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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Topic: agriculture

Fruitful journey from shed hand to nursery manager

The journey from packing shed hand to farm nursery manager has been a long but fruitful one for Simpson Farms employee Sonia Furlonger.

School holiday jobs to launch careers in agriculture

Farmers and industry representatives are paving the way for local students to find a career in agriculture with paid school holiday placements.

Kate leaves busy city life for Huxley Hilltop Farms

Leaving the city life behind has ignited a spark in Huxley Hilltop Farms’ Kate Crook who says waking to avocados and lychees is a pleasure.

Wide Bay agriculture teachers hone skills in Bundaberg

Agriculture teachers from across the Wide Bay region gathered in Bundaberg for a day of sharing resources and honing skills in assessment.

Knowledge shared at Women in Horticulture tour

The inaugural Women in Horticulture virtual tour gave participants an opportunity to delve deeper into topics of interest.

New round of job-boosting grants available

A new round of the State Government’s Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.

‘Accidental goat farmers' as industry booms

Alexandra and Ralph Meyers are “accidental goat farmers” and as the meat grows in popularity they are struggling to keep up with demand.

Gin Gin’s Harvest Hostel to welcome first guests

Gin Gin’s newest enterprise, the Harvest Hostel, will welcome its first guests from next Tuesday.

Bega Cheese peanuts are big business in Bundaberg

Peanuts are big business for Bega Cheese, and they're working with Bundaberg farmers to quadruple the harvest in three to five years.

Objection period to land valuations extended

The period for objections to annual land valuations issued last month has been extended from 5 May to 1 July if coronavirus is the reason.

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