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Rural

Nominations Open For
Rural Women’s Award

Queensland women are encouraged to get their nominations in by the end of the month for the 2015 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award.

Melon Growers Fear New Virus

Queensland watermelon growers fear that a new virus identified in crops from in the Northern Territory could spread to local areas.

Georgie In Top 100

Georgie In Top 100

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset has been nominated as one of the “100 Women of Influence” for 2014.

Have A Caper Over The Weekend

Have A Caper Over The Weekend

If you’re interested in unusual foods or would just like to experience a real farm with cows, alpacas, guineas and crops, why not take a Picnic In The Paddock this weekend?

$211m Aid Channelled Through QRAA

$211m Aid Channelled Through QRAA

More than $211 million was channelled to drought-stricken farmers and victims of natural disasters by the State Government during the past financial year.

Scholarships For Ag Colleges

Scholarships For Ag Colleges

The State Government has announced 10 scholarships of $10,000 each will be offered to students wishing to study at a Queensland Agricultural College.

Farmers Explore Pathways To Profits

Farmers Explore Pathways To Profits

South Burnett primary producers had the opportunity to quiz Agriculture Minister John McVeigh and Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps at an all-day industry field day held in Kingaroy on Wednesday.

Experience Organic Farming First Hand

Experience Organic Farming First Hand

Are you interested in organic farming? Would you like to learn more about fresh, pure foods? How about finding out how to cook the perfect steak? If so, you should book a place at Bronel Natural Foods’ “Day On The Farm” experience during this year’s South Burnett and Cherbourg On Show long weekend.

Open Day At New Airport

Open Day At New Airport

There’s going to be a free open day at the new Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport on September 28

Lack Of Profit Forcing
Dairy Farmers To Quit

Lack Of Profit Forcing<br> Dairy Farmers To Quit

A survey released today by the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation shows that less than quarter of farmers believe they will still be in the industry in five years.

Auction Marks The End Of An Era

Auction Marks The End Of An Era

Visitors coming to Kingaroy for this weekend’s vintage machinery rally could well go home with an extra John Deere tractor or two.

All A-Buzz About Beekeeping

All A-Buzz About Beekeeping

The South Burnett may get its first-ever beekeeping club after an Open Day at Burnett Beekeeping Supplies in Kingaroy on Saturday attracted around 35 interested visitors.

QDO Calls For More Power For ACCC

QDO Calls For More Power For ACCC

The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has again urged the Federal Government to amend the Competition and Consumer Act to introduce an “effects test” into the legislation.

GRDC Briefed On Local Research

GRDC Briefed On Local Research

Members of the Grains Research and Development Corp’s Northern Panel visited Kingaroy on Wednesday

Ag Training Offers Key To Future

Ag Training Offers Key To Future

Out past Goomeri, the Shaftesbury Centre has launched its third program in the South Burnett … this time an agricultural training facility for young indigenous men.

GRDC Panel To Visit Kingaroy

GRDC Panel To Visit Kingaroy

Cutting edge grain industry research will take centre stage next week when the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Northern Panel visits Kingaroy on Wednesday.

Consumers Trust Aussie Beef

Consumers Trust Aussie Beef

A survey conducted by AgForce Queensland has found almost 98 per cent of consumers believe Australian beef producers are delivering a safe, nutritious and high quality product.

Invitation To Beekeepers

Invitation To Beekeepers

Beekeepers have been invited to get together to discuss the possibility of forming a local beekeeping club

New Glyphosate-Resistant Weed Identifed

Farmers now have a new enemy in the battle against weeds: glyphosate-resistant Sweet Summer Grass.

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