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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Agriculture

Produce always on the move at Dons Fort Packing

Having operated in the Bundaberg Region since 1997, the Dons Fort Packing team are experts at growing, picking and packing local produce.

New Macadamias Australia facility on schedule

Macadamias Australia’s multi-million-dollar new nut cracking and tourist facility is on schedule to be operational by November this year.

Marcon Family Farms expand with macadamias

After decades of growing small crops Bundaberg’s Marcon Family Farms is branching out to macadamias as the international demand for the nut grows.

Councils fight back against pests

A consortium of Wide Bay Burnett Councils has been successful in receiving funding for its Fighting Back Project to manage pests in the Wide Bay Burnett.

New sugarcane variety available for Wide Bay Region

Sugarcane growers and millers in the Wide Bay Region will have access to a new sugarcane variety developed by Sugar Research Australia (SRA) for next year’s planting.

Bargara Berries Meadowvale starts strawberry season

Bargara Berries' strawberry season is underway with the passionate family business opening a farm gate experience and a retail store at Meadowvale.

Latest news

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks expands canning line

Traditionally sold in a glass bottle Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has expanded and is now canning its own brews with new high-tech equipment.

Marlies creates stunning collages for 4670tees

Bundaberg artist and business owner Marlies Oakley has given old magazine pictures a new life with her collaged artwork now printed on t-shirts with 4670tees.

Bundaberg flight passenger tests positive to COVID-19

A Public Health Alert has been issued and contact tracing is underway after a passenger on a recent flight to Bundaberg tested positive to COVID-19.

Snap Happy Bags create smiles and raise funds

Broken metal tape measures and recycled fabric will have a new purpose as the materials are recycled in to Snap Happy Bags at Carinbundi.
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