January 1, 2019
Bill Crabtree tested new Havoc wheat in a large-scale farm trial.
WA agronomist and no-till advocate Bill Crabtree is always on the lookout for innovative practices and products to implement on-farm, and the 2018 season was no different, with the grower running a wheat variety trial which put new wheat variety Havoc up against his mainstays.
When it comes to the biggest cash crops in the northern growing region, sorghum and wheat usually top the list, but for one Darling Downs family, corn is the big earner.
October 24, 2018
Sharon and Joe Comiskey.
Comiskey Beef might be a relative newcomer to the cattle industry, but the family-owned operation near Rockhampton is quickly gaining ground in the grass-fed market.
October 10, 2018
Norco Kingaroy manager Noel James and Graham Barbeler.
Kingaroy farming family the Barbelers have reached a career milestone this year, marking a quarter-century of trialling pre-commercial and commercial crops on their farm.
September 18, 2018
Competition judge and CQ Commodities manager Craig Wade with Mark Donaldson Memorial winners Nigel and Brian Gregg.
The Gregg family at Kolora, 35km east of Dysart, have won the respected Mark Donaldson Memorial Shield with a crop of MR-Bazley sorghum that yielded 6.5 tonnes per hectare.