Agriculture

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.

BMRG announces Youth Advisory Group Membership

The Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) has announced a new ‘Junior Advisory Group’ membership initiative for 13 to 17 year olds.

Gardens help preserve threatened macadamias

The listing of three macadamias on the Global Threatened Species Red List has increased the focus on conservation efforts in the Bundaberg Region.

Science bug leads Rebecca to entomology career

A childhood fear of insects has not stopped Rebecca Nagy from catching the science bug and becoming an entomologist.

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