Agriculture news

News on research, developments and opportunities for Queensland’s plant, cropping, horticulture, livestock and forestry industries.

Read the latest and previous COVID-19 updates.

Monthly issues

October 2020

  • Make your own digital transformation in November
  • Cluster fencing grants now open
  • New fall armyworm resources

September 2020

In this issue:

  • Six farms detected with avian influenza in Victoria
  • Watch for Russian wheat aphids
  • Biosecurity entity registration reminder

March 2020

In this issue:

  • Fall armyworm detected in North Queensland
  • New grants for Queensland exporters hit by Coronavirus
  • More food. More jobs. More opportunities!

February 2020

In this issue:

  • Crafting the perfect beer!
  • Fruit that tastes like lollies?
  • Rebuilding after bushfires

January 2020

In this issue:

  • Happy International Year of Plant Health
  • New climate outlooks
  • Monitoring horses through drought

December 2019

In this issue:

  • African swine fever: Queensland preparedness
  • Bushfire recovery assistance
  • Say ‘cheers’ to Queensland BrewLab

November 2019:

In this issue:

  • November climate outlook review
  • Getting local produce on Queensland tables
  • Drought advice from the desert

October 2019

In this issue:

  • Fish attractors: Dams of dreams
  • Cocoa pod trial is a hit with researchers
  • Dam desilting rebate available

September 2019

In this issue:

  • Financial assistance for bushfire affected producers
  • Queensland strawberry industry—more strawesome than ever
  • Additional freight subsidies now available

August 2019

In this issue:

  • Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants extended
  • Cluster fencing—counting sheep never felt so good (podcast)
  • Mungbean industry leadership recognised at awards