|Next Gen takes part in MOVEMBER 2014
Next Gen is looking for people to join our 2014 #Movember team! The STUBBLE SHAVERS will be supporting #Movember by helping raise awareness and funds for prostate & testicular cancer as well as mental health.
One million Aussie men live with depression or anxiety. They’re our fathers, brothers and mates and they need our help!!
To find out more, visit our website
Landline features Bonsucro & NSW this Sunday
This coming Sunday Landline will feature a piece on NSW Sugar and their production of certified sustainable sugar.
It will outline NSW’s involvement in Bonsucro and the benefits of being a member. It will show how NSW is the first in the world where the farming, milling and refining of sugar is all audited and certified by Bonsucro.
Sunday 28th September
|Mackay Sugar employee seriously injured at Mossman Mill
25 September 2014 | Mackay Sugar
At approximately 8.30am this morning, a male Mossman Mill employee received serious injuries to his right foot while working within the mill’s cane receival area. More..
El Nino still 'teasing' climatalogists
25 September 2014 | Matthew Cawood
The emergence of a climatic event that can be categorised as El Nino remains as elusive as it was a month ago, but El Nino-like conditions look more likely than not to plague eastern and northern Australia through summer. More..
|Farming's future shaped by generations of Australian Nuffield farm scholars
19 September 2014 | Rose Grant
The latest crop of Nuffield scholarship winners have been announced at the association's national conference in Launceston. More..
|Farm leaders and research on show at National Nuffield Conference in Launceston
18 September 2014 | Sally Dakis and Rosemary Grant
The National Nuffield Conference is underway at Launceston and has attracted participants from around the country to discuss farm advocacy, best practice farming and food labelling among other things. More..
|Strong Women stand tall at rural awards
18 September 2014 | Queensland Country Life
The Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) announced the winners of their coveted annual Strong Women Awards at a gala dinner at their state conference last night. More..
|Farmers given ambitious targets to reduce nutrient runoff into the Great Barrier Reef
16 September 2014- Craig Zonca
Farmers along Queensland's east coast will need to halve their fertiliser runoff in the next five years to meet the water quality targets set for the Great Barrier Reef. More..
|Irrigators meet to discuss solution to rising energy bills
15 September 2014- Catherine McAloon
Irrigators from around the country have met to discuss how they can cope with rising electricity prices. More..
|Have you checked our Case IH Step UP! 2015 website yet?
If not, jump on nextgenstepup.com
to check it out. The site will be updated as the program and speakers are confirmed. Stay tuned!
|SRA's latest CaneClips
Catch up on Sugar Research Australia's (SRA) latest CaneClips on their website by clicking here
26 September 2014
QSL Industry Relationship Manager, Carla Keith and Cathy Kelly have issued their latest update for week ending 26th September 2014. View..
|Young farmers a dying breed
4 September 2014-Emily Smith
Looking at the rolling hills and big sky every day has 36-year-old Lindsay Penney happy he made the decision to become a farmer. More..
|QSL welcomes senate inquiry into marketing arrangments
4 September 2014
Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) today welcomed the announced senate inquiry into current and future raw sugar marketing arrangements in Australia. More..
|This Twenty-Something Hopes to Unleash the Next Green Revolution
29 August 2014- Andrew Jenner
In 2010, a young man on a quest for enlightenment walked into the office of Jerry Hatfield, director of the USDA’s National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment in Ames, Iowa. His name was John Kempf, and he was eager to learn more about Hatfield’s plant physiology work, which deals with the complicated interactions of plants, soils and the atmosphere. More..
|Proposed farm code
Dept. Housing & Public Works
To cut costs and reduce red tape for expanding farm industries, Building Codes Queensland (BCQ) in the Department of Housing and Public Works has developed a proposed new part of the Queensland Development Code (QDC) specifically for the construction of new farm buildings. More..
|Creating heat and electricity on farms
2 September 2014- Brett Worthington
Australia is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to turning agricultural waste into heat and electricity, according to an international bioenergy organisation. More..
|Science and Innovation Awards
Department of Agriculture
Grant applications are now open for the 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries. More..