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A KATHERINE forum has been told that more than 95 per cent of the country’s population needs to rethink how it views its northern cousins if the public drive to develop above the Tropic of Capricorn is to fulfill its potential.

North's potential underrated  

A KATHERINE forum has been told that more than 95 per cent of the country’s population needs to rethink how it views its northern
IF YOU’RE looking for ways to make your pasture more efficient and resilient to change in Queensland’s variable climate, holistic grazing management may be the option for you. 3:00 AM IF YOU’RE looking for ways to make your pasture more efficient and resilient to change in Queensland’s variable...
A TOTAL of 48 beef producers recently attended two Low Stress Stockhandling (LSS) schools, held at the Webb family’s  “The Bluff” station in the Charters Towers region, and the Dobe family’s  DeSalis station in the Bogie Region of the Triple B. 02 Sep 15 A TOTAL of 48 beef producers recently attended two Low Stress Stockhandling (LSS) schools, held at the Webb family’s...
ROMA agents have yarded just 5000 head for today’s Roma store sale where the short supply provided plenty of spirited buying competition. 01 Sep 15 ROMA agents have yarded just 5000 head for today’s Roma store sale where the short supply provided plenty of...
QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was in Charters Towers yesterday chatting with locals and visiting local businesses as part of a doorstop tour that will take her throughout the state. 02 Sep 15 QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was in Charters Towers yesterday chatting with locals and visiting local...
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Excellent question aa, considering 90%+ is bought by china, why the Europe focus? Taking claim
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I'm always amused when the CEO of a mob like AWI offers "The levy is matched by federal
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Dept of Ag didn't bust Depp-it was the dog groomer or the like that "dobbed" the dogs in! As per
THREE pork producers and Australian Pork Limited will change the labelling of selected pork products after a review by the ACCC. THREE pork producers and Australian Pork Limited will change the labelling of selected pork products after a review...
AUSTRALIAN beef exports to the US have hit 85 per cent of the US beef quota.7:42 AM AUSTRALIAN beef exports to the US have hit 85 per cent of the US beef quota.
DEBATE over government intervention at saleyards has underpinned evidence presented at the red meat inquiry today.02 Sep 15  4 DEBATE over government intervention at saleyards has underpinned evidence presented at the red meat inquiry today.

IF YOU’RE looking for ways to make your pasture more efficient and resilient to change in Queensland’s variable climate, holistic grazing management may be the option for you.3:00 AM IF YOU’RE looking for ways to make your pasture more efficient and resilient to change in Queensland’s variable...
A TOTAL of 48 beef producers recently attended two Low Stress Stockhandling (LSS) schools, held at the Webb family’s  “The Bluff” station in the Charters Towers region, and the Dobe family’s  DeSalis station in the Bogie Region of the Triple B.02 Sep 15 A TOTAL of 48 beef producers recently attended two Low Stress Stockhandling (LSS) schools, held at the Webb family’s...
AUGUST rain might have put new season lamb supply on hold in the south, but the big winter wet has set up conditions for a buoyant spring. AUGUST rain might have put new season lamb supply on hold in the south, but the big winter wet has set up conditions...

WA organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his court appeal for compensation.12:13 PM WA organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his court appeal for compensation.
PROTECTING the integrity of Australia's $7 billion wheat industry has never been more important as global demand and competition rises. 

4:00 AM  5 PROTECTING the integrity of Australia's $7 billion wheat industry has never been more important as global demand and...

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...
AGRICULTURAL equipment giant John Deere has entered the burgeoning high horsepower tracked tractor market with its first-ever 4-track machines. AGRICULTURAL equipment giant John Deere has entered the burgeoning high horsepower tracked tractor market with its...

STONEFRUIT representative body Summerfruit Australia has joined the National Farmers Federation as a Commodity Member.01 Sep 15 STONEFRUIT representative body Summerfruit Australia has joined the National Farmers Federation as a Commodity Member.
AS farmer and mining groups combine to defend the ChAFTA, horticulture stands cautiously optimistic over the new deals.10:16 AM AS farmer and mining groups combine to defend the ChAFTA, horticulture stands cautiously optimistic over the new deals.
BREWARRINA, NSW, property Carramar has sold at auction for $2.425 million in another sign of a strengthening rural property market.31 Aug 15 BREWARRINA, NSW, property Carramar has sold at auction for $2.425 million in another sign of a strengthening rural...
RENOWNED winemakers the Calabria family have snapped up the picturesque Magnolia Vale winery in the heart of the Barossa Valley for about $1.9 million.31 Aug 15 RENOWNED winemakers the Calabria family have snapped up the picturesque Magnolia Vale winery in the heart of the...

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...