Farmers and business owners in the Greater Whitsunday Region are taking advantage of this opportunity by sourcing seasonal produce to cater for a niche and local market.
Senior Journalist - North West Star
Samantha Walton has worked for regional and rural publications, including Moree Champion (2015), North West Star (2016), North Queensland Register (2017) and has since returned to the North West Star as the senior journalist. Relocating to north west Queensland in 2015, Sam found her passion for the beef industry and now enjoys station life and horse riding.
Representatives of a key Queensland agricultural lobby group have given a glowing endorsement of the Tablelands region, praising its innovative qualities and resilience after a recent visit.
A former tradesman who started his farm from scratch has taken out this year’s Charlie Nastasi Horticultural Farmer of the Year Award.
With two current Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus cases in Qld, industry and Biosecurity Queensland continue to raise the virus's profile.
FOUR trailblazing farmers from the Mareeba area have been nominated in this year’s Charlie Nastasi Horticultural Farmer of the Year Award.
- Tommy Le re-told his story of starting life as a refugee to becoming a leading greenhouse vegetable grower and agronomist.
- Australian native foods hold untapped potential for growers into the foodie market.
- The beekeeping industry is taking advantage of "peace time” to work out how to deal with a deadly pest.
- Sales manager and photographer extraordinaire, Mike Lamond, is leaving GFV after 17 years.
- All the photos from the gala dinner at Hort Connections.
- In its Trade and Export Forum, NAB Agribusiness outlined some considerations for producers looking to export.
- With consumers wanting increased assurances of quality from their food suppliers, traceability needs to lift.
- Pink was the colour of choice for many at the Women of Horticulture function this afternoon, to raise money for breast cancer research.
- Photos from the trade show at the Brisbane Convention Centre.
- Young Grower Of The Year award finalists joined Corteva on a river cruise.
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