Peak body calls for transparency in horticultural industry

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Peak representative body Growcom has called for a focus on improving transparency through all stages of the fruit and vegetable growing industry a review of the Horticultural Code of Conduct. Providing farmers with real time price information is outlined as a major priority to ensure that famers … [Read more...]

Fishing industry tackles net-free zones

The QSI have been fishing for signatures and they certainly presented a good catch.

More than 26,000 people have supported a Queensland Seafood Industry (QSI) petition opposing the introduction of net-free fishing zones in North and Central Queensland. The petition has been backed by Shadow Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Minister Deb Frecklington and Shadow Environment … [Read more...]