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NFF Calls For Roll-Over Bars On Quad Bikes

The National Farmers’ Federation has is called for a greater emphasis on quad bike safety to address the ever-increasing number of fatalities on Australian farms.

Camel Visitors Trek From Afar

Camel Visitors Trek From Afar

Queensland’s first ever Camel Field Day is being hailed a huge success by organisers after about 400  people turned up to enjoy the event held at Bindanoon camel farm at Blackbutt on Saturday.

GRDC Joins Year Of The Farmer Campaign

GRDC Joins Year Of The Farmer Campaign

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Australian Year of Farmer have entered into a partnership to help promote farm awareness in the general community.

Work Starts On 30-Year Plan For Agriculture

The Queensland Government will begin consultations on a 30-year strategic plan for agriculture as part of a “Six Month Action Plan” announced today.

Vaccines Combine To Create New Bird Diseases

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have shown that two different veterinary vaccines – used simultaneously to control the same condition in chickens – have combined to produce new infectious viruses, prompting action from Australia’s veterinary medicines regulator.

Carbon Tax Will ‘Cripple Regional Qld’

Queensland Agriculture Minister John McVeigh slammed Federal Labor’s carbon tax today saying it would cripple regional Queensland by driving up the cost of doing business and potentially kill off local industries and jobs across the State.

PCA Records $6.4m Loss

PCA Records $6.4m Loss

The Kingaroy-based Peanut Company of Australia has recorded a loss of $6.4 million

Dingo Baiting Now Easier

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Minister John McVeigh has announced new measures to make wild dog baiting easier and allow graziers to better co-ordinate district-wide baiting programs.

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

The best of the South Burnett’s many show winners were selected on Saturday to represent the region at the Brisbane Exhibition next month.

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

The Goomeri Beef Bonanza was held in conjunction with the 2012 South Burnett Sub-Chamber Finals – hosted by the Goomeri Show Society – at the Goomeri Showgrounds on Saturday.

MP Celebrates First 100 Days

MP Celebrates First 100 Days

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is celebrating the first 100 days of the LNP State Government

Could You Be Farmer Of The Year?

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their contribution to Australian farming?

Loan Rates Cut, Farm Debt Rises

Interest rates for the State Government’s First Start and Sustainability Loans have been cut with the aim of stimulating further investment and support for Queensland’s agricultural sector.

Buyers Hoof It To The South Burnett

Buyers Hoof It To The South Burnett

Cattle studs aren’t usually the highlight of a weekend out touring in the country … but for this load of travellers, cattle studs will be all that they’ll be wanting to see when their coach cruises around the South Burnett next month.

Farmers Fear Costs Of Carbon Tax

Farmers Fear Costs Of Carbon Tax

The National Farmers’ Federation has renewed its call for the Federal Government to do more to stop the costs of the carbon tax being passed on to the nation’s farmers.

Pest & Weed Day In Durong This Monday

A “Targeting Pests & Weeds” information day will be held at Durong Hall on the Durong-Mundubbera Road from 10:00am to3:00pm this Monday June 25.

Crushing Solution For Weed Seeds

One of the most anticipated technologies in Australian agriculture, the Harrington Seed Destructor, has progressed to commercial production.

Pest & Weed Day In Kingaroy This Friday

A “Targeting Pests & Weeds” information day will be held at the former Kingaroy DPI Research Station in Goodger Road, Kingaroy from 10:00am to 3:00pm this Friday, June 22.

No New Tick Officer For Kingaroy

No New Tick Officer For Kingaroy

Kingaroy won’t be getting a new Tick Officer despite a vocal push from local graziers.

AgForce Is Looking For Winners

AgForce Is Looking For Winners

Are you an innovative red meat producer? Do you know of a restaurant that serves outstanding beef or lamb? Do you know someone who is a future leader of the red meat industry?

Farmers Seek Urgent Briefing
Over Native Title Changes

The National Farmers’ Federation is seeking “an immediate and full briefing” from the Federal Attorney-General Nicola Roxon over proposed changes to Native Title legislation announced today.

NFF Urges Banks To Pass
On Full Interest Rate Cut

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.

One Hump Or Two?

One Hump Or Two?

Queensland’s first-ever Camel Field Day is definitely going ahead on Saturday … despite the rain!

Ruralco Buys Stake In Elders

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.