Next Gen of Ag Leaders

AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum

Passionate innovators and key influencers in the agricultural sector will be recognised at the upcoming AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum in Brisbane, which will showcase agri-technology and investment in Queensland agriculture. This year’s AgFutures 2018 event would coincide with … [Read more...]

Locals Urged to Celebrate National AgDay

Nat Ag Day

What’s your plan for Wednesday, 21 st November? It’s National AgDay and a great opportunity for all to celebrate farmers' role in sustainably feeding and clothing the world. AgForce CEO Michael Guerin says National AgDay is a chance for all Australians to celebrate the good farmers do, and … [Read more...]

The Mix-Agriculture and Mining

New Acland coal mine

New Hope’s Ackland mine site has had its environmental credentials formally recognised with the Queensland Government certifying 349 hectares of progressively rehabilitated mined land at its New Acland coal mine operations on the Darling Downs. Managing Director Shane Stephan says the … [Read more...]

$17 million For Drought-Stricken Communities

Tackling Tough Times Together 1

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) has extended and expanded its Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) grant program to provide support to drought-affected communities across the country over the next three years. FRRR’s CEO, Natalie Egleton, says that from today, community … [Read more...]

Farmers Welcome Improved Water Access

Channel irrigation

QFF has welcomed new laws passed by the Queensland Government allowing the temporary release of water reserved for future infrastructure including dams and weirs to provide opportunistic supply. QFF President Stuart Armitage says the changes would ensure farmers would be able to make use of … [Read more...]