Tuesday Feb 18
Rural News and Information for North and Far North Queensland, Wednesday 19th February 2014
Farmers in north Queensland say steady rain over the past two days will improve the crop this year.
Spill the Beans
PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: They may be the butt of many jokes, but baked beans have been a staple in people's pantries for generations.
Aussies find way to improve sugar yields through new bacterium
University of Queensland scientists, in collaboration with the Australian sugar industry, have discovered a new species of bacterium that could potentially reduce the need for nitrogen fertiliser in cane farming while also improving yields of the crop.
Northern Daily Leader
Hip-hop out of the box
FROM the outside, DukeBox Bailey seems a tangle of contradictions - a hip-hop artist weened on country music, a carer and disability support worker who can deliver a seriously savage message in song.