Basil crop research project underway

Bundaberg Region farms have participated in a CQUniversity-led research project into the impact of downy mildew on basil crops which has the potential to prevent yield losses that cost the industry millions each year.

Field day gives Bundaberg growers tech insight

Innovative farm technology was on show at the recent Smart Apply Intelligent Spray Control System Field Day, giving Bundaberg growers an insight into the latest technology and practices available in the industry.

Drought awareness program launched

A drought awareness program has recently been launched in Bundaberg, identifying key actions farming businesses can take to better prepare for, manage through and recover from drought. 

Macadamia Farm Management focused on reef

Bundaberg's Macadamia Farm Management has been named a finalist in the Queensland Farmers’ Federation's Reef Sediment Stewardship Champion Award for its sustainable land management practices to improve water quality.

Abbotsleigh Citrus donates proceeds to school

Abbotsleigh Citrus is supporting the next generation of local farmers, donating proceeds from the Taste Bundaberg Farmers Markets to Gin Gin State High School’s Agricultural department.

Avocado exports surge as best avo toast named

A generous amount of sliced fresh avocado by local growers, Simpson Farms, has helped take out Australia’s Best Avo Toast Competition.

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