Biosecurity Queensland is warning pig owners to remain vigilant for African swine fever as the serious disease continues to spread across Eastern Europe, Russia and Asia.
The Federal Government is calling for ideas to modernise Australia’s rural Research and Development Corporations (RDCs).
Tractors and trucks manufactured by International Harvester will be be the focus of this weekend’s Kingaroy and District Vintage Machinery Club rally in Kingaroy.
A Select Committee launched on Friday by Federal Parliament will focus on the future of regional Australia.
A talented young Kingaroy artist is the latest in a string of local students who have had their works featured on Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s annual farm safety calendar.
Woolworths has joined several leading charities to launch the STAND (Support Through Australian Natural Disasters) Drought Action Appeal.
The Queensland Competition Authority has confirmed the date and venue for its workshops with South Burnett irrigators affected by its draft recommendations on water pricing.
The Federal Coalition introduced a new law into Parliament on Wednesday aimed at streamlining the regulation of agvet chemicals.
Former National Farmers Federation president Brent Finlay has been appointed chairman of the new Future Drought Fund consultative committee.
AgForce says a decision by the High Court this week has made vegetation management for Queensland primary producers even more confusing, exposing them to fines of up to $600,000 per breach.
Legislation to impose tough new farm trespass laws was passed by both Houses of Federal Parliament on Thursday.
Cattle numbers dipped back to 700 at Murgon’s most recent sale last Tuesday.
The Foundation for Rural Regional & Rural Renewal has launched a new Disaster Resilience and Recovery Fund to provide flexible funding to support preparedness and recovery.
The former head of the Australian Garlic Industry Association has been sentenced to 11 months in jail for illegally importing garlic bulbs, putting Australia’s horticulture industry at serious risk.
North Burnett Regional Council has joined the 32 other local government areas in Queensland which are officially in drought.
An emergency roundtable of industry experts was convened by Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie in Canberra last week in a bid to identify if more can be done to stop African swine fever entering the country.
A Parliamentary motion passed last week is a signal to supermarkets and milk processors that dairy farmers should be paid more for their milk.
Irrigators using the Barker-Barambah Irrigation Scheme could see their water costs rise by 46 per cent if the State Government accepts recommendations from the Queensland Competition Authority.
The Federal Government will launch an investigation into the regulation of agricultural and veterinary chemicals.
A regional day of prayer on Sunday, September 15, has been organised as a show of support for drought-affected communities across southern Queensland.
It was billed as being the biggest Wondai Show ever … and Saturday’s main day extravaganza didn’t disappoint.
Fresh from success at BaconFest, Council’s economic development unit is now taking its “South Burnett Flavours” initiative to Blackbutt.
A semi-trailer driver has been taken to Dalby Hospital with chest pain after a truck carting pigs crashed at Jimbour West on Monday morning.
The Bureau of Meteorology released its Spring outlook on Thursday, and it’s not good new for farmers.