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Latest cattle research showcased at Rockhampton field day

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

Central Queensland cattle producers wanting to learn more about the latest industry research and development are encouraged to attend a free forum at Central Queensland University and the Belmont Research Station near Rockhampton next week.

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Additional government and community drought support welcome

Monday, 20 Aug 2018

New Federal Government drought relief measures and continued community support are a boost for Queensland farmers and regional towns that have been doing it tough for a long time, AgForce said today.

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AgForce to transition to new leadership team

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018

AgForce Queensland will transition to a new leadership team later this year with South Burnett cattle producer Georgie Somerset to become the new General President after Grant Maudsley chose not to re-nominate for the position following four years in the top job.

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Mental health support for drought-affected communities welcome

Monday, 13 Aug 2018

AgForce has welcomed the Queensland Premier’s announcement of funding for mental health and financial counselling services in drought-affected communities.

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Shorten should dump land laws plan to help farmers

Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten should dump Labor’s plans to impose more restrictions on how farmers manage their land to show he was serious about regional economic development, a peak representative body for Queensland farmers said today.

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Green heart of agriculture beats in the heart of Brisbane

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018

An enthusiastic group of farmers and supporters gathered in the Centre Ring at the Brisbane Ekka Showgrounds today to help make the green heart of agriculture beat in the heart of the city.

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Queensland farmers welcome Federal Government drought relief

Sunday, 5 Aug 2018

AgForce Queensland has welcomed additional Federal Government financial support announced today to help drought-affected farming families put food on the table and meet essential household expenses.

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Cattle tick outbreaks a greater risk due to lack of resources

Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018

Queensland cattle producers are frustrated and worried a lack of State Government resources is leaving them more exposed to tick outbreaks, AgForce said today.

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Farm Household Allowance review must ensure assistance is accessible

Monday, 30 Jul 2018

AgForce has welcomed a review of Farm Household Allowance to ensure drought-affected farmers can access and make the most of the assistance available to get them through tough times.

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AgForce welcomes release of Queensland rural debt survey

Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018

Queensland farmers have worked hard to improve their financial resilience despite ongoing dry conditions with a new survey revealing rural debt levels are relatively stable and the quality of debt has improved.

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Queensland farmers welcome more support from NAB

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

AgForce Queensland has welcomed the move by NAB to offer more support and financial flexibility for its rural customers, particularly drought-affected farmers, and encouraged other major rural lenders to follow suit.

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Two titans recognised with Service to Grains Industry Awards

Monday, 23 Jul 2018

Two grains industry titans, Agronomist Paul McIntosh and Plant Pathologist Greg Platz, have received the ‘Service to Grains Industry’ award at the Queensland Grains Gala Dinner in Toowoomba.

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‘Best and brightest’ sought to represent Queensland farmers

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

AgForce is urging the ‘best and brightest’ in broadacre agriculture to put their hands up to represent their fellow farmers and drive policies that take rural Queensland forward.

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Quad bike rebate program would help save lives on farms

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018

This week is National Farm Safety Week and AgForce is calling on the Queensland Government to establish a quad bike safety rebate program to help save lives and prevent accidents on farms.

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Federal Labor land laws would stifle northern development

Monday, 16 Jul 2018

Federal Labor would dump their plan to impose more restrictions on how farmers manage their land if they were serious about supporting the development of northern Australia, a peak representative body for Queensland farmers said today.

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