Tractors to train Burnett youth

THEY'RE bright red, shiny and hard to miss. At least, they were when they first arrived at Burnett Youth Learning Centre (BYLC) three months ago.
THEY'RE bright red, shiny and hard to miss. At least, they were when they first arrived at Burnett Youth Learning Centre (BYLC) three months ago.
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WHEN Keith and Bev Lacey bought the property they had managed for 23 years in 1999, they realised they needed something to round out their Droughtmaster/Brahman herd. WHEN Keith and Bev Lacey bought the property they had managed for 23 years in 1999, they realised they needed something to round out their Droughtmaster/Brahman herd.
NSW dairy co-operative Norco will more than double sales of fresh milk to China, a sign of how Australia's reputation for high-quality and safe food is helping it sell produce at premium prices overseas. NSW dairy co-operative Norco will more than double sales of fresh milk to China, a sign of how Australia's reputation for high-quality and safe food is helping it sell produce at premium prices overseas.
THE 2014 Queensland bull selling season hit a new high of $45,000 on Thursday. THE 2014 Queensland bull selling season hit a new high of $45,000 on Thursday.
INSIDE a small white house, surrounded by bright yellow fields of canola, police found a short, scribbled note. INSIDE a small white house, surrounded by bright yellow fields of canola, police found a short, scribbled note.
CENTRAL Queensland could be transformed into a food bowl - not a dust bowl - if the bold plan for a mega plan on the Fitzroy River gets off the ground.
09 Sep 14 CENTRAL Queensland could be transformed into a food bowl - not a dust bowl - if the bold plan for a mega plan on the Fitzroy River gets off the ground.
IT could be dismissed as an old man's sentimental dream, but surrounded by more than 60 years' worth of meticulous record-keeping, Sir Graham McCamley is backing up his vision.
09 Sep 14 IT could be dismissed as an old man's sentimental dream, but surrounded by more than 60 years' worth of meticulous record-keeping, Sir Graham McCamley is backing up his vision.
Member for Warrego Howard Hobbs has announced he is quitting state politics.
05 Sep 14  2 Member for Warrego Howard Hobbs has announced he is quitting state politics.
CAPITAL of all sorts – human and foreign predominantly – is the currency needed to give Australia’s troubled northern beef industry a chance at getting back up off its knees, according to speakers at the CEO outback business summit held in Longreach recently.
05 Sep 14  4 CAPITAL of all sorts – human and foreign predominantly – is the currency needed to give Australia’s troubled northern beef industry a chance at getting back up off its knees, according...
MOMEMTUM is building behind a push to develop a sustainable national model for multi-peril crop insurance.
05 Sep 14 MOMEMTUM is building behind a push to develop a sustainable national model for multi-peril crop insurance.
Up to 100 young farmer and agribusiness professionals are expected to attend the free GEN XY Farmers Workshop in Goondiwindi on September 10.
01 Sep 14 Up to 100 young farmer and agribusiness professionals are expected to attend the free GEN XY Farmers Workshop in Goondiwindi on September 10.
THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of drought, oversupply and poor prices is driving some of Australia’s most enquiring minds after leaving Longreach last week, determined to find long-term solutions to the ogre of non-viability.
30 Aug 14  1 THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of drought, oversupply and poor prices is driving some of Australia’s most...
WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.
28 Aug 14  5 WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.
A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100 producers and an additional 30,000 certified organic carcases into the growing market.
28 Aug 14  1 A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100 producers and an additional 30,000 certified organic carcases into the...
A TASTE for growth has seen Adelaide-based company Drakes Supermarkets buy out one of its long-term suppliers of fruit and vegetables, Wilson's Fresh Produce.
25 Aug 14 A TASTE for growth has seen Adelaide-based company Drakes Supermarkets buy out one of its long-term suppliers of fruit and vegetables, Wilson's Fresh Produce.
MEDICATION is meant to help people in times of illness.
But, unfortunately if used incorrectly, medication can have the opposite effect.
07 Aug 14 MEDICATION is meant to help people in times of illness. But, unfortunately if used incorrectly, medication can have the opposite effect.
CATTLE judging at the 2014 Royal Queensland Show open led steer and heifer competition kicked off.
06 Aug 14 CATTLE judging at the 2014 Royal Queensland Show open led steer and heifer competition kicked off.
QUEENSLAND'S home-grown coffee industry continues to brew nicely, according to Australia's oldest coffee plantation owner.
04 Aug 14 QUEENSLAND'S home-grown coffee industry continues to brew nicely, according to Australia's oldest coffee plantation owner.
THE construction of the Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba and plans to upgraded inland rail infrastructure is helping to drive enthusiasm for a proposal to build a beef, sheep and game meat abattoir at Roma.
01 Aug 14 THE construction of the Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba and plans to upgraded inland rail infrastructure is helping to drive enthusiasm for a proposal to build a beef, sheep and game meat...
THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by the wayside if its Queensland Plan is anything to go by.
31 Jul 14 THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by the wayside if its Queensland Plan is anything to go by.
MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as grazing industry leaders look to ramp up efforts to address the escalating rural debt crisis.
31 Jul 14  3 MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as grazing industry leaders look to ramp up efforts to address the...
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...
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.
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.

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Wild Turkey, why don't you breath in a lot of CO2 if its so good? Since when do plants use
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I wonder if Rural Press were charging by the character to comment whether any of you would be
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Bushie is having karma HM he has been laying the boot into everyone for years.
THEY'RE bright red, shiny and hard to miss. At least, they were when they first arrived at Burnett Youth Learning Centre (BYLC) three months ago. 
14 Sep 14 THEY'RE bright red, shiny and hard to miss. At least, they were when they first arrived at Burnett Youth Learning...
Member for Warrego Howard Hobbs has announced he is quitting state politics.05 Sep 14  2 Member for Warrego Howard Hobbs has announced he is quitting state politics.