Agriculture

Women in Macadamias launched in Bundaberg

Local female macadamia growers are today gathering for the first of a series of Women in Macadamias events which provide a practical focus on safe and efficient machinery operations.

Taste Bundaberg Farmers Market calls for stallholders

Plans for the annual Taste Bundaberg Festival are well underway and stallholders are being called upon to submit their expressions of interest for the popular farmers market event.

Agricultural drone project to inspire students

Drone technology is set to inspire Isis District State High School students to develop STEM skills specific to the agricultural sector.

Avocado forum to showcase export opportunities

Bundaberg has been chosen to host a forum which will discuss opportunities to boost avocado exportation with the national crop forecast to double by 2026.

Local farm goes carbon positive by repurposing waste

Hinkler Park Plantations has revolutionised its farming practices by repurposing excess organic matter which has improved soil health and cut carbon emissions

Robotti set to revolutionise farming

Corematic Engineering and Formatt Machinery are the local businesses behind a newly developed robot which has been designed to take on time consuming, repetitive farm jobs like seeding, weeding, spraying, mowing and slashing.

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