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A PASSION for agronomy led Nobby farmer Scott Schelberg to move away to further his knowledge on the subject, only to return more convinced than ever that his family farm is where he belongs.
A PASSION for agronomy led Nobby farmer Scott Schelberg to move away to further his knowledge on the subject, only to return more convinced than ever that his family farm is where he belongs.
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A PASSION for agronomy led Nobby farmer Scott Schelberg to move away to further his knowledge on the subject, only to return more convinced than ever that his family farm is where he belongs. A PASSION for agronomy led Nobby farmer Scott Schelberg to move away to further his knowledge on the subject, only to return more convinced than ever that his family farm is where he belongs.
MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders. MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders.
DEEP in concentration and moving as one with her Connemara/Thoroughbred-cross horse, Feldale Mouse, Isabel English makes equestrian sport look easy. DEEP in concentration and moving as one with her Connemara/Thoroughbred-cross horse, Feldale Mouse, Isabel English makes equestrian sport look easy.
QUEENSLAND'S vegetation management system will be further relaxed in August with the introduction of six new self-assessable codes by the Queensland Government. QUEENSLAND'S vegetation management system will be further relaxed in August with the introduction of six new self-assessable codes by the Queensland Government.
HELPING draw attention to declining terms of trade and finding ways of improving on-farm profitability is the name of the game for Longreach grazier and agribusiness webpage developer James Walker.
28 Jul 14  1 HELPING draw attention to declining terms of trade and finding ways of improving on-farm profitability is the name of the game for Longreach grazier and agribusiness webpage developer...
HE may not be 92 million years old but Longreach Regional Council mayor Joe Owens has just had the honour of having a new species of fossilised wood named after him.
27 Jul 14 HE may not be 92 million years old but Longreach Regional Council mayor Joe Owens has just had the honour of having a new species of fossilised wood named after him.
GRAEME McKenzie is a quiet, family man who does not seem comfortable talking about his achievements.
27 Jul 14 GRAEME McKenzie is a quiet, family man who does not seem comfortable talking about his achievements.
A UNIFIED mapping system that gives all 73 Queensland shires access to the same stock movements across the 72,000 kilometres of the state’s stock route network has won a major international award.
26 Jul 14 A UNIFIED mapping system that gives all 73 Queensland shires access to the same stock movements across the 72,000 kilometres of the state’s stock route network has won a major...
DEEP in concentration and moving as one with her Connemara/Thoroughbred-cross horse, Feldale Mouse, Isabel English makes equestrian sport look easy.
26 Jul 14 DEEP in concentration and moving as one with her Connemara/Thoroughbred-cross horse, Feldale Mouse, Isabel English makes equestrian sport look easy.
WESTERN Queensland graziers have questioned their industry lobby group’s commitment to fencing as a wild dog containment strategy.
25 Jul 14 WESTERN Queensland graziers have questioned their industry lobby group’s commitment to fencing as a wild dog containment strategy.
GRAZIERS up against one of nature’s smartest hunters may now be able to enlist a new age in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle technology to help them combat the threat of wild dogs.
25 Jul 14  2 GRAZIERS up against one of nature’s smartest hunters may now be able to enlist a new age in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle technology to help them combat the threat of wild dogs.
QUEENSLAND'S vegetation management system will be further relaxed in August with the introduction of six new self-assessable codes by the Queensland Government.
25 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND'S vegetation management system will be further relaxed in August with the introduction of six new self-assessable codes by the Queensland Government.
QUEENSLANDERS are being encouraged to keep an eye out for firebugs in their neck of the woods.
25 Jul 14 QUEENSLANDERS are being encouraged to keep an eye out for firebugs in their neck of the woods.
LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months.
24 Jul 14  1 LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months. | Port Alma gains momentum 
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24 Jul 14 A MAN has died following a single vehicle roll-over on Wednesday between Homehill and Bowen, just south of Arrow Creek.
24 Jul 14 A WOMAN has died following a two vehicle crash on Wednesday at Yamala, east of Emerald.
QUEENSLAND’S new chief veterinary officer and general manager of animal biosecurity and welfare has hit the ground running.
24 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND’S new chief veterinary officer and general manager of animal biosecurity and welfare has hit the ground running.
QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.
24 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
24 Jul 14  7 THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
RODEO will make a spectacular return to the Ekka with Queensland taking on NSW in five separate events on August 17.
23 Jul 14 RODEO will make a spectacular return to the Ekka with Queensland taking on NSW in five separate events on August 17.
TWO iconic names from Queensland’s rural fabric have been inducted into the 2014 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
23 Jul 14 TWO iconic names from Queensland’s rural fabric have been inducted into the 2014 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
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.
22 Jul 14 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.
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  2 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.
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Alex and Rosemary, I have practised animal husbandry for over fifty years as have my family,
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2014 as International Year of Family Farming
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Nah BB I don't, but I also don't believe in your "service economy" either. My governments have
HELPING draw attention to declining terms of trade and finding ways of improving on-farm profitability is the name of the game for Longreach grazier and agribusiness webpage developer James Walker.28 Jul 14  1 HELPING draw attention to declining terms of trade and finding ways of improving on-farm profitability is the name...
QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.24 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under...