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GROWING a feedlot business can be hard - margins are often volatile - but the Herbert family has overcome these hurdles.3:00 AM GROWING a feedlot business can be hard - margins are often volatile - but the Herbert family has overcome these hurdles.
NSW farmer of the year recipients farmers Derek and Kirrily Blomfield, 'Colorado', Quirindi, have big plans.26 Nov 14  1 NSW farmer of the year recipients farmers Derek and Kirrily Blomfield, "Colorado", Quirindi, have big plans.

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IRRIGATORS have brushed off suggestions from Premier Campbell Newman that a simple tariff switch could save them 30 per cent on their electricity bills.3:00 AM IRRIGATORS have brushed off suggestions from Premier Campbell Newman that a simple tariff switch could save them 30...
THE passing of water reforms in Queensland parliament is yet another step in the over-empowerment of resource industries over agriculture, according to Dalby-based lawyer Peter Shannon.27 Nov 14  1 THE passing of water reforms in Queensland parliament is yet another step in the over-empowerment of resource...

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VOTERS in the bush will have to continue to lobby hard, whatever the outcome of Saturday's election, primary producers say.
27 Nov 14 VOTERS in the bush will have to continue to lobby hard, whatever the outcome of Saturday's election, primary...
A DIRECT international shipping service from Tasmania is only part of the solution to the state's export issues, according to its peak agricultural body.27 Nov 14 A DIRECT international shipping service from Tasmania is only part of the solution to the state's export issues,...

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WITH the Free Trade Agreement between China and Australia now signed, hopes are high that benefits will flow back to producers. Farm Weekly journalists JACINTA BOLSENBROEK and RACHAEL ANDREWS spoke to representatives of WA's agricultural sector to gauge their expectations on how WA growers might benefit from the deal.27 Nov 14 WITH the Free Trade Agreement between China and Australia now signed, hopes are high that benefits will flow back to...
A BREAKTHROUGH deal has been signed in Derby which will help develop a template for West Kimberley pastoral projects and build the State's international beef trade.23 Nov 14 A BREAKTHROUGH deal has been signed in Derby which will help develop a template for West Kimberley pastoral projects...

SA'S role in addressing the global food security crisis was in the spotlight last week.3:00 AM SA'S role in addressing the global food security crisis was in the spotlight last week.
THE warm, fine weather meant the SA harvest was more than a third complete, with 2.93 million tonnes already received.20 Nov 14 THE warm, fine weather meant the SA harvest was more than a third complete, with 2.93 million tonnes already received.

PEOPLE who pack up their lives after 18 years in a small town are often headed to the bigger and busier pastures of sprawling cities to be closer to facilities or family.
But for long-time western Queenslander Val Magoffin, the big move from her home town of Julia Creek stopped only 120 kilometres up the road.3:00 AM PEOPLE who pack up their lives after 18 years in a small town are often headed to the bigger and busier pastures of...
MCKINLAY Shire Council has been rewarded for its contribution to outback tourism, taking out the Local Government Award for Tourism at the 2014 Outback Queensland Tourism Awards in Charleville on the weekend.26 Nov 14  1 MCKINLAY Shire Council has been rewarded for its contribution to outback tourism, taking out the Local Government...