blueberry farming

UPDATE: Cr to pay $40k for selling plants without licence

Premium Content UPDATE: Cr to pay $40k for selling plants without licence

UPDATE: The Office of Local Government and Mayor has responded.

’IMPRESSIVE’: Berry packing house undergoes $2.1m upgrade

Premium Content ’IMPRESSIVE’: Berry packing house undergoes $2.1m upgrade

The facility is now said to be one of the most ‘sophisticated’ in the country.

Berry group preps for influx of seasonal workers

Premium Content Berry group preps for influx of seasonal workers

There are concerns about an influx of seasonal workers.

Horse owner to challenge ‘ridiculous’ water fine

Premium Content Horse owner to challenge ‘ridiculous’ water fine

It comes at the same time as Council's fine for breaching water laws

Green light for berry poles and nets in residential zone

Premium Content Green light for berry poles and nets in residential zone

Residents against the DA are worried it will set a precedent.

MP condemns ‘deliberate lies’ linking him to water sell-off

Premium Content MP condemns ‘deliberate lies’ linking him to water sell-off

Gurmesh Singh has distanced himself from the proposed water sell-off

REVEALED: Pesticide levels in water tanks

Premium Content REVEALED: Pesticide levels in water tanks

Council would like to see a review of regulations on pesticide use.

University researchers continue to delve into farm impacts

Premium Content University researchers continue to delve into farm impacts

Southern Cross University’s latest research is out.

'I'm staying put' school standoff to save remaining trees

Premium Content 'I'm staying put' school standoff to save remaining trees

THERE is a standoff this morning at a public school

Councillor questions delay on spray drift results

Premium Content Councillor questions delay on spray drift results

The research looked at the impacts of spray drift on water tanks.

Rates used to protect students from farm chemicals

Premium Content Rates used to protect students from farm chemicals

The P&C has found traces of pesticides and other chemicals on roofs.

Research aims to ensure sweet future for bees

Premium Content Research aims to ensure sweet future for bees

'We're interested in finding out if flies can move blueberry pollen'

Beekeeper keen to tell his blueberry story

Premium Content Beekeeper keen to tell his blueberry story

"Blueberries and blueberry growing doesn't kill our bees."

Beekeeper says he's being pushed to the brink

Premium Content Beekeeper says he's being pushed to the brink

Fifth-generation honey supplier points finger at blueberry farms.

Have your say on intensive plant agriculture

Premium Content Have your say on intensive plant agriculture

The paper is now on display and the public can make submissions.

Parents continue push for testing on school grounds

Premium Content Parents continue push for testing on school grounds

Parents protesting nearby intensive agriculture continue to fight.

Hot topic back before council

Premium Content Hot topic back before council

Development Applications are just one tool.

Too much to lose: protesters want State Government to act

Premium Content Too much to lose: protesters want State Government to act

Fish kills, clearing and water extraction have been highlighted.

Recent loss a rallying call for frustrated community

Premium Content Recent loss a rallying call for frustrated community

The recent loss has hit a nerve in the Orara Valley.

Sending out an SOS for a lake in trouble

Premium Content Sending out an SOS for a lake in trouble

Locals fear Hearnes Lakes is dying a death by a thousand cuts

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