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NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro sprayers to its fleet.

Sweet spraying for sugar team  

NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro sprayers to its fleet.
POKER meets Chinese whispers meets Fight Club - that's how Tristan Harris describes his business's supply chain. 29 Aug 15 POKER meets Chinese whispers meets Fight Club - that's how Tristan Harris describes his business's supply chain.
TENSIONS between Barnaby Joyce and Joel Fitzgibbon have continued to flare over the scientific veracity of mining approvals. 29 Aug 15 TENSIONS between Barnaby Joyce and Joel Fitzgibbon have continued to flare over the scientific veracity of mining...
THE cost disparity between insurance premiums in northern Australia comparative to the rest of the nation has caused considerable debate in recent years. 28 Aug 15 THE cost disparity between insurance premiums in northern Australia comparative to the rest of the nation has caused...
A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first time.
28 Aug 15 A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first...
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Pleased that common sense has prevailed. Being close to the policy makers cannot be underestimated
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JohnCarpenter, The lamb and mutton job is going okay- we must be doing some things right.
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Spot on X. Let the Chinese buy as long as we can buy freely in China
THE National Farmers' Federation has teamed up with the Minerals Council of Australia and Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to fight for ratification of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, without delay. THE National Farmers' Federation has teamed up with the Minerals Council of Australia and Australian Chamber of...
A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first time.
28 Aug 15 A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first...
A CHINESE real estate, infrastructure and agriculture conglomerate could become the biggest owner of farmland in Australia.28 Aug 15  8 A CHINESE real estate, infrastructure and agriculture conglomerate could become the biggest owner of farmland in...

NORTHERN beef producers are encouraged to register for a field day being held at Wambiana Station near Charters Towers on Saturday, August 29.07 Aug 15 NORTHERN beef producers are encouraged to register for a field day being held at Wambiana Station near Charters...
RABOBANK’S Angus Gidley-Baird spoke at the Flinders Beef Day on the future of the beef industry and told producers he believed the Australian red meat prices will remain strong for the rest of the year and into next year.26 Jul 15  1 RABOBANK’S Angus Gidley-Baird spoke at the Flinders Beef Day on the future of the beef industry and told producers...
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) has launched the 2015 WoolPoll with an appeal to woolgrowers to vote for a two per cent levy to continue. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) has launched the 2015 WoolPoll with an appeal to woolgrowers to vote for a two per...

BROADACRE hybrid seed grown in the Ord River Irrigation Area of the East Kimberley in Western Australia is set to begin its 3500km journey soon.28 Aug 15 BROADACRE hybrid seed grown in the Ord River Irrigation Area of the East Kimberley in Western Australia is set to...
A VICTORIAN grains chemist, Dr Joe Panozzo, has been awarded the prestigious Farrer Memorial Medal for his innovative research, which has resulted in improvements in plant breeding programs.27 Aug 15 A VICTORIAN grains chemist, Dr Joe Panozzo, has been awarded the prestigious Farrer Memorial Medal for his...

CANE growers and millers in the Burdekin region received some sweet news yesterday with the announcement of a draft Bill designed to resolve current sugar marketing issues.20 Aug 15 CANE growers and millers in the Burdekin region received some sweet news yesterday with the announcement of a draft...
A MAREEBA-based Ergon Energy work crew have been thanked by Queensland Police for their quick thinking and assistance at the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Cape York earlier this month.19 Aug 15 A MAREEBA-based Ergon Energy work crew have been thanked by Queensland Police for their quick thinking and...
NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro sprayers to its fleet. NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro...

SOUTHERN NSW's almond orchards are abuzz in readiness for spring - the great bee migration has begun.29 Aug 15 SOUTHERN NSW's almond orchards are abuzz in readiness for spring - the great bee migration has begun.
A FOCUS on premium wine and the story Australia has to tell are key to increasing North American market share, according to Wine Australia regional director Angela Slade.29 Aug 15 A FOCUS on premium wine and the story Australia has to tell are key to increasing North American market share,...
RENEWED confidence in the rural property market has seen the Bourke property Winrae sell at auction for $1.82 million today.20 Aug 15 RENEWED confidence in the rural property market has seen the Bourke property Winrae sell at auction for $1.82...
GUTSY top end cattle producer Marlee Ranacher and her husband Franz have sold their Northern Territory cattle property.20 Aug 15 GUTSY top end cattle producer Marlee Ranacher and her husband Franz have sold their Northern Territory cattle property.

IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell remembers as if it was yesterday.13 May 15 IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell...
“Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred McKay.
Another expression of the progressive nature of the Cloncurry community was displayed with the opening of the refurbished John Flynn Place last week.17 Apr 15 “Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred...