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Queensland Country Hour

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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

ABC Radio

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

Latest Episodes

Queensland Country Hour

Weekend rainfall across western Queensland welcomed by graziers; more water released from the Great Artesian Basin; and, questions over who will pick the mangoes in far north Queensland.

59 min8 h ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Agricultural workers are calling on the Queensland Government to extend border exemptions for them as soon as possible and the ACCC Deputy Chair Mick Keogh says the wide-ranging inquiry into perishable agricultural goods is really focusing on systemic inequitable behaviour in the supply chain.

59 min3 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The first 100 tonnes of chickpeas have christened a new $18.5 million bulk-grain handling facility at the CQ Inland Port at Yamala near Emerald, which is expected to save farmers thousands of dollars in freight costs and one of the country's largest blueberry growers is offering $50,000 to attract the workers needed to harvest its 2020 crop.

59 min4 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The Santa Gertrudis breed record price has been broken again by the Ferguson family's bull Glenn Oaks Palo which sold for $126, 000 at their sale near Nobby in Southern Queensland and the sale record price for the National Droughtmaster Bull Sale has been broken with $160,000 paid for Rondel Whiskey from Winton in western Queensland.

59 min5 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Queensland grain traders react to China's announcement it'll increase testing of Australia's wheat exports; a national plan for gas infrastructure to develop Wallumbilla as national east coast gas hub; and, a special Queensland Country Hour election feature on drought policy.

59 min6 d ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

A north west grazing family breaks records with $35 million gulf property purchase; a pen of heifers sells for an incredible $11.74 at a Charters Towers store sale; and, training extension officers to communicate with farmers.

59 min1 w ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Claims the Federal Government's JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme contributed to the demise of hundreds of jobs at JBS Australia have been challenged by the labour hire company at the centre of the criticism and AgForce Cattle Board President Will Wilson says it's about understanding the possible industry exposure created by the JBS decision to shed jobs.

59 min1 w ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Australia's biggest meat processor to shed 600 jobs as it scales back operations at its Dinmore plant in Ipswich; Oakey Beef launches legal action against the Defence Force over PSAS contamination; and, a cryogenic scientist unlocks the key to successfully freezing and reviving avocado shoot tips.

59 min1 w ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The clock's ticking in bid to save jobs of east coast fishers who make a living selling fish byproducts; Queensland boarding students will now be able to head home across the border for holidays; and, buying eggs from the farmgate...vending machine!

59 min1 w ago
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Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Queensland on the verge of losing export accreditation for lucrative fish byproducts over Great Barrier Reef obligations; the awareness divide between urban and rural communities continues to widen; and, it's calving time at the world's first organically certified dromedary dairy.

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Latest Episodes

Queensland Country Hour

Weekend rainfall across western Queensland welcomed by graziers; more water released from the Great Artesian Basin; and, questions over who will pick the mangoes in far north Queensland.

59 min8 h ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Agricultural workers are calling on the Queensland Government to extend border exemptions for them as soon as possible and the ACCC Deputy Chair Mick Keogh says the wide-ranging inquiry into perishable agricultural goods is really focusing on systemic inequitable behaviour in the supply chain.

59 min3 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The first 100 tonnes of chickpeas have christened a new $18.5 million bulk-grain handling facility at the CQ Inland Port at Yamala near Emerald, which is expected to save farmers thousands of dollars in freight costs and one of the country's largest blueberry growers is offering $50,000 to attract the workers needed to harvest its 2020 crop.

59 min4 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The Santa Gertrudis breed record price has been broken again by the Ferguson family's bull Glenn Oaks Palo which sold for $126, 000 at their sale near Nobby in Southern Queensland and the sale record price for the National Droughtmaster Bull Sale has been broken with $160,000 paid for Rondel Whiskey from Winton in western Queensland.

59 min5 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Queensland grain traders react to China's announcement it'll increase testing of Australia's wheat exports; a national plan for gas infrastructure to develop Wallumbilla as national east coast gas hub; and, a special Queensland Country Hour election feature on drought policy.

59 min6 d ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

A north west grazing family breaks records with $35 million gulf property purchase; a pen of heifers sells for an incredible $11.74 at a Charters Towers store sale; and, training extension officers to communicate with farmers.

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Claims the Federal Government's JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme contributed to the demise of hundreds of jobs at JBS Australia have been challenged by the labour hire company at the centre of the criticism and AgForce Cattle Board President Will Wilson says it's about understanding the possible industry exposure created by the JBS decision to shed jobs.

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Australia's biggest meat processor to shed 600 jobs as it scales back operations at its Dinmore plant in Ipswich; Oakey Beef launches legal action against the Defence Force over PSAS contamination; and, a cryogenic scientist unlocks the key to successfully freezing and reviving avocado shoot tips.

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

The clock's ticking in bid to save jobs of east coast fishers who make a living selling fish byproducts; Queensland boarding students will now be able to head home across the border for holidays; and, buying eggs from the farmgate...vending machine!

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour

Queensland Country Hour

Queensland on the verge of losing export accreditation for lucrative fish byproducts over Great Barrier Reef obligations; the awareness divide between urban and rural communities continues to widen; and, it's calving time at the world's first organically certified dromedary dairy.

59 min1 w ago
Comments
Queensland Country Hour
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