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Federal Opposition unfairly targets cattle, sheep producers for carbon emissions

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

AgForce has hit back at “ridiculous” suggestions by the Federal Opposition that cattle and sheep producers pay a levy on methane emitted by their livestock to reduce carbon...

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AgForce announces liaison group to support NW Qld flood recovery

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

AgForce has welcomed the announcement of the Advisory Board to guide the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency to help farmers, communities and small businesses impacted by recent...

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AgForce welcomes Telstra’s investment to ensure reliable landlines in the bush

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

AgForce has welcomed today’s commitment by the Federal Government and Telstra to improve the reliability of the regional, rural and remote landline phone network by repairing or replacing the...

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Selective science and more regulation won’t solve climate change

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

A report by a group of ecological scientists calling for more legislation to reduce land clearing won’t solve climate change because it takes a narrow view of the science and fails to...

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AgForce welcomes 'game-changing' $6M of wild dog fencing

Friday, 8 Mar 2019

AgForce has applauded the State Government's latest commitment of $6 million toward further exclusion fencing to protect Queensland's sheep flock from wild dog predation.Agriculture Minister Mark...

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AgForce’s first female General President pays tribute to women in ag

Friday, 8 Mar 2019

There are few industries which owe so much to the contribution of women as Australian agriculture.The central role of women from the earliest days of white settlement in carving one of the...

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Restrictive vegetation management laws must change so that Farmers can keep feeding Aussie families

Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019

AgForce is currently in discussions with both the Queensland State Government and the Federal Government advocating amendment of restrictive vegetation management laws making it harder and more...

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Misinformation about water use by cotton growers is breathtaking

Monday, 4 Mar 2019

Suggestions that Queensland cotton growers at the top of the Murray Darling Basin are wasting water is “offensive, sad, and hard to take,” according to AgForce Water Committee Chair and...

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PM's pledge welcome with livestock industry involvement critical to NQ recovery plan

Friday, 1 Mar 2019

The Federal Government's long-term commitment to restoring the $5 billion Queensland cattle industry and its Northern communities devastated by record floods has been welcomed by AgForce, with the...

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Government must consult on reef protection laws or risk another legislative fiasco

Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

AgForce says the Queensland Government must consult widely across the State about its proposed reef protection laws or risk another "vegetation management debacle".General President Georgie Somerset...

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Leadership needed to guide cattle industry through darkest days

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

With emergency supplies of fodder finally making it to distressed herds in north-west Queensland – the last survivors of a millions-strong herd that came through more than five years of drought...

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AgForce establishes crisis team as 'too much rain' threatens cattle industry

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019

AgForce establishes crisis team as 'too much rain' threatens cattle industryWednesday 06 February 2019Last week's joy at receiving the first decent rains for many years has turned to alarm for many...

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Bipartisan commitment for banking reforms vital for future of farming

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019

AgForce CEO Michael Guerin says the extraordinary weather events being experienced across Queensland - with many producers still suffering from long-term drought while others watched their properties...

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AgForce mourns the loss of former Grains President Lyndon Pfeffer

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019

The AgForce family expresses its deepest condolences to Lyndelle Pfeffer and the whole Pfeffer family on the passing of Lyndon Friday evening. Our thoughts are also with the family of little...

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Swansong for unique school program axed by indifferent State Government

Monday, 14 Jan 2019

A unique home-grown program developed by the agriculture industry to teach school kids about where their food comes from has its swan song this week, after funding was axed by the State...

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