Tuesday, 29 Nov 2016
A special multi-topic forum in Hughenden next week will explore how the beef industry can tap into northern development opportunities to create jobs and grow North Queensland’s economy.
Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016
Two AgForce Queensland representatives will speak at the world’s largest agricultural educators conference in the United States next week.
Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016
More jobs will be lost and further pain inflicted on regional Queensland communities if the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s recommendation to take further water from agricultural production is adopted, AgForce said today.
Friday, 18 Nov 2016
With the grains harvest in full swing and just a week to go before the grains industry “night of nights”, Queensland grain growers are being urged to get in quick to book their place at the annual event celebrating the sector’s successes.
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016
Improving transport routes and regulations, ending the data drought in the bush and ensuring government policies allow agriculture to grow and prosper will be among the key issues the new AgForce Queensland Farmers Limited board will pursue over the next two years.
Friday, 11 Nov 2016
AgForce has congratulated Bill Byrne on his appointment as Queensland Agriculture Minister and urged him to be a strong advocate for agriculture both in the community and in the Cabinet room.
Thursday, 10 Nov 2016
New laws passed in State Parliament overnight will help take the pressure off landholders dealing with resources companies over underground water issues, AgForce said today.
Thursday, 3 Nov 2016
New laws that give councils full control of the 2.6 million hectares network for travelling livestock in Queensland miss the mark by failing to put in place appropriate safeguards to ensure the stock routes are managed properly.
Wednesday, 2 Nov 2016
The University of Queensland (UQ) will unveil the results of new research into the coal seam gas industry’s socio-economic impact, its interaction with agriculture and effects on water at a special forum in Chinchilla in mid-November.
Thursday, 27 Oct 2016
The who’s who of the grains industry will gather in Emerald next month for a gala dinner and industry tours to celebrate the sector’s successes and shine a light on the diversity and quality of agricultural production in Central Queensland.
Monday, 24 Oct 2016
The Federal Government’s $138 million commitment to upgrade key beef and northern Queensland roads will unlock economic development opportunities and make it easier to transport cattle to markets, AgForce said today.
Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016
AgForce will be part of a high-powered business delegation travelling to Shanghai next week to accelerate and activate opportunities for agriculture in the Chinese market.
Thursday, 13 Oct 2016
AgForce has welcomed a plan to roll-out previously announced funding for wild dog control and pest management, and has urged the Queensland Government to get the money out on the ground as soon as possible.
Monday, 10 Oct 2016
The latest techniques and technology used to teach agriculture in schools will be the focus of a special event being held in Brisbane in January 2017.
Thursday, 6 Oct 2016
The Queensland Premier should use her ‘State of the State’ speech in Townsville today to abandon her flawed vegetation management laws once and for all to help drive agricultural development in North Queensland.