- QFF member eastAUSmilk will be holding a Farm Business Resilience Program workshop this Friday, 10 March in Warwick outlining the Farm Business Resilience Project and associated grants available. At the workshop, QFF will present on ‘Risk, Recovery and Resilience – managing risk and ensuring income stability’. Learn more here and RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- AUSVEG will host their second Industrial Relations Webinar focused on Enterprise Agreement Making this week on 9 March. This webinar will provide information and detail the relevant steps and processes of making an Enterprise Agreement. Register here.
- “Can we increase on farm production AND achieve environmental outcomes?” If you haven’t already, make sure you register for QFF’s upcoming webinar with RCS Australia as we explore the topic of how farming businesses can increase production and business performance in step with ecological and social outcomes.
- The draft Queensland AgTech Roadmap has been released aiming to accelerate the digital and technological transformation of Queensland agribusiness. Have your say and contribute to the future of the agriculture sector as it transforms into a cutting-edge AgTech and innovation powerhouse.
- QFF are pleased to have partnered with Mobil to assist QFF’s peak body members to stay fuelled. QFF members can now save on Mobil fuels available through a growing network of Mobil branded and 7-Eleven service stations. With zero card fees and great savings, add a Mobil Card to your wallet today and start saving! To register interest or add an existing Mobil card to this discount offer please email email@example.com
- The closing dates for the following flood grant schemes have been extended: Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth (now closing 5 May 2023), Southern Queensland Flooding (now closing 2 June 2023) and South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding (now closing 9 June 2023).
- In the lead up to Queensland’s Women’s Week, the Investing in Queensland Women grant program has opened offering grants of up to $15,000 to local organisations in urban, rural and remote regions with resources to lead projects and events designed to create positive change for women and girls. Applications close 24 March 2023 – read more here.
- The National Soil Carbon Innovation Challenge aims to fast-track low-cost, accurate technological solutions for measuring soil carbon. The Development and Demonstration Round 2 Grant Opportunity Guidelines have now been released with grants of between $500,000 and $5 million now available. Applications close 11 April 2023.
- Good news for the Australian barley industry: A new project, led by the University of Southern Queensland, is set to equip Australian barley growers with novel biological and genetic tools to aid in their fight against a fungal disease that has caused $177M in yield losses each year for the Australian barley industry.
- Trade and Investment Queensland has introduced a New to Export program for Queensland businesses who haven’t previously exported. The program caters to a vast scope of business sizes, industries, sectors and regions from across the state. Grants of up to $15,000 are available. Learn more here.
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