In her father's footsteps

STEPPING UP: Every time Sarah Chant steps on to her farm near Colac, she brings a piece of her father Steven with her. Steven passed away a year ago leaving Sarah, now 26, with big boots to fill. However, he did his best to make sure she was ready to take the reins.

He jotted one down to remind her when to service the farm machinery.

Organic market helps young growers

LENDING A HAND: Lismore Organic Market stallholders Carol Boomsma and Sasha Welker.

Scholarship help to achieve organic certification

The surprising tale of Coranderrk's farmers

Aborigines turned bushland into thriving farm






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

Do cows hang out with their best mates?

$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.

Shane's trading the car yard for the cattle yards

Abby, Shane and Narelle Edmistone.

Shane ready to run 4800ha property full-time

Record price for weaner steer at $6.76

Quality was good throughout the sale and prices only varied slightly from the previous week's due to good competition from buyers.

Weaner steer sets record for Gracemere.

Meet the farmers supplying Coles with a new vegie

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.

Former premier builds army of robots to help farmers

Former Premier Campbell Newman.

Robots could change the fabric of rural communities

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.

Truck driver prevents schoolbus tragedy

Smoke from the braking truck engulfs the motorway as the school coach calmly drives away. Picture: Facebook. Source:Supplied

The truck and coach were inches from disaster on the M5 in Sydney.

Schapelle Corby on way back home

Schapelle Corby leaves the Prosecutors office in Denpasar a free woman. Picture: Nathan EdwardsSource:News Corp Australia

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been freed by Bali authorities.

Barnaby Joyce

Barnaby Joyce talking about rumours of a "royalty holiday" for Adani.