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PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his approach to farming locally.

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PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his approach to farming
GRAINS industry leaders have moved to establish a steering committee to drive the availability of multi-peril insurance products for Australian primary producers following a landmark meeting in Melbourne last week.
4:00 AM GRAINS industry leaders have moved to establish a steering committee to drive the availability of multi-peril...
ORGANIC farmer Steve Marsh and his wife Sue could be forced to pay almost $804,000 in costs after losing a landmark GM case. 19 Sep 14 ORGANIC farmer Steve Marsh and his wife Sue could be forced to pay almost $804,000 in costs after losing a landmark...
PRODUCER organisations have given a muted response to the recommendations of the Senate inquiry into grassfed levies. 4:00 AM PRODUCER organisations have given a muted response to the recommendations of the Senate inquiry into grassfed levies.
POLITICAL forces have questioned the merits of Clive Palmer’s mooted Australia Fund and its potential to help farmers. 4:00 AM POLITICAL forces have questioned the merits of Clive Palmer’s mooted Australia Fund and its potential to help farmers.
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An average price for a quality feeder steer worldwide would be $4 per kilo live. So since when
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Lambs and calves to dingoes/wild dogs are the equivalent of falafel to left wing vegetarian
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Nice to see Hockey has 'compassion and empathy' for one sector of the economy, and none for
PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his approach to farming locally. PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his...

PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his approach to farming locally.4:00 AM PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his...
THEY'RE bright red, shiny and hard to miss. At least, they were when they first arrived at Burnett Youth Learning Centre (BYLC) three months ago. 
14 Sep 14 THEY'RE bright red, shiny and hard to miss. At least, they were when they first arrived at Burnett Youth Learning...
LEADING Brahman stud vendors from across Australia are eagerly anticipating putting their respective top quality bulls through the sale ring at CQLX Gracemere during the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale (RBWS) being held on October 6-8. LEADING Brahman stud vendors from across Australia are eagerly anticipating putting their respective top quality...

FEEDER cattle have continued to attract strong prices at Queensland selling centres this week as lotfeeders race to secure supply.
19 Sep 14  1 FEEDER cattle have continued to attract strong prices at Queensland selling centres this week as lotfeeders race to...
AACO's Darling Downs Wagyu has been named the Champion Wagyu beef in Australia at the Sydney Royal Spring Fine Food Show.12 Sep 14 AACO's Darling Downs Wagyu has been named the Champion Wagyu beef in Australia at the Sydney Royal Spring Fine Food...
DESPITE a wool export-friendly 2.2pc drop in the Australian dollar, the AWEX EMI went sideways and closed just 1c higher. DESPITE a wool export-friendly 2.2pc drop in the Australian dollar, the AWEX EMI went sideways and closed just 1c...

07 Aug 14 ATTENTION to detail, knowing what she can do well and making the most of opportunities that present themselves - these are some of the secrets of success for Longreach grazier Paula...
SHEEP property manager Margaret White is holding out hope for the sheep market to turn around in the coming weeks.08 Sep 14 SHEEP property manager Margaret White is holding out hope for the sheep market to turn around in the coming weeks.
WITH just over half of the 2014 sugarcane crop now crushed, the Australian sugar industry looks to be heading for its highest crush since 2006 with current forecasts putting the crop at about 32 million tonnes.4:00 AM WITH just over half of the 2014 sugarcane crop now crushed, the Australian sugar industry looks to be heading for...
ORGANIC farmer Steve Marsh and his wife Sue could be forced to pay almost $804,000 in costs after losing a landmark GM case.19 Sep 14 ORGANIC farmer Steve Marsh and his wife Sue could be forced to pay almost $804,000 in costs after losing a landmark...
JCB’s sporty GT backhoe loader will aim to set a record at the Bathurst 1000 in October and officially become the world’s fastest earthmover. JCB’s sporty GT backhoe loader will aim to set a record at the Bathurst 1000 in October and officially become the...

FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.15 Mar 14  1 FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.
FOR a limited time, Mahindra is offering its new Max sub-compact series tractors with a 0.9 percent interest rate.15 Mar 14 FOR a limited time, Mahindra is offering its new Max sub-compact series tractors with a 0.9 percent interest rate.
EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia producers finally able to align solid yields with good prices.10 Sep 14 EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia...
FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30 this year.10 Sep 14 FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30...
A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for sale by receivers.15 Sep 14 A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for...
THE historic Kameruka dairy estate in the NSW Bega Valley has been listed for sale by its ­English owners with an asking price of between $11-$12 million.15 Sep 14 THE historic Kameruka dairy estate in the NSW Bega Valley has been listed for sale by its ­English owners with an...
SOME people go campdrafting, others go racing.
But central Queenslander Billy Geddes has taken racing one step further, being the first person to complete the iconic Tatts Finke Desert Race course twice.
4:00 AM SOME people go campdrafting, others go racing. But central Queenslander Billy Geddes has taken racing one step...
MAREEBA'S very own cowgirl Renee Boston has put her home town on the map after being crowned the 2014 Rodeo Queen of Australia and Ms Rodeo Fundraiser during the awards dinner on the Gold Coast on Saturday night.
18 Sep 14  1 MAREEBA'S very own cowgirl Renee Boston has put her home town on the map after being crowned the 2014 Rodeo Queen of...

ARE you Queensland's Fittest Man on the Land? Queensland Country Life wants you!04 Sep 14  1 ARE you Queensland's Fittest Man on the Land? Queensland Country Life wants you!
THE Bollon Charity Rodeo Association is back in the saddle, hosting its first Champagne Campdraft since 2012 and positively bubbling with high adrenalin action.29 Aug 14 THE Bollon Charity Rodeo Association is back in the saddle, hosting its first Champagne Campdraft since 2012 and...