Household consumption trends resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to a positive outlook for the agricultural industry in the latest ABARES forecast.
Green Solutions Wide Bay is now accepting green waste for free with the new facility on Windermere Road opened this week.
Macadamia crop modelling has predicted the 2021 Australian crop will increase to 50,770 tonnes in-shell, in a census-based forecast.
John and Cassie Warren have been growing custard apples at Makhoma Farms near Gin Gin for six years, and the niche fruit is becoming more popular.
The Bundaberg Region’s macadamia industry is growing at an unprecedented rate but the Australian Macadamia Society said uncertainty around water security was putting future investment at risk.
More than 6500 fish have been released into Lake Gregory and Sandy Hook helping to improve the natural ecosystem and provide a boost to fishers and tourists.