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Tough sorghum means business as usual for Dalby Bio-Refinery growers

August 28, 2017


Shane and Sharon McKenna delivered last summer’s sorghum harvest to the Dalby Bio-Refinery without a hitch despite the tough conditions.

Planting sorghum that could handle tough conditions allowed Western Darling Downs growers Shane and Sharon McKenna to deliver last summer’s harvest to the Dalby Bio-Refinery without a hitch.

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Corn key to closed-loop Deniliquin piggery

August 7, 2017

Tristan Donaldson

Giles Cunnigham, Advanta Seeds, Matt Barker, Rodwells and Tristan Donaldson.

A closed-loop farming system whereby pig manure is used to grow corn that is fed back to pigs is paying off for a pork producer at Deniliquin.

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Debbie helps Capella family win Mark Donaldson Memorial Shield

July 24, 2017


Competition judge and CQ Commodities manager Craig Wade (left) with 2017 Mark Donaldson Memorial Shield winner Kev Sampson.

Cyclone Debbie was damaging for many in northern Queensland, but there was a positive spinoff for one Capella cropping family, helping them win the respected Mark Donaldson Memorial Shield.

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