OPINION: Spring mungs can be dicey prospect

STUNTED GROWTH: Last year's spring plant of mung beans suffered first with cool temperatures, which were followed by hot and dry conditions.

Mung beans dislike cool soil and cool conditions.

Casino High brings ribbons home

WINNING WAYS: The Casino High team (standing, left to right) Phoebe McMillan, Colby George and Tayla Dawson; (kneeling) Nathaniel Harper and Jonathan Neal.

High School stud takes two cattle firsts at EKKA






El Nino could be on the way to bring in a dry winter

In the meantime, rain is predicted on the Fraser Coast in the coming days.

'Blessing and a curse': 130 sugar cane farms inundated

Sugar cane growers on the Northern Rivers are moving staff and equipment to high ground.

Northern NSW sugar mills are evacuating staff and moving equipment.

Kalbar farms destroyed, cars washed off road

Emergency services spent the morning rescuing cars from flooded waterways.

Scenic Rim community counting losses as creeks burst banks

Veggie, grain producers preparing for crops to be destroyed

Farmers warn the aftermath 'may not be very pretty'

“It just looks like a bomb has hit this place.”

 Dave Mcinnerney inspects the damage to his motel at Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach on Wednesday (AAP Image/Dan Peled)

"The streets are flowing with water

Heaven sent: Dams fill up in days

Will Wilson and Jason Polzin.

GLADSTONE farmer would have left if deluge didn't arrive.

Family blessed with first decent rain in two years

Another 19mm at Clancella Downs, 20km south of Charters Towers, puts the March total above 100mm. They haven't cracked the triple digit monthly rainfall for two years.

Bring her down Huey: Family welcomes 100mm total.

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

Stud owners ahead of the curve on planning

STEVE Reid is the kind of farmer who isn’t afraid of doing things a little differently.

"Landmark" laws to protect NSW's biosecurity kick in

New laws to protect biosecurity kick in Saturday.

Laws call for community to tip-off authorities on biosecurity threats.

Do cows hang out with their best mates?

Do cows need more mates? Kym Patison, from CQUniversity, landed a $20,000 grant through a CSIRO Health and Biosecurity award to research the impacts of socialisation in cattle.

$20,000 to research socialisation in cattle.

Feeder and weaner show sale yards 4030 head

Values were well above prevailing rates of recent weeks at Emerald's Feeder and Weaner Show Sale.

Emerald sale successful for another year.

Sugar prices tumble but farmers looking to sweeter times

SUGAR has suffered a set back as the price fails to live up to 2016’s expectations but Queensland growers are still busily taking advantage of a dry winter

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

New fertiliser pellets a game changer

John Webster developed a revolutionary way of turning biosolids into dry pellets for fertiliser.

Asbestos technology re-purposed to improve fertiliser.

Competition watchdog takes dairy war past the farm gates

Murray Goulburn is facing a battle against the ACCC in the Federal Court.

Murray Goulburn is being taken to the Federal Court.

Bazadaise strut their stuff at Ekka 2017

The Bazadaise took center stage on Thursday at the Ekka when they headed into the...

Droughtmaster at 2017 Ekka

Tim Lloyd from New South Wales talks everything Droughtmasters.

Oakey Beef Exports

Tour of Oakey Beef Exports.

Labour licensing bill

Growcom chief advocate Rachel Mackenzie explaining the Queensland Government's...

Farmer From Down Under

Farmer From Down Under finds a new way to look at sewing.

Thieves caught having sex on boat

Caught on camera.

Amorous thieves steal moment of passion inside Cairns man’s boat.