The deadline to submit information to the Sunwater survey into local irrigators’ water needs has been extended to June 17.
The ongoing, unseasonable wet weather has delivered an additional headache for mungbean farmers in Queensland.
South Burnett mayor Brett Otto wrote to State and Federal MPs last week pleading for help for farmers who lost topsoil in this year’s floods.
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned that heavy rain is expected to continue moving through the Wide Bay and Burnett on Friday but should start easing on Saturday morning.
Just under 1000 calves were yarded for the Annual Weaner Show & Sale at Murgon Saleyards last Friday, May 6.
Tough new penalties will be applied to people who commit aggravated breaches of their duty of care to animals under proposed new Queensland animal welfare laws.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a “flood watch” alert for the Wide Bay and Burnett, South-East Queensland, Darling Downs and Granite Belt areas.
The drought status for the North Burnett and Western Downs council areas has been revoked.
Queenslanders whose homes were damaged by recent floods can now register to access grants to raise, repair, retrofit or have their home voluntarily bought back.
South Burnett mayor Brett Otto has written to Federal and State Ministers and flood recovery decisionmakers pleading for help for farmers who lost topsoil in this year’s floods.
The poultry meat industry will receive $550,000 from the Federal Government to investigate a potential code of conduct.
The long-term future of Nanango’s Ringsfield House may become clearer soon.
South Burnett Regional Council, in conjunction with Biosecurity Queensland, is organising another round of wild dog and feral pig baiting in the region.
South Burnett National Show Society president Craig Lucas was breathing a sigh of relief on Monday after the stop-start Kingaroy Show went off (almost) without a hitch at the weekend.
Agents yarded 500 head for the fortnightly Fat And Store sale at Murgon on Tuesday (May 3).
The Local Government Association of Queensland has welcomed a $400 million LNP election promise to upgrade key roads servicing the cattle and agricultural industries – including a stretch of the Burnett Highway south of Biloela.
Images from the newly installed weather radar near Taroom are now live on the Bureau of Meteorology’s website and BOM Weather app.
Bird populations vital to rainforest regeneration are struggling to recover after the black summer bushfires devastated Australia, according to a study from the Centre for Ecosystem Science at the University of NSW.
The State Government convened a meeting of industry leaders and other stakeholders in Brisbane this week in a bit to ensure Queensland is best prepared to address the risk of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) in cattle.
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