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MSF applauded for molasses promise to cattle industry. Now, for the rest…

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2020

AgForce has welcomed the decision by MSF Sugar to guarantee a molasses supply from their mills to the Australian cattle industry as it recovers from a record-breaking drought.We encourage other mills...

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AgForce taking on cane less ‘surprising’ than it may first appear

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2020

By AgForce CEO Michael Guerin. More than 20 years ago, the agriculture industry was surprised when three very different peak bodies – the Cattlemen’s Union of Australia, United...

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AgForce to introduce cane as a fourth commodity – pending Invicta vote

Friday, 24 Apr 2020

The AgForce Board has decided in-principle to introduce cane as the peak body’s fourth commodity – subject to several prerequisites.One of these prerequisites is that members of Invicta...

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‘Radical activism’ the last thing we need in our banks

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2020

The apparent refusal of some banks to lend to industries they believe are “socially sensitive” – such as firearms and live animal exports – has been condemned by AgForce as...

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Australia won’t go hungry while our farmers have our backs

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020

While we live in troubling times, there is one thing Australians don’t have to worry – running out of high-quality fresh food.The agriculture industry is reassuring Australians that...

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Government misrepresents AgForce to ‘sell’ Reef regs to farmers

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020

AgForce has asked that the Queensland Government immediately and publicly retract misinformation being spread by its officers that AgForce supports the new Reef regulations and mandatory...

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Clock ticking on primary producer land valuations

Tuesday, 3 Mar 2020

AgForce is warning primary producers throughout Queensland not to delay if they want to object to their new land valuations – or risk being lumped with higher rates and rent.The Valuer...

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Forum to set agenda for NQ beef industry

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020

Widespread rains across northern Queensland have reinvigorated the region’s cattle producers with a new sense of optimism and a desire to set the industry on the path to meet its full...

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Ag industry gives Queensland Government a ‘FAIL’ for college project

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

Last week’s abolition of the Queensland Agricultural Colleges Act without any vision or plan for replacing the institutions has led a frustrated ag industry to hand the State Government an...

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AgForce looks forward to working with ‘critical’ new Queensland Ministers

Thursday, 6 Feb 2020

AgForce has congratulated Queensland-based Ministers David Littleproud and Keith Pitt on their new portfolios and looks forward to further strengthening our relationships with their critical...

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AgForce ‘Stands Up’ for fair trade with powerhouse EU beef market

Wednesday, 5 Feb 2020

AgForce has called on the European Union – one of the world’s largest consumers of red meat – to play fair when it comes to international trade.CEO Michael Guerin said the...

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Lake Eyre basin consultation unearths rich vein of community frustration

Tuesday, 4 Feb 2020

AgForce’s community consultation on the State Government’s Lake Eyre Basin proposal has revealed a deep sense of frustration and disenfranchisement among Queensland’s regional...

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Advocacy is looking out for each other – and we need you

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020

By AgForce General President Georgie SomersetI have been amazed and touched this week by the outpouring of congratulations I have received as a result of my Order of Australia.To say I was surprised...

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AgForce congratulates trailblazing Georgie Somerset on Order of Aust

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020

AgForce is thrilled that our General President Georgie Somerset has been named a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of her long-term advocacy for rural and regional Australians.CEO...

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AgForce coordinator to reduce wild dog impacts in central west Queensland

Friday, 24 Jan 2020

AgForce has appointed a new Central West Queensland Wild Dog Coordinator to help revive Queensland’s once thriving wool and sheep meat industries by reducing the threat posed by wild...

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