Panama disease has been confirmed on a Tully Valley commercial banana farm, making it the fourth property impacted since the disease was first detected in Queensland in 2015.
Rain may have come too late for organisers of the Harry Redford Cattle Drive to swing into gear and revive the iconic droving experience for 2020 but bush cooks will get a chance to show their skills at a Drive reunion.
The sense in spending $18 million on leasing a 15,000 litre Air Tanker to fight bushfires in Queensland has been questioned when many rural brigades remain without a fire truck to operate with.
Horticulture and cane growers have received one of the brightest starts to the season in some time, thanks to soaking rain along the coast.
A taskforce will be formed to tackle a major agricultural pest as the fall armyworm continues its march across North Queensland.
The state government says councils will find it easier to manage and disperse flying fox roosts following its review of flying-fox roost management codes.