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THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.
THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.
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WITH lamb prices at record highs more Australian sheep producers are adopting NZ technology to ensure progeny not only survive but also thrive. WITH lamb prices at record highs more Australian sheep producers are adopting NZ technology to ensure progeny not only survive but also thrive.
THE remote territory known for its crocodiles might join the rest of Australia on an equal political footing in its quest to become our seventh state. THE remote territory known for its crocodiles might join the rest of Australia on an equal political footing in its quest to become our seventh state.
AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers will barely break even this year amid a collapse in global milk prices, the industry's peak body says. AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers will barely break even this year amid a collapse in global milk prices, the industry's peak body says.
THE opening of a live export cattle trade from to China, signed off in Canberra on Monday, has the potential to underpin cattle industry prosperity. THE opening of a live export cattle trade from to China, signed off in Canberra on Monday, has the potential to underpin cattle industry prosperity.
Nestled in the Glasshouse Mountains in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, the Fullerton family of macadamia growers are finally beginning to reap the benefits of the seeds they sowed almost 20 years ago.
13 Jul 15 Nestled in the Glasshouse Mountains in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, the Fullerton family of macadamia growers are finally beginning to reap the benefits of the seeds they sowed almost...
ROMA-based property manager Anthony Dunn has given the federal government’s white paper the thumbs-up.
09 Jul 15 ROMA-based property manager Anthony Dunn has given the federal government’s white paper the thumbs-up.
THE Palaszczuk government has been told to stop making excuses about the development of water infrastructure in Queensland and become part of the solution.
09 Jul 15 THE Palaszczuk government has been told to stop making excuses about the development of water infrastructure in Queensland and become part of the solution.
CENTRAL Queensland’s luck finally appears to be changing with the release of the agricultural white paper, which highlights two dam projects.
09 Jul 15  2 CENTRAL Queensland’s luck finally appears to be changing with the release of the agricultural white paper, which highlights two dam projects.
INFRASTRUCTURE is the highest priority and the message came through loud and clear in the agriculture white paper, according to one central Queensland cotton grower.
09 Jul 15 INFRASTRUCTURE is the highest priority and the message came through loud and clear in the agriculture white paper, according to one central Queensland cotton grower.
WITH morale low in south-west Queensland, people have been looking towards the agricultural white paper to deliver a visionary statement for rural and regional Queensland.
08 Jul 15  1 WITH morale low in south-west Queensland, people have been looking towards the agricultural white paper to deliver a visionary statement for rural and regional Queensland.
NEARLY any debate on development in Australia’s north raises questions over foreign investment.
08 Jul 15 NEARLY any debate on development in Australia’s north raises questions over foreign investment.
NORTHERN Australia’s successes in the cropping world have provided some valuable insights for Queensland's beef producers.
08 Jul 15 NORTHERN Australia’s successes in the cropping world have provided some valuable insights for Queensland's beef producers.
STANBROKE is planning to diversify its business model with a $200 million irrigated cotton project in Queensland's Gulf country.
07 Jul 15 STANBROKE is planning to diversify its business model with a $200 million irrigated cotton project in Queensland's Gulf country.
A SPANISH consortium has been awarded the tender for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) project, outbidding two largely-Australian groups.
03 Jul 15  3 A SPANISH consortium has been awarded the tender for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) project, outbidding two largely-Australian groups.
AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all down to the curing and smoking process.
25 Jun 15 AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all down to the curing and smoking process.
THE Palaszczuk Government's refusal to sell state owned assets appears set to stall the development of Northern Australia.
22 Jun 15  1 THE Palaszczuk Government's refusal to sell state owned assets appears set to stall the development of Northern Australia. | Ethanol forums divide opinions  | White paper largely ignores CQ 
FEDERAL Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry is putting a rocket under senior cabinet ministers in the wake of yesterday’s announcement to unlock the north.
19 Jun 15 FEDERAL Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry is putting a rocket under senior cabinet ministers in the wake of yesterday’s announcement to unlock the north.
QUEENSLAND's fledgling ethanol industry may finally get its time in the sun, thanks to the state government's bipartisan support for a mandate.
18 Jun 15 QUEENSLAND's fledgling ethanol industry may finally get its time in the sun, thanks to the state government's bipartisan support for a mandate. | Ethanol mandate moves closer 
WHITE papers for agriculture and northern Australia will hold the key for rural Queenslanders lacking jobs, according to Treasurer Joe Hockey.
12 Jun 15 WHITE papers for agriculture and northern Australia will hold the key for rural Queenslanders lacking jobs, according to Treasurer Joe Hockey.
THERE are renewed calls for the Bradfield Scheme to be developed as a way for Australia to mitigate future droughts.
06 Jun 15  5 THERE are renewed calls for the Bradfield Scheme to be developed as a way for Australia to mitigate future droughts. | FNQ water sees winners and losers 
AS far as great country pubs go you just can’t drive past the Walkabout Creek Hotel, at McKinlay in north-west Queensland, without stopping in.
05 Jun 15 AS far as great country pubs go you just can’t drive past the Walkabout Creek Hotel, at McKinlay in north-west Queensland, without stopping in.
HARRIET 'Haddy' McMicking was travelling through Morocco, one of Africa’s most diverse countries, when she “had an epiphany”.
03 Jun 15 HARRIET 'Haddy' McMicking was travelling through Morocco, one of Africa’s most diverse countries, when she “had an epiphany”.
WHILE the announcement of a new abattoir proposal at Julia Creek has come as a surprise to supporters of a rival bid, it's seen as a positive move for the industry in general.
02 Jun 15  1 WHILE the announcement of a new abattoir proposal at Julia Creek has come as a surprise to supporters of a rival bid, it's seen as a positive move for the industry in general.
BRENDAN Wade said it was only when he hit the catwalk in Roma in the early 1980s that it dawned on him just how much he relished being an agent.
01 Jun 15 BRENDAN Wade said it was only when he hit the catwalk in Roma in the early 1980s that it dawned on him just how much he relished being an agent. | GALLERY: Landmark salutes Brendan Wade

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In the 1970s the general consensus was global warming would have minimal impact on agriculture
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Newbroom,really that's the best you've got "trust me"! If parliament were so notorious for
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Yes Nico and its the repeatable evidence bit they got wrong.
THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.27 Jul 15 THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.
Nestled in the Glasshouse Mountains in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, the Fullerton family of macadamia growers are finally beginning to reap the benefits of the seeds they sowed almost 20 years ago.13 Jul 15 Nestled in the Glasshouse Mountains in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, the Fullerton family of macadamia growers are...