Council reported on Thursday about progress on a $2 million joint water feasibility study
Concerns about peanut crop diseases, a need for more pulse and legume varieties, and the benefits of sugarcane diversification were some of the key issues raised by growers during the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Northern Region Panel visit to the Wide Bay-Burnett last week.
Two sisters from Maidenwell walked away with Cooyar Show Society’s highest awards on Saturday.
After two years in a deep slump, the tide could finally be starting to turn for the South Burnett’s struggling pork producers
Representatives from AgForce Queensland met recently with Regional Biosecurity Coordinator Josh Dyke to discuss industry input into the new Regional Biosecurity Strategy which is under development.
Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett has called on the State Government to commit Queensland to tougher trespass laws at Friday’s meeting of State and Federal agriculture ministers.
Excited children and adults are ready to get ‘mooovin’ at the annual Brahmousin Cattle School in Nanango this month.
A $16 million Agricultural Science and Engineering Precinct was officially opened on Tuesday at the University of Southern Queensland’s Toowoomba campus.
Farmers have been urged to take advantage of the extra period for which they can seek compensation for incidents where they believe banks wronged them.
BIEDO will be holding a pop-up office at Tableland Hall on Wednesday in a lead-up to its South Burnett Ag Network Forum in the evening.
A meeting of the South Burnett Water Users Group will be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Thursday, February 14, at the Town Common Hall in Kingaroy.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s latest climate summaries show January has been Australia’s hottest month on record.
A new online tool was launched on Thursday to give farmers a single, straightforward place to find out what drought assistance is available to them.
Members of the Kumbia Pony Club enjoyed an opportunity at the weekend to experience a bit of the American “wild west” as well as improve their horsemanship skills.
A program to help drought-stricken farmers gain new skills and find off-farm work opportunities began at Kingaroy TAFE this week.
Farmers have been urged to attend a climate and weather workshop being held in Gayndah on February 13.
South Burnett show societies will be saddened to hear of the death last week of a young stud cattle judge who successfully represented the region at the 2017 Brisbane Exhibition.
Former AgForce Grains President Lyndelle Pfeffer died on Friday afternoon from injuries suffered in a truck crash a month ago.
Members of the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Region Panel will be visiting Kingaroy on February 5 as part of a larger tour of the Wide Bay area.
Students studying an agriculture-related degree have been invited to apply for an AgriFutures Horizon scholarship.
A website publishing the location of piggeries, feedlots, abattoirs – and family farms – has sparked outrage
Audits by WorkCover Queensland have found 42 per cent of dairies have no written workplace health and safety policy in place and 15 per cent have only a verbal policy.
Drought-affected farming families and employees in the South Burnett have been encouraged to access help through the Federal Government’s $30 million Drought Community Support Initiative.
Six illegally imported pork products seized recently by Federal Government biosecurity officers have tested positive to the potentially devastating African Swine Fever.