The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has renewed calls to remove stamp duty on crop insurance in Queensland.
The CSIRO and an agtech startup, Ceres Tag, have created a smart ear tag to help farmers keep track of where their livestock are and what they’re doing.
An investigation targeting Australia’s Harvest Trail has recovered more than $1 million in unpaid wages for more than 2500 farm workers.
Landholders and community groups are being encouraged to apply for up to $200,000 under Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants scheme.
The Federal Government will spend $2 million to improve water infrastructure for farmers in the South and North Burnett as part of its national drought-proofing plan.
Increased investment in biosecurity, better cattle pregnancy testing and using new technologies to improve productivity are key priorities for Will Wilson in his new role as AgForce Queensland’s Cattle President.
Queensland farmers are being encouraged to attend the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture being held on November 27-28 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Last week southburnett.com.au published our fifth annual residential rates comparison, and since we did this several readers have asked if we could do a comparison of rural rates as well.
Agribusinesses and others involved in the meat trade are being urged to have their say about new rules for exporting meat products.
The final meeting of the South Burnett Community Agriculture Network for 2018 will be held on November 27 at Maidenwell Hall.
980 head were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday’s at the fortnightly cattle sale.
Saturday night’s “locals helping locals” comedy night fundraiser in Kingaroy has raised at least $8000 to help South Burnett farmers.
Do you remember the South Burnett Food For Queensland Farmers campaign initiated earlier this year by Nanango resident Trina Lucas?
The Federal Government has started formal consultations on a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
The LNP fears the State Government’s move to refer irrigation pricing to the Queensland Competition Authority could end up costing farmers a lot more for water.
Community groups in drought-affected parts of Queensland have been urged to apply for a share of $15 million in Federal Government grants.
The Kingaroy Landcare Group will wind up within six months unless a new President and Secretary can be found.
So far this year Murgon’s Graham House has quietly helped 91 South Burnett farming families put food on the table, pay bills, fix broken pumps …
There’s been some more good news for irrigators who rely on Boondooma Dam … their allocations have been lifted from 46 per cent to 100 per cent.
Peanut Company of Australia shared the love of Kingaroy peanuts at the Good Food & Wine Show in Brisbane at the weekend.
Natural disaster assistance – including low-interest loans up to $250,000 – is now available to primary producers directly affected by the severe storms that struck the South Burnett on October 11-14.
Irrigation pricing in Queensland is to be reviewed by the independent economic regulator, the Queensland Competition Authority, but the review won’t affect pricing structures for 2019.
Unions say wage theft has become a business model in Australia after research reveals backpackers are more than likely owed more than a billion dollars in unpaid wages.
Bega Cheese – owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – expects to have a court determination in its well-publicised peanut butter dispute with Kraft before next June