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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Bundaberg to host first bioeconomy conference

Bioindustry experts from across Australia will attend Bundaberg's first bioeconomy conference to examine opportunities to develop the sector.

Changes proposed to address backpacker shortage

A Parliamentary Inquiry has proposed changes to address the shortage of agricultural labour caused by COVID-19 restrictions.

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.

Millions of bees on their way to Bundaberg

Millions of bees are on the move around Australia, with many being trucked to the Bundaberg region for the macadamia season.

Women succeed in local agriculture industry

There are some feminine faces behind one of the Bundaberg Region’s biggest success stories at Austchilli and they’re encouraging more women to consider a career in agriculture.

Macadamia growers celebrate bumper season

Bundaberg Region macadamia growers have celebrated a bumper season, coming together this week to mark World Macadamia Nut Day.

Survey to identify Paradise Dam water demand

Growers are being encouraged to identify their future water demand to demonstrate the need for Paradise Dam to return to full capacity following safety repairs.

Planning policy proposed for farm buffers

Bundaberg Regional Council will consult the community on agricultural buffer zones to minimise conflict between farms and residential areas.

Bundaberg drumMUSTER returns after break

The environmental program DrumMUSTER is up and running again in the Bundaberg Region after a break due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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