Nindigully farmer makes multi-peril claim

A NINDIGULLY grain grower who took out multi-peril crop insurance is about to become the first Queensland farmer to make a claim for drought losses.
A NINDIGULLY grain grower who took out multi-peril crop insurance is about to become the first Queensland farmer to make a claim for drought losses.
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NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head. NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head.
JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
11:02 AM POLICE have been at the scene of a truck roll-over on the Gregory Highway, 18 kilometres north of Emerald, this morning.
THE ongoing government program to buy back water from irrigators for environmental purposes is having a devastating impact on the Balonne Shire in southern Queensland.
4:00 AM THE ongoing government program to buy back water from irrigators for environmental purposes is having a devastating impact on the Balonne Shire in southern Queensland.
IT was 10 years since South Australian Droughtmaster breeders Bob and Marie McQueen, Marosa Droughtmaster Stud, Victor Harbor, last attended a Droughtmaster National Sale, and they were pleasantly surprised in 2014.
01 Oct 14 IT was 10 years since South Australian Droughtmaster breeders Bob and Marie McQueen, Marosa Droughtmaster Stud, Victor Harbor, last attended a Droughtmaster National Sale, and they were...
A LIFETIME of breeding beef cattle has taught central Queensland cattleman Billy Dunne to respect the ability of his Red Brahman females to produce calves no matter the season.
30 Sep 14 A LIFETIME of breeding beef cattle has taught central Queensland cattleman Billy Dunne to respect the ability of his Red Brahman females to produce calves no matter the season.
Cattle - Beef
THE decision to grow wall-to-wall barley this winter looks like paying off for Darling Downs farmers Scott Johnston and his father Leigh, despite the rainfall tap turning off soon after planting.
30 Sep 14 THE decision to grow wall-to-wall barley this winter looks like paying off for Darling Downs farmers Scott Johnston and his father Leigh, despite the rainfall tap turning off soon after...
RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted an injured woman who fell off a horse at a property in Boonah, west of Beaudesert.
29 Sep 14 RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted an injured woman who fell off a horse at a property in Boonah, west of Beaudesert.
NEWLY installed Droughtmaster Society president Michael Flynn is focusing on the big picture when viewing prospects for the Droughtmaster breed over the next 12 months.
29 Sep 14 NEWLY installed Droughtmaster Society president Michael Flynn is focusing on the big picture when viewing prospects for the Droughtmaster breed over the next 12 months.
Cattle - Beef
THE winter crops are still months off harvest but like many of his neighbours, Jimbour Plains grain grower Pat McVeigh has already turned his attention to the summer season.
29 Sep 14 THE winter crops are still months off harvest but like many of his neighbours, Jimbour Plains grain grower Pat McVeigh has already turned his attention to the summer season.
STANDING within their Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Grand Champion garden, at Highfields, Kevin and Dianna Drew chat away to the throngs of happy visitors who make their way through.
28 Sep 14 STANDING within their Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Grand Champion garden, at Highfields, Kevin and Dianna Drew chat away to the throngs of happy visitors who make their way through.
HOVERING around Kimberley Station's large, open kitchen, dinner guests' mouths water as they watch the chopping, carving, searing and sizzling of juicy red meat.
28 Sep 14 HOVERING around Kimberley Station's large, open kitchen, dinner guests' mouths water as they watch the chopping, carving, searing and sizzling of juicy red meat.
All the results from the 2014 Glenlands Droughtmaster sale.
27 Sep 14 All the results from the 2014 Glenlands Droughtmaster sale.
ANY parent who has watched their child struggle with a learning difficulty such as dyslexia knows all too well the painful ramifications those challenges can have on a child's life.
27 Sep 14 ANY parent who has watched their child struggle with a learning difficulty such as dyslexia knows all too well the painful ramifications those challenges can have on a child's life.
CENTRAL Queensland producers seem to be the big winners in the widespread rainfall this week, with some areas enjoying the best rain in over a year.
27 Sep 14 CENTRAL Queensland producers seem to be the big winners in the widespread rainfall this week, with some areas enjoying the best rain in over a year.
26 Sep 14 THE Bruce Highway remains closed following a serious traffic crash at Curra, north of Gympie this morning.
MITCHELL beef producer Grant Maudsley has some key industry issues in his sights should he be elected the next AgForce president.
26 Sep 14 MITCHELL beef producer Grant Maudsley has some key industry issues in his sights should he be elected the next AgForce president.
COW prices of 200c/kg for the first time ever in the Blackall yards are heralding big things to come for the cattle market, according to Ray White Livestock Blackall manager Paton Fitzsimons.
26 Sep 14  7 COW prices of 200c/kg for the first time ever in the Blackall yards are heralding big things to come for the cattle market, according to Ray White Livestock Blackall manager Paton...
Cattle - Beef
LANDHOLDERS locked in a Land Court battle with Bandanna Energy over its proposed Springsure Creek mine are cautiously optimistic at news the company is in voluntary administration.
26 Sep 14 LANDHOLDERS locked in a Land Court battle with Bandanna Energy over its proposed Springsure Creek mine are cautiously optimistic at news the company is in voluntary administration.
SEVENTY pages of last minute amendments to the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 are an ongoing concern to landholders.
26 Sep 14  1 SEVENTY pages of last minute amendments to the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 are an ongoing concern to landholders.
25 Sep 14 THE federal Coalition has frozen funds for the second Toowoomba range crossing.
THE annual National Charbray sale was held on Wednesday at Gracemere.
25 Sep 14 THE annual National Charbray sale was held on Wednesday at Gracemere.
THE Australian National Wagyu Conference on Queensland’s Gold Coast has attracted one of its biggest crowds ever with over 160 registered delegates.
25 Sep 14 THE Australian National Wagyu Conference on Queensland’s Gold Coast has attracted one of its biggest crowds ever with over 160 registered delegates.
Cattle - Beef
GLOBAL animal health and nutrition company Alltech has bought SA premix manufacturer and feed ingredient supplier Lienert Australia.
25 Sep 14 GLOBAL animal health and nutrition company Alltech has bought SA premix manufacturer and feed ingredient supplier Lienert Australia.
25 Sep 14 UPDATED: TWO children and their mother were killed when a car burst into flames after it collided with a semi-trailer west of Brisbane on Wednesday, police have revealed.
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Barker- how about you go overseas to where these "barbaric" practices actually happen and let
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Levies are an essential part of a civilised development, breeding, marketing organisation. Why
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Yeah, basically we pay them to make submissions, on their behalf. But we then have to find extra
GLOBAL animal health and nutrition company Alltech has bought SA premix manufacturer and feed ingredient supplier Lienert Australia.25 Sep 14 GLOBAL animal health and nutrition company Alltech has bought SA premix manufacturer and feed ingredient supplier...
PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his approach to farming locally.20 Sep 14 PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his...