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.
Agents yarded 1050 head at the fortnightly cattle sale in Murgon on Tuesday, November 12.
AgForce Qld has welcomed the Federal Government’s new drought support measures, saying they will deliver much-needed economic stimulus for farm-dependent communities and small businesses.
The LNP has put the much-discussed Bradfield Scheme back on to the mainstream political agenda but in a new form which it says will create a foodbowl in Queensland.
Farmers with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas can turn them into reality by applying for grants of up to $50,000 under Round 3 of the Smart Farms Small Grants program.
The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee will meet in Toowoomba on Thursday, November 7 to gather feedback on how to build Australia’s drought resilience.
The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has slammed a proposed new code of conduct for the industry, saying it still leaves dairy farmers “high and dry”.
An extra $1.5 million has been allocated by the Federal Government to the South and North Burnett water feasibility study, taking the total funding commitment for the project to $3.5 million
Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport will become an agricultural export hub by early 2021, providing new export opportunities for farmers and food processors.
Federal Government consultations about the future direction of agricultural research have been extended until November 25.
African Swine Fever has been detected on South Korean farms close to the North Korean border, according to a report in Nature magazine.