The Federal Government is finalising contracts with the six prawn farm businesses affected by the outbreak of White Spot disease in the Logan River area of Queensland, giving the green light for $20 million in financial assistance to flow.
The Queensland Renewable Fuels Association Inc (QRFA), have signed a partnership agreement with AgForce.
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources continues to work collaboratively with the Queensland Government to determine the origin of the outbreak of white spot disease in prawn farms in south-east Queensland.
Queensland cane growers have wrapped up a long and testing harvest season in which just over 34 million tonnes of sugarcane was sent to the state’s 21 mills for crushing.
The Chair of Queensland’s Reef Alliance will address the Rural Press Club (Queensland) 15 September 2016 on the important relationship between agriculture and the iconic Great Barrier Reef.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation’s (QFF) Energy Savers Program is pleased to be working with the Darling Downs Cotton Growers Association, Central Downs Irrigators Limited, Cotton Australia and Cotton-Info are working together to provide growers with the information they need to make informed decisions around on-farm irrigation energy efficiency and solar pumping technologies.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is encouraging farmers from throughout the state to have their say on the Federal Government’s ‘Backpacker Tax’ Review.