There have been reports of “vigilantism” in south-west Queensland due to COVID-19 panic, Member for Maranoa David Littleproud said on Friday.
Australia’s livestock industry has welcomed the assurance from Agriculture Minister David Littleproud that saleyards will continue to operate.
Livestock auctions are able to continue, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud confirmed on Friday.
Former South Burnett councillor Damien Tessmann will be developing his leadership skills even more after being selected for a spot in the elite Australian Rural Leadership Program.
The $100 million project to lower the spillway at Paradise Dam by five metres for safety reasons is on track to begin next month, Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham confirmed on Wednesday.
Farmers “have our backs” during the COVID-19 pandemic, Queenslanders were assured by AgForce on Tuesday.
The next hearings for the Paradise Dam Inquiry, scheduled for April 6-7, will focus on final submissions but will be held in Brisbane, not Bundaberg as first planned.
The exotic pest Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) has been detected in Bowen, a Biosecurity Queensland spokesperson said on Friday.
The Coolabunia Saleyards held a million dollar sale at the end of February.
A beautiful day but a disappointing crowd … these words by Murgon Show Society president Alan Trim best sum up Saturday’s 97th Murgon Show.
Good local rainfall reduced numbers to just over 500 at the latest Murgon fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday.
Murgon’s 97th annual show is on this Saturday (March 14) after a busy lead-up which included a stylish Country Cabaret at Murgon Town Hall.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is calling for public feedback on safety reforms for livestock transport.
Numbers were up at Proston’s 62nd annual show on Saturday … more horse entries, more cattle, more politicians and most importantly, more people through the gate.
A free workshop to help local landholders identify weeds and manage weed risks will be held at Wondai Town Hall on March 25.
Well-known agronomist Paul McIntosh – born and bred in Goomeri – has won a coveted industry award from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
Bega has increased its share of Australia’s peanut butter market with sales up 6.5 per cent.
South Burnett Regional Council will be hosting its second Food Horizon conference in Kingaroy at the end of this month as part of an ongoing program to build links between local food producers.
The Federal Government is inviting public input on a discussion paper that will help support the agricultural sector to attract, retain and develop its future workforce.
The weather has been blamed for a disappointing turnout at a Queensland Dairy Organisation workshop held in Kingaroy this week.
The 71st Cooyar Show had something for everyone … including lots of smiles because the grass was so green!
A public meeting will be held in Murgon next month to look at reopening the town’s QCWA branch.
Prices stayed high and cattle numbers rose almost 20 per cent at the latest fortnightly cattle sale in Murgon on Tuesday.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is pushing for protection for prime agricultural land in the Wide Bay Burnett area as the planning process for the region gets under way