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GETTING more Aussie pork on consumer forks has been an uphill battle for pig producers since cheap imports flooded the market more than a decade ago.4:00 AM GETTING more Aussie pork on consumer forks has been an uphill battle for pig producers since cheap imports flooded...
THE entries for our Best Mates Photographic Competition have picked up the pace in the past week.17 Dec 14 THE entries for our Best Mates Photographic Competition have picked up the pace in the past week.

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A NEW body with a direct line to Queensland cabinet has been established to tackle the issue of agricultural electricity costs.4:00 AM A NEW body with a direct line to Queensland cabinet has been established to tackle the issue of agricultural...
BILOELA farmer Tim Brosnan says it has 'gone from being pretty dry to being pretty wet, really quickly' after receiving 320mm this week.12 Dec 14 BILOELA farmer Tim Brosnan says it has "gone from being pretty dry to being pretty wet, really quickly" after...

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ANOTHER warning about the misuse of poppies has been issued by Tasmanian growers, after the theft of a small number of heads, or capsules, in the south of the state.16 Dec 14 ANOTHER warning about the misuse of poppies has been issued by Tasmanian growers, after the theft of a small number...
FARMERS in the Dargo, Glenaladale, Walpa and Lindenow district - still recovering from this year’s bushfires and last year’s floods - are protesting against mineral sands exploration for zircon and titanium deposits on private land.10 Dec 14 FARMERS in the Dargo, Glenaladale, Walpa and Lindenow district - still recovering from this year’s bushfires and...

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AS the alignment of the notorious Bindi Bindi bends nears completion, Premier Colin Barnett has said overtaking lanes for a stretch of the Great Northern Highway will be the next focus.
Mr Barnett visited the region with local MPs Brian Ellis and Jim Chown on Saturday, where he promised to list the project.
He made the pledge during a community meeting with Miling residents w3:00 AM AS the alignment of the notorious Bindi Bindi bends nears completion, Premier Colin Barnett has said overtaking...
By RACHAEL ANDREWS
MILING Primary School will receive government assistance to improve safety on the school grounds amid concerns for students.
The promise follows a semi-trailer truck travelling on the Great Northern Highway crashing through the front fence of the school and stopping metres from where children would normally play in August this year.
The town of Miling was visited by Premier C3:00 AM By RACHAEL ANDREWS MILING Primary School will receive government assistance to improve safety on the school grounds...

PASTORALISTS wanting to devote part of their holdings to conservation may now be able to do so without taking a hit to the hip pocket.12 Dec 14 PASTORALISTS wanting to devote part of their holdings to conservation may now be able to do so without taking a hit...
SA farmers and transporters have relished the opportunity to have their say on the state's transport regulations.11 Dec 14 SA farmers and transporters have relished the opportunity to have their say on the state's transport regulations.

FARMERS in the Northern Territory can now apply for an Australian Government drought concessional loan.
Australian Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries, Willem Westra van Holthe, announced $10 million in drought concessional loans and encouraged farmers in the NT to apply.11 Dec 14 FARMERS in the Northern Territory can now apply for an Australian Government drought concessional loan. Australian...
THE Ingham CBD revitalisation is set to come alive with the collaboration between council and James Cook University (JCU) to develop the master plan.11 Dec 14 THE Ingham CBD revitalisation is set to come alive with the collaboration between council and James Cook University...