We hope these websites will be useful for the Agricultural community.

Twittera website that according to Wikipediaoffers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the user’s profile page. Tweets are publicly visible by default; however, senders can restrict message delivery to just their followers. Users may subscribe to other users’ tweets—this is known as following and subscribers are known as followers.

There are a number of Australian Agricultural companies that use twitter but do take the time to investigate the #agchatoz feed on twitter. Its a great way to connect with farmers and those that have an interest in Australian agriculture. Highly recommended.

A new twitter feed we also recommend is #RuralMH this feed deals with mental health issues for rural Australia. Follow @RuralMH.

Web sites listed below

Agriculture industry associations – You can get connected with other businesses in the agriculture industry by contacting your industry association. They often arrange events, seminars and networking opportunities where you may be able to find suppliers, make contacts, and generate new business.  https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/agriculture-associations

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries – This Queensland government department aims to provide an efficient, innovative, and resilient agricultural sector by managing community resources, applying science to improve production and products and leading the fight on animal and plant pests and diseasest.  https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources – This Federal government department aims to build a more profitable, more resilient and more sustainable agriculture sector, and to support the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.  http://www.agriculture.gov.au/

Land Use and Management Information for Australia – This is an information hub to assist land managers, planners and others who need to know more about land use, land management practices and land cover data and information for Australia.  http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/aclump

NQ Dry Tropics – NQ Dry Tropics is a leading delivery agent of land and water management change across the Burdekin Dry Tropics region. The company has a dedicated Sustainable Agriculture section committed to helping growers and graziers achieve results. Find out more about NQ Dry Tropics and how they work in the Burdekin Dry Tropics.

Website – http://www.nqdrytropics.com.au/

Pest Advisory Forum – https://plus.google.com/communities/103997795278894462777

AgriFutures Australia (formerly Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation – RIRDC) – A research and development organisation for established industries that do not have their own Research & Development Corporation and to accelerate the establishment and expansion of new rural industries.  http://www.agrifutures.com.au/

Farm Online – Agricultural & rural farm news from Fairfax Media.  http://www.farmonline.com.au/

COmmunity Response to Eliminating Suicide (CORES) – Suicide and self-harm continue to be major issues in rural communities throughout Australia. CORES educates community members how to be proactive to prevent somebody taking their life, or harming themselves.Visit the CORES Queensland Facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/CORESQueensland “You never know who you could help”

Aussie Helpers – Aussie Helpers stays in touch with 100’s of farming families to ensure their well being and survival through good and bad times.  https://aussiehelpers.org.au/

Buy a Bale – Farmers in Queensland and Northern NSW need our help to keep their cattle, sheep and horses alive through one of the worst droughts in living history and after the cessation of live cattle exports, no wet season and fires. Buy a Bale  works to ensure they receive the fodder they need and the support to get them through this tough time.  https://www.buyabale.com.au/


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