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Igniting an idea to support growers

North Queensland-based business Grower Support has been granted funds from the Queensland Government to commercialise a new agtech product aiming to make life easier...

Analyst covers the hot topics

Three questions raised repeatedly at farmer forums in Cecil Plains and Moonie last month reflect the current mood of southern Queensland croppers, according to...

Merino breeders sashed in Sydney

The Hacker family’s Merino sheep heritage shone at the Sydney Royal Easter Show in 2022 where fourth generation breeders Phillipa and William placed in...

Little school’s big results

The athletically-blessed gene pool that has swirled through North Star Public School for generations has once again left others in its wake. Boasting just 20...

Working towards safety

Goondiwindi cotton grower and practising psychologist Chantal Corish is aiming to create safer working environments on cotton farms. Ms Corish has recently received a scholarship...

Grant ‘life changing’

“Life changing” is how Patricia Eats from The University of Queensland’s School of Veterinary Science describes winning an AgriFutures Rural Women’s Acceleration Grant. The...

Generations of opportunity in agribusiness

For decades, Bassingthwaighte family matriarch Louise has seen her children and grandchildren thrive and prosper in various Santa Gertrudis stud cattle businesses - and...

Nurse’s drive for change recognised

A Jackson child health nurse has been named the 2022 Queensland AgriFutures Rural Women’s award winner at a ceremony in Brisbane. Rebecca Bradshaw was recognised...

PT Blueboys have got you covered

A late night emergency call to the “middle of nowhere” to change a diesel truck’s coupling connection inspired Darren Dillon to invent, patent and...

Mawarra Ultra Star steals Hereford show (and sale)

What a way to celebrate your Hereford stud’s 90th birthday. Tom Nixon, Devon Court, Drillham, west of Miles, paid an eye-watering $130,000 for a Hereford...

Taroom Show a big success

Record attendance, strong competition through all agricultural classes and fine weather underpinned the success of the Taroom Show in 2022. “It was exceptionally successful,” said...

Trackside at Roma Easter races

Roma Easter Races were all set and the crowds filled the stands on 16 April at the Roma Turf Club. See more of the...

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Winter planting on levelled paddocks at Meandarra

GPS levelled paddocks have allowed Chris Cook of “Trenmore”, Meandarra to sow half his wheat crop this year despite receiving record rainfall. In all, 400...

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