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IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
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IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you. IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders Office principal solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg. COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders Office principal solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg.
THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry. THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry.
THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.
22 Jul 14 THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.
THE Queensland government's Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee is about to find out what the rural sector thinks of its draft Mineral and Energy Resources Bill through submissions from the likes of AgForce, the Basin Sustainability Alliance (BSA), Cotton Australia and Shine Lawyers.
All groups have identified areas of concern and lodged their submissions by last Wednes
21 Jul 14  1 THE Queensland government's Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee is about to find out what the rural sector thinks of its draft Mineral and Energy Resources Bill through...
COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders Office principal solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg.
21 Jul 14  1 COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders...
THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry.
21 Jul 14 THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry.
ROCKLAND Springs was again the venue for the third QWCDTA Futurity.
20 Jul 14 ROCKLAND Springs was again the venue for the third QWCDTA Futurity.
A NEW living war memorial in far north Queensland has propelled the small tourist village of Yungaburra into national prominence.
20 Jul 14 A NEW living war memorial in far north Queensland has propelled the small tourist village of Yungaburra into national prominence.
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 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...
AFTER a 10-year hiatus, country music singer and songwriter Tanya Self is back and ready to take her new album across Queensland.
19 Jul 14 AFTER a 10-year hiatus, country music singer and songwriter Tanya Self is back and ready to take her new album across Queensland.
QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to
18 Jul 14  4 QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to "roll out his swag for a couple of days" and...
A LAST minute intervention by Premier Campbell Newman has given the small community of Yaraka the news it was hoping to hear – that its disused school building won’t be put up for auction this weekend.
18 Jul 14 A LAST minute intervention by Premier Campbell Newman has given the small community of Yaraka the news it was hoping to hear – that its disused school building won’t be put up for...
UNCERTAINTY about the value of a western Queensland wild dog check fence proposal was more pronounced at the Barcaldine leg of the consultation phase, if voting indications are anything to go by.
18 Jul 14 UNCERTAINTY about the value of a western Queensland wild dog check fence proposal was more pronounced at the Barcaldine leg of the consultation phase, if voting indications are anything...
BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier Campbell Newman’s electorate.
18 Jul 14  1 BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier...
17 Jul 14 AN ongoing access saga at Georgetown between a gold mining company and a cattle grazier was due to be heard in the state’s Land Court this week.
SKILL and athleticism of riders and horses were on display at the Toowoomba Showgrounds and Equestrian Centre for the Darling Downs Cutting Club Futurity last week.
17 Jul 14 SKILL and athleticism of riders and horses were on display at the Toowoomba Showgrounds and Equestrian Centre for the Darling Downs Cutting Club Futurity last week.
A SERIES of ‘nuclear bombs’ have been dropped on the Australian sugar industry, according to QSL CEO Greg Beashel.
17 Jul 14  4 A SERIES of ‘nuclear bombs’ have been dropped on the Australian sugar industry, according to QSL CEO Greg Beashel.
MOMENTUM is quickly building for central Queensland to become a new live export hub.
17 Jul 14  2 MOMENTUM is quickly building for central Queensland to become a new live export hub.
Cattle - Beef
55 horses sold at the annual Ag Grow horse sale and averaged $4570. Another solid sale for the Emerald district.
16 Jul 14 55 horses sold at the annual Ag Grow horse sale and averaged $4570. Another solid sale for the Emerald district. | GALLERY: Horse sale draws a crowd
THE laying of woven rubber matting over existing stamped concrete has reduced stress and injuries for the 2500 cattle passing through Grassdale Feedlot's induction and weighbridge facility each week.
15 Jul 14  1 THE laying of woven rubber matting over existing stamped concrete has reduced stress and injuries for the 2500 cattle passing through Grassdale Feedlot's induction and weighbridge...
Cattle - Beef
PETER and Sue Wilkie have planted 100 hectares of Strzelecki on share-farmed country, and another 190ha of the Kennedy variety on their home block Boon Boon, near Jambin.
15 Jul 14 PETER and Sue Wilkie have planted 100 hectares of Strzelecki on share-farmed country, and another 190ha of the Kennedy variety on their home block Boon Boon, near Jambin.
FORGING a bright future during some of the toughest years the beef industry has faced hasn't been easy for Kindon Station's Noel and Liz Cook.
14 Jul 14 FORGING a bright future during some of the toughest years the beef industry has faced hasn't been easy for Kindon Station's Noel and Liz Cook.
Cattle - Beef
THE notion that production equals profit is a misconception, says independent farm-management contractor Bruce Gardiner.
14 Jul 14  5 THE notion that production equals profit is a misconception, says independent farm-management contractor Bruce Gardiner.
IT’S a sweet life for native Australian bee farmer Tim Heard, who readily admits he has an addiction to the tiny stingless critters.
13 Jul 14 IT’S a sweet life for native Australian bee farmer Tim Heard, who readily admits he has an addiction to the tiny stingless critters.
EVERYONE is familiar with the musical explosions of the ‘60s that rocked the world.
13 Jul 14 EVERYONE is familiar with the musical explosions of the ‘60s that rocked the world.
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The proposed PPP Project will introduce an organised exchange for the grass-fed beef market
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Boris, a bit of an education for you. It is the capitalist "free trade merchants" taking
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While I am not totally against the minimum wage concept, the highly protected Industrial Awards
QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to 'roll out his swag for a couple of days' and hear first-hand the true extent of the Queensland rural debt crisis.18 Jul 14  4 QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive...
BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier Campbell Newman’s electorate.18 Jul 14  1 BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again...