Shattercane-affected sorghum growers in class action

LOOKING AHEAD: Queensland’s sorghum crop outlook overall is for a yield above the long-term median for the state but, as usual, variations will exist between regions.

Sorghum growers affected by contaminated seed in class action

McCarthur wins open bull at Millmerran

Jack McArthur took home the open bull ride at Millmerran on Chuckles.

The rodeo was for championship points in the APRA.

Bruce Chatwin's book as popular as ever

A best-seller upon release, The Songlines still fans the flame on cafe arguments about Australian Aboriginal culture, especially on the track from Alice Springs to Darwin.

Controversial The Songlines celebrates its 30th birthday.






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.

“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.

'Green drought': high rainfall little help to farmers

Dairy farmer Martin Wilson said Calico Creek had seen little of the region's rainfall.

Gympie farmers say rainfall has had little impact on big dry.

188mm Baralaba drought breaker

Baralaba resident Vicki Bradshaw took this shot on Tuesday night of a severe storm over Kokotungo near Mt Cooper.

Tuesday drenched helping area's farmers

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Illawarras dominate dairy at Toowoomba show

NICOLE Priebbenow was positively beaming after an impressive run at the Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show.

Celebrations as Murphys Creek stud wins big

2017 Toowoomba Royal Show large breeds interbreed grand champion female, KBV Kiki and her calf KBV Mr Moonshine, were exhibited by Marty Rowlands (kneeling) and Stephen Lean, KBV Simmental Stud, Murphy's Creek. Handling the calf was Julie Pocock-Iseppi, Lowood, sashing the champion female was Heritage Bank CEO Peter Lock, Toowoomba, and representing the stud beef cattle judges was Troy Nuttridge, Lockyer Waters.

Murphy's Creek stud cleans up at Toowoomba show

NNSW saleyard wrap: Young cattle yarding strong

Linley Pastoral, of Kangaroo Creek, was selected as the vendor of the week at the Grafton prime cattle sale held on Tuesday. The vendor sold seven head of cattle off the improved pastures of their picturesque farm near Kangaroo Creek. Following a good season in the district, the vendor sold cattle among the best of the sale across several sale categories. The pick of the offering were three charbray steers that sold for 334.2c/kg at an average weight of 331.7kg to average $1108.43/head. Pictured with two very soft vealer heifers is the vendor Lindsay Eagles. The offering was sold by Ray Donovan Stock and Station Agents.

Quality vealers and weaners on offer.

Steers sell to 313c/kg at Roma

Roma had its prime sale last Thursday.

A total of 269 yarded at Roma sale.

Former premier builds army of robots to help farmers

SINCE his ousting as premier two years ago Campbell Newman has set about building an army of robots, designed to improve the lives of those working in the bush.

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