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Supermarkets Asked To Explain Milk Prices

Supermarkets Asked To Explain Milk Prices

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.

Industry Group To<br> Provide Biosecurity Advice

Industry Group To
Provide Biosecurity Advice

The Federal Government has set up a new group, Biosecurity Futures, to provide strategic industry advice to the Agriculture Minister on biosecurity.

Deadline For Show Grants

Deadline For Show Grants

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.

Pig Disease Found In Seized Pork

Pig Disease Found In Seized Pork

A month-long operation by biosecurity officers has targeted travellers from high-risk countries affected by African Swine Fever.

Historic Semen To Be Sold For Charity

Historic Semen To Be Sold For Charity

An historic collection of bull semen is being auctioned for charity as it is no longer required by the CSIRO.

Funding To Encourage Farm Co-Ops

Funding To Encourage Farm Co-Ops

The Federal Government has provided support to help farmers set up co-operatives and build their bargaining strength.

Hardship Grants For Fire Victims

Hardship Grants For Fire Victims

Personal Hardship Assistance grants are now available to some residents of Redbank Creek and Biarra in the Somerset Regional Council area

MP Updated On Swine Fever

MP Updated On Swine Fever

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.

Sir Leo To Speak At AgForce Forum

Sir Leo To Speak At AgForce Forum

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).

Aussie Farms Loses Charity Status

Aussie Farms Loses Charity Status

MP David Littleproud has welcomed a decision to strip Aussie Farms of its charitable status

$5m Drought Package Announced

$5m Drought Package Announced

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.

FarmHub Website Expanded

FarmHub Website Expanded

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.

Obituary: Henry Hegarty

Obituary: Henry Hegarty

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

New Team At QFF

New Team At QFF

There’s been changes at the top of the Queensland Farmers Federation, with a new CEO and President taking over the reins.

Export Cattle Prices Up

Export Cattle Prices Up

Agents yarded 1050 head at the fortnightly cattle sale in Murgon on Tuesday, November 12.

AgForce Welcomes Drought Package

AgForce Welcomes Drought Package

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.

LNP Unveils ‘New’ Bradfield Scheme

LNP Unveils ‘New’ Bradfield Scheme

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.

Farm Grants Program Seeks Clever Ideas

Farm Grants Program Seeks Clever Ideas

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.

Drought Fund Wants Local Input

Drought Fund Wants Local Input

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.

QDO Slams Draft Dairy Code

QDO Slams Draft Dairy Code

The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has slammed a proposed new code of conduct for the industry, saying it still leaves dairy farmers “high and dry”.

Extra $1.5m For Water Study

Extra $1.5m For Water Study

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

Wellcamp To Become Rural Export Hub

Wellcamp To Become Rural Export Hub

Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport will become an agricultural export hub by early 2021, providing new export opportunities for farmers and food processors.

Ag Discussion Deadline Extended

Ag Discussion Deadline Extended

Federal Government consultations about the future direction of agricultural research have been extended until November 25.

Swine Fever In Korea

Swine Fever In Korea

African Swine Fever has been detected on South Korean farms close to the North Korean border, according to a report in Nature magazine.