2017

2017

2017

December
21 December    AgForce calls for the grubby tactics to stop

12 December   Brisbane Ministers urged to visit regional Queensland farms

8 December     Premier urged to work with farmers to grow regional jobs

6 December     Federal Government dismissal exposes extreme greens election eve stunt

4 December      Longreach grazier appointed AgForce Board Director

November

30 November   Mitchell cattle producer elected to National Farmers' Federation board

28 November   Governments urged to quickly clarify Far North clearing claims

21 November   State Election policies a 'mixed bag' for Queensland farmers

21 November
    National AgDay a chance to celebrate Queensland farmers

17 November    AgForce welcomes LNP's ag policy

14 November    Right policies will drive growth in agriculture

12 November
    Industry groups unite on roadmap to drive Qld's economic growth

10 November    Infrastructure investments would help better connect Queensland

9 November      Queensland wool growers have two important votes this month

7 November      Labor's ag policy a start but falls short of the mark

7 November      Farmers want support for good land management not more red tape

6 November      Politics and the paddock to meet in a Townsville pub

4 November      Farmers won't accept Labor's dodgy deal on vegetation laws

3 November      Water infrastructure plan welcomed

2 November      Queensland beef roads funding welcomed

1 November      Premier puts green politics ahead of good policy

1 November      Politicians urged to 'support rural Queensland families'

October

30 October     AgForce outlines 'Thriving Farms, Thriving Queensland' plan

16 October     Beef producers embracing Best Management Practices

13 October     Agriculture eager to advance job creation agenda

9 October        AgForce wishes Bill Byrne well

5 October        Landcover study only tells "half the story" in vegetation laws debate

3 October         New AgForce CEO takes the helm

2 October         Townsville forum to focus on live cattle trade opportunities


September

25 September   AgForce outlines balanced plan to grow agriculture and protect environment

21 September   Inland rail route will have massive impacts on local landholders

20 September   New CQ grain facility first step in revitalising rail freight

13 September   AgForce welcomes report into Defence impact on regional communities

7 September     Better grain stocks information needed to boost competition

4 September      Queenslanders urged to get behind National AgDay

4 September      Former Olympian and Agriculture Minister to speak at Rockhampton forum

1 September      Goondiwindi entrepreneur takes out 'Innovation in Ag' award 

August

23 August         Pimelea cattle poisoning researchers collecting samples now

21 August         Innovation in agriculture the focus for major grains industry event

18 August         Fair and balanced land use laws will help grow agriculture and create jobs

14 August         Water metering review must deliver improvements not more red tape

10 August         Partnership to boost training in Qld agriculture for jobs of the future

1 August           Farmers concerned about secret revival of Wild Rivers policy

1 August           Queensland Grains Gala Dinner to celebrate innovation in agriculture

July

27 July       Cattle producers sought for Reef Grazing Innovation Project

26 July       Rockhampton air freight trial could be a boon for beef

25 July       'Paddock to plate' beef business showcases sustainable farm practices

21 July       Grain growers want urgent overhaul of transport red tape

20 July       Water release a welcome boost for the north-west

11 July       Charleville to host drought support forum and AgForce board meetings

10 July       Far North crops could boom with balanced land use laws

5 July         CQ inland port investment great news for grain growers

5 July         Queensland primary producers join Hong Kong trade delegation

3 July          First type-one road train rolls into Rocky over weekend

June

29 June       Grains rail project would take thousands of trucks off roads

28 June       QRFA and AgForce align industry partnership

27 June       Sky Muster data doubling a boost for the bush

14 June       Cattle producers win more flexibility on biosecurity requirements

13 June       State Budget "underwhelming" for agriculture

12 June       New guide to help reduce weed risks when feeding cattle

6 June         Queensland farmers urged to gear up to save lives

5 June         AgForce focused on future with State Budget wish list

May

31 May       New Acland mine decision highlights importance of good science

31 May        Research into Pimelea cattle poisoning gets underway

30 May        Geo-park plan rings alarm bells for North Qld graziers

22 May        Govt admits only "half the story" told in land laws debate

18 May        AgForce CEO Charles Burke to step down

17 May
        AgForce welcomes commonsense decision on NT cattle movements

11 May        Drought still hurting in many parts of Queensland

10 May        Federal Budget "keeps the faith" on agriculture commitments

8 May          Warwick forum to focus on ways to improve business and health

5 May          AgForce welcomes mobile roaming decision

4 May          Fight against fire ants must not stop now

2 May          Landholders beside dams to get more security and lower licence fees

April

18 April         Wild dog fencing support must continue to grow sheep flock

10 April          Mitchell sheep breeder announced as Gus McGown bursary winner

5 April            Extended disaster assistance for primary producers welcomed

4 April            Transport frustrations on the agenda of AgForce Grains Board

March

31 March        Cattle and crop losses emerging in Cyclone Debbie's wake

22 March        Improved farm debt mediation process and QRAA revamp welcomed

20 March        AgForce backs Canberra push for better telecommunications in the bush

20 March        Workshops to focus on freeholding and rural property values

13 March         New drought declarations show bush still doing it tough

8 March           Rural landholders urged to check new valuations

8 March           Functional stock route reform needed, not flawed laws

7 March           AgForce welcomes biosecurity expert as North West Regional Manager

1 March           'Best and brightest' sought to drive agricultural policy

February

28 February     Boost for farm loans schemes welcomed

27 February     Rural and Regional Queensland gets a voice on the ABC Board

23 February     Defence plan process highlights need to better protect ag land

22 February     Job creating rail project a 'game changer' for Qld grains industry

8 February       Access, affordability and reliability key issues for telecommunications inquiry

7 February       Mission accomplished! Defence land grab retreat welcomed

7 February       Videos prove Defence lagging on land management

1 February       Study on Defence plan's impact on beef supply chain underway

January

30 January       Farmers call for better roads, rail and land use laws as Cabinet visits CQ

23 January        Minister confirms farmers' land still in Defence firing line

20 January        Applications now open for agriculture student bursary

20 January        2017 looking bright for Queensland sheep and wool producers

9 January          Defence land grab the last straw for frustrated farmers

9 January          Teaching the teachers about advances in agriculture

2017

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