Markets Ease In Murgon

Markets Ease In Murgon

Combined agents yarded 1250 head in Murgon for the liveweight sale on March 2, where the market was easier throughout.

AgForce Aims To Empower Next Gen

AgForce Aims To Empower Next Gen

AgForce Queensland’s new Young Producers’ Council met for the first time in Rockhampton last month to set its priorities for the next two years.

Pressure Grows On Reef Regs

Pressure Grows On Reef Regs

Pressure on the State Government to remove the Burnett catchment from Barrier Reef protection regulations is growing in the wake of a large meeting of producers held in Kingaroy this month.

Council Aims To ‘Empower’ Irrigators

Council Aims To ‘Empower’ Irrigators

South Burnett Regional Council will facilitate the formation of “voluntary collaborative groups” of irrigators as part of the next stage of the Burnett Water Feasibility Study.

Growers Miss Out On Cheaper Water

Growers Miss Out On Cheaper Water

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has expressed concerns the State Government is “unfairly picking winners” by restricting the type of farmers who can benefit from an election commitment of a 50 per cent price cut for horticulture irrigation water.

Reef Regulations Rile Farmers

Reef Regulations Rile Farmers

A renewed call to exclude the South Burnett from the Great Barrier Reef Catchment Area was dutifully noted by stunned departmental officers at a large Town Hall meeting held in Kingaroy on Tuesday night.

Borders On Alert For High-Risk Pork

Borders On Alert For High-Risk Pork

The Federal Government is urging heightened biosecurity vigilance ahead of Chinese New Year after reports of new variants of African Swine Fever (ASF) emerging in Asia.

Last Chance To Make Peanut History

Last Chance To Make Peanut History

Kingaroy’s Big Peanut is rapidly taking shape in artist Kano’s workshop, but he still needs parts from South Burnett residents to help make it “more special”.

MP Discusses $3m Study

MP Discusses $3m Study

Toowoomba Council representatives met Water Minister Glenn Butcher on Tuesday to discuss the State Government’s $3 million water study for the Southern and Darling Downs regions.

QFF Calls For ‘Water Equity’

QFF Calls For ‘Water Equity’

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has called on the State Government to extend its election commitment of a 50 per cent reduction in irrigation water charges for horticulture growers to all irrigation customers of Sunwater, Seqwater, Local Management Authorities and other water providers.

Ag ‘Holds Firm’ Despite Pandemic

Ag ‘Holds Firm’ Despite Pandemic

Queensland’s agribusiness and food sector is holding firm in the face of COVID-19, according to the State Government, with new data showing the 2020-21 forecast value of primary industries commodities to be $18.4 billion.

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