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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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AgForce to convene steering committee to save ag colleges

Monday, 24 Dec 2018

With Agriculture Minister Mark Furner failing to deliver the Christmas gift his industry wanted - an opportunity to save the State's agricultural colleges - AgForce will convene a community steering...

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Government 'scare-mongers' about land clearing for quick media hit

Friday, 21 Dec 2018

AgForce has criticised the State Government for using 'selective science' in an attempt to convince the community that its heavy-handed vegetation management laws are necessary.The Government has...

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Best and brightest sought to drive agricultural policy

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018

AgForce is seeking experienced, enthusiastic and creative thinkers to help drive policies that ensure the continued sustainability and growth of Queensland agribusiness.

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Rockhampton forum to focus on future proofing your agribusiness

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Central Queensland primary producers wanting to learn how to use innovation, financial structures and long-term planning to build a sustainable agribusiness are encouraged to attend a special forum in Rockhampton in mid-December.

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Farmers at Brisbane markets to celebrate National AgDay

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018

National AgDay celebrations have come to the Brisbane CBD today with farmers from right throughout Queensland attending the Jan Powers Farmers’ Markets to meet with market-goers, answer questions about farming and thank Australians for their support.

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Sustainability and technology the focus for agricultural educators event

Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018

‘Sustaining our agri-future’ and the role of cutting-edge science and technology in agriculture will be the focus of a biennial event for the nation’s agricultural educators being held in Brisbane in January 2019.

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Molasses arrives from overseas to assist drought-stricken farmers

Monday, 19 Nov 2018

The first container shipment of molasses from Vietnam arrives at the Brisbane Port today with the cattle feed supplement to be distributed throughout Queensland amid concerns local supplies were running out due to the prolonged drought.

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