Farmers are being forced to dump crops due to a lack of workers while thousands sit out of work but a ‘disgraceful’ rule is...

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09th Nov. 2020 8:11 AM

A Darling Downs family are among thousands of Queensland producers nervously eyeing the skies after dodging the disaster of...

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09th Sept. 2020 5:09 AM

GROWERS have been advised to apply extra caution to their crops, after an exotic pest was detected in Bundaberg.

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07th April 2020 9:04 PM

The drought is taking a savage toll on the value of Queensland's agricultural commodities, a new forecast suggests.

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05th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

SCIENTISTS believe a gene discovered in barley responsible for drought-resistance will help to future-proof crops against...

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02nd Sept. 2019 10:09 AM

THERE were tears of joy when more than 100mm of rain fell on parts of Southern Downs at the weekend but farmers are not...

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18th March 2019 5:03 PM

BOWEN mango growers have bounced back much sooner than expected after Cyclone Debbie.

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26th Nov. 2018 5:11 AM

AS farmers assess the damage from yesterday’s widespread hail storms, it’s not just crops that have been damaged.

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12th Oct. 2018 9:10 AM

As if the needle crisis wasn't enough, watching one million of his strawberry plants get shredded by Mother Nature sealed...

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10th Oct. 2018 3:10 PM

A RESEARCHER from the University of the Sunshine Coast is putting her knowledge into practical use for farmers in Laos and...

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09th Oct. 2018 5:10 AM