Rural

Boondooma Starts To Spill!

Boondooma Starts To Spill!

It’s made it! On Monday morning, Sunwater issued an alert that Boondooma Dam had reached 100.2 per cent capacity and was starting to spill.

MP Pushes For Action On Dam Wall

MP Pushes For Action On Dam Wall

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has again called on the State Government to release its detailed business case into the future of Paradise Dam.

Cattle Prices Rise To $7.50/kg

Cattle Prices Rise To $7.50/kg

Cattle prices rose to new heights at Tuesday’s fortnightly combined agents sale in Murgon, despite heavy rain on Monday causing some cancellations.

QFF Gets ‘Resilience’ Funding

QFF Gets ‘Resilience’ Funding

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed funding to deliver an agricultural resilience project that aims to build the strategic management capacity of farmers.

‘DiDi’ Celebrates 100 Years

‘DiDi’ Celebrates 100 Years

A hundred years of pioneering in the Boondooma area was remembered last Saturday when about 160 relatives and friends gathered at the Duff family’s Di Di Station to celebrate the farm’s centenary.

‘Near Record’ For Agriculture

‘Near Record’ For Agriculture

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the latest national account figures are further proof that the Australian agriculture is “leading the way in our economic recovery”.

Illegal Blood Products Imported

Illegal Blood Products Imported

An individual who pleaded guilty earlier this year to illegally importing foetal bovine serum in 2012 and producing fraudulent health certificates has been sentenced in Brisbane Magistrates Court.

Cattleman Thanks LifeFlight

Cattleman Thanks LifeFlight

The South Burnett Livestock Exchange (SBLX) selling community has rallied behind a Murgon cattle producer who credits RACQ LifeFlight Rescue for saving his life.

More Rain’s On The Way

More Rain’s On The Way

A La Niña event – linked to wetter-than-average rainfall in parts of Australia and the possibility of more cyclones – has been confirmed in the Pacific Ocean.

Show Society Upgrades Pavilion

Show Society Upgrades Pavilion

Poultry breeders who compete at the Nanango Show and members of local bird breeding associations who meet at Nanango’s Showgrounds will be now able to take advantage of a greatly improved facility.

Workshop On Labour Hire

Workshop On Labour Hire

An information session will be held in Wondai next week to advise local growers about farm labour needs and best industry practice.

Working Group Tackles Saleyards

Working Group Tackles Saleyards

Coolabunia Saleyards have been losing an average $86,000 a year for the past five years, according to a new report prepared by a South Burnett Regional Council working group.