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Scientific panel to examine full picture on vegetation management

Monday, 4 Jun 2018

AgForce has welcomed the establishment of an expert panel of eminent scientists to help the Australian beef industry examine vegetation management measures for the mutual benefit of agriculture and the environment.

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Drought still biting in more than half of Queensland

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Farming families in more than half of Queensland are still battling the devastating impact of drought while primary producers in some areas are now entering the recovery phase following welcome summer rainfall, AgForce said today.

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AgForce and NAB team up to better value our natural assets

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Queensland’s peak body for broadacre primary producers is joining forces with Australia’s largest agribusiness bank to drive improved land management practices that can assist both the agricultural and financial industries.

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AgForce and NAB team up to better value our natural assets

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Queensland’s peak body for broadacre primary producers is joining forces with Australia’s largest agribusiness bank to drive improved land management practices that can assist both the agricultural and financial industries.

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Federal Budget invests in some key areas for Qld farmers

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

The Federal Budget is “measured and forward looking” with some good investments in key priority areas for Queensland broadacre primary producers while overlooking other issues of immediate importance, AgForce said today.

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More support sought for drought-affected communities

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

With parts of Queensland now in their sixth year of drought, AgForce is seeking additional support from the Federal and State Governments for regional communities doing it tough.

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Dark day for Queensland agriculture

Friday, 4 May 2018

Today is a dark day for Queensland agriculture. New agricultural development opportunities have been shut down and sustainable food and fibre production will be more complex and costly as a result of flawed vegetation management laws passed in Queensland Parliament overnight.

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Thousands rally to demand fair laws for farmers

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Thousands upon thousands of passionate people have donned green shirts and rallied outside Parliament House in Brisbane, right throughout Queensland and via social media today to demand fair laws for farmers and highlight that farmers are the true environmentalists.

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Parliament House protest to call for fair laws for farmers

Friday, 27 Apr 2018

Queenslanders who support sustainable food and fibre production are being urged to take part in a Parliament House protest next week against proposed laws that will cause enormous social and economic upheaval for regional and rural communities.

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Farmers hit the end of their rope after vegetation laws report

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Queensland farmers are angry, bitterly disappointed and have “hit the end of their rope” after a Parliamentary committee recommended flawed vegetation management laws be passed without any changes.

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Soapbox sessions and Cattle Kids Classroom on menu at Beef Australia 2018

Monday, 23 Apr 2018

Soapbox sessions on boosting beef businesses, a seminar on sustainability and a Cattle Kids Calf Classroom are among the events AgForce will host during Beef Australia 2018 in Rockhampton next month.

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Mungallala student announced as Gus McGown bursary winner

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

AgForce has today announced Emma-Lea Compagnoni from Mungallala will receive a $5000 education scholarship as the winner of the annual Gus McGown bursary.

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Unsettled science highlights need for vegetation laws rethink

Monday, 16 Apr 2018

The “unsettled science” around the amount of vegetation growing in Queensland compared to how much is being cleared has led to new calls from AgForce for a rethink of proposed laws that would make it harder for farmers to grow food.

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Maranoa landholders urged to challenge massive valuation hikes

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

Maranoa landholders are being urged to object to the Queensland Government’s new land valuations to avoid paying more in council rates and leasehold rents than they should.

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New vegetation laws put Qld’s number one ag status at risk

Monday, 9 Apr 2018

New vegetation management laws threaten Queensland’s status as the number one agricultural state in the country by making it harder and more expensive for farmers to grow food, AgForce said today.

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