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GRDC Updates Go Online

GRDC Updates Go Online

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has introduced a live online platform to reach out to growers.

TRC Seeks Biosecurity Members

TRC Seeks Biosecurity Members

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking nominations from community members who are interested in serving on Council’s Biosecurity Advisory Committee.

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.

Bayer Settles $15.8b Cases

Bayer Settles $15.8b Cases

German multinational company Bayer AG has agreed to pay as much as $US10.9 billion ($15.8 billion) to settle almost 100,000 US lawsuits linked to the weedkiller Roundup.

Beef Is Good News: AgForce

Beef Is Good News: AgForce

AgForce is urging the cattle industry to stop being “apologetic” and start proclaiming its significant achievements in recent years.

Power Prices To Drop Again

Power Prices To Drop Again

Regional power bills will drop by an average $84 a year for households and $75 for small businesses in 2020-21, the State Government announced on Thursday.

Federal Boost For Show Societies

Federal Boost For Show Societies

South Burnett show societies forced to cancel their annual events this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be eligible to receive cash support from the Federal Government.

MP Calls For Water Review

MP Calls For Water Review

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the South Burnett Regional Council to reconsider a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water costs.

Round 3 Rural Grants Open

Round 3 Rural Grants Open

Applications have opened for Round 3 of the State Government’s $10 million Rural Economic Development Grants which target primary production.

ABARES Predicts Brighter Outlook

ABARES Predicts Brighter Outlook

While COVID-19 will continue to present challenges, the outlook for agriculture will be dominated by recovery from drought, according to ABARES’ June Agriculture Commodities report released on Wednesday.

TRC Joins Trucking Project

TRC Joins Trucking Project

Toowoomba Regional Council has been selected as one of the first councils in Australia to be involved in a project that will help improve heavy vehicle access on council roads.