AgForce Calls for Facts

social-economy

AgForce is calling on the State Government to order an independent study into the social and economic impacts of new vegetation management laws after it was revealed last week that none has been undertaken and none are planned. The call follows last week’s meetings and rallies across the state … [Read more...]

Farmers’ Fury Builds

Palaszczuk Government

Queensland farmers' fury is building over the impact harsh new vegetation management laws will have on food production and the "rushed and ridiculous" way the proposed laws are being rammed through. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says the public hearing schedule for the Parliamentary … [Read more...]

Flawed Laws Create Farmer Anger

'Healthy Environment, Healthy Agriculture

Flawed vegetation management laws re-introduced into the Queensland Parliament won't deliver the best outcomes for the environment, will make it harder for farmers to produce food and will shut down new agricultural development, AgForce has warned. General President Grant Maudsley says … [Read more...]

Long Paddock Revamp

The long paddock

Queensland farmers will have better access to climate data to help them make decisions about their properties, following updates to the Long Paddock website. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner says the upgrades are all about aiming to improve drought preparedness and … [Read more...]

Funding Local Environmental Projects

Landcare volunteers

Community and landcare groups are being asked to step up and apply for the latest round of funding grants now available for restoration of local environments through local projects. Applications are now open for groups to share in the $5 million worth of grants, available under the National … [Read more...]

Science Not Politics the Key

regowth vegetation

AgForce is calling on the State Government to give its scientists the resources they need to examine how much vegetation is growing in Queensland not just how much is being cleared. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says current methods being used by government only tell a small piece of … [Read more...]