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ABC (Australia)

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Brisbane, QLD

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English


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QLD Country Hour

9/20/2018
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Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

Duration:00:54:57

QLD Country Hour

9/19/2018
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Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

Duration:00:54:58

Queensland Country Hour

9/18/2018
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What would Australia look like without the live export trade? The state and federal governments commit a million dollars each to the strawberry industry; and, the mango industry anticipates another record-breaking year.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/17/2018
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The Queensland government announces a million dollar support package for strawberry farmers; police hunt for an arsonist responsible for tens of thousands of dollars' damage to the Maleny Cheese Factory; and, wild sugar cane could unlock non-chemical alternatives for pest and disease control in commercial cane varieties.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/16/2018
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More fallout from the strawberry needle sabotage scare; an old waste dam in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria expected to become the world's fourth largest zinc mine; and, tight supply sees east coast cattle prices lift slightly after recent rainfall.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/13/2018
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Concerns over prospect of Queensland fishing grounds being closed down suddenly, prompt petition by commercial fishers; two years since the white spot prawn crisis, the wild-caught bait industry is still crippled; and, what was once the world's largest open cut zinc mine is set to reopen its doors today.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/12/2018
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Strawberry growers in shock over needle sabotage case, which sparked health alerts across three states; a cautious welcome for Queensland’s first development permit under new vegetation management laws; and, a major agricultural education program set to finish this year, with the Queensland government cutting its funding.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/11/2018
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Satellite technology to be trialled to monitor water compliance in the Northern Basin; a 'season from hell' for dryland growers in southern Queensland; the Northern Beef Genomics Project aims for big gains in productivity in tropical cattle breeds; and, a drought relief convoy leaves Bundaberg, bound for Jericho.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/10/2018
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Vegetable growers say a stand alone agriculture-specific visa can't come quickly enough; the final hearing in Queensland for the review of the national sugar code of conduct wraps up in Bundaberg; and, a new chickpea variety launched for central Queensland growers.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/9/2018
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Low milk prices and drought force a Darling Downs family out of the industry after 100 years of dairying; northern graziers work with the cattle industry's leading researchers, to provide cutting edge information on genomics for the sector; and, an iconic Sunshine Coast strawberry growing family calls it quits in favour of growing turf.

Duration:00:54:55

Queensland Country Hour

9/6/2018
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New outlook shows Queensland heading for difficult fire season; organic camel milk demands premium prices for producers; a dire shortage of cottonseed meal in Australia prompts calls for imports.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/5/2018
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Queensland Dairy Farmers organisation are buoyed by support for its proposed 10 cents a litre levy on milk in the supermarket; a southern Queensland landholder claims a win over a coal seam gas company after what he calls 'a major security breach'; and, truckloads of sweet potatoes arrive at drought-stricken farms to feed hungry stock.

Duration:00:54:56

Queensland Country Hour

9/4/2018
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A south-west Queensland investigated over animal welfare issues after posting images to social media; public hearings begin to investigate whether the federal government's sugar code of conduct should be revoked; and, the state opposition fails in its bid to overturn Queensland's vegetation management laws.

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Queensland Country Hour

9/3/2018
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The state opposition accuses Labor of harbouring plans to ban live cattle exports; Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces a major upgrade to Townsville port facilities; cane growers already reaping benefits of Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement; and, dairy farmers welcome calls for a drought levy on milk.

Duration:00:54:59

Queensland Country Hour

9/2/2018
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Dairy farmers push for 10-cents-a-litre levy on milk to help drought-stricken industry; new funding announced to support north Queensland's drought veterans; gas exploration on the agenda in the wide bay region; and, what the Indonesia-Australia FTA means for cattle producers.

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Queensland Country Hour

8/29/2018
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North Queensland melon grower questions NT biosecurity protocols in the wake of a costly interruption to exports; potential new dam sites identified in CSIRO report; and, a big shire with a tiny population sets an ambitious weed busting target.

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Queensland Country Hour

8/28/2018
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Sugar millers seek Commonwealth intervention over fears the subcontinent will seek to export 7 million tonnes of raw sugar to an already oversupplied market; egg producers battle drought-induced high grain prices; and, find out why hand spinning cotton is far from a dying art.

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Queensland Country Hour

8/27/2018
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Police charge two men in southern Queensland over an alleged 20-million dollar fraud relating to Murray Darling Basin water efficiency program; should climate change be part of the conversation when implementing long term drought policy? and, a grape and orange farm near Hughenden is a step closer to reality.

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Queensland Country Hour

8/26/2018
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New Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrives in western Queensland to talk about the drought; parts of inland Queensland celebrate their biggest single rain event since 2016; and, why a south west Queensland council is fighting for drought status.

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Queensland Country Hour

8/22/2018
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Police warn of rural fraud complaints involving meat procurement and sales; agricultural technology companies urged to make their products more accessible to farmers; and, black frost wipes out some stone fruit crops in southern Queensland.

Duration:00:29:59