Agriculture news

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

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

August 2019: Drought and climate update

In this issue:

  • Trialling new varieties
  • Dam Desilting Rebate
  • Rainfall and pasture growth poster updates

July 2019

In this issue:

  • Growing for Queensland
  • New Turf'n'Surf podcast
  • New generation pineapple breeding

June 2019

In this issue:

  • AgTrends: data and expert forecasts
  • Crunch into a sweet Kalei apple
  • TropAg2019 returns to Brisbane

May 2019

In this issue:

  • Trialling new varieties
  • Dam Desilting Rebate
  • FORAGE Ground Cover report

May 2019: Drought and climate update

April 2019: New dam desilting rebate

Autumn 2019

In this issue:

  • Flood recovery continues for producers
  • It’s time to #eatqld
  • Our Rural Women’s Award finalists for 2019
  • Investment outlook for Queensland’s beef supply chain… and more!

February 2019: North & Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough

  • A list of support packages and services for Queensland’s primary producers and community members affected by this monsoonal event.