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Weed control still top priority

Somehow over the last 10 to 15 years, weed control got more complex and more difficult. More complex, in the fact that we have...

Fertile ground for change

The farming community is looking anxiously at the rising price and availability of our Australian fertiliser supplies. This particularly concerns the nitrogen products, as they...

No buyers for Aussie produce

A Blackbutt husband-and-wife avocado farm is joining a nationwide outcry over what they claim is a growing rejection of Australian produce at major supermarket...

Solutions to a creeping danger

I have been travelling through Central Queensland this last month, speaking about herbicide resistance levels and the potential of it increasing over time, particularly...

North Burnett farmers get crucial bale-out

Farmers in the North Burnett got a welcome respite from the drought gripping the region, with support agency Rural Aid delivery of dozens of...

Mundubbera nurse becomes pride of Queensland

The title of Queensland's State Showgirl has, for the second year in a row, been awarded to a Burnett contestant, with the honour for...

Record profits for farmers at Biggenden

Burnett cattle vendors are celebrating a ’meteoric rise’ in sale prices after an auction at Biggenden on Monday 11 October saw records tumble and...

Burnett bulls become Brahman Week stars

Gayndah bulls were the top earners at Rockhampton’s annual Brahman Week sale last week, with North Burnett-bred cattle earning the two top seller spots...

A solution to smelly slurry

What do pig producers have an excess of? Slurry. The odour of slurry can be unpleasant, and there can be an excess amount of...

New roots for old crop

Time is marching on in this dry springtime and many are itching to plant a summer crop. For us in Queensland - after a...

Hybrid fruit a secret hit

The term "lemonade" conjurs up memories of sweltering summer afternoons, refreshing beverages and fizzy sugar highs, but now a fruit of the same namesake...

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Beware of this weed

The two photos attached show one of the most notorious weeds in the world. Originally and deliberately introduced into Australia and particularly to Southern...