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SHE started married life with a character-building chapter of dust storms and drought in Queensland's far west, and now Jo Wills is calling on every ounce of that experience, along with a naturally bubbly personality, to build her dream tourism venture in the face of life's greatest adversity.

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SHE started married life with a character-building chapter of dust storms and drought in Queensland's far west, and now Jo Wills is
RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India. 30 Aug 14 RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India.
JOHN Kaus, South East Asian Livestock Services, brings news that demand remains pretty good at the moment in south-east Asian markets. 30 Aug 14 JOHN Kaus, South East Asian Livestock Services, brings news that demand remains pretty good at the moment in...
BARNABY Joyce says the RSPCA’s mandatory reporting proposal could create an excessive burden on people who work with livestock. 30 Aug 14 BARNABY Joyce says the RSPCA’s mandatory reporting proposal could create an excessive burden on people who work with...
VICTORIAN farmer Alan Bennett is hoping for a rain shortly, but said a wet winter had set crops up well enough to cope with a prolonged dry period. 30 Aug 14 VICTORIAN farmer Alan Bennett is hoping for a rain shortly, but said a wet winter had set crops up well enough to...
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pepper and Inverell have cut straight to the chase on this. Precise and pertinent comments.
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Thanks Blondie. Agree your comments. Instinct tells me there is something smelly going on with
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Why would we believe any of your figures deregul8? You cant even tell us what you get for your
WOOLWORTHS' net profit rose 8.5 per cent to $2.45 billion in 2014 as higher food and liquor margins offset wider than expected losses from home improvement and weaker earnings at Big W.

THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of drought, oversupply and poor prices is driving some of Australia’s most enquiring minds after leaving Longreach last week, determined to find long-term solutions to the ogre of non-viability.30 Aug 14 THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of...
WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.28 Aug 14  3 WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of...

IT was the moment of truth at Beef Breeding Services, an artificial breeding service centre, just north of Rockhampton.29 Aug 14 IT was the moment of truth at Beef Breeding Services, an artificial breeding service centre, just north of Rockhampton.
FOR years, veterinarian Geoffry Fordyce had been thinking that perhaps applying gauze to the wound after dehorning cattle would help with healing.26 Aug 14 FOR years, veterinarian Geoffry Fordyce had been thinking that perhaps applying gauze to the wound after dehorning...
AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg. AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg.

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...
YOUNG Queensland stud sheep breeder Felicity Brumpton is Australia’s best young judge of a sheep, winning the national junior Merino sheep judging title on Wednesday at the Brisbane show.18 Aug 14 YOUNG Queensland stud sheep breeder Felicity Brumpton is Australia’s best young judge of a sheep, winning the...
QUEENSLAND farmers have a new enemy in the battle against herbicide resistant weeds - glyphosate resistant Sweet Summer Grass.29 Aug 14 QUEENSLAND farmers have a new enemy in the battle against herbicide resistant weeds - glyphosate resistant Sweet...
COTTON is set to fall to its lowest price in five years as demand slows in China and India heads for a record crop, says India's biggest denim maker.29 Aug 14 COTTON is set to fall to its lowest price in five years as demand slows in China and India heads for a record crop,...
CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA) held in the United Kingdom in June. CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA)...

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.
WHERE grandma planned a week ahead, families are now planning their meals on a daily basis, says Professor Tony Worsley.26 Aug 14 WHERE grandma planned a week ahead, families are now planning their meals on a daily basis, says Professor Tony Worsley.
AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers.27 Aug 14 AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian...
A WELLINGTON district property recently listed for sale was a focus of landholder attention under a previous extended ownership as a shining example of what could be achieved with native pastures.30 Aug 14 A WELLINGTON district property recently listed for sale was a focus of landholder attention under a previous...
25 Aug 14 THE Gill family has sold its 1893-hectare northern NSW property, Booyamurra.
SHE started married life with a character-building chapter of dust storms and drought in Queensland's far west, and now Jo Wills is calling on every ounce of that experience, along with a naturally bubbly personality, to build her dream tourism venture in the face of life's greatest adversity.
30 Aug 14 SHE started married life with a character-building chapter of dust storms and drought in Queensland's far west, and...
Ever wondered what the squawking, screeching and yahooing of birds we so often hear is really about? 
24 Aug 14 Ever wondered what the squawking, screeching and yahooing of birds we so often hear is really about?

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...
THE best horse riders in the business are bound for Warwick in October to feature in the National Campdraft Championship of Australia for the first time in the sport’s history.28 Aug 14 THE best horse riders in the business are bound for Warwick in October to feature in the National Campdraft...