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Queensland Country Hour

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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

ABC Radio

4
Followers
7
Plays
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Rural news and information for Queensland primary producers.

Latest Episodes

Queensland Country Hour

The Commonwealth government's controversial 'backpacker tax' ruled valid by Federal Court; rural fire brigades call for a massive restructure of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service; and, welcome rain falls in parts of Queensland.

59 MIN2 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Beirut explosion raises questions about the use of ammonium nitrate in Queensland's mining industry; wool prices continue to crash as sales resume this week; and, we'll take you to the EKKA, virtually.

59 MIN3 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

59 MIN4 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Turmoil for cane growers as MSF Sugar announces it's sold off a huge slice of cane land to grow other crops; analysts confident Victorian abattoirs will cope with a cut to two-thirds of capacity; and, meet Finn sheep, a fast growing, lean sheep breed.

59 MIN5 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Isis Central Sugar Mill takeover deal with Pakistani owned company falls over; regional mining jobs boom, despite the nation being in recession; and why last month has been dubbed by some as 'Dry July'.

59 MIN6 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The Federal Government is set to permit foreign workers into Australia to help farmers harvest crops; meat processing industry looks to automation to reduce reliance on human labour; and, the largest annual mass migration of livestock in Australia is now underway.

59 MIN1 w ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The Murray Darling Basin's billion dollar water market set for major reform after ACCC report finds deficiencies with the trade; Queensland's environment minister responds to farmers' class action over Paradise Dam; and, why prices are gold for goats.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Bundaberg farmers launch a class action against the Queensland Government over Paradise Dam; concern sweeps through the meat industry with plans underway to deal with the possibility of short-term shutdown of meatworks if the coronavirus outbreak worsens; and, Australia's largest cattle company's AGM flags pain ahead for beef exporters, but maintains faith in China as a key export destination.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Australian cotton growers are expected to be 20 million dollars out of pocket after a Chinese based trading company has gone into administration and meet an aquaponics farmer who sells his produce through his restaurant.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

A class action against the 2011 live export ban could cost the government more than $600 million; cane farmers wish away the weather as rain holds up the crush; and, how a Sunshine Coast dairy farm increased production while reducing feed costs.

59 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Latest Episodes

Queensland Country Hour

The Commonwealth government's controversial 'backpacker tax' ruled valid by Federal Court; rural fire brigades call for a massive restructure of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service; and, welcome rain falls in parts of Queensland.

59 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Beirut explosion raises questions about the use of ammonium nitrate in Queensland's mining industry; wool prices continue to crash as sales resume this week; and, we'll take you to the EKKA, virtually.

59 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

59 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Turmoil for cane growers as MSF Sugar announces it's sold off a huge slice of cane land to grow other crops; analysts confident Victorian abattoirs will cope with a cut to two-thirds of capacity; and, meet Finn sheep, a fast growing, lean sheep breed.

59 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Isis Central Sugar Mill takeover deal with Pakistani owned company falls over; regional mining jobs boom, despite the nation being in recession; and why last month has been dubbed by some as 'Dry July'.

59 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The Federal Government is set to permit foreign workers into Australia to help farmers harvest crops; meat processing industry looks to automation to reduce reliance on human labour; and, the largest annual mass migration of livestock in Australia is now underway.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The Murray Darling Basin's billion dollar water market set for major reform after ACCC report finds deficiencies with the trade; Queensland's environment minister responds to farmers' class action over Paradise Dam; and, why prices are gold for goats.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Bundaberg farmers launch a class action against the Queensland Government over Paradise Dam; concern sweeps through the meat industry with plans underway to deal with the possibility of short-term shutdown of meatworks if the coronavirus outbreak worsens; and, Australia's largest cattle company's AGM flags pain ahead for beef exporters, but maintains faith in China as a key export destination.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Australian cotton growers are expected to be 20 million dollars out of pocket after a Chinese based trading company has gone into administration and meet an aquaponics farmer who sells his produce through his restaurant.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

A class action against the 2011 live export ban could cost the government more than $600 million; cane farmers wish away the weather as rain holds up the crush; and, how a Sunshine Coast dairy farm increased production while reducing feed costs.

59 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour
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