As the intensity of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic continuingly evolves, so does the pressure on our local growers

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24th March 2020 9:03 AM

SOUTHERN Downs producers fight for “essential service” label to avoid closures and travel bans amid coronavirus panic.

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24th March 2020 8:03 AM

RECENT land value reports have shown a surprising turn for Goondiwindi and rural land values.

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14th March 2020 4:03 PM

FOR those who almost lost it all, rain and return to competitive sales has been nothing short of a godsend.

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12th March 2020 5:03 AM

EXPERTS in an inquiry answer this question: Is Paradise Dam stable according to the data they have?

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11th March 2020 5:03 AM

GLOBAL business giant Finasucre Group is taking another step to build its presence in the macadamia industry in...

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02nd March 2020 9:03 AM

Farmers from the Gympie region and Sunshine Coast have created a new brand to promote their local produce

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26th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM

St George’s irrigation farmers have a new outlook on the season, after rain upstream refilled the Balonne River: the...

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20th Feb. 2020 12:02 PM

Dreams start from a young age, and for this woman, it meant spending a life on the land.

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18th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

While the rest of Queensland celebrates the recent downpour, farmers in this region say the rain won't have any meaningful...

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17th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

A popular household milk is being taken off supermarket shelves after a recall was issued over fears the milk may be...

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13th Feb. 2020 12:02 PM

MONEY doesn’t grow on trees, but THC Global has grown opportunity with its medicinal cannabis plants in Bundaberg, and a...

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06th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

“IT’S been a long time coming,” says Canegrowers chairman Allan Dingle, amid news the rainfall for the region has been more...

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05th Feb. 2020 3:02 PM

Greg Antcliff has been a dairy farmer for more than 26 years and said he’s watched as one farmer after the other has walked...

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03rd Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

A charity drive to drought-stricken farmland west of Toowoomba started out as a trip to let country people know the city...

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29th Jan. 2020 7:01 AM

As a nation, Australia loves nothing more than chucking some meat on the barbecue. But we can no longer ignore the cow in...

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28th Jan. 2020 12:01 PM

Meet the woman who knew music legend, Johnny Cash more than anyone else.

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25th Jan. 2020 9:01 AM

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being...

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24th Jan. 2020 3:01 PM

Drought-stricken farmers hold “grave concerns” Australia could run out of fodder by autumn, as thousands miss out on cheap...

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24th Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

The Granite Belt has been overtaken as the go-to region for one of Australia’s most sought after fruit varieties.

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23rd Jan. 2020 5:01 PM

A man is in custody and is expected to be charged over a “too good to be true” scam taking advantage of farmers battling...

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23rd Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

IF YOU fancy a drop of red, you might start viewing the recent dry spell as a wine glass half-full.

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22nd Jan. 2020 8:01 AM

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social...

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22nd Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

SHOPPERS have been asked to look beyond skin deep when they purchase fresh produce as the drought impacts on growing...

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21st Jan. 2020 3:01 PM

Mr Cherry said he was "pretty emotional" when it rained.

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21st Jan. 2020 3:01 PM

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience. Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains...

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19th Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

One of the Lockyer Valley’s biggest vegetable producers is just one of many that has significantly cut back production...

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16th Jan. 2020 12:01 AM

THROUGH hard work and perseverance, the team at Essential Queensland have created a method to process pine that is both...

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14th Jan. 2020 4:01 PM

A popular Sunshine Coast cafe owner says he may have to introduce a surcharge for avocado as the region's produce prices...

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14th Jan. 2020 4:01 AM

Stunning photos have captured the joy of a farm hand and his son in rural NSW after rain on Thursday brought some much...

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11th Jan. 2020 1:01 PM

Drought runners from Rainbow Beach have arrived in the west, delivering free mangoes to drought affected communities.

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10th Jan. 2020 12:01 AM

Lychee lovers are getting their first bite of a seedless variety of the fruit in an Australian first.

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09th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

In the drought-ravaged East Gippsland region, Herald Sun photographer Jake Nowakowski captured the despair of a farmer...

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30th Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

“I’ve never seen this kind of generosity. Driving from Gympie to Townsville you can see it’s so dry everywhere, there’s no...

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22nd Dec. 2019 12:12 AM

Climate change is costing farms tens of thousands of dollars a year, a Federal agricultural report claims.

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19th Dec. 2019 12:12 PM

Milking is a cooperative venture between farmer and cow. Nevertheless, dairy farmers are tormented by activists, writes Tim...

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12th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

A Sunshine Coast turf farmer is one of many battling dry conditions that yesterday prompted multiple additions to the...

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11th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

The drought declaration gives entitlements to farmers but city slickers could also be facing water restrictions.

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10th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Meet the farmer who is turning his pig paddock into a vegetable crop so he can stay on the land.

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10th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

Too dry to farm dairy, two Blanchview farmers are thinking outside the square so they can continue to feed their cattle.

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09th Dec. 2019 5:12 PM

Drought-affected farmers say a plan that will see them have to fork out thousands of dollars to install water meters...

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09th Dec. 2019 4:12 AM

Long-term producer fears when rains finally arrive, there will be no one left standing.

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07th Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

The drought is taking a savage toll on the value of Queensland's agricultural commodities, a new forecast suggests.

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05th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

New guidelines have been introduced which recommend reducing the amount of fertilisers used on blueberry farms.

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04th Dec. 2019 12:12 PM

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack went to meet the farmers protesting in front of Parliament House this morning, and...

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03rd Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

It was supposed to be just an ordinary day on the farm for Gavin Howie — until one “awkward” move changed his life — and...

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02nd Dec. 2019 5:12 AM