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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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Queensland kids to lose out from ag education cut

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Queensland school students will be the big losers from the Palaszczuk Government’s decision to cut funding for a hands-on agricultural education program that showcases where food comes from and highlights job opportunities in agriculture, AgForce said today.

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Drought affected farmers urge rethink on land use laws

Wednesday, 5 Sep 2018

AgForce is calling for a rethink on land use laws that have made it more complicated and difficult for farmers to feed their animals during times of drought.

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Minister misleading with mulga ‘mythbuster’

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

The Palaszczuk Government’s new vegetation management laws have made it more complicated and difficult for farmers to feed their animals during drought, AgForce said today.

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