The CSIRO is warning that Australia should not become complacent in the face of potential biosecurity threats, which could range from a human disease pandemic to the invasion of a devastating wheat disease.
The Australian pork industry faces a major shake-up following the announcement on Friday that JBS Australia has signed a $1.45 billion agreement to buy the Primo Group.
A proposal to develop a multi-million dollar dairy project based on farms in the South Burnett was discussed in a Senate Estimates hearing today.
Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has reminded landholders that submissions on the new Biosecurity Act are due this Friday (November 21).
The QDO has welcomed the Free Trade Agreement between China and Australia
The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has welcomed Hope Dairies Ltd’s plans for a $500 million investment in the State’s dairy sector.
A company associated with mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is believed to be eyeing off farms near Kingaroy
AgForce Queensland has expressed its alarm at calls for funding to the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) program to be cut by up to 20 per cent.
A stonefruit orchard at Kumbia is being marketed alongside similar properties in South Australia and Victoria in the hope one buyer may be interested in purchasing all three properties.
Dairy farmers from throughout Queensland are getting set to head to the QDO conference which will be held in Gympie next Wednesday (November 5).
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Climate and Water Outlook for November to January
Growing The Burnett plans to sell its vision of self-sustainability to the general public, offering investors the opportunity to be part of a community-owned farm.
A new report commissioned by two leading rural industry bodies claims Ergon Energy is “raking in profits” from irrigators.
Recent racing tragedies have left former jockey Kristy Banks counting her blessings.
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce dropped into Kingaroy today to visit two local success stories … Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory and Proteco Gold.
Organisers of the 2015 South Burnett Wine and Food in the Park are looking for local food producers
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority announced today the use of most insecticides using the chemical fenthion will be banned in Australia.
Farmers, landowners and community members have been invited to comment on new biosecurity regulations to protect the agricultural sector and the environment.
The Burnett Mary Regional Group will be hosting farm walks in the Inverlaw area on Saturday (October 18) to discuss erosion rehabilitation.
The Gympie District Beef Liaison Group, in conjunction with the Mary River Catchment Co-ordinating Committee, will be holding a Grazing BMP workshop and field day at Woolooga next Tuesday.