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Rural news and information for Queensland primary producers.

Queensland Country Hour ABC Podcasts

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Rural news and information for Queensland primary producers.

    Queensland Country Hour

    Queensland Country Hour

    JBS halts shifts at its Dinmore plant, with industry figures citing supply issues; research continues into pasture dieback, despite coronavirus roadblocks; and, the Queensland Country Hour visits a farm in far north Queensland where a psyllid resistant variety of leuceania shows promise.

    • 1 hr
    Queensland Country Hour

    Queensland Country Hour

    The future for cattle prices as Maranoa grazier sets record for young steers at the Roma store sale; Dawson Valley farmers' plans to make the most of strategic water release; and, a papaya masterclass from far north Queensland.

    • 1 hr
    Queensland Country Hour

    Queensland Country Hour

    The bold plan to transform Queensland's north west pastoral region into a land of crops and water; work begins on the long-awaited Rookwood Weir in central Queensland; and, why China's decision to axe a duty on sugar is good news for Australian growers.

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    Queensland Country Hour

    Queensland Country Hour

    Frosty conditions across Queensland along with some welcome rain; school returns for most of the state's students, but some boarders will miss out; and, meet the commercial fisherman who's found a niche in producing dog food.

    • 1 hr
    Queensland Country Hour

    Queensland Country Hour

    The Federal Government's $1.8 billion support package for road and community projects; rain falls in the far north and south of the state, and what it'll mean for winter planting; and, growers say Paradise Dam report doesn't justify lowering the spillway by almost six metres.

    • 1 hr
    Queensland Country Hour

    Queensland Country Hour

    Federal Government abandons promised biosecurity levy that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars to protect Australian farmers from pests and diseases; the Commission of Inquiry report into the structural and stability issues of Paradise Dam has been made public; and, a new freight hub and spelling yards for outback Queensland.

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