A property owner has been fined almost $1 million for illegally clearing native scrubland in central Queensland.
The latest visit to western Queensland by the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners has reignited the debate over whether money should be spent on carting hay or whether it would be serve a better purpose given as cash.
A new Farm Debt Restructure Office has been established in Queensland with the aim of tackling farm debt.
It took until the third last lot of the sale, but the top price at the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale held on Monday and Tuesday only occurred when a son of first season sire Sizzling sold for $160,000.
A focus on sustainability and diversification set the theme of the Capella Food and Fibre conference, and the speakers varied from landholders, to business owners and local industry representatives.
After listening to the enticing projections and upbeat buzz around possibilities for Australian beef shared at the recent ABARES Outlook conference, I was left feeling a little conflicted.
Last week’s rainfall helped to build soil moisture levels but more rain is needed ahead for wheat, barley and chickpea planting.
The US equities market is full of optimism, partly fuelled by the prospect of much lower corporate tax rates.