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THE effects of two years of drought causing serious economic hardship resulted in the toughest bull sale the north has seen this year at the North Queensland Brahman Bull Sale at Mareeba last weekend.

Hard selling a Mareeba sale  

THE effects of two years of drought causing serious economic hardship resulted in the toughest bull sale the north has seen this year at
WHILE the ChAFTA is being celebrated, industry must realise there is more to trade access than the removal of tariffs, says Tony Russell. 3:00 AM 2 WHILE the ChAFTA is being celebrated, industry must realise there is more to trade access than the removal of...
THE Canberra rural debt roundtable meeting agreed to begin sharing data to better understand the detail, and Barnaby Joyce says it's imminent. 24 Nov 14 THE Canberra rural debt roundtable meeting agreed to begin sharing data to better understand the detail, and Barnaby...
ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie. 24 Nov 14 4 ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared...
TWO men have survived a helicopter crash in Far North Queensland on the weekend. 24 Nov 14 TWO men have survived a helicopter crash in Far North Queensland on the weekend.
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Woolman - I wouldnt think it is the role of any of those you mention to help improve
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It is a golden opportunity for the lifters and a trojan horse for the leaners, and has ever been
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How can there be BIG opport when there is only ONE works where we can retain ownership ( custom
NEW World Foods began selling its Local Legends beef jerky range into Japan in May and its popularity has taken MD Don Nisbet by surprise.24 Nov 14 NEW World Foods began selling its Local Legends beef jerky range into Japan in May and its popularity has taken MD...
BEEF Australia has developed a new initiative to help the industry hold on to its best and brightest young members.
21 Nov 14 BEEF Australia has developed a new initiative to help the industry hold on to its best and brightest young members.

THE BJD outbreak which rocked the Queensland cattle industry is before the Supreme Court of Queensland today.
06 Nov 14  5 THE BJD outbreak which rocked the Queensland cattle industry is before the Supreme Court of Queensland today.
WHILE cattle numbers will be reduced on the 2013 sale at the 48th annual Tropical Northern Brahman Bull Sale the quality of what’s on offer will still be of a very high standard.02 Nov 14 WHILE cattle numbers will be reduced on the 2013 sale at the 48th annual Tropical Northern Brahman Bull Sale the...
A REPORT by agri-lender Rabobank has outlined the dilemma facing the fine wool industry, with a 96pc drop in premiums since 2001. A REPORT by agri-lender Rabobank has outlined the dilemma facing the fine wool industry, with a 96pc drop in...

GRAIN growers are being urged to provide their direct views on grain logistics systems to inform an ongoing federal Senate inquiry.3:00 AM GRAIN growers are being urged to provide their direct views on grain logistics systems to inform an ongoing federal...
INPUT costs have been a key contributor to major changes in farming in the past 20 years.
21 Nov 14 INPUT costs have been a key contributor to major changes in farming in the past 20 years.

THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.24 Oct 14  1 THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further...
THE Far North Queensland sugar industry marked a significant milestone on Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cairns Bulk Sugar Terminal (BST).05 Oct 14 THE Far North Queensland sugar industry marked a significant milestone on Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary...

THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural consultant Rob Hunt.24 Nov 14 THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural...
BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about new trade opportunities.24 Nov 14 BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about...
CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.24 Nov 14  2 CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.
AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment.24 Nov 14  4 AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates...

An entrepreneur from the Whitsundays is harnessing the healing power of a native tree to assist sufferers of skin disorders.
Grace Evans, through her Whitsunday Myrtle body products business, is using essential oils from the Whitsunday Lemon Myrtle as a host to develop her unique products.20 Nov 14 An entrepreneur from the Whitsundays is harnessing the healing power of a native tree to assist sufferers of skin...
JULIAN Ernest Malcolm Jewell (Jim) was born on May 27, 1931 at Aramac Central, Queensland, the fourth in the Jewell family of four brothers and two sisters. 
He arrived with our parents in Charters Towers from Aramac in 1932.20 Nov 14 JULIAN Ernest Malcolm Jewell (Jim) was born on May 27, 1931 at Aramac Central, Queensland, the fourth in the Jewell...