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Market Prices Dip Slightly

Market Prices Dip Slightly

December 3, 2020 by Aussie Land & Livestock A reduced yarding at Coolabunia’s Fat and Store Sale on Tuesday saw prices hold solid for the majority of quality cattle on offer. Meatworks cattle moved down in line with grid prices, but there was good demand across all sectors. Quality breeder heifers were particularly strong and […]

Funding Backs Up Mobile Towers

Funding Backs Up Mobile Towers

Mobile phone towers in the South Burnett region will be able to keep operating longer if the power goes out during natural disasters, thanks to a new Federal Government funding scheme.

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.

ACCC Alleges Alkaloids ‘Cartel’

ACCC Alleges Alkaloids ‘Cartel’

A company with key operations in the South Burnett has been targeted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission which alleges it is part of a cartel involved in international price-fixing.

USQ Prof Recognised In Awards

USQ Prof Recognised In Awards

Well-known climate researcher Roger Stone – and head of the USQ’s Centre for Applied Climate Sciences at Toowoomba – received a national award on Tuesday night recognising his leadership in outreach to the community.

Dinner Plus Straight Talking

Dinner Plus Straight Talking

Mary O’Brien is a straight-talking ag consultant who knows a lot about spray drift and nozzles … but it’s her outreach to country blokes that is now turning heads.

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Aussie Land & Livestock director James Bredhauer says he has accepted the decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to retain ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but he now hopes Council will work with his company to improve the facility.

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Big Peanut” committee met South Burnett Regional councillors and Council staff on Thursday morning to discuss possible locations for a planned sculpture.

Bega To Buy Lion Dairy

Bega To Buy Lion Dairy

Bega Cheese – the owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $534 million.

Council Rejects Saleyard Offers

Council Rejects Saleyard Offers

South Burnett Regional Council will maintain its ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but will draw up a five-year plan aimed at reinvigorating the facility.

More Permits To Target Pest Moth

More Permits To Target Pest Moth

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority has issued two more permits for the control of Fall Armyworm, bringing the total number of current permits to 37.

Free Dinners For Farmers

Free Dinners For Farmers

South Burnett Regional Council’s free “Farmers Night Out” dinners are happening around the region from this Friday.

Gina Urges Rural Voices To Speak Up

Gina Urges Rural Voices To Speak Up

Country music’s Dean Perrett and Mick Lindsay took to the stage at ‘Bethany’ on Saturday night to celebrate the fourth annual National Agriculture & Related Industries Day …

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