Better predictions for climate variability

NACP: Mr Doug McNicholl , Professor Geraldine Mackenzie, and Minister Mark Furner are excited about the collaboration for the program.

NACP designed to help farmers manage climate variability.

Farmers' plea to Santos: 'Don't destroy our water source'

A map of northwest New South Wales showing current gas pipelines and the proposed route of the Western Slopes Pipeline heading to the Pilliga State Forest.

"The Great Artesian Basin is under 22 per cent of Australia...”

New queens vie for rodeo crown

RIDING HIGH: 2017 Rodeo Queen  Emma Deicke during her reign. Miss Rodeo Australia will be crowned next week.

Rodeo competition heats up

HEATWAVE: Northern Rivers towns expecting 36 degrees

RESIDENTS on the Northern Rivers are urged to monitor weather reports and health advice as heatwave conditions are expected to continue on Sunday

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

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

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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.

Lee Hickey explains speed breeding

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Same sex marriage passes

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