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Fun Night To Celebrate Agriculture

Fun Night To Celebrate Agriculture

Local singer Dean Perrett – whose latest single “Six Decks To Darwin” has been making a big impression on country music charts this year – will be one of the guest entertainers at a special event to be held at the Bjelke-Petersen property ‘Bethany’ later this month.

Yard Numbers Drop After Rain

Yard Numbers Drop After Rain

Good rainfall in certain parts of the South Burnett saw yard numbers reduced to 600 at Murgon’s fortnightly sale on November 3, but the market remained solid throughout.

Grants Promote Cultural Burning

Grants Promote Cultural Burning

A total of $2 million in grants are available to Indigenous organisations to run workshops and share knowledge about traditional fire and land management practices.

ACCC Targets Tractor Seller

ACCC Targets Tractor Seller

A Victorian-based company which has been selling tractors nationally has run afoul of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

QFF Welcomes Water Promise

QFF Welcomes Water Promise

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed an ALP commitment to reduce water prices for Queensland irrigators by at least 15 per cent if elected this weekend.

Industry Groups Join Forces

Industry Groups Join Forces

Five industry lobby groups have joined forces to urge whichever party wins the State Election to prioritise “revenue, regions and reasonable regulation”.

Book Celebrates 21 Years Of Awards

Book Celebrates 21 Years Of Awards

A book was launched this week to celebrate the contribution of the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award through the lens of the women who have been a part of its 21-year history.

QFF Plans Disaster Support Network

QFF Plans Disaster Support Network

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is seeking interested farmers to become involved in a wellbeing program which will support farmers after natural disasters.

Legal Action Over Farm Pay

Legal Action Over Farm Pay

A Maclagan dairy farmer has been taken to court by the Fair Work Ombudsman after allegations he failed to pay a casual backpacker correctly.

Murgon Market Stays Strong

Murgon Market Stays Strong

Combined agents yarded 900 head in Murgon on Tuesday with all descriptions selling to strong rates, especially light weaner cattle.

Clovely Estate On The Market

Clovely Estate On The Market

Barely a week after being named a Queensland #eatqld Champion, award-winning winemaker Clovely Estate has put a large slice of its business on the market.

Federal Role Targets Feral Deer

Federal Role Targets Feral Deer

Dr Annelise Wiebkin has been appointed by the Federal Government to co-ordinate national action to reduce the damage feral deer cause to farms and the environment.

Clovely An #EatQld Champion

Clovely An #EatQld Champion

The South Burnett’s largest winery – Clovely Estate at Moffatdale – has been named as Queensland’s twelfth #eatqld Champion.