Business buys slice of history


Cameras are being used to better detect forest fires.

New skill set for farmers

FARM BUSINESS: Rod Morris is the course co-ordinator for Farm Business Management workshops at QATC.

QATC provides Farm Business Management workshops.

CRT Business of the Year 2018 winners

BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT: Dalby Rural Supplies took out CRT Business of the Year.

Dalby Rural Supplies takes out CRT Business of the Year.

Farmers in survival mode as heatwave hits crops hard

THE heatwave battering southern Queensland has put the region’s farmers into survival mode.

CHEEKY: Man shares 'full moon' delight over weekend rain

Bryce Moore posted this cheeky photo on Who Got the Rain Facebook page at 1.30pm Sunday, saying 'Taemarie' at Condamine received 112mm. "All smiles here".

One guy decided to give us a second full moon for the week

HEATWAVE: Northern Rivers towns expecting 36 degrees

Northern NSW residents are urged to stay cool, as high temperatures are predicted to be sustained into Monday. File photo.

Residents urged to monitor weather reports and health advice.

Central QLD female farmer charged for fraud

Police alleged the 31-year-old woman fraudulently obtained drought relief subsidies by forging and uttering invoices when applying for the Drought Relief Assistance Scheme, facilitated by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) in relation to the Fodder Freight Subsidy and Emergency Water Infrastructure rebates between 2013 - 2015.

Fraud offences in relation to drought relief and rebates

Mackay Sugar ends season, 160,000 tonnes cane left in field

2017 crushing season leaves 160,000 tonnes in field

Girl, family shattered as cows swept away by floodwater

Jess Keenan and her family watched on as three of their cows floated away in floodwater at their Lowmead property.

Four cows were swept away by floodwater.

Welcome rain relieves strain, dry spell pain

Yandina Station owners Neil and Sally Newman look over their waterlogged property with daughter Katie, 19 months.

Livestock owners looking forward to fresh grass growth

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Hobby farmer's sale day

Ghost the charbray cross steer sells for 310c at the Toowoomba cattle yards on Monday.

FitBit's for farming rolled out

NEW TECHNOLOGY: researchers at La Trobe University have developed wearable motion sensors for sheep and cattle.

Wearable motion sensors have been developed for livestock.

CQ market: Firm prices in cattle markets

CATTLE SALE: Paul Hastings, Burnett Livestock & Realty, with a pen of charbray weaner steers on account of Myola Grazing, Miriam Vale. The steers sold for 360.2c/kg or $872/head.

A wrap up of cattle prices around CQ

Hot weather brings some hot prices at all breeds sale

ALL BREEDS SALE: The February All Breeds sale got under way at CQLX Gracemere this week.

Mark Scholes gives his 2018 all breeds outlook

The plant turning grain into ethanol

The Dalby Bio-refinery uses 190,000 tonne or sorghum per year and is providing a new market for Darling Downs sorghum growers.

Using robots around the farm

FUTURE USE: An example of the farming robots operated via a SwarmView app.

Robots could replace heavy machinery

Sugar prices tumble but farmers looking to sweeter times

Sugar cane harvesting near Myrtlevale on Friday.Photo Peter Carruthers / Whitsunday Times

“But the sugar price has always been volatile."

Meet the farmers supplying Coles with a new vegie

Paula and Des Chapman of Rocky Ponds with Kabocha pumpkins

Growers are providing Coles with the goods

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