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WH&S Probe Farm Death

WH&S Probe Farm Death

Workplace Health and Safety inspectors are investigating an incident where a farm worker was fatally crushed by a planting machine.

11 Charged After Protests

11 Charged After Protests

Eleven people have been charged in relation to recent animal activist protests near Millmerran and Warwick.

AgForce Slams<BR> ‘Inadequate’ Fines

AgForce Slams
‘Inadequate’ Fines

AgForce says the State Government’s $652 fine for farm “invaders” is manifestly inadequate

Nanango Beats The Odds

Nanango Beats The Odds

Nanango Show Society president Les Schloss says that “considering everything else that was on”, the 110th Nanango Show at the weekend had been an extremely good day.

Kingaroy Show Gets Ready To Roll

Kingaroy Show Gets Ready To Roll

A journalist and a farmer were sashed as this year’s Kingaroy Miss Showgirl and Rural Ambassador at a special show dinner at Kingaroy Showgrounds on Friday night

Protesters Face $652 Fines

Protesters Face $652 Fines

Animal rights activists who invade farms and meatworks in Queensland will face $652.75 fines.

Rebate Offered For Desilting

Rebate Offered For Desilting

Queensland primary producers can now claim up to 25 per cent of the cost of a private contractor to desilt a dam on their drought-declared property.

New Rules For Solar Farms

New Rules For Solar Farms

A new Code of Practice and electrical safety regulations will begin next month to enhance safety in the growing commercial solar farm industry. 

Directory Aims To Beat Wine Fraud

Directory Aims To Beat Wine Fraud

Australia’s valuable wine industry will be better protected from copycat exporters thanks to a new Wine Label Intellectual Property Directory.

Kingaroy Gears Up For The Show

Kingaroy Gears Up For The Show

The South Burnett Show Society will be raising the curtain on the 112th Kingaroy Show on Friday (April 12) with the traditional sashing of Miss Kingaroy Showgirl.

On-The-Spot Fines For Farm ‘Invaders’

On-The-Spot Fines For Farm ‘Invaders’

The State Government announced on-the-spot fines at the weekend for farm “invaders” but has not yet revealed what those penalties will be.

Boy’s Arm Trapped In Feeder

Boy’s Arm Trapped In Feeder

A teenage boy has suffered traumatic arm injuries after his arm was caught in farm machinery on a property west of Kilcoy on Saturday evening.

Two Charged With Trespass

Two Charged With Trespass

Two people have been charged by members of the Major and Organised Crime Squad (Rural) following a trespassing incident at the Lemontree Feedlot in Millmerran on March 23.

‘Attack Map’ Could Attract $400,000 Fines

‘Attack Map’ Could Attract $400,000 Fines

The organisation behind a website labelled by farming groups as an “attack map” for animal rights activists will face fines of more than $400,000 if it breaches the Privacy Act

Steep Rise In Water Costs Forecast

Steep Rise In Water Costs Forecast

The LNP has warned that Queensland farmers face substantial price rises for water if a move towards “cost-reflective” pricing is adopted.

Police Give Advice About Farm Protests

Police Give Advice About Farm Protests

Kingaroy Police have prepared advice for owners and managers of rural properties in the wake of protests by animal activists at farms in the Darling Downs region.

Work To Start On New Pork Abattoir

Work To Start On New Pork Abattoir

Construction will begin this month on Jimbour Beef and Bacon’s new abattoir at Jimbour, which will become Queensland’s second export-accredited pork processing facility when completed.

Bega Unveils All-Aussie Peanut Butter

Bega Unveils All-Aussie Peanut Butter

Shoppers will have noticed three new varieties of peanut butter gracing supermarket shelves lately … and they all have an intimate connection to Kingaroy.

Farm Profits In Spotlight

Farm Profits In Spotlight

The 2019 Australian Summer Grains Conference will be showcasing five grains: maize, soybeans, sorghum, sunflowers and mungbeans.

Stacey Sashed Again In Nanango

Stacey Sashed Again In Nanango

Last year’s Nanango Miss Showgirl Stacey Sanders will be the show’s 2019 Rural Ambassador.

Smart Farming Grants Open

Smart Farming Grants Open

The second round of the Federal Government’s Smart Farming Partnerships grants program is now open.

Where To Now For Goomeri Show?

Where To Now For Goomeri Show?

Goomeri Show Society is doing some soul-searching following disappointing attendance figures at this year’s show.

New Program Pays For Biodiversity

New Program Pays For Biodiversity

A new Federal Government program could see farmers receive incentives for improving farm biodiversity in the future.

New Laws To Protect<br> Voluntary Wildlife Reserves

New Laws To Protect
Voluntary Wildlife Reserves

Queensland has become the first State in Australia to create Special Wildlife Reserves – a new category of protected areas – to preserve more habitat for wildlife.

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