Agriculture news

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

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.

December 2018: Drought and climate update

Spring 2018

in this issue:

  • National Rural Women’s Award won by Queenslander
  • Get Ready for disaster season
  • Protected cropping in the tropics… and more.

September 2018: Drought and climate update

In this issue:

  • New Climate Mates on board
  • Crop insurance now possible
  • Learn how to improve beef profitability
  • Granite Belt growers test experimental forecast model, and more.

Winter 2018

In this issue:

  • Benefits of bioreactors to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Weathering the drought
  • It takes two to mango
  • World of Drones, and more.

Autumn 2018

In this issue:

  • Queensland’s multi-billion dollar agriculture and food sector now has a new 10-year research, development and extension action plan
  • And… that’s a wrap for Beef Australia 2018
  • Forestry staff salute the end of an era
  • New videos to improve pesticide use, and more.

Summer 2018

In this issue:

  • Get ready for Beef Australia 2018
  • Registrations now open for 2018 Schools Plant Science Competition
  • Queensland AgTrends 2017-18
  • Bioreactors trialled to protect the Great Barrier Reef, and more.

Spring 2017

In this issue:

  • Get ready now for the upcoming disaster season
  • Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year
  • VegMachine tool showcases Queensland cloud based technology
  • Juicy news for strawberry lovers, and more.

Winter 2017

In this issue:

  • Have your say on the future of agriculture and food RD&E in Queensland
  • Queensland produce showcased in Taiwan
  • Tropical Cyclone Debbie and white spot slows some Queensland industries,
  • Building a forest and timber industry workforce for the future, and more.