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THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by the wayside if its Queensland Plan is anything to go by.

Ag's scant mention in plan  

THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by the wayside if its
A NEW MLA guide provides information to producers regarding coal seam gas operations on livestock properties.
2:59 PM A NEW MLA guide provides information to producers regarding coal seam gas operations on livestock properties.
THE claim by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt that the Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative will be restarted with funds from Indian coalminer Adani have been met with scepticism by those working to reinstate the water-saving program. 4:00 AM THE claim by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt that the Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative will be...
THE surge of lambs into the saleyards has put pressure on prices forcing some markets to lose ground for the fifth week in a row. 4:00 AM 2 THE surge of lambs into the saleyards has put pressure on prices forcing some markets to lose ground for the fifth...
MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as grazing industry leaders look to ramp up efforts to address the escalating rural debt crisis.
4:00 AM 1 MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as...

THE eyes of Australia - and even across the Tasman - will be focused on the Royal Queensland Show this year as youth compete in a range of judging and parading competitions on a national level.
Eyes of Australia on Queensland THE eyes of Australia - and even across the Tasman - will be...
HE is one of central Queensland’s most respected cattlemen, and at the age of 96, Eric Nobbs maintains a hands-on role in his family’s beef business.
Eric's Ekka tradition HE is one of central Queensland’s most respected cattlemen, and...
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cont.... And guess what? you bet it, they were predicting a 70-80% of above median rainfall. How
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Yes, coops are worth another look. Thinks about Rabobank, Danish Crown, Flora Holland, Land
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Who is foolish? The only people that are foolish are all the media reports we get about how we

THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by the wayside if its Queensland Plan is anything to go by.12:13 PM THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by...
MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as grazing industry leaders look to ramp up efforts to address the escalating rural debt crisis.
4:00 AM  1 MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as...
NEW ZEALAND dairy farmers should trim the fat and pay close attention to farm costs this season after Fonterra cut its forecast milk price on Tuesday, DairyNZ says. NEW ZEALAND dairy farmers should trim the fat and pay close attention to farm costs this season after Fonterra cut...

A CHANGE in marketing direction is proving a successful formula for Roma district cattle producers Craig and Carolyn Coomber.
More than one direction A CHANGE in marketing direction is proving a successful formula...
LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months.
Senator throws weight behind Port Alma LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support...
THE surge of lambs into the saleyards has put pressure on prices forcing some markets to lose ground for the fifth week in a row. THE surge of lambs into the saleyards has put pressure on prices forcing some markets to lose ground for the fifth...

SHEEP producers have impressed on Agriculture Minister John McVeigh the necessity of building a fence control wild dogs in western Queensland.11 Jun 14  1 SHEEP producers have impressed on Agriculture Minister John McVeigh the necessity of building a fence control wild...
DUBAI may not be ready for Andrew and Maree King’s organic lamb but they are busily lining up plenty of new domestic markets.03 Jun 14  1 DUBAI may not be ready for Andrew and Maree King’s organic lamb but they are busily lining up plenty of new domestic...
CONSIDERABLE canola crop losses in the southern region have led to the emergency funding package of $315,000.10:52 AM CONSIDERABLE canola crop losses in the southern region have led to the emergency funding package of $315,000.
MORE than 100 million ­people living in Guangdong eat about 12 million tonnes of grains a year. But the demand for cereal is far greater, as the province feeds livestock. This is where Australia comes in.30 Jul 14  3 MORE than 100 million ­people living in Guangdong eat about 12 million tonnes of grains a year. But the demand for...
AFTER just five years in the Australian market, motorbike, ATV and UTV manufacturer CFMoto has sold its 10,000th vehicle in Australia.

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.
FRUIT fly management across Australia has received a boost with the establishment of the new National Fruit Fly Advisory Committee.18 Jul 14 FRUIT fly management across Australia has received a boost with the establishment of the new National Fruit Fly...
TREASURY Wine Estates CEO Mike Clarke’s high-stakes promotional gamble appears to have paid off.29 Jul 14 TREASURY Wine Estates CEO Mike Clarke’s high-stakes promotional gamble appears to have paid off.
THE Barossa Valley's Schild Estate is the latest winery business to go on the block, as it seeks to tap the growing investor interest in a sector long dogged by oversupply and low prices.29 Jul 14 THE Barossa Valley's Schild Estate is the latest winery business to go on the block, as it seeks to tap the growing...
A PRIVATE investor has bought a million-dollar portfolio of blue gum plantations in Victoria, as more smaller investors zero in on the sector.28 Jul 14 A PRIVATE investor has bought a million-dollar portfolio of blue gum plantations in Victoria, as more smaller...
HE may not be 92 million years old but Longreach Regional Council mayor Joe Owens has just had the honour of having a new species of fossilised wood named after him.27 Jul 14 HE may not be 92 million years old but Longreach Regional Council mayor Joe Owens has just had the honour of having...
KEN Hall is on a mission. The 74-year-old Hervey Bay pensioner and one-time drover wants a nationwide radio service that provides access to the news and information taken for granted by other Australians.19 Jul 14  1 KEN Hall is on a mission. The 74-year-old Hervey Bay pensioner and one-time drover wants a nationwide radio service...
GRAEME McKenzie is a quiet, family man who does not seem comfortable talking about his achievements.27 Jul 14  1 GRAEME McKenzie is a quiet, family man who does not seem comfortable talking about his achievements.
DEEP in concentration and moving as one with her Connemara/Thoroughbred-cross horse, Feldale Mouse, Isabel English makes equestrian sport look easy.26 Jul 14 DEEP in concentration and moving as one with her Connemara/Thoroughbred-cross horse, Feldale Mouse, Isabel English...