The annual Farm Safety Calendar competition is on again, with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland calling for entries from local schoolchildren for the 2019 edition.
Australia’s annual timber harvest has reached a record level, according to figures released on Thursday by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.
Large crowds rolled up for the 84th Blackbutt Show held on Saturday … and the weather and attractions didn’t disappoint.
Opposition agriculture spokesman Tony Perrett has given the State Government a “spray” over delays in releasing a Parliamentary Report on the impact of invasive weeds.
Summer rain has led to the State Government revoking the drought-declared status for the Gympie, North Burnett and Western Downs regional council areas.
SunPork Fresh Foods has received a financial boost from the State Government to help the Kingaroy-based company expand its international sales.
Agriculture Minister – and Member for Maranoa – David Littleproud says the future of agriculture in the South Burnett is being supported through initiatives announced in last week’s Federal Budget.
Well-known University of Southern Queensland climate scientist Professor Roger Stone has been elected president of the World Meteorological Organisation’s Commission for Agricultural Meteorology.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has issued a warning to primary producers across Queensland: Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Labor are a threat to farming families and rural communities.
AgForce says this year’s Federal Budget is “measured and forward looking” with some good investments in key priority areas for Queensland broadacre primary producers, but it is overlooking other issues of immediate importance.
The organisers of the South Burnett’s largest rural show are smiling after looking over the results of a big weekend at Kingaroy Showground
Construction company Wiley has been appointed to design and build the new $60 million slaughter room at Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory.
This year’s Kingaroy Show show will feature all the usual fun of the fair plus a huge Saturday evening of entertainment.
The State Government says it has delivered on a major election commitment, but the LNP and agri-political groups are seething following the late-night passing of vegetation management laws in State Parliament on Thursday.
South Burnett councillor Roz Frohloff ticked an item off her bucket list on Saturday when she took on a steer at the Nanango Show Rodeo.
The 109th annual Nanango Show was a galloping success at the weekend with crowds enjoying a jam-packed program of action in the show rings, at the rodeo and in sideshow alley.
Queensland Rural Ambassador Christie McLennan made an impassioned plea on behalf of rural Queensland while officially opening the Nanango Show at the weekend.
Ergon Energy is trialling the use of two fire-resistant products on selected power poles to determine their effectiveness in protecting them from bushfires.
A fire management workshop will be held on May 22-23 in Kingaroy to help property owners learn how to create a Fire Management Plan, and balance fire safety with conservation of native plants and animals.
Nanango’s Roz Frohloff will be raising funds for the LifeFlight helicopter rescue service – but hopefully won’t need the service herself! – at Saturday’s Nanango Show.
There’s a new face around the Murgon and Kingaroy saleyards … Across Country Real Estate & Livestock at Murgon has hired a new cattle auctioneer.
Champion Blackbutt axeman Mitch Argent has added another trophy to his already bulging cabinet … the 2018 Stihl Timbersports Australian Champions title.