The CSIRO is leading a research project to understand and manage fall armyworm, an agricultural pest first detected in Australia earlier this year.
AgForce Qld will receive $854,415 from the Federal Government to roll out a program which aims to educate primary schoolchildren about agriculture.
Protecting Australia’s “clean and green” image is becoming tougher with more and more people attempting to smuggle in risky items.
A proposal to construct a water recycling plant at Swickers’ pig abattoir in Kingaroy is the key new item on a proposed shortlist of possible future South Burnett water projects.
Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has warned that a serious dog disease, ehrlichiosis, has recently been found in dogs in north Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Police are reminding landholders there are simple ways to reduce rural crime – a problem which costs Queensland farmers millions of dollars annually in revenue and lost productivity.
Rural agricultural businesses have been invited to apply for funding for projects covered by the State Government’s $10 million Rural Economic Development grants scheme.
High security agricultural water for Blackbutt is one of five irrigation projects which has been identified as a top priority by the Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF).
Queensland Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections among young children linked to contact with backyard poultry.
Values remained fully firm for the 1200 head of cattle yarded at Murgon on Tuesday (June 30).
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has introduced a live online platform to reach out to growers.
The ACCC says it is closely monitoring the introduction of the new mandatory Dairy Code of Conduct.
The application deadline for State Government land tax rebates will be extended four months to help COVID-affected Queensland businesses.
Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking nominations from community members who are interested in serving on Council’s Biosecurity Advisory Committee.
A new 10‑year National Wild Dog Action Plan will come into effect on Wednesday (July 1).
The State Government has called for tenders to establish and manage a multi-million-dollar agtech and logistics hub in Toowoomba.
A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.
German multinational company Bayer AG has agreed to pay as much as $US10.9 billion ($15.8 billion) to settle almost 100,000 US lawsuits linked to the weedkiller Roundup.
AgForce is urging the cattle industry to stop being “apologetic” and start proclaiming its significant achievements in recent years.
Regional power bills will drop by an average $84 a year for households and $75 for small businesses in 2020-21, the State Government announced on Thursday.