lockyer valley farming

Why farmers are being forced to cut winter crops in half

Premium Content Why farmers are being forced to cut winter crops in half

Freight costs three times higher than normal have forced Lockyer vegetable growers...

TOP CROP: Lockyer’s next gen to take farming into the future

Premium Content TOP CROP: Lockyer’s next gen to take farming into the future

HAY, vegetables, livestock – we’ve got it all – and our next generation of farmers...

Council begins ordering farms to clean up their act on roads

Premium Content Council begins ordering farms to clean up their act on roads

After a new policy came into effect, a regional council has begun ordering farms to...

New quad bike rules begin to cripple sales, farming future

Premium Content New quad bike rules begin to cripple sales, farming future

Safety fears and new design requirements are forcing many farmers to look elsewhere...

Wet winter? Don’t count your chickens yet, farmers

Premium Content Wet winter? Don’t count your chickens yet, farmers

While the potential for a wet winter is positive, an agronomist has warned it won’t...

Overseas viewers tune into farmer’s Facebook livestream

Premium Content Overseas viewers tune into farmer’s Facebook livestream

What’s farm life really like? This Lockyer Valley family has put their operation...

Home delivery business venture grows for organic farmer

Premium Content Home delivery business venture grows for organic farmer

An organic farmer, who produces two million broccoli heads a year, launched a new...

LIST: Five delicious edibles to plant this winter

Premium Content LIST: Five delicious edibles to plant this winter

If you’re looking to be more self-sufficient, this list of what to plant in winter...

Harvest worker shortage revoked amid mass virus job losses

Premium Content Harvest worker shortage revoked amid mass virus job losses

Paddocks usually filled with working backpackers during the Valley’s harvest now...

Lockyer farmers to wear cost of cleaning over-silted weirs

Premium Content Lockyer farmers to wear cost of cleaning over-silted weirs

Poor management and maintenance of weirs in the region has raised the ire of local...

Chemical prices skyrocket during ‘perfect storm’ panic buy

Premium Content Chemical prices skyrocket during ‘perfect storm’ panic buy

Supplies of crucial agricultural chemicals have dwindled and prices soared during a...

Thousands of extra chooks to descend on Lockyer Valley

Premium Content Thousands of extra chooks to descend on Lockyer Valley

Expansions at two separate poultry farms to go ahead after getting green light from...

How this farmer’s helping his peers fight the drought

Premium Content How this farmer’s helping his peers fight the drought

Tony Mula has lived in the area for 20 years, and has never seen the bottom of his...

The dirty fine farmers will be slapped with

The dirty fine farmers will be slapped with

Council draws a line in the mud and warns farmers of fines

Lockyer graziers suffer drought in silence

Lockyer graziers suffer drought in silence

Fears for dry winter as bores dry up