African Swine Fever remains the key driver affecting global demand for beef and lamb, despite the effects of COVID-19.
Applications have opened for Round 3 of the State Government’s $10 million Rural Economic Development Grants which target primary production.
While COVID-19 will continue to present challenges, the outlook for agriculture will be dominated by recovery from drought, according to ABARES’ June Agriculture Commodities report released on Wednesday.
Toowoomba Regional Council has been selected as one of the first councils in Australia to be involved in a project that will help improve heavy vehicle access on council roads.
The State Government has rejected claims the Stock Squad – otherwise known as the Major and Organised Crime Squad (Rural) – is about to be axed.
Values remained very strong for all descriptions at Murgon’s fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday, June 16.
The State Government has announced a $12.5 million funding package for Queensland’s agribusiness and food sector as part of its COVID-19 recovery plan.
International agriculture executive Anthony Williams has been appointed the new managing director and CEO of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
The Coolabunia weaner and store sale on Thursday, June 11 was a cracker with steers topping at $5.04/kg.
Key influencers and innovators in the agriculture sector have been invited to nominate for the Peter Kenny Medal and the Minister’s Emerging Leader Award.
AgForce has described an insurance ban by some companies as potentially “worse than COVID-19” for primary producers.
More changes to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) scheme came into effect on Thursday.
Years of lobbying has paid off with confirmation of $25 million funding to replace the dangerous John Peterson Bridge
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is conducting research into what biosecurity practices are being used by pork producers to protect Queensland from African Swine Fever.
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered the Commonwealth Bank pay a $5 million penalty for ripping off more than 8600 rural customers.
Queensland’s winter crop planting has been tipped to rise by 44 per cent in the 2020-21 season to 0.95 million hectares.
Numbers were up at the most recent Murgon cattle sale on Tuesday, with 300 export cattle and 1000 feeders and weaners yarded.
Australian agricultural land prices appear to be defying the COVID-19 economic downturn.
Red Earth Community Foundation (RECF) and Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) are teaming up to host a series of conversations to talk about what we’ve gained from the COVID-19 experience in the Inland Burnett.
With winter around the corner, the State Government is urging horse owners to make sure their animals are vaccinated against Hendra virus.