Grazing the holistic way

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.
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.
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NFF CEO Simon Talbot says Chinese farm industry and political officials are confused about the union-led campaign against the FTA.
NFF CEO Simon Talbot says Chinese farm industry and political officials are confused about the union-led campaign against the FTA.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has warned of the risks of a AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has warned of the risks of a "fiscal cliff" if the current 2 per cent wool levy is not supported.
DEBATE over government intervention at saleyards has underpinned evidence presented at the red meat inquiry today. DEBATE over government intervention at saleyards has underpinned evidence presented at the red meat inquiry today.
THE powerful El Nino continues to intensify in the Pacific and is now the strongest since the record-breaking 1997-98 event. THE powerful El Nino continues to intensify in the Pacific and is now the strongest since the record-breaking 1997-98 event.
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.
3:00 AM 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...
02 Sep 15 A TOTAL of 1869 cattle consisting of 1098 prime cattle and 771 store cattle were yarded at the Charters Towers weekly sale held on September 2.
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 businesses as part of a doorstop tour that will take her throughout the...
A NEW research program is aiming to determine how long the virus that crippled the Northern Territory’s $63 million watermelon industry can survive in local soils.
02 Sep 15 A NEW research program is aiming to determine how long the virus that crippled the Northern Territory’s $63 million watermelon industry can survive in local soils.
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 “The Bluff” station in the Charters Towers region, and the Dobe...
Cattle - Beef
OF all the north Queensland country race meeting Ingham is always one of the most popularly supported and this year’s Ingham Gold Cup meeting was no exception.
01 Sep 15 OF all the north Queensland country race meeting Ingham is always one of the most popularly supported and this year’s Ingham Gold Cup meeting was no exception.
A SIGNIFICANT chapter in North Queensland’s storied past will be reminisced over from September 11-13 as the former Eureka Hotel (now Heritage Tea Rooms) celebrates 150 years since its construction.
01 Sep 15 A SIGNIFICANT chapter in North Queensland’s storied past will be reminisced over from September 11-13 as the former Eureka Hotel (now Heritage Tea Rooms) celebrates 150 years since its...
IN excess of 200 primary producers and industry stakeholders attended the Charters Towers Rural Crisis Summit hosted by the Katter Australian Party (KAP) on Monday and emotions ran high on several occasions.
31 Aug 15  3 IN excess of 200 primary producers and industry stakeholders attended the Charters Towers Rural Crisis Summit hosted by the Katter Australian Party (KAP) on Monday and emotions ran high...
The Ilfracombe Scorpions have prevailed against all odds over the weekend to book a spot in the grand final of the Central West Rugby League competition to be played at Longreach on September 12.
31 Aug 15 The Ilfracombe Scorpions have prevailed against all odds over the weekend to book a spot in the grand final of the Central West Rugby League competition to be played at Longreach on...
RARE good news for drought-stricken Queensland graziers arrived recently with the announcement that the defence-owned land at Dotswood between Charters Towers and Townsville could be opened up for agistment purposes.
31 Aug 15 RARE good news for drought-stricken Queensland graziers arrived recently with the announcement that the defence-owned land at Dotswood between Charters Towers and Townsville could be...
Cattle - Beef
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 considerable debate in recent years.
With less than a week until the Charters Towers Rural Crisis Summit, Member for Dalrymple Shane Knuth said he has felt a groundswell of interest.
28 Aug 15 With less than a week until the Charters Towers Rural Crisis Summit, Member for Dalrymple Shane Knuth said he has felt a groundswell of interest.
THE 16th annual PBR Troy Dunn Invitational bull ride is primed to rock Townsville with the best local and international bull riders set to go up against some of the most fearsome bulls in the nation in a quest to obtain the prestigious buckle.
28 Aug 15 THE 16th annual PBR Troy Dunn Invitational bull ride is primed to rock Townsville with the best local and international bull riders set to go up against some of the most fearsome bulls...
A TOTAL of 21 high quality horses have been catalogued for the ninth annual Hayes & Co Nebo Working Horse sale being held on September 19 at the Nebo Undercover Arena from 12pm.
27 Aug 15 A TOTAL of 21 high quality horses have been catalogued for the ninth annual Hayes & Co Nebo Working Horse sale being held on September 19 at the Nebo Undercover Arena from 12pm.
JAMES Cook University business students Brittany Fell and Rachel Day have been thrown head-first into the goings-on at a professional sporting club with internships at the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys.
27 Aug 15 JAMES Cook University business students Brittany Fell and Rachel Day have been thrown head-first into the goings-on at a professional sporting club with internships at the North...
26 Aug 15 A HISTORIC Memorandum of Understanding was signed yesterday by the Port of Townsville Ltd (POTL) along with the Port of Qinzhou in China.
TWO Burdekin junior sporting representatives have received a 2015 Wingate Properties North Queensland Sport Encouragement Bursary during a presentation at Burdekin Shire Council.
26 Aug 15 TWO Burdekin junior sporting representatives have received a 2015 Wingate Properties North Queensland Sport Encouragement Bursary during a presentation at Burdekin Shire Council.
GRANULAR Products Pty Ltd, has stationed a Bell 206B III Jetranger helicopter in Queensland, to support their network of accredited aerial operators.
25 Aug 15 GRANULAR Products Pty Ltd, has stationed a Bell 206B III Jetranger helicopter in Queensland, to support their network of accredited aerial operators.
IF you’re travelling out west this week and spy a colourful convoy of vehicles being driven by a cast of gaudily-dressed drivers than you’re probably about to be passed by the Mystery Box Rally fleet.
22 Aug 15 IF you’re travelling out west this week and spy a colourful convoy of vehicles being driven by a cast of gaudily-dressed drivers than you’re probably about to be passed by the Mystery...
OVER the last three years through a $100,000 project funded under the Queensland Government’s Everyone’s Environment Grant program, Barron Catchment Care (BCC) has been targeting Turbina corymbosa an introduced species from Tropical America.
21 Aug 15 OVER the last three years through a $100,000 project funded under the Queensland Government’s Everyone’s Environment Grant program, Barron Catchment Care (BCC) has been targeting Turbina...
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 Bill designed to resolve current sugar marketing issues.
SOME of the most isolated students in the Northern Territory welcomed cowboys and a rodeo queen into their classroom during a special Katherine School of the Air assembly on August 14.
20 Aug 15 SOME of the most isolated students in the Northern Territory welcomed cowboys and a rodeo queen into their classroom during a special Katherine School of the Air assembly on August 14.
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 assistance at the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Cape York earlier this...
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There is no competition that's why processors are making record profits and farmers are going
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Excellent question aa, considering 90%+ is bought by china, why the Europe focus? Taking claim
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Here's an idea. Wouldn't it have been better to have included Bill Shorten in the deal to start
A STATE-of-the-art water treatment plant built in Marian will provide an increased and more reliable supply of water to Marian and Mirani residents.31 Jul 15 A STATE-of-the-art water treatment plant built in Marian will provide an increased and more reliable supply of water...
THE future is looking bright for two young Katherinites after they were announced as finalists in the Territory government’s premier training awards for 2015.03 Jul 15 THE future is looking bright for two young Katherinites after they were announced as finalists in the Territory...