- Queensland farmers and businesses will now have an extra 12 months to transition to standard electricity tariffs following continued advocacy from the QFF and industry members. Read the media statement HERE.
- If the AgTech industry can fill the missing links and some of the immediate challenges can be overcome, farmers can make more informed and timely decisions and more rapidly ‘upgrade’. Read QFF’s QCL column HERE.
- Landowners with properties impacted by flooding across Queensland’s north west and central west are encouraged to apply for assistance to repair or replace damaged boundary fencing. For more information, visit the Farmer Disaster Support website HERE.
- The latest Energy Savers e-newsletter is now available! Stay up-to-date with the latest news including the next phase of energy savers audits, energy technology in agriculture and solar video case studies. Read more HERE.
- QFF industry member CANEGROWERS has created an interactive map of Queensland’s cane farming districts to shine a light on the collaborative relationship between sugarcane growers and scientists working together for improved water quality for the Great Barrier Reef. Check it out HERE.
- Support QFF industry member Cotton Australia at the 2019 Australian Cotton Collective in Griffith 24-25 July. The event will bring Australia’s cotton industry together for a series of informative speaker sessions, panel forums and a trade show. Register now HERE.
- Under recent changes to Queensland’s biosecurity laws, Queensland Police Service and Biosecurity Queenslandofficers can issue fines to anyone who doesn’t comply with a Biosecurity Management Plan on your farm. If you have questions about farm biosecurity, find answers HERE.
- Ahead of the reintroduction of a waste levy next month, join the Department of Environment and Science at information sessions across Queensland for business and community organisations with experts on hand to discuss implementation of the levy and compliance. Details HERE.
- How much will climate change alter Australian agriculture’s biosecurity exposure? QFF CEO Travis Tobin will be discussing this at the Australian Farm Institute‘s Farm Climate Risk conference in Brisbane 26–27 June. More information and register to attend HERE.
- Join AgSafe Australia for the 2019 Stewardship Conference and Awards in Brisbane from 22-24 July to collaborate in finding solutions to risk areas within the supply chain for Agvet chemicals and recognise excellence within the Agsafe stewardship programs. Register now HERE.
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