Historic deal between MP Bob Katter and the Federal Government to fund two massive irrigation projects in north Queensland; Australian Wool Innovation chairman steps down; and, a campaign to raise awareness about cattle theft.
The Queensland Government has launched a $600 000 campaign to help restore confidence in the state's strawberry market and new research into pasture dieback shows microscopic mealybugs could be the culprit
Dealing with overproduction in the horticulture industry; the Prime Minister's new drought fund met with mixed reactions; and, setting sail from Karumba Port, with the first zinc shipment from recommissioned Century Mine.
A renewed push for farmers to take out drought insurance; relief may be in sight for farmers faced with crippling power bills; and, the Queensland Country Hour goes on the road in the north Queensland town of Greenvale.
A rural economist says farmers' capacity to remain viable has been made more difficult due to simplistic political reactions, and a Wide Bay apiarist has been waiting for soggy fields to dry out to move some of his bees.
Queensland parliament passes legislation, the government says will unlock more water for farmers; dairy farmers frustrated over shortcomings of supermarket milk levy; and, help arrives for a hail-hit melon grower.
Barramundi fishers feel the pinch with the iconic species dramatically dropping in value; authorities fear a contagious bee disease found in Mackay could spread to other hives; and, the clean up continues for storm-hit macadamia and avocado growers.