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Truck Idling When Man Crushed

Truck Idling When Man Crushed

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland have released some initial findings into the accident which claimed the life of rodeo contractor Brian King on June 23.

Irrigation Ban Looms<br> As Dam Levels Slip

Irrigation Ban Looms
As Dam Levels Slip

Boondooma Dam levels are slipping dangerously close to the cut-off level when irrigation will be banned

$100m Loans To Farmers

$100m Loans To Farmers

More than $100 million in concessional loans have been approved in the past 12 months to help young farmers buy or lease their first property, and to improve on-farm productivity.

Energy Survey Targets Farmers

Energy Survey Targets Farmers

Queensland farmers have been encouraged to share their experiences about trying to cut their energy costs.

AgForce Calling For Nominations

AgForce Calling For Nominations

AgForce is urging the “best and brightest” in broadacre agriculture to put their hands up to represent their fellow farmers and drive policies to take rural Queensland forward.

Heavy Export Cattle Dearer At Sale

Heavy Export Cattle Dearer At Sale

700 cattle were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday, July 17, and heavier export cattle were dearer, with increases of up to 10–15 cents in places.

AgForce Calls For Safety Incentive Scheme

AgForce Calls For Safety Incentive Scheme

AgForce is calling on the State Government to set up a quad bike safety rebate program to help save lives on farms.

Blockbuster Result For Local Entries

Blockbuster Result For Local Entries

South Burnett entrants have excelled in the first stage of the inaugural Limousin Blockbuster hoof and hook competition, judged at the Beaudesert Saleyards last week.

Angry Ratepayers Promised Road Fix

Angry Ratepayers Promised Road Fix

All the South Burnett’s dirt roads will “see a grader” within 12 to 18 months, about 65 angry ratepayers were promised at a public meeting held at Durong Hall on Thursday night.

Grants Announced For Shows

Grants Announced For Shows

The State Government has announced the latest round of annual funding for Queensland’s 129 local show societies.

Cattle Tick Restrictions Eased

Cattle Tick Restrictions Eased

Biosecurity Queensland has released an updated version of the Queensland Biosecurity Manual which eases some restrictions about moving cattle from a ticky zone to an abattoir in a tick-free area.

Farmers ‘In The Dark’<br> About Future Power Costs

Farmers ‘In The Dark’
About Future Power Costs

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation says farmers have been left in the dark over the future of electricity tariffs in the State.

Diesel Up But Cheaper Than Brisbane

Diesel Up But Cheaper Than Brisbane

The RACQ claims fuel retailers are ripping off Queensland drivers with diesel prices, but it looks like Kingaroy drivers are doing better than Brisbane.

LNP Calls For Freeze On Water Costs

LNP Calls For Freeze On Water Costs

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources Dale Last has called on the State Government to rule out rises to the cost of rural irrigation water in Queensland.

Irrigators Given Brief Reprieve

Irrigators Given Brief Reprieve

Irrigators reliant on Boondooma Dam will be able to use 24 per cent of their allocation for one month, or until the dam drops below its cut-off level.

QFF Says Pork Outlook Is Bleak

QFF Says Pork Outlook Is Bleak

The Queensland Farmers Federation has advised pork producers to consider their finances and look for support opportunities to survive “challenging times”.

Concerns Mount Over Dam Levels

Concerns Mount Over Dam Levels

Falling water levels at Boondooma Dam are raising concerns for the State Government as well as irrigators dependent on supplies from the dam.

Cattle Prices Improve Slightly

Cattle Prices Improve Slightly

500 cattle were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday, and the market improved for most descriptions except for weaner heifers, which were firm on the last market.

Burrandowan’s A Cut Above The Rest

Burrandowan’s A Cut Above The Rest

The annual Burrandowan Cutting competition attracted a total of 239 entries at the weekend.

Citrus Disease Stopped At Airport

Citrus Disease Stopped At Airport

Tests have confirmed that a citrus cutting seized at Brisbane Airport last month contained one of the world’s worst citrus diseases.

Export Grants To Open Soon

Export Grants To Open Soon

State Government grants of up to $100,000 are available for eligible food businesses which are ready to export their produce.

LNP Calls For Tick Line Review

LNP Calls For Tick Line Review

Opposition agriculture spokesman Tony Perrett has slammed the State Government for it failure to deliver a promised review of cattle tick laws.

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