Agriculture news

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

July 2023

  • Eliminating oyster waste and boosting production
  • Boost for Indigenous native food businesses
  • New Queensland-grown melon, Emperor's Pearl set to dazzle Japanese consumers

June 2023

  • How AgTech is transforming our food chain
  • Drought areas dwindling
  • Aquaculture research highlighted on world stage

May 2023

  • New custard apple varieties in the making
  • Sweet app a hit with sugarcane industry
  • Reduce the impact of drought on your business

April 2023

  • Plan for drought today to protect your business tomorrow
  • Destination 2050: Our path to cleaner and greener production
  • Webinar shines a light on soil carbon sequestration

March 2023

  • Have your say on how we can become a world leader in AgTech
  • Celebrating women in agriculture this International Women's Day 
  • Winner of Queensland AgriFutures Rural Women's Award announced

February 2023

  • Keep an eye out for pasture dieback 
  • Queensland women among AgriFutures Award finalists 
  • Qld rural media awards 2022 winners announced

January 2023

  • $14.25 million grant to boost our sugarcane industry 
  • Growcom: Failing to plan is planning to fail 
  • Producing affordable and sustainable crop insurance systems

December 2022

  • New drought grants to boost farm resilience 
  • 40th anniversary of R2E2 mango
  • Market diversification – building business resilience

November 2022

  • Queensland AgTech month takes flight
  • Consultation open: Have your say on how brands and earmarks are managed in the future
  • Rural Economic Development Grants open

October 2022

  • Queensland Agriculture Awards finalists named
  • Is your business natural disaster ready?
  • Queensland backs efforts to fight lumpy skin disease with new vaccines

September 2022

  • Remaining vigilant against the threat of varroa mite
  • Recognising women with a vision for the future
  • Supply chain project to boost grower confidence