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THE Burdekin’s rich cane history will be fondly revisited on Saturday May 30 at the Home Hill Showgrounds with the Wilmar Hand Cane Cutting Championships taking place.

Cane comp return to Burdekin  

THE Burdekin’s rich cane history will be fondly revisited on Saturday May 30 at the Home Hill Showgrounds with the Wilmar Hand Cane
AN iconic North West pub was destroyed by fire on Friday morning.
Gannons Hotel in Julia Creek was burnt to the ground about 1am in the morning. 27 Mar 15 AN iconic North West pub was destroyed by fire on Friday morning. Gannons Hotel in Julia Creek was burnt to the...
TWO years of tough seasons have created a sticky situation for the honey industry, but Capilano has kept Australian honey buzzing. 27 Mar 15 TWO years of tough seasons have created a sticky situation for the honey industry, but Capilano has kept Australian...
Q&A with Meat and Livestock Australia’s managing director Richard Norton.

26 Mar 15 1 Q&A with Meat and Livestock Australia’s managing director Richard Norton.
IT’S been tough going for Northern graziers over the past several years with drought, limited market access and increased input costs all combining like a perfect storm to thwart producers at every turn. 26 Mar 15 IT’S been tough going for Northern graziers over the past several years with drought, limited market access and...
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So if monitoring for standards wasn't working before to protect animals, how come you think they
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The NFF seems to follow popular mantras of drought subsidies etc with out ever achieving
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The problem since Landcare started is the bureaucracy that was built up to form Catchment
CATCH up with the ag news of the week in our weekly wrap: glypho cancer claims; cattle outlook; ag's underbelly; White Paper woes.


CATCH up with the ag news of the week in our weekly wrap: glypho cancer claims; cattle outlook; ag's underbelly;...
AT the close of Wednesday’s markets, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator finished at 419.25c, up 2.50c/kg cwt.27 Mar 15 AT the close of Wednesday’s markets, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator finished at 419.25c, up 2.50c/kg cwt.
NUMEROUS stock agency firms throughout Victoria, South Australia, Tasmanian and NSW - many of them privately owned - are believed caught up in financial dilemma following the collapse of a live export heifer order arranged for China.26 Mar 15  4 NUMEROUS stock agency firms throughout Victoria, South Australia, Tasmanian and NSW - many of them privately owned -...

CONCEPT became reality with the inaugural Northern Beef Producer Expo taking place at the Charters Towers Showgrounds on Friday.10 Mar 15 CONCEPT became reality with the inaugural Northern Beef Producer Expo taking place at the Charters Towers...
IF you’re a Northern beef producer looking to restock your property for the upcoming season and want to take advantage of market opportunities without livestock capital constraints then it’s highly recommended that you attend one of the four finance information sessions sponsored by Queensland Rural being held in early March.21 Feb 15 IF you’re a Northern beef producer looking to restock your property for the upcoming season and want to take...
THE world said ‘G’day to the USA’ in a very wool kind of way, when Marcia Patmos was named winner of the Woolmark Prize. THE world said ‘G’day to the USA’ in a very wool kind of way, when Marcia Patmos was named winner of the Woolmark Prize.

VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop rotations.3:00 AM VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop...
THE general public needs to understand the difference between a scientist and a “ranting entertainer”, says Australia's chief scientist.27 Mar 15  13 THE general public needs to understand the difference between a scientist and a “ranting entertainer”, says...

EARLY trial results show a new approach to fertiliser application in Wet Tropics cane farms is ultimately boosting the quality of water heading downstream, with minimal effect on cane tonnage or sugar content.23 Mar 15 EARLY trial results show a new approach to fertiliser application in Wet Tropics cane farms is ultimately boosting...
THE Northern Territory Government has offered its support to Queensland, as the state’s banana industry deals with a Panama disease outbreak in Tully.21 Mar 15 THE Northern Territory Government has offered its support to Queensland, as the state’s banana industry deals with a...
FLEXI-COIL'S 5500 air drill is designed to place seed at the right depth, giving the sowing accuracy that growers need. FLEXI-COIL'S 5500 air drill is designed to place seed at the right depth, giving the sowing accuracy that growers need.

CLAIMS that Queensland watermelons were contaminated via CSG mining discharge water are fabricated, says grower Terry O'Leary.19 Mar 15  4 CLAIMS that Queensland watermelons were contaminated via CSG mining discharge water are fabricated, says grower...
MELON grower Terry O'Leary remains dissatisfied with a response from Alan Jones regarding allegations about “toxic” CSG water use.24 Mar 15  2 MELON grower Terry O'Leary remains dissatisfied with a response from Alan Jones regarding allegations about “toxic”...
FARMERS, city slickers and offshore investors spent $13.72 billion buying rural properties in Australia in the 12 months to November.16 Mar 15 FARMERS, city slickers and offshore investors spent $13.72 billion buying rural properties in Australia in the 12...
STRONG predictions from Australia's chief commodity forecaster are already being reflected in farmland sales across Australia.09 Mar 15 STRONG predictions from Australia's chief commodity forecaster are already being reflected in farmland sales across...

THE Burdekin’s rich cane history will be fondly revisited on Saturday May 30 at the Home Hill Showgrounds with the Wilmar Hand Cane Cutting Championships taking place.4:00 AM THE Burdekin’s rich cane history will be fondly revisited on Saturday May 30 at the Home Hill Showgrounds with the...
THE true colour of the Northern Territory is currently on display with an eye-catching photojournalism exhibition unveiled at the Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre on Friday.22 Mar 15 THE true colour of the Northern Territory is currently on display with an eye-catching photojournalism exhibition...