Farmers struggle through drought

Farmer Graham Wilson

MICAELA ABOODY The current drought across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and inner Western Australia has left cattle and crop farmers struggling to keep their farms viable. Farmers and support organisations have said while the current … [Read more...]

Cows find safe haven in hinterland

Gavin and Graham Save A Cow Foundation

JAKE DAY In the Sunshine Coast hinterland is a little-known haven for cows that have been re-homed from beef and dairy farms around the South East. The cows have all been “rescued” by one man, Anthony Walsgott. Mr Walsgott has given a home … [Read more...]

Cancer’s Beef with Bacon

JANELSA OUMA The World Health Organisation's latest announcement warning that red meat, bacon, and processed meats can lead to certain types of cancer has been met with obvious concern. The findings came from years of research from the WHO … [Read more...]

Farmers call for more input on animal welfare regulations

GAVIN COOTE Livestock producers are calling for more input on animal welfare legislation as uncertainty looms over the agriculture sector’s future path. Australian Stud Merino Breeders Association vice-president Jock Macrae said the current … [Read more...]

Ekka hits the ground running

TAMARA SYDENHAM The eagerly anticipated 136th Royal Queensland Show opened today at the Brisbane Showgrounds attracting a massive crowd. This years show takes a new spin with 'Ekka IgNites 360', a professionally produced night show presented by … [Read more...]