A group of 35 Rural Aid volunteers received a warm welcome to Wondai on Sunday afternoon to kick off their week-long stay in the region.
A day after the Queensland Dairy Farmers Organisation demanded action, the Federal Government has announced that the dairy industry Mandatory Code of Conduct will come into effect in January, months ahead of schedule.
The Federal Government has proposed improvements to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) scheme in a bid to help more farmers through periods of hardship.
The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation has issued a veiled threat to supermarkets over milk prices: “We’ll get it done, anyway we can”.
AgForce has welcomed the Red Meat Advisory Council’s vision for a $57 billion industry outlined in the “Red Meat 2030” strategy, provided there is more producer involvement and benefit.
Agriculture Minister Mark Furner was briefed at a forum in Brisbane on Wednesday about African Swine Fever and the risks it poses to the Queensland pig industry.
Numbers were reduced to 400 in Murgon at the last fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday, October 1.
South Burnett Regional Council will pay half the cost of upgrading Kratzmanns Road at Windera to allay local residents’ fears about the expansion of a local piggery.
A 45-year-old woman visiting from Vietnam was turned back at Sydney International Airport on Saturday under new visa cancellation legislation after Biosecurity officers discovered 4.6kg of uncooked pork in her luggage.
A detector dog has been stationed at Darwin Airport to help screen international passengers and cargo in a bid to stop African swine fever from entering Australia.
The Burnett Catchment Care Association is asking local landholders to complete a short survey about information gaps in the Inland Burnett.
A voluntary program for beef producers aimed at providing certified quality assurance will be launched in the South Burnett on Thursday
AgForce is calling for Queensland councils to increase their travel and agistment permit fees to allow more maintenance to be done on the State’s vital stock route network.
Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham Water says water releases have now begun from Paradise Dam, near Biggenden.
Five Federal and State LNP MPs have kicked off a social media campaign – “What’s your Dam Plan?” – to press the State Government over the future of Paradise Dam.
The University of Melbourne is tackling herbicide resistance with microwaves thanks to a device invented by Dr Graham Brodie from the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.
Wondai Showgrounds played host to 80 young cattle enthusiasts during the recent four-day Queensland Limousin Youth Camp.
Primary producers in the western parts of the Gympie Regional Council area have been encouraged to apply for Individual Droughted Property declarations as the dry spell continues to grip the region
Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has announced a new on-farm counselling program with Rural Aid to support the mental health and well-being of dairy farmers.
Bureau of Meteorology has released the first of its Regional Weather and Climate Guides designed to give farmers the best possible climate information available to help make sound business decisions.
Ag Minister Bridget McKenzie has predicted one-quarter of the world’s pigs will be dead by year’s end
Australian citizens dominate the agriculture workforce, with overseas workers more common on horticultural farms, the latest ABARES farm survey has revealed.
Nutrien has acquired Ruralco, the company behind some of the best-known agri-brands in Australia
The LNP is demanding a public parliamentary inquiry be held into the design and construction of the Paradise Dam near Biggenden