NQ Banana growers to discuss TR4 find

IN response to the suspected case of the soil-borne fungal disease Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4) in Tully, meetings have been organised by banana growers and banana industry representatives in North Queensland.
IN response to the suspected case of the soil-borne fungal disease Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4) in Tully, meetings have been organised by banana growers and banana industry representatives in North Queensland.
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AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon. AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon.
IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing. IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing.
RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed. RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed.
AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910. AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910.
THE Canegrowers board has appointed well-respected and long-serving staffer Ron Mullins as the Acting CEO of Canegrowers.
05 Mar 15 THE Canegrowers board has appointed well-respected and long-serving staffer Ron Mullins as the Acting CEO of Canegrowers.
YOUNG medical students across Australia are being urged to register for the popular John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP).
The program, which is managed by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, provides medical students with the opportunity to spend time in a rural or remote community under the guidance of an experienced practitioner.
05 Mar 15 YOUNG medical students across Australia are being urged to register for the popular John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP). The program, which is managed by the Australian College of Rural...
LIFELINE Broken Hill recently rolled out the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander DV-Alert program previously delivered by Lifeline Australia and will be delivering this training opportunity in Townsville and Mackay.
05 Mar 15 LIFELINE Broken Hill recently rolled out the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander DV-Alert program previously delivered by Lifeline Australia and will be delivering this training...
CECIL Thomas Watts was born in Sydney on October 28, 1926, the only child born to Cecil Samuel Watts and Ethel May Watts, nee Bird. Unfortunately Cec's parents separated when he was a young boy and Cec was raised by his father who re-married when Cec was around 14 years old.
05 Mar 15 CECIL Thomas Watts was born in Sydney on October 28, 1926, the only child born to Cecil Samuel Watts and Ethel May Watts, nee Bird. Unfortunately Cec's parents separated when he was a...
NORTH QUEENSLAND banana growers are in a state of shock after a plantation near Tully tested positive to Tropical Race-4 Panama Disease.
04 Mar 15 NORTH QUEENSLAND banana growers are in a state of shock after a plantation near Tully tested positive to Tropical Race-4 Panama Disease.
THE North West has been experiencing very different weather conditions throughout the whole region with many shires still partially in drought and other councils have been activated for Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) assistance as a result of flooding.
04 Mar 15 THE North West has been experiencing very different weather conditions throughout the whole region with many shires still partially in drought and other councils have been activated for...
THE Member for Mount Isa Rob Katter has already spoken to the Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham, and has had a meeting with the Minister for Environment, Steven Miles, regarding extending the life of Mount Isa’s copper smelter beyond 2016.
04 Mar 15 THE Member for Mount Isa Rob Katter has already spoken to the Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham, and has had a meeting...
MORE than 150 growers and representatives from Queensland’s major areas of sugar production donned suit and tie for the Project Catalyst Growers Forum Dinner held on March 2.
03 Mar 15 MORE than 150 growers and representatives from Queensland’s major areas of sugar production donned suit and tie for the Project Catalyst Growers Forum Dinner held on March 2.
QUEENSLAND’s two iconic summer fruits – bananas and mangoes – are the focus of a $1 million three-year research project that aims to improve the productivity and sustainability of the crops across tropical Australia.
03 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND’s two iconic summer fruits – bananas and mangoes – are the focus of a $1 million three-year research project that aims to improve the productivity and sustainability of the...
BILL CULLEN is justifiably proud of his achievements as a jockey. Like many jockeys of his era he didn’t keep score of the total number of rides nor the wins.
03 Mar 15 BILL CULLEN is justifiably proud of his achievements as a jockey. Like many jockeys of his era he didn’t keep score of the total number of rides nor the wins.
MORE than 150 cane farmers, cane professionals and industry stakeholders will once again meet at the Case IH Step UP! Conference at Palm Cove in far North Queensland from Monday, March 16, to Wednesday, March 18, to discuss the future of Australia's sugar industry.
02 Mar 15 MORE than 150 cane farmers, cane professionals and industry stakeholders will once again meet at the Case IH Step UP! Conference at Palm Cove in far North Queensland from Monday, March...
ASK people today about the highest medal for bravery in this country, the Victoria Cross of Australia and most will be able to name Ben Roberts Smith or Mark Donaldson from recent times as recipient and rightly so.
01 Mar 15 ASK people today about the highest medal for bravery in this country, the Victoria Cross of Australia and most will be able to name Ben Roberts Smith or Mark Donaldson from recent times...
FORWARD thinking cane farmers will gather in Townsville from Sunday, March 1 to Tuesday, March 3, to share ideas, outcomes and celebrate major steps being taken to improve the environmental and economic outcomes of Queensland sugar production at the Project Catalyst Growers Forum.
28 Feb 15 FORWARD thinking cane farmers will gather in Townsville from Sunday, March 1 to Tuesday, March 3, to share ideas, outcomes and celebrate major steps being taken to improve the...
IN 2015, the centenary of the ANZAC’s landing at Gallipoli, local musicians have united to record a charity single called ‘Spirit of the ANZACS’.
28 Feb 15 IN 2015, the centenary of the ANZAC’s landing at Gallipoli, local musicians have united to record a charity single called ‘Spirit of the ANZACS’.
INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520m cane-based renewable energy facility.
27 Feb 15 INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520m cane-based renewable energy facility.
A HERD of white corflute cut-out cows were rounded up and transported to designated cow guardians across Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday.
The second annual Central Signs Cow Art Competition, a Canegrowers Mackay community engagement initiative is aimed at celebrating agriculture and raising funds for drought affected graziers in Longreach and districts.
27 Feb 15 A HERD of white corflute cut-out cows were rounded up and transported to designated cow guardians across Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday. The second annual Central Signs Cow Art...
THE Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee (BBIFMAC) has received funding from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) and the NQ Dry Tropics Reef Rescue Program, to carry out real-time water quality monitoring in a sub catchment of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area.
25 Feb 15 THE Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee (BBIFMAC) has received funding from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) and the NQ Dry...
YOUNG cane farmers and professionals will meet in Palm Cove this March to discuss how they will be able work with peak industry bodies and the newly elected Queensland Government in the future.
24 Feb 15 YOUNG cane farmers and professionals will meet in Palm Cove this March to discuss how they will be able work with peak industry bodies and the newly elected Queensland Government in the...
OLD-timers will tell you about the many great jockeys who have ridden at Cluden.
High on that list is Paul Gordy, a born and bred local, who from
humble beginnings became a legend.
24 Feb 15 OLD-timers will tell you about the many great jockeys who have ridden at Cluden. High on that list is Paul Gordy, a born and bred local, who from humble beginnings became a legend.
A DOCTOR with more than 35 years medical experience has taken up a permanent appointment at Mornington Island Hospital.
23 Feb 15 A DOCTOR with more than 35 years medical experience has taken up a permanent appointment at Mornington Island Hospital.
THE popular tractor pull will return to the Rotary FNQ Field Days in May.
23 Feb 15 THE popular tractor pull will return to the Rotary FNQ Field Days in May.
THE history of military involvement for many Australian families runs generations-deep, as Townsville’s Phil Nicholson made clear during an interview with the North Queensland Register.
22 Feb 15 THE history of military involvement for many Australian families runs generations-deep, as Townsville’s Phil Nicholson made clear during an interview with the North Queensland Register.
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 advantage of market opportunities without livestock capital constraints then...
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Wrong yet again Nico. Talk about half stories and half truths, you are champion at it Nico.
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I agree, how farmers conduct their business is legal but it certainly isn't ethical! Bring on
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Only half the story again, Sandman. The global pause so loved by denialists is not real. There
The maintenance backlog across Telstra’s 100-year-old copper network has reached crisis point over Christmas and January with no end in sight.20 Feb 15 The maintenance backlog across Telstra’s 100-year-old copper network has reached crisis point over Christmas and...
WESTPAC’S new Regional General Manager of Agribusiness for Queensland, Peta Ward, is returning to her roots after 11 years to work with the people and communities she started life with.03 Feb 15 WESTPAC’S new Regional General Manager of Agribusiness for Queensland, Peta Ward, is returning to her roots after 11...