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9 Jun 2020

Funding for farm microgrids

Farmers may benefit from more secure, affordable and reliable energy after a group of agriculture and energy organisations were successful in securing $654,807 to assess the advantages of microgrids...
29 May 2020

Congratulations to the class of 2020!

Fourteen trainee extension officers have successfully graduated from the Agriculture Extension Work Placement Program ready to begin their careers after a year working with various natural resource...
5 May 2020

QFF welcomes water price freeze

Queensland irrigators will see their water prices remain the same or fall and will not have to contribute to dam safety costs following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation...
2 Apr 2020

Electricity prices report leaves farmers in the dark

Farming businesses on transitional and obsolete tariffs remain in the dark following the release of the Queensland Competition Authority’s (QCA) draft determination on 2020-201 regulated retail...
30 Mar 2020

Building Queensland report puts Bundaberg farmers in the balance

A report released by the Queensland Government last week regarding Paradise Dam has created certainty for the safety of the local community but not for future agricultural expansion and...
23 Mar 2020

Eton irrigators successfully transition to LMA

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the transfer of the SunWater Eton distribution scheme to Eton Irrigation Cooperative Limited after local management attracted overwhelming...
8 Mar 2020

QFF welcomes funding for flood preparedness project

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed funding to deliver an agricultural preparedness project to provide primary producers with the right tools and resources to better prepare for a...
28 Feb 2020

Bolstering biosecurity against invasive pests

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is calling on all Queenslanders to do their bit for biosecurity in the wake of recent detections of exotic pests which threaten the state’s agriculture sector....
26 Feb 2020

NQ Regional Plan has no plan for agriculture

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has raised serious concerns about the Queensland Government’s commitment to adequately protecting the state’s limited prime agricultural land following...
19 Feb 2020

QFF Energy Savers team completes 100 farm audits

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has reached a major milestone in the Energy Savers Plus Program Extension, with half of the 200 farm energy audits now complete and significant energy...
18 Feb 2020

GGBR project delivers reef-wide results

After three years, the Reef Alliance’s Growing a Great Barrier Reef (GGBR) project has concluded with two reports released today detailing the partnership’s achievements in encouraging farmers to...
17 Feb 2020

QCA water report raises more questions than answers

Queensland farmers already struggling with the cumulative impact of government policies, high energy prices and natural disasters will continue to see their input prices rise after the release of the...