QFF Encourages a Money Saver

tractor planting

Queensland farmers are being encouraged to sign up the Agricultural Tariff Trial to get a better understanding of their electricity usage and to save money on their electricity bill. Any farmers located in the Ergon Energy area can join the trial, with registrations closing Tuesday,2 May. The … [Read more...]

Time for a Quad Safety Re-Think

Quad bike ride-ready

With Queensland claiming the sad mantle of being the state with 25% of the nation’s Quad Bike fatalities in 2015, it’s time, according to the Queensland Coroner’s Office for us to re-think quad safety. Peter DeWaard from the Coroner’s Office says mandatory helmet wearing is key. He says … [Read more...]

Don’t forget the West

drought rocks

As Rockhampton and near areas have their moment with the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie the call is ringing out to Queensland - Don’t forget the still drought affected west. The huge amounts of rain seen along the coast and near inland has for the main, bypassed the west and as headlines focus on … [Read more...]

Crop Damage to Top $ 100 Mill

tomatoe

In about two months’ time we can all expect to pay more for tomatoes, capsicums, melons, beans, eggplant, pumpkin and zucchinis as we feel the immediate supply and price effects from Cyclone Debbie. Growers in Australia’s largest winter cropping region have taken a blow of more than $100 million … [Read more...]