At pointy end of success

FORWARD THINKERS: Julie, Jim and John Hall run Cactus Country in Strathmerton.

Cactus farmers keen to brew own spirit

Support to help prepare

READY TO GO: Lockyer Valley Growers president Michael Sippel, QAWN project manager and agriculture workforce officer for Southern Queensland Karen George, Growcom CEO Pat Hannan, FarmReady founder and director Janne Dipple and Lockyer Valley Alliance founding chair Keith Jackwitz at the launch of the FarmReady HUB.

Farm Ready to launch in Gatton

A real Christmas in the bush

BUSH CHRISTMAS: Kirstin Payne cartoon.

Country mum reflects on a Christmas spent laying pipe during drought

Girl, family shattered as cows swept away by floodwater

SIX-year-old Meg Keenan is desperate to find her beloved heifer Majesty, who was swept away by flood water at her Lowmead family home with two other cows.

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

Weather gods align: CQ braces for more than 100mm rainfall

Heavy falls are shown in this graphic expected for parts of CQ

Brace for flash flooding, big storms and triple-figure falls.

Begging sky for big rain

HOPEFUL: Warwick farmer Bill Gross is hoping the region will receive a good soaking before the summer heat begins.

Farmers pray for more rain as Warwick starts a wet week

Crops suffer as region goes 66 days with no rain

DRYING UP: Dry weather will affect crops in the Bundaberg region.

And there's only minimal rain on the way

Lismore becomes Australia's Arctic climate research capital

Scenes from the documentary film about the 1985-86 expedition.

Arctic climate researchers set up in Lismore

Powerless pollies a 'national disgrace' as farmers left high and dry

Balberra cane farmer Anthony Ross says he feels there's no end in sight for power price relief.

Mackay cane farmers have been hit by a 130% bill increase.

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

Limo steer sells for 1050c/kg

IT WAS a big week for big prices down at the Toowoomba sale yards this week as a couple of promising vealers went for some very big bucks.

Stud owners ahead of the curve on planning

Talbalba's Lot 26 (Polled) is the No 1 bull in Australia (2017) for breeding feeder steers , theoretically, with a Grainfed Steer Index of $181.

First on-farm sale for Talbalba Herefords

"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.

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.

Cyclist vs Driver: Who is in the right?

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Brent Lang - Our life out here in the NT

Same sex marriage passes

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Guess the carol

Can you guess the next line in the Christmas carol?

Rally Australia Day 1

Where dust meets water. The WRC crews have ripped into the opening day action of Kennards Hire rally Australia on the new Pilbara stage.

All the action from Day 1 of Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast.

Rally Australia WRC

Andreas Mikkelsen is out to defend his Kennards Hire Rally Australia title on the Coffs Coast. The spectacular Super Special Stage on the Jetty Foreshores will cap off the opening day's action.

The Kennards Hire Rally Australia WRC is under way.