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.

November 2021

  • Smart cropping centre to deliver world-class innovation hub 
  • Future Fields takes off across Queensland 
  • CQU robot has autonomous mango-picking within reach

October 2021

  • #AgVenture a perfect way to kick off career
  • Latest update for freight and logistics workers
  • Grain growers warned of risks on the horizon

September 2021

  • Has your seasonal workforce checked in?
  • Applications are now open for the 2022 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Awards 
  • Join the Queensland Agriculture Low Emissions Challenge 

August 2021

  • Grants sow seeds in fertile minds
  • Boost for persimmon industry 
  • New online source for PLS/SWP info

July 2021

  • New #pickqld bonus to attract workers 
  • Adoption of AgTech—the key to supply chain profitability
  • Queensland cucurbits back on NZ menu 

June 2021

  • Investing in AgTech for business efficiency 
  • Disaster relief just clicks away with new app
  • Check out the latest drought news

May 2021

  • Grab a taste of farm life
  • New ag portal launched
  • Grow your horticulture knowledge at Hort Connections 2021

April 2021

  • #PickQld winter harvest: Jobs for the picking!
  • The countdown is on—for Beef 2021!
  • Be part of the grasshopper solution

March 2021

  • Bee aware when using insecticides on crops
  • Are you a primary producer affected by Tropical Cyclone Niran?
  • Canine ehrlichiosis: Advice for dog owners

February 2021

  • Breeding the best bananas!
  • Hort industry on watch for exotic pest
  • Come have a yarn with us at Beef 2021

January 2021

  • Fight back against fall armyworm
  • Horticulture looking up
  • Looking to beef up your investment porfolio?

December 2020

  • Growers take worker safety seriously
  • Queensland budget announced
  • List for free on our AgTech Finder

November 2020

  • Opportunities for native food sector
  • Precision ag in vegetables helps Australian growers
  • Incentives for harvest workers in agriculture

October 2020

In this issue:

  • 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!