AgForce Expresses Route Concern

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AgForce has hit out at today’s announcement of the chosen route for the Queensland section of the Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail line. According to the Peak Body, the route selected will have massive impacts on local landholders and on some of the best agricultural land in the … [Read more...]

New CQ grain facility Welcomed – BUT…

The grain facility in Sidney, IL on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Darrell Hoemann/Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

AgForce has welcomed the new state-of-the-art grain handling facility being built near Emerald but says the time has come for more to be done to improve grain rail infrastructure in both central and southern Queensland. AgForce Grains President Wayne Newton says the new facility will help … [Read more...]

Time to Shine for Rural Women

RIRDC | AgriFutures Australia | Sub-Brand – Rural Women's Award

Queensland women in agriculture are encouraged to enter the 2018 AgriFutures Rural Women's Award, for a chance to win a $10,000 project bursary. Queensland Department of Agriculture Director-general Dr Beth Woods says the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is right behind the Awards … [Read more...]

AgForce welcomes report into Defence impact


AgForce has welcomed the release of a Senate report recommending the Defence Department improve its communication processes in the wake of a land grab saga that caused enormous heartache for Queensland farming families. The Senate inquiry report followed a now abandoned proposal for the … [Read more...]

Seeking Young Leaders

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Applications are closing soon for the 2018 Australian Grain Leaders Program, a highly successful decade old program that has been run by GrainGrowers to support the development of emerging grain industry leaders. During the 12 month program, Luke investigated farming systems groups and … [Read more...]