A drawn-out legal battle over milk payments to farmers has been avoided after a commitment from Coles to pay processor Norco about $5.25 million
Changes passed by Federal Parliament on Thursday should make it easier for more drought-affected farmers and their families to access the Farm Household Allowance.
A State Government scientist has been made a life member of the Australian Mungbean Association (AMA) to recognise his outstanding contribution to the mungbean industry.
Farmsafe Australia has been given $1.9 million by the Federal Government for awareness and education campaigns.
The much-discussed Inland Rail project – linking Melbourne to Brisbane – took a major step forward on Friday with the signing of an agreement between the Federal and Queensland governments.
South Burnett farming families affected by drought have been urged to apply to either St Vinnies or the Salvos for assistance.
An independent inquiry will be held into Paradise Dam following the release on Friday of technical reports which detail structural issues with the dam.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has defended a decision by Council to charge Swickers’ a lesser rate for water used at their Kingaroy abattoir.
Beef producers Russell and Catriona Murdoch say the improvements they have made to their 1900ha property at Booubyjan have paid off … both financially and ecologically.
The Bureau of Meteorology has no good news for farmers in its 2019-20 Summer Outlook released on Thursday … there’s more dry weather ahead.
LNP Senator Susan McDonald has urged Coles and Woolworths – and the milk processing companies that supply them – to explain publicly why Queensland farmers are paid less for their milk than it costs to produce.
The Federal Government has set up a new group, Biosecurity Futures, to provide strategic industry advice to the Agriculture Minister on biosecurity.
Show societies in the South Burnett have until December 13 to apply for assistance under the Federal Government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program.
A month-long operation by biosecurity officers has targeted travellers from high-risk countries affected by African Swine Fever.
An historic collection of bull semen is being auctioned for charity as it is no longer required by the CSIRO.
The Federal Government has provided support to help farmers set up co-operatives and build their bargaining strength.
Personal Hardship Assistance grants are now available to some residents of Redbank Creek and Biarra in the Somerset Regional Council area
Agriculture Minister Mark Furner has had a second meeting with the African Swine Fever – Queensland Awareness and Action Forum to review the State’s preparedness should the deadly pig disease be detected in Australia.
One of the architects of the LNP’s “New Bradfield Scheme” to irrigate inland Queensland will be the guest speaker at AgForces’s “Climate For Change” forum in Dalby on Friday (November 22).
MP David Littleproud has welcomed a decision to strip Aussie Farms of its charitable status
Families and communities across Queensland’s 33 fully drought-declared and four partially drought-declared council areas will be supported with a new State Government grant package.
Member for Maranoa and Minister for Drought David Littleproud said FarmHub – a one-stop website designed to support farmers – has been expanded with extra information.
A funeral service will be held at the Cherbourg Community Hall from 11:00am on Monday (November 18) for well-known local community elder Henry Hegarty
There’s been changes at the top of the Queensland Farmers Federation, with a new CEO and President taking over the reins.