|1. Last week ABC’s Four Corners program examined Australia’s supermarket duopoly, its market power, the role it plays in the cost-of-living crisis and its impact on farmers. Watch it here.
|2. Brisbane has been announced as next year’s AgriFutures evokeAG host city, which will draw up to 2000 delegates from across the agrifood tech and innovation ecosystem to the city. Read more here.
|3. Canegrowers is again calling on the Queensland Government to save the Mossman community from the liquidation of the Daintree Bio Precinct, ahead of a creditors’ meeting to make a final decision on the operation’s future this week. Read more here.
|4. RCS Australia is now offering a free 16-page Starter Guide on their popular Grazing For Profit and Farming & Grazing for Profit courses available on their website here. The guide is a starting point to mastering business management, nurturing soil health and more.
|5. eastAUSmilk recently visited Far North Queensland, visiting 10 local dairy farms to gain insights into dairy farming in the tropics and the challenges it brings. Read more here.
|6. The National Biosecurity Training Hub is a resource designed to boost Australia’s preparedness and response capability by offering a range of training courses tailored to all industries and skill levels. Learn more here.
|7. Academics from the Australian National University’s Tax and Transfer Policy Institute have backed industry concerns in a new policy brief on the Federal Government’s proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy. Read more here.
|8. The Queensland Government has released its Queensland Battery Industry Strategy 2024-2029, outlining actions that will target $570 million in investment over the next 5 years. Read more here.
|9. The National Farmers’ Federation has listed several concerns regarding new mandatory climate reporting measures from the Federal Government and their potential impact on agriculture. Read more here.
|10. Cotton Australia and BDO are hosting online workshops to assist primary producers with completing their Farm Business Resilience Plans. Register here as soon as possible, as the first workshop takes place tomorrow.