Australia’s largest cattle producer says proposed new vegetation management laws soon to be passed in Queensland will jeopardise a multi-million dollar irrigated fodder production and cattle finishing project it has planned for the State’s Gulf region.
The drought declared area of Queensland has reduced from a record 87.47 percent to 69.75pc, after the State’s agriculture minister accepted recommendations from local drought committees for revocations in several shires.
Two innovative cattle breeding producers in north Queensland are opening their doors to producers in central Queensland to showcase their management strategies and success stories.
Building multi-generational businesses and on-farm resilience in the face of ongoing drought will be among the topics discussed at Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) BeefUp Day at Windorah in Western Queensland on Thursday, 27 April.
Yesterday we asked how wide can a fire break be in Queensland, after a Central Queensland landholder was ordered to pay almost $1 million fines and Government legal expenses for building fire breaks up to 40 metres wide.
The total area of Queensland that is officially drought-declared has risen to 87.47 percent, following more drought declarations last week.
Biosecurity Queensland is working with the managers of a St George cattle property following the death of approximately 80 animals.
An expansion of military training areas in Central and North Queensland could see more than a hundred thousand head of cattle lost to the state’s beef industry and farming families that have managed properties for generations forced off their land, AgForce has warned.
A new series of nine YouTube videos has been released featuring some of Queensland’s leading graziers talking about their businesses.
Entries are being sought for a comprehensive steer trial to be conducted in conjunction with the Westech Field Days at Barcaldine next year.