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New farm check-in app is latest tool in fight against spread of pests and diseases

New farm check-in app is latest tool in fight against spread...

'Farm Check-in’ aims to provide the option of using a QR code at the farm gate to...

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Water quality failure despite huge government spend on Great Barrier Reef

Water quality failure despite huge government spend on...

Reef scientists say Australian governments are behind on addressing key threats...

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No backpackers leaves Kimberley farmer no choice but to bulldoze bananas

No backpackers leaves Kimberley farmer no choice but to...

A critical worker shortage has left Western Australia's largest banana grower with...

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After five major wipe-outs, this banana farmer is calling for a grower-funded disaster assistance pool

After five major wipe-outs, this banana farmer is calling...

A North Queensland farmer who watched his entire crop wiped out by cyclonic winds...

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How do bananas stay Australia's number one fruit?

How do bananas stay Australia's number one fruit?

Bananas are king in the fresh food section of Australian shops, but the industry...

'Deep red colour': The story behind Australia's first red corn whiskey

'Deep red colour': The story behind Australia's first red...

Praised for its "sweat characters and nuttiness", a Perth-based distillery and second-generation...

Why are flying foxes turning up in strange places?

Why are flying foxes turning up in strange places?

As their usual food sources dry up, flying foxes are searching further afield for...

Like 'Armageddon': Farmers reeling in aftermath of a terrifying firestorm they had no hope of beating

Like 'Armageddon': Farmers reeling in aftermath of a terrifying...

With thousands of hectares of farmland burnt, countless head of cattle dead and...

Devastating Panama disease detected in heart of banana-growing region

Devastating Panama disease detected in heart of banana-growing...

The fungal disease with the potential to wipe out whole banana crops is detected...

Race on to save $600m Queensland banana industry

Race on to save $600m Queensland banana industry

A new state-of-the art quarantine facility on Queensland's Sunshine Coast is fast-tracking...

Outbreaks prompt alerts for banana disease lurking in backyards

Outbreaks prompt alerts for banana disease lurking in backyards

Home fruit growers in southern Queensland and Northern NSW are urged to be on guard...

Banana growers face a year without a crop as Panama disease takes hold

Banana growers face a year without a crop as Panama disease...

The highly destructive fungal disease known for wiping out entire banana crops,...

'It was like a wild animal coming to get you': How the far north survived Queensland's biggest storm

'It was like a wild animal coming to get you': How the...

Ten years since wreaking havoc across the state's far north, Tropical Cyclone Yasi...

Banana growers gain extra $50K in storm assistance

Banana growers gain extra $50K in storm assistance

Victims of March a windstorm that wiped out 100 per cent of some banana growers'...

Cyclone-hit  banana farmers requested wages help in March, contrary to Minister's comments

Cyclone-hit banana farmers requested wages help in March,...

Growers who hosted Queensland's agriculture minister after Cyclone Niran flattened...

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