The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed today’s interest rate cut, calling on financial lenders to pass the full 0.25 per cent cut to their agribusiness customers.
Queensland’s first-ever Camel Field Day is definitely going ahead on Saturday … despite the rain!
Ruralco Holdings has acquired a 10.1 per cent stake in Elders but both companies say there is no current intention of making a takeover bid.
AgForce has welcomed the announcement by the State Government of the appointment of 15 new pest and weed officers in Queensland, saying it is a positive first step.
South Burnett Regional Council will receive $1.6 million over the next six years to implement biodiversity and climate change programs across the region.
A new Crop Protection Officer will be stationed in Kingaroy – one of the 15 new biosecurity officers promised by the LNP in the lead-up to the State Election and announced by the government today.
South Burnett primary producers have been invited to attend special information days focussing on the latest research about local pests and weeds to held next month in Kingaroy and Durong.
The latest Roy Morgan Research “State of the Nation” snapshot paints a depressing view of country living versus city life.
Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney vowed today that the “extreme views” of Lock The Gate “alarmists” such as Drew Hutton would not derail the State Government’s establishment of the new Gasfields Commission.
The draft Surat Underground Water Impact Report, released today, shows that out of about 21,000 private water bores in the Surat area, 85 are expected to be affected by Coal Seam Gas mining within three years … and 528 will be affected in the long-term.
A BeefUp Forum to assist for cattle producers will be held at Boondooma Homestead on May 31.
Meat & Livestock Australia is seeking applications for four independent Directors to be appointed at the group’s Annual General Meeting.
An increase in the slaughter levy paid by pork producers that was flagged in last night’s Federal Budget isn’t a secret ‘Bacon Tax’ and will have no effect on the prices that consumers pay in the shops, Australian Pork Limited’s CEO Andrew Spencer said today.
The National Farmers’ Federation says it’s pleased by the Federal Government’s recognition in the Budget of agriculture’s strong growth prospects, but it’s dismayed by the decision to scrap funding for the FarmReady program.
Cats Claw Creeper – a weed pest in the South Burnett – has been declared a “Weed of National Significance” based on its economic, environmental and social impact and potential to spread.
The Kingaroy Show will be running this Saturday and Sunday, and organisers are promising a jam-packed program of events for its 105th outing.
Landcare Australia is surveying farmers and Landcare groups across the country what what they think about the organisation.
The 78th annual Blackbutt Show will be held this Saturday at the showgrounds in Hart Street.
The National Farmers’ Federation has called for the establishment of a foreign land register to achieve “greater transparency” about investments made by foreign interests in Australia.
Queensland Farmers Federation President Joanne Grainger says flaws in the electricity tariff reforms being proposed by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) could be dire Queensland farmers.
The South Burnett Regional Council, in conjunction with Bio-security Queensland, will be participating in a co-ordinated wild dog baiting program next month.
Kinbombi grazier John Cotter has been appointed to head up the State Government’s new Gasfields Commission which has been established “to restore Queensland’s confidence in the CSG industry”.
Queensland and northern New South Wales peanut and pulse growers now have a valuable new pest management tool to help maximise their profit potential.
Do you want to know more about predicting the weather? When to cut the hay or move the cattle? Then this one-day workshop at Tansey could be for you!