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MORE than 700 Brisbane school children got their first glimpse of the Ekka when the country came to the city for Rural Discovery Day.
MORE than 700 Brisbane school children got their first glimpse of the Ekka when the country came to the city for Rural Discovery Day.
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DARLING Downs grain grower Tim Rauchle has spent the past week harvesting the last of the family's sorghum crop after one of the worst seasons the Bongeen area has faced. DARLING Downs grain grower Tim Rauchle has spent the past week harvesting the last of the family's sorghum crop after one of the worst seasons the Bongeen area has faced.
WOOL producers are positive of hooking in to some solid returns for their clip as the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator continues to lift, closing on 1242 cents last week. WOOL producers are positive of hooking in to some solid returns for their clip as the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator continues to lift, closing on 1242 cents last week.
GAMARAD Consulting and the Opposition are backing claims that the state government is stymying development in the north. GAMARAD Consulting and the Opposition are backing claims that the state government is stymying development in the north.
IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office. IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office.
A WARTIME air service operated in secret is the latest attraction for the Qantas Founders Outback Museum.
3:00 AM A WARTIME air service operated in secret is the latest attraction for the Qantas Founders Outback Museum.
WARRA cowgirl Jane  Fay will be favourite for the open breakaway roping at the Bundaberg Show Rodeo on Friday night, May 29.
3:00 AM WARRA cowgirl Jane Fay will be favourite for the open breakaway roping at the Bundaberg Show Rodeo on Friday night, May 29.
A CATTLE business offering economic foundations and training opportunities for young people could be revived on Mornington Island.
3:00 AM A CATTLE business offering economic foundations and training opportunities for young people could be revived on Mornington Island.
THE Injune and Surat communities are mourning the loss of 40-year-old pilot Jeff Dean who was killed mustering north of Mitchell yesterday.
29 May 15 THE Injune and Surat communities are mourning the loss of 40-year-old pilot Jeff Dean who was killed mustering north of Mitchell yesterday.
IT was the battle of the dams at last weekend's community cabinet in Rockhampton as two projects vied for attention.
29 May 15 IT was the battle of the dams at last weekend's community cabinet in Rockhampton as two projects vied for attention. | Budget aims to boost north 
DARLING Downs grain grower Tim Rauchle has spent the past week harvesting the last of the family's sorghum crop after one of the worst seasons the Bongeen area has faced.
29 May 15 DARLING Downs grain grower Tim Rauchle has spent the past week harvesting the last of the family's sorghum crop after one of the worst seasons the Bongeen area has faced. | Dalby optimism grows as...  | ADM eyes sorghum shipment record 
WOOL producers are positive of hooking in to some solid returns for their clip as the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator continues to lift, closing on 1242 cents last week.
29 May 15 WOOL producers are positive of hooking in to some solid returns for their clip as the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator continues to lift, closing on 1242 cents last week.
Sheep - Wool
AFTER a weather-induced two-year hiatus, the Fraser Coast Show prime cattle competition thumped its way back into the program last Friday.
29 May 15 AFTER a weather-induced two-year hiatus, the Fraser Coast Show prime cattle competition thumped its way back into the program last Friday.
AN outback pub in remote Queensland isn’t the most likely of places to enjoy your Earl Grey.
28 May 15 AN outback pub in remote Queensland isn’t the most likely of places to enjoy your Earl Grey.
GAMARAD Consulting and the Opposition are backing claims that the state government is stymying development in the north.
28 May 15 GAMARAD Consulting and the Opposition are backing claims that the state government is stymying development in the north.
PROPERTY Rights Australia chairman Dale Stiller says the Palaszczuk government has failed to grasp that the Vegetation Management Act was not repealed but amended.
28 May 15  2 PROPERTY Rights Australia chairman Dale Stiller says the Palaszczuk government has failed to grasp that the Vegetation Management Act was not repealed but amended. | Fresh veg management concerns arise  | Strong stance against illegal... 
THE Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) has claimed top gong in the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show (RQFWS) branded beef and lamb competition - with Darling Downs Wagyu.
28 May 15 THE Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) has claimed top gong in the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show (RQFWS) branded beef and lamb competition - with Darling Downs Wagyu.
Cattle - Beef
GRAIN giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is preparing to export a potentially record-breaking shipment of sorghum from Brisbane.
28 May 15 GRAIN giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is preparing to export a potentially record-breaking shipment of sorghum from Brisbane.
THE Department of Natural Resources and Mines is investigating 35 cases of alleged unauthorised clearing of vegetation.
27 May 15  1 THE Department of Natural Resources and Mines is investigating 35 cases of alleged unauthorised clearing of vegetation. | Fresh veg management concerns arise 
THE Diamond Shears at Longreach and Barcaldine’s goat expo have announced they are not going ahead this year due to drought.
27 May 15 THE Diamond Shears at Longreach and Barcaldine’s goat expo have announced they are not going ahead this year due to drought.
HOW do farmers feed the world's ever growing population and the meet the ever increasing demand for higher protein diets?
27 May 15 HOW do farmers feed the world's ever growing population and the meet the ever increasing demand for higher protein diets?
CUNNAMULLA is celebrating a
26 May 15 CUNNAMULLA is celebrating a "mind-blowing" turnaround, after show attendance nearly doubled to more than 2200 people at the weekend. | GALLERY: Cunnamulla's double showstopper
KENTUCKY beef producer Charles Miller is still very impressed that Australia could implement a national livestock identification scheme virtually overnight.
26 May 15 KENTUCKY beef producer Charles Miller is still very impressed that Australia could implement a national livestock identification scheme virtually overnight.
THERE are smiles all around as the 2014-15 mungbean season comes to an end.
25 May 15 THERE are smiles all around as the 2014-15 mungbean season comes to an end.
IT may not be the end of the line for western Queensland when it comes to cattle freight.
25 May 15 IT may not be the end of the line for western Queensland when it comes to cattle freight.
AN exciting adventure into the heart of Africa is something many dream of.
24 May 15 AN exciting adventure into the heart of Africa is something many dream of.
THINK of a 'farmer' and chances are you'll imagine a bloke. Women are often not given the credit due to them in agriculture.
24 May 15 THINK of a 'farmer' and chances are you'll imagine a bloke. Women are often not given the credit due to them in agriculture.
IT'S battled both war and drought but, thanks to dedicated committees over the years, the community of Miles celebrated its 100th Show on Tuesday.
23 May 15 IT'S battled both war and drought but, thanks to dedicated committees over the years, the community of Miles celebrated its 100th Show on Tuesday.
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I went into a shop and asked for a litre of milk. The assistant said 5 dollars please. I said I
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Nico, the UN's IPCC accepted satellite temperature data sets (RSS & UAH) pretty well concur that
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this climate stuff is hocus pokus. I have seen these seasonal forecasts be miles out too often.
THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for scrutiny by CPC CEO Troy Setter.07 May 15  2 THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for...
MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new abattoir is approved. 
30 Apr 15  2 MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new...