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.
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.
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.
New “modern and affordable” electricity tariffs will be introduced for irrigators should the LNP win power at Saturday’s State election.
A Victorian-based company which has been selling tractors nationally has run afoul of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
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.
BIEDO has called on other candidates in the upcoming State Election to match the LNP’s promise to build Barlil and Cooranga weirs.
The LNP has promised to build the much-discussed Barlil Weir on Barambah Creek should it win office at the October 31 State Election.
Combined agents yarded 930 head in Murgon on Tuesday, and export cattle were much stronger on previous sales.
Five industry lobby groups have joined forces to urge whichever party wins the State Election to prioritise “revenue, regions and reasonable regulation”.
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.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is seeking interested farmers to become involved in a wellbeing program which will support farmers after natural disasters.
A Maclagan dairy farmer has been taken to court by the Fair Work Ombudsman after allegations he failed to pay a casual backpacker correctly.
Applications are now open for the 2021 Red Earth Community Leadership Program.
Combined agents yarded 900 head in Murgon on Tuesday with all descriptions selling to strong rates, especially light weaner cattle.
A 52ha macadamia and avocado orchard at Mt Binga will be auctioned online later this month.
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.
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.
South Burnett Regional Council has scheduled a series of one-on-one information sessions for local primary producers.
The South Burnett’s largest winery – Clovely Estate at Moffatdale – has been named as Queensland’s twelfth #eatqld Champion.