Graziers respond to Pasture to Pocket workshops

A prevalence of young faces among the 60 landholders who attended two recent grazing management workshops is greatly encouraging for the future of agriculture.
A prevalence of young faces among the 60 landholders who attended two recent grazing management workshops is greatly encouraging for the future of agriculture.
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IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer. IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer.
THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production. THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production.
VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm. VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm.
PREPARE for price volatility ahead in beef cattle markets, with the spikes pointing mostly upwards, says market analyst Tim McRae. PREPARE for price volatility ahead in beef cattle markets, with the spikes pointing mostly upwards, says market analyst Tim McRae.
12:47 PM UPDATED: POLICE are treating the shooting death of two RFDS employees who were target shooting on a property north of Rockhampton as a murder-suicide.
12-year-old steer Frankie B is set to raise $100,000 for the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service next month at Beef Australia.
7:53 AM  1 12-year-old steer Frankie B is set to raise $100,000 for the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service next month at Beef Australia.
Cattle - Beef
QUEENSLAND'S Sarah Hannah has been named runner-up to NSW's Samuel Martin in the Australia/New Zealand Rural Ambassador Awards, hosted by the Sydney Royal Easter Show at the weekend.
3:00 AM QUEENSLAND'S Sarah Hannah has been named runner-up to NSW's Samuel Martin in the Australia/New Zealand Rural Ambassador Awards, hosted by the Sydney Royal Easter Show at the weekend.
BARCALDINE has been grabbing news headlines in the last few years because of the coal prospecting taking place in the region but now it’s power from the sun that is looking to set up on the town’s outskirts.
3:00 AM BARCALDINE has been grabbing news headlines in the last few years because of the coal prospecting taking place in the region but now it’s power from the sun that is looking to set up on...
DEMAND was
31 Mar 15 DEMAND was "above expectations" according at the multi-breed Black Stump Invitational Bull Sale on Monday.
THE best sound in the world – rain on the roof – greeted many in Queensland's central west as they woke on Tuesday morning.
31 Mar 15 THE best sound in the world – rain on the roof – greeted many in Queensland's central west as they woke on Tuesday morning.
THE only way for beef producers to get better farm-gate returns is to reverse the concentration of abattoirs, and robotics could be the key.
31 Mar 15  3 THE only way for beef producers to get better farm-gate returns is to reverse the concentration of abattoirs, and robotics could be the key.
Cattle - Beef
THE Land Sydney Royal Showgirl 2015 Ellie Stephens is NSW shows' newest ambassador, and it just so happens she's the right-hand woman of one of our own.
30 Mar 15 THE Land Sydney Royal Showgirl 2015 Ellie Stephens is NSW shows' newest ambassador, and it just so happens she's the right-hand woman of one of our own.
DARYL and Lyn Bein have taken the term 'from paddock to plate' quite literally, slaughtering their own cattle and then selling them at their butcher shop in Miles.
30 Mar 15 DARYL and Lyn Bein have taken the term 'from paddock to plate' quite literally, slaughtering their own cattle and then selling them at their butcher shop in Miles.
Cattle - Beef
ONE brave group of students at Corinda State High School is tackling bee population decline head-on with a new agribusiness initiative.
29 Mar 15  1 ONE brave group of students at Corinda State High School is tackling bee population decline head-on with a new agribusiness initiative.
Dunn has won twice as much prizemoney as any other bull rider in this season's Australian Professional Rodeo Association circuit, but will face tough opposition on the Easter weekend.
29 Mar 15 Dunn has won twice as much prizemoney as any other bull rider in this season's Australian Professional Rodeo Association circuit, but will face tough opposition on the Easter weekend.
VETERINARIANS are a breed of their own, and outback vets even more so, and that is the very strong theme throughout Morven-based storyteller Annabelle Brayley's latest book.
28 Mar 15 VETERINARIANS are a breed of their own, and outback vets even more so, and that is the very strong theme throughout Morven-based storyteller Annabelle Brayley's latest book.
TOOWOOMBA medical student Danielle Labinsky has flown the longest leg of an all-female, first of its kind relay around Australia as a private pilot.
28 Mar 15 TOOWOOMBA medical student Danielle Labinsky has flown the longest leg of an all-female, first of its kind relay around Australia as a private pilot.
BIOSECURITY, native vegetation laws and drought were topics open for discussion today with Queensland Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne.
27 Mar 15  1 BIOSECURITY, native vegetation laws and drought were topics open for discussion today with Queensland Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne.
QUEENSLAND Country Life's Kate Stark has taken home one of the top accolades at today's Rural Press Club.
27 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND Country Life's Kate Stark has taken home one of the top accolades at today's Rural Press Club.
AFTER squaring off against Alan Jones earlier in the week, Chinchilla melon grower Terry O'Leary at least had a win against Mother Nature on Saturday afternoon.
27 Mar 15 AFTER squaring off against Alan Jones earlier in the week, Chinchilla melon grower Terry O'Leary at least had a win against Mother Nature on Saturday afternoon.
“A CHARACTER building experience” is how Hughenden’s John Wearing described his situation as he stood in his sheepyards last week.
27 Mar 15 “A CHARACTER building experience” is how Hughenden’s John Wearing described his situation as he stood in his sheepyards last week.
Corriedale entrants increased significantly at the Sydney Royal this year to 83 exhibits, about 20 more sheep than usual.
26 Mar 15 Corriedale entrants increased significantly at the Sydney Royal this year to 83 exhibits, about 20 more sheep than usual.
ERGON Energy is leading the charge and focusing its attention on the community by again supporting the Beef Australia 2015 volunteer program.
26 Mar 15 ERGON Energy is leading the charge and focusing its attention on the community by again supporting the Beef Australia 2015 volunteer program.
Cattle - Beef
Q&A with Meat and Livestock Australia’s managing director Richard Norton.
26 Mar 15  1 Q&A with Meat and Livestock Australia’s managing director Richard Norton.
BRAHMAN females were keenly sought after at the inaugural Rocky All Stars Elite Brahman female sale.
26 Mar 15 BRAHMAN females were keenly sought after at the inaugural Rocky All Stars Elite Brahman female sale. | GALLERY: Brahman stars
THE annual Highlands Droughtmaster sale was another successful story.
26 Mar 15 THE annual Highlands Droughtmaster sale was another successful story. | GALLERY: Happy Highlands
QUEENSLAND Country Life catches up with the growers who help produce the state's top 10 commodity crops.
25 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND Country Life catches up with the growers who help produce the state's top 10 commodity crops.
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According to the urban political elite that run Australia, we ordinary locals are not capable of
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I know nothing about the risk management skills of Mr Dixon. What I do know is that farmers in
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Now Mario Munro just proves that Jock Munro knows what he is talking about and those traders
QUEENSLAND Country Life catches up with the growers who help produce the state's top 10 commodity crops.25 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND Country Life catches up with the growers who help produce the state's top 10 commodity crops.
MEETINGS are set to be held in the north to gauge interest in a collective bargaining approach to maintaining viable grazing operations.25 Mar 15  1 MEETINGS are set to be held in the north to gauge interest in a collective bargaining approach to maintaining viable...