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BlazeAid Needs Your Help, Too

BlazeAid Needs Your Help, Too

BlazeAid volunteers began work in the South Burnett at the weekend to assist rural families hit by the Boxing Day storms.

Roads Group Gathers Evidence

Roads Group Gathers Evidence

The postponed road inspection tour by the Mundubbera to Jandowae Roads Working Group (RWG) went ahead successfully on Tuesday.

Bega Cheese<BR> Seals PCA Deal

Bega Cheese
Seals PCA Deal

Bega Cheese has informed the ASX it will proceed to full ownership of PCA through compulsory acquisition

Do You Know Where You Are?

Do You Know Where You Are?

Did you know that your house – and, in fact, everyone else’s house in the South Burnett – moved about seven centimetres this year?

Littleproud Appointed Ag Minister

Littleproud Appointed Ag Minister

LNP Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been appointed the new Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources.

PCA Takeover Offer On Track

PCA Takeover Offer On Track

Bega Cheese has advised the ASX that its unconditional takeover offer for all of the shares in the Peanut Company of Australia Limited is “progressing well”.

AgForce Urges MPs To Go West

AgForce Urges MPs To Go West

AgForce has invited State Government Ministers to visit farms in regional Queensland to gain a better understanding of the importance of agriculture and how their decisions influence the lives and livelihoods of primary producers.

Furner Assigned Agriculture Role

Furner Assigned Agriculture Role

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced her new Ministry on Monday, with several major changes including a new face at the helm of a renamed Agriculture portfolio.

BOM Forecasts Short, Weak La Niña

BOM Forecasts Short, Weak La Niña

The Bureau of Meteorology has upgraded its ENSO Outlook to forecast a La Niña event this summer, but predicts it will be weak and short-lived.

Cattle Numbers Up At Murgon

Cattle Numbers Up At Murgon

Just under 1000 cattle were yarded for Murgon’s second last sale for 2017 last week, an increase of more than 10 per cent on the previous fortnightly sale.

Vic Senator Elected Deputy Leader

Vic Senator Elected Deputy Leader

Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie has been elected Deputy Leader of The Nationals, replacing NSW’s Fiona Nash who lost her Senate position after being caught up in the dual citizenship saga.

Winter Crop Yields Slashed

Winter Crop Yields Slashed

Mixed seasonal conditions have slashed winter crop yields in Australia, according to the Australian crop report released on Tuesday by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.

Rain Postpones Roads Tour

Rain Postpones Roads Tour

Wet weather has forced the postponement of a road tour scheduled for Tuesday which was to have been part of a push to get State and Federal governments to improve transport links in the western part of the South Burnett.

QDO Slams ACCC Dairy Report

QDO Slams ACCC Dairy Report

Queensland dairy farmers have slammed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s interim Dairy Inquiry report, saying it will do nothing to address the issues affecting the Queensland industry.

Powerful Tips<BR> For Local Farmers

Powerful Tips
For Local Farmers

Members of the South Burnett Agriculture Network were told how to cut their power bills on Tuesday

Mayor Forms Irrigation Group

Mayor Forms Irrigation Group

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell is in the process of forming a focus group to investigate future irrigation possibilities in the region.

Backpacker Exploitation ‘Endemic’

Backpacker Exploitation ‘Endemic’

Workplace exploitation of international students and backpackers in Australia is endemic and severe, a joint study by two Sydney universities has found.

AgForce Releases Election Scorecard

AgForce Releases Election Scorecard

The State Election has thrown up a “mixed bag” of policies for Queensland farmers, according to AgForce.

State Showcased For National Ag Day

State Showcased For National Ag Day

Queensland’s pivotal role in Australian agriculture has been highlighted by the QFF 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”.

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