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Mareeba Citrus Producers Expand to Keep up with Demands

Galati Farming, a producer of citrus in Mareeba, plans to grow after being awarded a subsidy of up to $200,000 from the government. Galati...

FMD Forces Victoria to Create an Animal Disease Task Force

To prepare for an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which is already spreading over parts of Indonesia, the Victorian government will set up...

Did the Queensland Floods Spread Fire Ants?

Concerns have been raised that the invasive fire ant, which can construct a raft to float along rivers, may have spread during the record-breaking...

A Spanner in the Works for Varroa Mite Outbreak?

Following the discovery of a fresh Varroa mite epidemic at Nana Glen, horticulture growers in the Coffs Harbour region are quickly addressing their plan...

Tight Banana Supply Raises the Pricing

Despite potential for higher numbers in the fall, bananas remain exceedingly scarce. There has likely been a shortage of bananas in the market for...

Shooters Surrender their Arms to Combat FMD

Sporting shooters and hunters claim that by controlling feral animal populations, they can help lower the incidence of foot-and-mouth disease. Without counting farmers who...

Petrol Prices Hiking Up Again?

The Palm Island Servo undoubtedly boasts one of the nicest views of any gas station in the nation, being only a short distance from...

Murray-Darling Basin Authorities Call for Better Water Management

As part of a listening tour, the NSW government and water authorities visited with stakeholders on the Menindee Lakes to better understand water management...

Citrus from other Countries Highly Sought After in Baltic

With rising gasoline, food, and consumer goods costs, Lithuania and other Baltic republics are feeling the effects of inflation; nonetheless, there is still a...

Backyard Beekeeping Enables Varroa Mite Warning from Industry

Backyard beekeeping is on the rise, but with the deadliest bee parasite in the world right here, will well-intentioned hobbyists ruin Queensland's honey industry?...