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No reprieve for growers after horror sugar falls

premium_icon No reprieve for growers after horror sugar falls

Sugar production declined across Queensland, but the central region may have been...

‘Best defence’ against pests lost as stocks runs dry

premium_icon ‘Best defence’ against pests lost as stocks runs dry

A crucial weapon in the fight against pests could be removed as the State’s poison...

Farmer advocates green approach to agriculture

premium_icon Farmer advocates green approach to agriculture

A Mackay farmer has noticed a blossoming interest in green farming

Dry conditions evaporate cattle sale confidence

premium_icon Dry conditions evaporate cattle sale confidence

Why the return of the rains won’t be the end of drought hardship, as farmers...

New minister heads to sheds to talk sugar, horticulture

New minister heads to sheds to talk sugar, horticulture

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources meets farmers.

Sugar industry in turmoil

Sugar industry in turmoil

Senator seeking disallowance of Code of Conduct faces criticism