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Impact of drought laid bare in survey of Queensland farmers

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

A survey of Queensland farmers has revealed about half had lost more than half their annual income due to drought and about 60 per cent had less than half their potential water supply.

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Farmers unite to call for ag education program to continue

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

The Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) and AgForce have united to call on the Palaszczuk Government to maintain funding for a hands-on agricultural education program that showcases where food comes from and highlights job opportunities in agriculture.

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Producers to learn more about Pimelea cattle poisoning research

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

Southern Queensland primary producers wanting to know more about research being done to help prevent cattle being poisoned by toxic Pimelea plants are encouraged to attend free information sessions in Roma, Begonia and St George next week.

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Cattle producers urged to have their say on lay preg testing

Friday, 19 Oct 2018

Cattle producers are being urged to let the State Government know that lay pregnancy testing is a key herd management tool that can help producers to lift fertility rates and in turn the productivity and profitability of their enterprises AgForce said today.

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Western Downs farmer elected AgForce Grains President

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Better transport networks and freight facilities, maintaining agriculture’s social licence and drought assistance for grains producers will be key priorities for Western Downs farmer Brendan Taylor in his new role as AgForce Queensland’s Grains President.

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Wild dog fencing funds boosting regional communities

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018

AgForce has welcomed the opening of applications for the next round of wild dog exclusion fencing funding, and urged the Queensland Government to ensure the money gets out on the ground as soon as possible.

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Property mapping proving popular with primary producers

Monday, 8 Oct 2018

Queensland farmers are embracing property computer mapping to boost their businesses and ensure compliance with government regulations, AgForce said today.

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Future of agriculture the focus of Roma forum

Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018

Making the most of investor interest in agriculture and understanding how technology is transforming the way we farm will be the focus of a special ‘Future of Ag’ forum in Roma later this month.

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Ag education cut should be reversed before ‘skill summit’

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

The Palaszczuk Government’s decision to cut funding for a children’s agricultural education program needs to be reversed now not delayed because of a proposed ‘skill summit’ for which few details have been released, AgForce said today.

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AgForce and Polaris Australia team up to improve farm safety

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

AgForce and Polaris Australia are joining together to help save lives and prevent accidents on farms by raising awareness of the importance of operating off-road vehicles correctly with the appropriate safety equipment.

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Toowoomba students among worst hit by ag education cut

Monday, 24 Sep 2018

Toowoomba and Darling Downs students will be among the worst affected by the Palaszczuk Government’s decision to cut funding for a hands-on agricultural education program, AgForce said today.

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Farmers urged to have their say on drought review

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

Queensland farmers are being urged to have their say about the effectiveness of drought support measures by completing a new survey and taking part in an independent review that is now underway.

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Queenslanders urged to help save ag education program from axe

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018

Queenslanders are being urged to help save a long-running children’s agricultural education program facing the axe as a result of State Government funding cuts.

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Farmers call for rebalancing of proposed Cape York water plan

Monday, 17 Sep 2018

The draft Cape York water plan must be revamped to encourage more agricultural development balanced with the protection of the unique environmental and cultural values of the region, AgForce said today.

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Queensland needs to be priority in new mobile black spots round

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Queensland locations should be a high priority in the next round of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot program to help better connect communities and drive regional development, AgForce said today.

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