The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation has slammed a proposed new code of conduct for the industry, saying it still leaves dairy farmers “high and dry”.
An extra $1.5 million has been allocated by the Federal Government to the South and North Burnett water feasibility study, taking the total funding commitment for the project to $3.5 million
AgForce has praised NBN Co for setting up a business unit focused solely on servicing rural, regional and remote Australia.
Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport will become an agricultural export hub by early 2021, providing new export opportunities for farmers and food processors.
Federal Government consultations about the future direction of agricultural research have been extended until November 25.
African Swine Fever has been detected on South Korean farms close to the North Korean border, according to a report in Nature magazine.
The Farmer’s Big Day Out at Wondai Showgrounds on Saturday turned out to be just that, with an estimated 800 people having fun and forgetting about the drought for an hour or two.
Bega Cheese shares finished down 12.8 per cent at the close of trading on Tuesday after the company – which owns PCA in Kingaroy – issued a profit warning to the exchange.
The dairy industry Mandatory Code of Conduct exposure draft was released on Monday in what is the third and final round of consultation with the dairy industry.
Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey is petitioning the State Government to release the technical reports relating to recent decisions about Paradise Dam.
Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) is celebrating 25 years of supporting rural and regional Queensland.
Property owners either side of the current Queensland tick line can now apply to either opt in or opt out of clean country.
A workshop held in Murgon recently for irrigators has raised a number of concerns about proposals in the Queensland Competition Authority’s review of irrigation pricing.
AgForce reckons there’s a lot going on in the beef industry at the moment … the Red Meat 2030 strategy, a proposal to create a unified red meat peak body, the imminent introduction of new Reef regulations, the risk of biosecurity incursions and the rise of vegan activism.
A group of 35 Rural Aid volunteers received a warm welcome to Wondai on Sunday afternoon to kick off their week-long stay in the region.
A day after the Queensland Dairy Farmers Organisation demanded action, the Federal Government has announced that the dairy industry Mandatory Code of Conduct will come into effect in January, months ahead of schedule.
The Federal Government has proposed improvements to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) scheme in a bid to help more farmers through periods of hardship.
The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation has issued a veiled threat to supermarkets over milk prices: “We’ll get it done, anyway we can”.
AgForce has welcomed the Red Meat Advisory Council’s vision for a $57 billion industry outlined in the “Red Meat 2030” strategy, provided there is more producer involvement and benefit.
Agriculture Minister Mark Furner was briefed at a forum in Brisbane on Wednesday about African Swine Fever and the risks it poses to the Queensland pig industry.
Numbers were reduced to 400 in Murgon at the last fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday, October 1.
South Burnett Regional Council will pay half the cost of upgrading Kratzmanns Road at Windera to allay local residents’ fears about the expansion of a local piggery.
A 45-year-old woman visiting from Vietnam was turned back at Sydney International Airport on Saturday under new visa cancellation legislation after Biosecurity officers discovered 4.6kg of uncooked pork in her luggage.
A detector dog has been stationed at Darwin Airport to help screen international passengers and cargo in a bid to stop African swine fever from entering Australia.