Landholders Urged to Have Their Say

Coal seam gas

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

farm work

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...]

Check New Valuations

Rural_property

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...]

AgForce Welcomes North West Regional Manager

Dr Sarah-Jane Wilson

Barcaldine based  has hit the ground running today as AgForce's North West Regional Manager. Sarah-Jane replaces Dominic Burden who is returning to work as a sheep producer on his property Macsland, west of Longreach. AgForce CEO Charles Burke says Dominic had been lucky enough to be in a … [Read more...]

ACCC Calls for Greater Transparency

Beef cattle in yard

Changes are needed to improve transparency and competitiveness in Australia’s cattle and beef markets, with an ACCC study highlighting shortcomings in price reporting, a lack of trust in the carcass grading system, and concerns about anti-competitive conduct affecting competition in cattle and beef … [Read more...]

‘Best and Brightest’ Sought

Food production

AgForce is seeking innovative, bright thinkers to help drive key policies to take agriculture and rural Queensland forward. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says nominations for AgForce policy committees were now open for members who wanted to contribute to the policy development process … [Read more...]