Durong grazier Georgie Somerset is on the ABC Board, is the General President of AgForce … and is now also a Member of the Order of Australia.
An official E-Petition has been lodged with the State Government in support of Maleny Dairies.
The Opposition has accused Sunwater of “squeezing farmers dry” after it reported a massive revenue jump
Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation president – and Coolabunia dairy farmer – Brian Tessmann has weighed into the debate over the Metro North Hospital dairy contract, highlighting “pointless xenophobia”.
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has rejected claims she wants to take away business from South Burnett dairy farmers with her campaign to support Maleny Dairies.
Murgon agents yarded just short of 800 head on January 14 in the first fortnightly cattle sale for 2020.
Farmers and small landholders have been invited to attend a free public forum in Kingaroy next week which will cover animal welfare issues and drought.
The recent rain in the South Burnett has paid off … fire bans due to expire on January 27 have been lifted.
Toowoomba Regional Council is looking for irrigators with unused water allocations which they might be interested in selling.
Competitive harness racing is returning to the South Burnett with events planned at this year’s Nanango and Kingaroy shows as part of a $20,000 Racing Queensland promotion.
AgForce claims the State Government has failed to appreciate the seriousness of the drought, and is unwilling accept advice from people on the ground.
The long-awaited multi-million dollar water feasibility study for the Burnett region has finally begun
The shift to hotter and drier condition over the past 19 years has had a negative affect on farm profits, according to the latest report from ABARES.
The State Government has formed a Biosecurity Queensland Ministerial Advisory Committee to help guide statewide biosecurity systems and protections.
Indonesia has confirmed it has detected African Swine Fever in North Sumatra, and is investigating pig deaths in some other provinces.
Farmers and small agribusinesses finding it difficult to tap into overseas markets can seek help from a $6.1 million four-year extension of the Federal Government’s Package Assisting Small Exporters grants program.
The Local Government Association of Queensland has called on the State and Federal Governments to take more action on water security.
The long-awaited Dairy Code Of Conduct, which aims to build a better relationship between dairy farmers and milk processors, was officially launched on Friday morning.
Toowoomba region’s Gross Regional Product has passed the $11 billion mark for the first time.
Almost 68 per cent of Queensland is now officially in drought, with Gympie Regional Council added to the drought-declared list.
At a time when ongoing drought has reduced many of the region’s farms to minimal production, two South Burnett wineries are pioneering new export markets in Asia
The LNP claims the State Government is planning to slug farmers to install new water meters, while much of the State is in drought.
Drought Minister David Littleproud has called on shoppers to boycott Coles in the wake of the revelation that it held back millions of “drought dollars” from dairy farmers.
Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd said the closure of the Longreach and Emerald Ag Colleges on Friday was “the end of an era”.