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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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CQ beef producer to take helm as AgForce Cattle President

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018

Increased investment in biosecurity, the introduction of cattle lay pregnancy testing and embracing new technologies to improve productivity will be among the key priorities for Calliope beef producer Will Wilson in his new role as AgForce Queensland’s Cattle President.

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Southern Qld farmer to continue as AgForce Sheep and Wool President

Monday, 12 Nov 2018

Rebuilding Queensland’s sheep and wool industry, the continued rollout of wild dog exclusion fencing and encouraging new entrants will be high on the agenda for Bungunya farmer Alan Rae in his next term as AgForce Sheep and Wool President.

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Queenslanders urged to celebrate National AgDay

Monday, 12 Nov 2018

National AgDay provides an opportunity for all Queenslanders to celebrate farmers’ role in sustainably feeding and clothing the world, AgForce CEO Michael Guerin said today.

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