered To Young Farmers

Scholarships Offered To Young Farmers

The Future Farmers Network – a national body that represents young people working in the agriculture industry – is offering three scholarships to budding farmers.

Big Yarding At Murgon

Big Yarding At Murgon

A yarding of 850 sold to strong market values in Murgon on Tuesday, with export cattle making up about a quarter of the total numbers.

Feedback Sought On Quad Bike Safety

Feedback Sought On Quad Bike Safety

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking public feedback on an issues paper examining quad bike safety released on Monday.

Pig Out At New Festival

Pig Out At New Festival

Kingaroy looks set to get a crackling new festival next August … the inaugural Kingaroy Bacon Fest.

Farmers Call For Parties To<br /> Do More To Fix ‘Energy Crisis’

Farmers Call For Parties To
Do More To Fix ‘Energy Crisis’

The QFF says it is encouraging all parties in the Queensland election to make energy more affordable

‘Smart Farm’ Grants Available

‘Smart Farm’ Grants Available

The Burnett Catchment Care Association is encouraging producers to apply for funding through the Federal Government’s recently announced “Smart Farms” program.

Farm Safety Workshop For Dairy Farmers

Farm Safety Workshop For Dairy Farmers

A “Getting Started: Farm Starter Safety Kit Workshop” will be held in Nanango later this month, organised by the Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation.

AgForce Supports LNP Promises

AgForce Supports LNP Promises

AgForce has come out strongly in support of the LNP’s proposed Beef Roads and Better Bridges programs, key election promises for the upcoming State poll.

Fair Milk Logo ‘In Limbo’

Fair Milk Logo ‘In Limbo’

Queensland dairy farmers are calling on all political parties to guarantee the commitment made earlier this year by the State Government to fund the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation (QDO) to develop a Fair Milk Logo.

LNP Promises More Roadworks

LNP Promises More Roadworks

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has announced more roadworks which could benefit the South Burnett if the LNP wins government at the State Election.

$50m Promise To Upgrade Road

$50m Promise To Upgrade Road

The LNP has committed to spending $50 million to upgrade the Mundubbera-Durong Road if successful at the State Election.

AgForce Slams Labor Tree Laws

AgForce Slams Labor Tree Laws

Farming lobby group AgForce has described the ALP’s proposed new vegetation laws as a “dodgy deal” that Queensland farmers won’t accept.

Murgon Prices Hold Firm

Murgon Prices Hold Firm

Tuesday’s fortnightly cattle sale at Murgon saw 450 beasts yarded, with all descriptions selling to strong rates.

QFF Calls For Electricity Reforms

QFF Calls For Electricity Reforms

The Queensland Farmers Federation says electricity prices will be a major factor in the outcome of the State election, but says the “jury is still out’ on how the various parties will address the issue.

Mayor Calls On Pollies To Solve Tarong

Mayor Calls On Pollies To Solve Tarong

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell will call on all political parties contesting the up-coming State election to come up with a practical solution for the inevitable closure of the Tarong Power Stations and Meandu Mine.

Cattle Killed In Truck Crash

Cattle Killed In Truck Crash

A truck driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a cattle truck overturned on the Burnett Highway north of Goomeri just before noon on Sunday.

Melissa Named QRRRWN President

Melissa Named QRRRWN President

South Burnett cattle producer Melissa Barnett has been elected president of the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network.

Farmers Network To Discuss Energy Costs

Farmers Network To Discuss Energy Costs

The South Burnett Community Agriculture Network will be holding its last meeting for 2017 in November to coincide with National Agriculture Day celebrations.

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