Soil science challenge offers grants worth $20 million

Up to $20 million in Federal Government grants is available for innovative research that addresses priority knowledge gaps in soil health and soil management as a part of the ‘Soil Science Challenge’. The new research grants will tackle soil research priorities around carbon dynamics, hydrology, biology and nutrients, and the soil/root interface The Soil Science […]

Farmers welcome certainty on the future of paradise dam

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed an announcement by the state government that it will reinstate Paradise Dam to its original height and capacity providing water security for irrigators in the Bundaberg region. The announcement follows a commitment to inform local irrigators of the government’s position prior to end of the year. QFF CEO […]