4:00 AM | BUREAUCRATIC red tape and massive cost hikes to transport delicate pathology samples across the State are threatening to erode Queensland's must-win fight against exotic diseases.
4:00 AM | AERIAL baiting operator Alan MacDonald hopes to "do himself out of a job" - but that seems unlikely at the moment.
4:00 AM | AN APPARENT flaw in the Mining Act means mining and exploration companies which want to play “hard ball” during negotiations for access agreements can effectively force landholders into compulsory arbitration.
4:00 AM | ACROSS the State farmers are desperately trying to source feed grain and grain traders are flat out fielding buyer enquiries while being fobbed-off by farmers who have spare, but have decided to hold instead of selling.
22 May 13 | CHARTERS Towers combined agents yarded a total of 542 cattle at the weekly store and prime sale held on May 22.
And at the Roma Store Sale held on May 21 a total of 8500 head of cattle were penned.
22 May 13 | The RFID debate for sheep and goats has heated up with livestock authorities in NSW endorsing the current mob-based traceability system claiming the scheme meets national tracing standards.
22 May 13 | A HARDY group of Gippsland sheepdog triallers braved wintery conditions to contest the annual Gippsland Sheep Breeders Association utility trial at Stockdale on the weekend.
| GALLERY: Gippsland dog trial
22 May 13 | MINING entrepreneur Nathan Tinkler has begun selling the bulk of his Australian property assets, including prime land on Newcastle's waterfront and a Queensland mansion.