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A LONG way from the southern coast of NSW, Roma beef extension officer Kiri Broad is helping beef producers deal with one of the toughest droughts they have ever faced.
A LONG way from the southern coast of NSW, Roma beef extension officer Kiri Broad is helping beef producers deal with one of the toughest droughts they have ever faced.
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SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm. SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm.
AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets. AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock. MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week. THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week.
A GRAND old dame which once provided entertainment for thousands of troops stationed on the Atherton Tablelands during World War II has been earmarked for restoration.
18 Apr 14 A GRAND old dame which once provided entertainment for thousands of troops stationed on the Atherton Tablelands during World War II has been earmarked for restoration.
17 Apr 14 Farmers welcome new interactive weather service.
17 Apr 14 International agricultural consultants to speak in Brisbane.
A SURGE in land access agreements is firing up CSG production.
17 Apr 14 A SURGE in land access agreements is firing up CSG production.
MORVEN has moved to the front line of the wild dog war with a new 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties.
17 Apr 14 MORVEN has moved to the front line of the wild dog war with a new 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties.
GRAZIERS say roo numbers will remain in plague proportions until commercial processors change their male-only requirement.
17 Apr 14  1 GRAZIERS say roo numbers will remain in plague proportions until commercial processors change their male-only requirement.
WITH Easter just around the corner many children will be hoping for a special visit from a certain chocolate-toting rabbit, including three-year-old Riley McRae.
17 Apr 14 WITH Easter just around the corner many children will be hoping for a special visit from a certain chocolate-toting rabbit, including three-year-old Riley McRae.
FARMERS impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ita will have access to financial support, including concessional loans and freight subsidies.
16 Apr 14 FARMERS impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ita will have access to financial support, including concessional loans and freight subsidies.
THE Stonehenge Wellness Forum is a great example of the old saying “from a small seed a mighty trunk may grow”.
16 Apr 14 THE Stonehenge Wellness Forum is a great example of the old saying “from a small seed a mighty trunk may grow”.
16 Apr 14 THE president of the Santa Gertrudis Society has denied bullying his former general manager, Bill Dunlop, out of the position.
Cattle - Beef
FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and one of the rewards offered for the people who will be taking part in a 1200km bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach in early May.
15 Apr 14 FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and one of the rewards offered for the people who will be taking part in...
Wandoan cowboy Cameron Webster is on a confidence booster in Emerald and Roma this weekend.
15 Apr 14 Wandoan cowboy Cameron Webster is on a confidence booster in Emerald and Roma this weekend.
15 Apr 14 Entrants and spectators to flock to Birdsville campdraft.
SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the mailboxes of farming families.
15 Apr 14 SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the mailboxes of farming families.
A GLAMOROUS ball held in Hughenden has given drought stricken visitors a much needed boost.
15 Apr 14 A GLAMOROUS ball held in Hughenden has given drought stricken visitors a much needed boost.  | GALLERY: Hughenden's Gatsby glamour
IT IS 11 months today since Anne and Michael Rayner left Oakland Station, St George, and took to the road to keep their Shorthorn breeders and progeny alive.
15 Apr 14 IT IS 11 months today since Anne and Michael Rayner left Oakland Station, St George, and took to the road to keep their Shorthorn breeders and progeny alive.
Cattle - Beef
THE grand champion Brahman female at this year's Sydney Royal Show has been sold for $80,000.
14 Apr 14 THE grand champion Brahman female at this year's Sydney Royal Show has been sold for $80,000.
Cattle - Beef
SUGARCANE crops around Mackay have taken a beating in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Ita.
14 Apr 14 SUGARCANE crops around Mackay have taken a beating in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Ita.
AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen.
14 Apr 14  4 AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough...
SOMERSET residents are concerned recent coal exploration in Toogoolawah and Esk could lead to an upheaval of prime production land.
14 Apr 14 SOMERSET residents are concerned recent coal exploration in Toogoolawah and Esk could lead to an upheaval of prime production land.
DALBY and District Show Society president Frank Chiverton described the 144th annual show as a ripper.
13 Apr 14 DALBY and District Show Society president Frank Chiverton described the 144th annual show as a ripper. | GALLERY: Dalby's ripper show
TAMBO Teddies are loved all around Australia and it’s the aim of the business’s new owners to share that love with the world.
13 Apr 14 TAMBO Teddies are loved all around Australia and it’s the aim of the business’s new owners to share that love with the world.
FAR North Queensland mustering contractor Emma O’Shea has done what very few before her have achieved.
13 Apr 14 FAR North Queensland mustering contractor Emma O’Shea has done what very few before her have achieved.
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Emily, have U seen what is happening to Chinas peasant farmers in their country? Cleared out and
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food
17 Apr 14 Farmers welcome new interactive weather service.
17 Apr 14 International agricultural consultants to speak in Brisbane.