michael sippel

Backpacker visas extended to help with staff shortages

Premium Content Backpacker visas extended to help with staff shortages

Growers have been thrown a lifeline by the government just weeks out from harvest...

Coronavirus another kick in the guts for struggling farmers

Premium Content Coronavirus another kick in the guts for struggling farmers

A potential worker shortage is hitting the farming industry

Laidley bowler makes history with 500th career wicket

Premium Content Laidley bowler makes history with 500th career wicket

Notching up 500 career wickets is a big milestone.

Funding to benefit farmers with access to advice workshop

Funding to benefit farmers with access to advice workshop

Workshops to benefit Lockyer Valley growers

Growers just ‘treading water’ as drought, costs take a toll

Premium Content Growers just ‘treading water’ as drought, costs take a toll

It’s been a “scary” year for growers, according to Lockyer Valley Growers president...

Lack of water forces expo cancellation

Lack of water forces expo cancellation

It was a mutual agreement to postpone due to drought conditions

Hort Expo to make its return to Lockyer Valley

Hort Expo to make its return to Lockyer Valley

Planning is under way for the Hort Expo

Break-even season hits farmers back pockets

Break-even season hits farmers back pockets

Vegetable prices were below-average this season

Picker costs bring vegetable growers together

Picker costs bring vegetable growers together

Push for farmers to send vital message to supermarkets

Laidley stalwart has eye on reaching 10,000-run mark

Laidley stalwart has eye on reaching 10,000-run mark

The Laidley stalwart has no intention to give the game up yet.

Service preparing farm-ready workers for the Lockyer

Service preparing farm-ready workers for the Lockyer

The FarmReady HUB was launched last week.

Veg prices tipped to stay put after floods

Veg prices tipped to stay put after floods

Veg prices should remain the same for consumers

Lockyer veggie crops in top form despite flooding

Lockyer veggie crops in top form despite flooding

Regional growers persisting with winter planting

Sippel takes the lead for growers association

Sippel takes the lead for growers association

New president takes over Lockyer Valley Growers Association