Wild Dog Fencing Unlocks the Potential

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Queensland now has 5,000 kilometres of exclusion fencing as a result of cluster fencing and a new map released this week shows in detail the extent of existing cluster fencing, and those under construction or approved for funding. Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says by the time the projects … [Read more...]

Landholders Urged to Have Their Say

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Rural landholders across Queensland are being urged to take part in an AgForce Projects survey about their interactions with coal seam gas (CSG) and mining companies. CSG Project Leader Daniel Phipps says AgForce Projects conducted the 30 question survey each year to assess landholders' … [Read more...]

Dopes on Dope on the Farm

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With the number of reports of farm workers using and working, daily while using drugs Queensland Farmers Federation is stepping up its warnings. According to research by the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), there is growing evidence of ice being used by younger … [Read more...]

A Dire Prediction

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An angry Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter says the North Queensland Prawn industry is in trouble as he predicts the South East’s White Spot Virus to head this way. With the confirmation that the disease is now in the wild, in the South East’s Moreton Bay, Mr Katter says he doesn’t believe it … [Read more...]

Check New Valuations

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AgForce is urging rural landholders to check that new land valuations released today are correct to ensure they don't end up paying more in council rates and leasehold rent than they should. AgForce rural property valuer John Moore says the Department of Natural Resources and Mines has today … [Read more...]