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CSIRO Warns Against Complacency

CSIRO Warns Against Complacency

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.

$1.45b Deal Shakes Up Pork Industry

$1.45b Deal Shakes Up Pork Industry

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.

Biosecurity Submissions Due Friday

Biosecurity Submissions Due Friday

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has reminded landholders that submissions on the new Biosecurity Act are due this Friday (November 21).

QDO Welcomes China FTA

QDO Welcomes China FTA

The QDO has welcomed the Free Trade Agreement between China and Australia

QDO Welcomes $500m Dairy Project

QDO Welcomes $500m Dairy Project

The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has welcomed Hope Dairies Ltd’s plans for a $500 million investment in the State’s dairy sector.

South Burnett Linked To
$500m China Dairy Plan

South Burnett Linked To<br> $500m China Dairy Plan

A company associated with mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is believed to be eyeing off farms near Kingaroy

AgForce Opposes Cuts To
Financial Counselling Service

AgForce Opposes Cuts To<BR> Financial Counselling Service

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.

Kumbia Orchard Bundled For Sale

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 Conference In Gympie

Dairy Conference In Gympie

Dairy farmers from throughout Queensland are getting set to head to the QDO conference which will be held in Gympie next Wednesday (November 5).

More Dry Weather Predicted

More Dry Weather Predicted

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Climate and Water Outlook for November to January

GTB Looks To Private Investors

GTB Looks To Private Investors

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.

Irrigators Target Ergon

A new report commissioned by two leading rural industry bodies claims Ergon Energy is “raking in profits” from irrigators.

Barnaby Salutes Local Success Stories

Barnaby Salutes Local Success Stories

Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce dropped into Kingaroy today to visit two local success stories … Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory and Proteco Gold.

APVMA Bans Insecticide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority announced today the use of most insecticides using the chemical fenthion will be banned in Australia.

Have A Say On Biosecurity Laws

Have A Say On Biosecurity Laws

Farmers, landowners and community members have been invited to comment on new biosecurity regulations to protect the agricultural sector and the environment.

Farm Walks To
Inspect Erosion Controls

The Burnett Mary Regional Group will be hosting farm walks in the Inverlaw area on Saturday (October 18) to discuss erosion rehabilitation.

Field Day To Focus On
Grazing Best Practice

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.

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