Jacinta Rockemer and Jasmine Firman will be heading off to the Ekka later this year to represent the South Burnett’s seven agricultural shows.
Bega Cheese’s Kingaroy peanut processing plant has received the biggest intake of peanuts for five years.
Agents yarded 800 in Murgon at the fortnightly combined agents sale on Tuesday.
Member for New England Barnaby Joyce will become Australia’s new Deputy Prime Minister after a National Party spill vote on Monday morning elected him party leader.
Planning to go the Ekka this year? Be aware … tickets must be booked online first!
An on-farm workshop will be held in Murgon next month to allow dairy farmers to find out more about the digital activity monitoring program for cattle.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is urging producers to attend a meeting next Tuesday (June 22) to find out more information about the new cropping regulations which came into effect on June 1.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed an electricity rebate announced by the State Government to assist farmers transitioning to new retail tariffs but has suggested they speak to Ergon Energy before the July 1 implementation.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation says it is “underwhelmed” by the 2021-22 State Budget which it says “appears to be all style and not enough substance”.
Kingaroy’s Chloe Plowman will be representing the region during the Brisbane Ekka in August after taking out two titles at the recent South Burnett Sub-Chamber finals.
Queensland’s peak agriculture lobby group AgForce has welcomed drought initiatives in Tuesday’s State Budget.
Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has called on Australians to stop their “self-loathing” about the country’s record on climate action, telling critics to “take a running jump”.
The State Government has admitted no tick outbreaks were identified before a recent crackdown on the enforcement of tick protocols at cattle saleyards.
Parkside Group CEO John McNamara has been appointed to the State Government’s new Native Timber Advisory Panel.
A new report has disclosed that Coolabunia’s saleyards are now costing ratepayers between $120,000 and $150,000 a year.
Agents yarded 650 for the latest fortnightly sale in Murgon on Tuesday (June 8).
Applications are now open for “Networks to Build Drought Resilience” grants, a joint program being delivered by the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR).
Lobby group AgForce Qld has repeated its call for a national “Office of Science Quality Assurance” to ensure that “outdated, flawed, non-peer-reviewed science and pressure from green groups” does not set government policy.
Kraft Heinz has agreed to pay Bega Cheese $9.25 million to resolve a long-running dispute over peanut butter packaging.
Fernvale has been added to the list of south-east Queensland towns and suburbs in fire ant biosecurity Zone 2.