blueberry industry

Councillor questions delay on spray drift results

premium_icon Councillor questions delay on spray drift results

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

Toxic breaches uncovered as part of fish kill investigation

premium_icon Toxic breaches uncovered as part of fish kill investigation

An investigation into a fish kill at Hearnes Lake has uncovered 25 cases of...

Council to fund buffer to protect children from spray drift

premium_icon Council to fund buffer to protect children from spray drift

It's not the first time parents have expressed concern.

Water regulator to visit fruit and vegetable farms

premium_icon Water regulator to visit fruit and vegetable farms

'Fair water use is very important to the community and industry.'

Beekeeper says he's being pushed to the brink

premium_icon Beekeeper says he's being pushed to the brink

Fifth-generation honey supplier points finger at blueberry farms.

Hot topic back before council

premium_icon Hot topic back before council

Development Applications are just one tool.

Orara residents call for action on threats to environment

premium_icon Orara residents call for action on threats to environment

Orara residents want action on mounting threats to the environment.

Labor's commitment to protecting water quality in the region

premium_icon Labor's commitment to protecting water quality in the region

Labor says the EPA has the power and funds but must act.

Farmer says protesters are 'always picking on us'

premium_icon Farmer says protesters are 'always picking on us'

School students wore masks and carried signs.

Recent loss a rallying call for frustrated community

premium_icon Recent loss a rallying call for frustrated community

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

Chemical containers found dumped in bush

premium_icon Chemical containers found dumped in bush

Pesticide containers have been found dumped at a local State Forest.

Bid for greater regulation squashed

premium_icon Bid for greater regulation squashed

The proposal would have seen greater regulation in Bellingen Shire.

Farmers who flout the law should get out of the industry

premium_icon Farmers who flout the law should get out of the industry

Blueberry farmers who exploit their workers have been put on notice.

MP disappointed by Greens' blueberry stance

MP disappointed by Greens' blueberry stance

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Horticultural groups to monitor land use debate

Horticultural groups to monitor land use debate

Horticultural groups keenly interested in Council land use views