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Country Hour Queensland

ABC (Australia)

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Brisbane, QLD

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Podcasts

Language:

English


Episodes

Queensland Country Hour

11/15/2018
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The federal government to begin proceedings against India at the WTO; a young beef producers' forum to talk sheep for the first time; and, exporting extra large quail to Hong Kong.

Duration:00:54:56

Queensland Country Hour

11/14/2018
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Protests over the introduction of 'real time' tracking of commercial fishing vessels; claims Landcare is in crisis; and, harnessing the biodiversity of Australian plants for crop breeding.

Duration:00:54:53

Queensland Country Hour

11/13/2018
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Streamlining red tape in the meat processing industry; AWI challenged to adopt all external review recommendations; and, would eating more flake make it safer to swim in the ocean?

Duration:00:54:56

Queensland Country Hour

11/12/2018
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WoolPoll vote to go to preferences for first time in AWI's history; meat processing industry calls for government support; and, turning aggressive weeds into art.

Duration:00:55:03

Queensland Country Hour

11/11/2018
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Charges laid over strawberry sabotage crisis; rural and remote internet users welcome new Skymuster service; and, why don't Australians drink Australian grown coffee?

Duration:00:55:05

Queensland Country Hour

11/8/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:46

Queensland Country Hour

11/6/2018
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Government denies visa changes will hurt Pacific Islander seasonal workers; diesel prices skyrocket, putting pressure on transport operators; and, how horses are helping children with disabilities.

Duration:00:54:57

Queensland Country Hour

11/5/2018
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Queensland's Fair Farms initiative to be expanded across Australia; broadacre farmers warned over spray drift concerns; and, western Queensland turns up the heat for the Longreach races.

Duration:00:55:02

QLD Country Hour

11/1/2018
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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

Duration:00:54:51

QLD Country Hour

10/31/2018
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Live exporter welcomes heightened regulation in the industry and Mossman Sugar growers seeking answers about the future.

Duration:00:54:57

Queensland Country Hour

10/30/2018
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Reforms ahead for the live export industry; survey reveals caged eggs still dominate sales despite free range demand; and, we head to Bowen for the start of the mango season.

Duration:00:54:55

Queensland Country Hour

10/29/2018
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The push for farmers to take out crop insurance; AWI again refuses to implement changes requested by government; and, the spanner crab season closes for six weeks.

Duration:00:54:45

Queensland Country Hour

10/28/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:44

QLD Country Hour

10/25/2018
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Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

Duration:00:54:53

Queensland Country Hour

10/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:56

QLD Country Hour

10/23/2018
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Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

Duration:00:54:57

QLD Country Hour

10/22/2018
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A shortage of summer cropping seed has farmers wondering what they will grow and the onion industry is looking to NZ for tips on export growth.

Duration:00:49:38

Queensland Country Hour

10/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:56

Queensland Country Hour

10/18/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:29

Queensland Country Hour

10/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:54:56