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“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced by a bus tour this week through some of the hardest-hit regions in the state.

'Send cash, not stuff', says CWA  

“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought
THE lamb industry needs to get 'even better' at producing lambs to specifications, according to JBS Southern farm assurance and supply chain manager Mark Inglis. 4:00 AM 3 THE lamb industry needs to get "even better" at producing lambs to specifications, according to JBS Southern farm...
WEATHER watchers will now know if the northern rainfall onset will occur earlier than normal. 4:00 AM WEATHER watchers will now know if the northern rainfall onset will occur earlier than normal.
THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to November. 29 Jun 15 THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to...
COMPLICATED but not dormant, is Senator Barry O’Sullivan's definition of the government’s response to the grassfed beef cattle levy report. 4:00 AM 5 COMPLICATED but not dormant, is Senator Barry O’Sullivan's definition of the government’s response to the grassfed...
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Best of luck Barry-this seems like a sound project to me. As the red meat retail prices climb
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Live export markets do not necessarily supply into the same markets as processed meat from
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who cares what NFF says anyway its an uncomplicated unrepresentative gang.
A SENATE report has recommended databases be created for all agricultural levies to improve transparency for levy payers. A SENATE report has recommended databases be created for all agricultural levies to improve transparency for levy...

AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all down to the curing and smoking process.25 Jun 15 AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all...
THE Palaszczuk Government's refusal to sell state owned assets appears set to stall the development of Northern Australia.22 Jun 15  1 THE Palaszczuk Government's refusal to sell state owned assets appears set to stall the development of Northern...
AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday. AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday.

SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition.25 Jun 15 SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part...
BOLLON beef producer Peter North was hopeful his line of Brangus weaner steers would get close to the magic 300c/kg price point realised at store sales across Queensland over the past week.25 Jun 15 BOLLON beef producer Peter North was hopeful his line of Brangus weaner steers would get close to the magic 300c/kg...
AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up 9 cents on 567c a kilogram carcase weight. AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up 9 cents on 567c a kilogram...

A 139-year-old family property near Goondiwindi has shorn its first fleece in two decades thanks to the combined efforts of three brothers.27 Jun 15 A 139-year-old family property near Goondiwindi has shorn its first fleece in two decades thanks to the combined...
SHEEP health and nutrition are in good hands thanks to awareness-raising excursions conducted by JCU's veterinary school.22 Jun 15 SHEEP health and nutrition are in good hands thanks to awareness-raising excursions conducted by JCU's veterinary...
CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year average, ABARES says.10:10 AM  5 CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year...
GRAIN growers from across Australia are invited to the first ever GRDC Growers’ Day at this year’s Australian Grains Industry Conference.4:00 AM  1 GRAIN growers from across Australia are invited to the first ever GRDC Growers’ Day at this year’s Australian Grains...
SOUTH Australian farmer Clinton Tiller’s new 440kW Challenger E Series tractor is already proving an asset to his family cropping operation. SOUTH Australian farmer Clinton Tiller’s new 440kW Challenger E Series tractor is already proving an asset to his...

HORTICULTURE Innovation Australia CEO John Lloyd has continued his call for greater unity in horticulture.26 Jun 15  1 HORTICULTURE Innovation Australia CEO John Lloyd has continued his call for greater unity in horticulture.
LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence - one of Australia's largest and fastest-growing horticultural sectors.27 Jun 15 LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence - one of Australia's largest and...
THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to November.29 Jun 15 THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to...
ACE Farming has snapped up two Victorian dairy farms for more than $10m, cementing its position as the largest dairy farmer in mainland Australia.29 Jun 15 ACE Farming has snapped up two Victorian dairy farms for more than $10m, cementing its position as the largest dairy...
THEATRE can make you think, make you forget, make you laugh, or make you cry. Great theatre does all of that.14 Jun 15 THEATRE can make you think, make you forget, make you laugh, or make you cry. Great theatre does all of that.
THE first ever Australian Stihl Timbersports series was proudly welcomed by CRT FarmFest, with Queensland hosting its own state heat over the three-day event.13 Jun 15 THE first ever Australian Stihl Timbersports series was proudly welcomed by CRT FarmFest, with Queensland hosting...

AFTER almost four decades, Gordon Duncan has finally won an open prize shoot at Bundaberg.06 Jun 15 AFTER almost four decades, Gordon Duncan has finally won an open prize shoot at Bundaberg.
WARRA cowgirl Jane  Fay will be favourite for the open breakaway roping at the Bundaberg Show Rodeo on Friday night, May 29.30 May 15 WARRA cowgirl Jane Fay will be favourite for the open breakaway roping at the Bundaberg Show Rodeo on Friday night,...