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Sugar's uncertain path forward

THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
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AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets. AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets.
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.
GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard. GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard.
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.
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.
QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to
18 Jul 14  4 QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to "roll out his swag for a couple of days" and...
BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier Campbell Newman’s electorate.
18 Jul 14  1 BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier...
A SERIES of ‘nuclear bombs’ have been dropped on the Australian sugar industry, according to QSL CEO Greg Beashel.
17 Jul 14  4 A SERIES of ‘nuclear bombs’ have been dropped on the Australian sugar industry, according to QSL CEO Greg Beashel.
THE notion that production equals profit is a misconception, says independent farm-management contractor Bruce Gardiner.
14 Jul 14  6 THE notion that production equals profit is a misconception, says independent farm-management contractor Bruce Gardiner.
A LEADING rural accountant has called upon the banking sector to provide the data required to complete the overdue QRAA rural debt survey
04 Jul 14  1 A LEADING rural accountant has called upon the banking sector to provide the data required to complete the overdue QRAA rural debt survey
Queensland Nationals Senator Barry O’Sullivan has urged landholders disillusioned with peak farming bodies to drive their local parliamentary members “insane” to create more action on agricultural issues.
23 Jun 14  2 Queensland Nationals Senator Barry O’Sullivan has urged landholders disillusioned with peak farming bodies to drive their local parliamentary members “insane” to create more action on...
GOONDIWINDI medico Sue Masel has delivered a rousing speech at this morning's Rural Doctors Association of Queensland conference in Brisbane.
07 Jun 14 GOONDIWINDI medico Sue Masel has delivered a rousing speech at this morning's Rural Doctors Association of Queensland conference in Brisbane.
FRANK Deshon says his family’s farming and beef business is now in “unknown territory” as drought continues to bite.
05 Jun 14 FRANK Deshon says his family’s farming and beef business is now in “unknown territory” as drought continues to bite.

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Hilarious when people accuse vegans of being extreme. Cutting another living, feeling
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"Adani has said the Carmichael mine would extract as much as 12.5 gigalitres of water every
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Well WTF if that's the criteria then only some farmers are special.....People won't riot over
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...