Pork producers are battling it tough in a season of over-supply, when it was not long ago major suppliers were finding it tough to source local produce. It’s a hard market to get right, but for a supplier that has to provide 4 tonnes of both beef and pork next week – it can beContinue reading “Local Produce for Oktoberfest”
Fewer jobs, more money for Australia’s mining industry. That’s the take home message from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest research report, looking into the mining employment from 2011 to 2016. Reported by Kemii Maguire, produced by Zara Margolils and Eric Barker. Aired on ABC Rural Report North West and Western Queensland, Breakfast North WestContinue reading “Less Jobs More Money”
ABC Rural Report for North West and Western Queensland. Prepared and presented by Kemii Maguire, aired on 21 September 2018. https://soundcloud.com/kemiimaguire/mount-isa-rural-report-210918
Aired on Rural Report and Queensland Country Hour The fifth generation of cellular mobile communications, known as 5G, may not be as helpful for digital agriculture companies as first thought with one livestock tag manufacturer saying it will be useless to his company. The comments come the same week as Telstra released a 20-page reportContinue reading “Digital Agriculture Skeptical of 5G bid”
Aired on Rural Report, ABC Breakfast North West Queensland, and Queensland Country Hour (linked to viral video on ABC NW QLD Facebook page) Thousands of budgies have been spotted putting on a spectacular show in Richmond. They can be seen circling round a paddock about 27 kilometres south. Grazier Terry Carrington managed to capture theContinue reading “CHATTER AHEAD!”
Aired on Rural Report Kemii Maguire presenting the livestock report for ABC’s Rural Report Monday 17 September 2018. https://soundcloud.com/kemiimaguire/livestock-market-report
Aired on ABC Queensland Country Hour and Rural Report. Reported by Kemii Maguire, produced by Jodie Gunders, presented by Eric Barker. Neogen Australasia will be looking into genomic research in their testing labatory now opened in Gatton. This comes after a 5 million dollar investment from its parent company in the US.
Cane toads wanted! Yes, you’ve heard correctly. A lack of toads due to cold and dry weather has left the cane toad races in the scenic rim a bit worse for wear. They’ve released a call out for any racing toads possible. https://soundcloud.com/kemiimaguire/cane-toads-wanted
Aired on ABC Queensland Country Hour and ABC Rural National An eleventh hour call up has seen a group of young Aussie show jumpers take gold at an international competition. The group was sent to Beijing as a last-minute replacement and – in a surprise turn – they’ve taken the top prize from China andContinue reading “Eleventh Hour Showjumping Champions”
For ABC QLD Country Hour and Rural Report Cotton prices are back on track, with reduced crops and forward contracting water dependent. Cotton Report interview with Cotton Association CEO Adam McVeigh.