Toowoomba councillors have voted unanimously to extend the deferral of rate notice payments for eligible primary producers who are experiencing severe drought conditions.
Two winemakers who produce fine wines using South Burnett grapes have been named as finalists in Australia’s largest competition for young winemakers.
Coolabunia dairy farmer Damien Tessmann has joined a chorus of rural voices calling for a boycott of Coles supermarkets.
South Burnett food businesses have been invited to join Business South Burnett on a study tour to the Noosa Farmers’ Market and “Farmer and Sun” in Gympie.
Cola-Cola Amatil has updated the ASX on its progress to sell off its iconic fruit, veges and baked beans packager SPC – but t now values its assets at “zero”.
Queensland dairy farmers and local politicians have praised the decision by Woolworths to effectively call a truce in the supermarket milk war.
South Burnett Regional Council reported back to stakeholders on Thursday about progress of the $2 million joint South Burnett – North Burnett water feasibility study.
Concerns about peanut crop diseases was one of the key issues raised by growers during the Grains Research and Development Corporation Northern Region Panel visit to the Wide Bay-Burnett last week.
Former AgForce CEO Charles Burke has been appointed to oversee the transition of Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges.
Two sisters from Maidenwell walked away with Cooyar Show Society’s highest awards on Saturday.
After two years in a deep slump, the tide could finally be starting to turn for the South Burnett’s struggling pork producers
Representatives from AgForce Queensland met recently with Regional Biosecurity Coordinator Josh Dyke to discuss industry input into the new Regional Biosecurity Strategy which is under development.
The South Burnett Community Orchestra will receive $19,000 and the Red Earth Foundation $19,800 in grants from the Foundation For Regional and Rural Renewal.
Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett has called on the State Government to commit Queensland to tougher trespass laws at Friday’s meeting of State and Federal agriculture ministers.
Excited children and adults are ready to get ‘mooovin’ at the annual Brahmousin Cattle School in Nanango this month.
A $16 million Agricultural Science and Engineering Precinct was officially opened on Tuesday at the University of Southern Queensland’s Toowoomba campus.
Farmers have been urged to take advantage of the extra period for which they can seek compensation for incidents where they believe banks wronged them.
BIEDO will be holding a pop-up office at Tableland Hall on Wednesday in a lead-up to its South Burnett Ag Network Forum in the evening.
A meeting of the South Burnett Water Users Group will be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Thursday, February 14, at the Town Common Hall in Kingaroy.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s latest climate summaries show January has been Australia’s hottest month on record.
A new online tool was launched on Thursday to give farmers a single, straightforward place to find out what drought assistance is available to them.
Members of the Kumbia Pony Club enjoyed an opportunity at the weekend to experience a bit of the American “wild west” as well as improve their horsemanship skills.
A program to help drought-stricken farmers gain new skills and find off-farm work opportunities began at Kingaroy TAFE this week.
Farmers have been urged to attend a climate and weather workshop being held in Gayndah on February 13.