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Mackay region Wagyu breeding program to expand production

Premium Content Mackay region Wagyu breeding program to expand production

The embryonic transfer operation has been running for three years and will soon...

Man injured in excavator rollover north west of Mackay

Premium Content Man injured in excavator rollover north west of Mackay

A man, believed to be the machine’s driver, was injured at Mt Jukes

WATCH: How brigades contained summer fire danger

Premium Content WATCH: How brigades contained summer fire danger

‘There’s nothing else’: Rural crews called in from across Mackay to contain highway...

Man paralysed for 22 hours after mower rollover

Premium Content Man paralysed for 22 hours after mower rollover

‘The seat got me down in my pelvis’.

Teenage bull rider trampled by animal in CQ

Premium Content Teenage bull rider trampled by animal in CQ

Teen took on a beast in at a bull riding school

Man survives freezing night trapped under tractor

Premium Content Man survives freezing night trapped under tractor

A man in his 60s was treated for hypothermia

Farmers to lose $1.3 billion in ‘zealous’ reef push

Premium Content Farmers to lose $1.3 billion in ‘zealous’ reef push

REPORT: Mackay sugar growers could lose $19.3 million per year

Feral pigs: New quad bike safety laws impede hunt

Premium Content Feral pigs: New quad bike safety laws impede hunt

Fears feral pig numbers could grow under new laws

Mackay growers dominate Aussie sugarcane production

Premium Content Mackay growers dominate Aussie sugarcane production

We’ve earned our Sugar City title, with a quarter of the nation’s sugarcane...

Residents battle to keep CQ Target in sight

Premium Content Residents battle to keep CQ Target in sight

Moranbah residents face a two-hour drive for necessities.

Big threats identified for tiny pollinators

Premium Content Big threats identified for tiny pollinators

Farmers are all abuzz about some of the smallest workers in agriculture for World...

‘Smarter’ management needed to stop wave of extinction

Premium Content ‘Smarter’ management needed to stop wave of extinction

Researchers warn vulnerable wetland creatures are ‘on the front line of extinction’...

Irrigation price drop could boost sugar output by millions

Premium Content Irrigation price drop could boost sugar output by millions

Mackay Canegrowers welcome assessment showing water price reductions could increase...

Rescuers had given up hope of finding Yalboroo woman

Premium Content Rescuers had given up hope of finding Yalboroo woman

83-year-old woman found after three days missing

No reprieve for growers after horror sugar falls

Premium Content No reprieve for growers after horror sugar falls

Sugar production declined across Queensland, but the central region may have been...

Farmer advocates green approach to agriculture

Premium Content Farmer advocates green approach to agriculture

A Mackay farmer has noticed a blossoming interest in green farming

Sugar industry in turmoil

Sugar industry in turmoil

Senator seeking disallowance of Code of Conduct faces criticism