Agriculture

Positive outlook for agriculture in ABARES forecast

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 opens doors to green waste

Green Solutions Wide Bay is now accepting green waste for free with the new facility on Windermere Road opened this week.

Macadamia crop modelling predicts increase for 2021

Macadamia crop modelling has predicted the 2021 Australian crop will increase to 50,770 tonnes in-shell, in a census-based forecast.

Custard apples coming into season at Makhoma Farms

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.

Water security critical for macadamia industry growth

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.

Thousands of fish released to replenish environment

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.

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