The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has partnered with Airbnb to sow the seeds of opportunity and grow the state’s emerging agritourism sector through world-class farm stays and exciting farm experiences.
Local horticultural exporters to Vietnam now have access to two onshore irradiation facilities which will increase speed to market and decrease export freight costs for farmers in southern growing regions.
Queensland farmers and agricultural service providers are encouraged to attend free industry support network workshops in Ayr, Bowen, Townsville and Ingham this month.
Farmers for Climate Action are warning agricultural exports are likely to be hit without decisive action on climate change, amid news that the EU is endorsing a carbon tax on
Nineteen projects will be funded following a competitive grant process to research and advance breakthrough solutions to control of some of Australia’s worst established pest animals and weeds, including fall
The Australian Grain Industry Conference 2021, AGIC Asia, will be held virtually in 2021 on Wednesday 3 March 2021. Registration closes soon, so register now
Agronomists learn tips for difficult conversations with growers in the paddock at series of workshops
Early career agronomists graduate from university well-armed with crop and paddock knowledge, but handling difficult conversations with clients is a topic rarely touched on in
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) researchers have identified a key gene in annual ryegrass responsible for the weed’s resistance to seven different herbicide chemistries from
Production from Austalia’s 2020 sugar crush that ended in early December will result in cane volumes of just over 31 million metric tonnes
More affordable fertiliser prices supported growers to higher profits through the 2020/21 winter cropping season, and the same conditions are in place moving forward. This
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has announced further details on the program for the IDF International Cheese Science and Technology Symposium, that will take place
Care A2 Plus, the manufacturer of Care A2+, Australia’s first infant and toddler formula using single sourced milk from Australian grass-fed A2 cows, has entered
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says dairy farmers in dispute can get in touch with her office for initial guidance,
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell is encouraging dairy farmers in dispute to contact her office, following the release of
Field days & Events
The agricultural machinery exhibition, organized by FederUnacoma at the Bologna exhibition centre, will be held from 19 to 23 October 2021. The change of event
The International Agri-Center, home to the World Ag Expo in Tulare California, draws a crowd of over 100,000 from 65 countries that file through more than 1,400 exhibitors that display cutting-edge agricultural technology in February each year.
The carbon footprint of pig farming has reduced by almost 40% over the last 20 years, according to a study, using a new methodology,
High Productivity Vehicles transporting primary products to and from rural properties gets a red tape cut
The Farm Gate Access Network was developed in partnership between the NSW Government, Livestock Bulk and Rural Carriers Association, NSW Farmers and local government. It
Research showing that a large section of the Australian community knows very little about livestock exports highlights the importance of participants in the industry being
The Australian Government is urging heightened biosecurity vigilance following reports of new variants of African swine fever (ASF) emerging in our region. Minister for Agriculture,
· A new project, the Dairy Export Assurance Program has launched. · It will help more dairy manufacturers to become export ready. · The program
The new PRO 8475 Driver Terminal is equipped with advanced hardware technologies that enable fleet operators to improve workflow efficiency, enhance customer service and boost
While it is not yet written into the new Quad bike code being adopted on 11 October 2021, in the future it will be the
The Motor Trades Association of Queensland has announced the launch of a suite of training courses aimed at delivering skills in the area of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
The Productivity Commission’s final report into Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector has called for serious overhaul around its confusing and underperforming aspects. The
A survey of more than 1000 Australians (over 18) has confirmed what car makers already know, more than a third of car owners will update
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has serious concerns the Qld state government is unfairly picking winners within the agriculture sector by further restricting the number
NSW Farmers says it is alarmed by the decision to downgrade the Health Star Rating of 100% fruit and vegetable juice, ranking it lower than
Mike Norton, WAFarmers Vasse Zone President says livestock producers in his region say they are extremely concerned by the lack of long-term planning by the
The Coalition Government claims the recovery of all Australians affected by the Black Summer bushfires remains a high priority.
A draft report on the review of Australia’s agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals regulatory system is now available for public comments, until 26 February 2021.