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A Taste of Landline
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A Taste of Landline

Season 3  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  December 16, 2017
This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs ...

This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs who cook it.

A Taste of Landline
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A Taste of Landline

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  ABC  |  January 20, 2017
This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs ...

This 'paddock to plate' program shows in detail where our food comes from and the farmers who grow it, as well as the consumers who buy it and some of Australia's top chefs who cook it.

Should We Close Our Zoos?
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Should We Close Our Zoos?

SBS  |  January 10, 2017
Can we justify the existence of zoos in the current era? Liz Bonnin explores the modern face of zoos and asks whether their claims to be centres of conservation can be supported.

Can we justify the existence of zoos in the current era? Liz Bonnin explores the modern face of zoos and asks whether their claims to be centres of conservation can be supported.

Crossings
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Crossings: Olivia Lum

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS2  |  May 27, 2011
This series profiles leading Asian personalities. In this episode, we look at the challenging and remarkable life of Olivia Lum - the founder, group chief executive officer, ...

This series profiles leading Asian personalities. In this episode, we look at the challenging and remarkable life of Olivia Lum - the founder, group chief executive officer, and president of the Singapore-based Hyflux Group.

Crossings
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Crossings: Jackie Chan

SBS2  |  January 20, 2012
A profile of Jackie Chan from his earliest days as a Beijing opera acrobat to his emergence as a Hollywood action superstar. The program features intimate moments with Chan ...

A profile of Jackie Chan from his earliest days as a Beijing opera acrobat to his emergence as a Hollywood action superstar. The program features intimate moments with Chan and never-before-seen footage from his personal cinematographer. It also includes interviews with some of Jackie's co-stars and other influential figures in his life, offering a unique insight into one of the most dynamic personalities in Hollywood today.

Landline
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Landline: West Meets East/The Long Road/Premium Beef/China Dreams/Golden Fleece/Chairman Liu

ABC  |  February 4, 2017
West Meets East A delegation of Australian farmers and food manufacturers travel to China to learn just how to do business with our biggest trading partner. The Long Road ...

West Meets East A delegation of Australian farmers and food manufacturers travel to China to learn just how to do business with our biggest trading partner. The Long Road Understanding differences in taste and lifestyle could be the key to cracking the Chinese market. Premium Beef Beef producers are excited about new opportunities at the premium end of the Chinese market. China Dreams How does China feed it's population of almost 1.4 billion? Golden Fleece China is the Australian wool industry's most important international partner, buying around 75 percent of the national clip. Chairman Liu Australia will play an important role supplying clean, green protein to China's growing middle class.

Landline
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Landline: Superfine : Wool Contracts/Rural News/Markets Report/Hope and Faith : Sick Cows/Cane Mystery

ABC  |  September 24, 2016
SUPERFINE : WOOL CONTRACTS Superfine wool growers are reaping rewards. RURAL NEWS A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and ...

SUPERFINE : WOOL CONTRACTS Superfine wool growers are reaping rewards. RURAL NEWS A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. HOPE AND FAITH : SICK COWS Continuing problems for Victoria's dairy industry as bovine anaemia threatens herds. CANE MYSTERY A mysterious syndrome affecting sugar cane has scientists baffled.

Landline
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Landline: Q Fever Outbreak/Shelling Out/Salt of the Earth/Markets Report

ABC  |  October 17, 2015
An outbreak of Q-Fever on a Victorian goat farm prompts the owners to finance the development of an animal vaccine; a Tasmanian business has come up with a winning dried ...

An outbreak of Q-Fever on a Victorian goat farm prompts the owners to finance the development of an animal vaccine; a Tasmanian business has come up with a winning dried abalone product that is selling for up to $1400 a kilo; an innovative farming family harnesses the attributes of one of Australia's toughest native shrubs and turns it into a new kind of livestock feed and observations and analysis of recent commodity prices and trends.

Landline
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Landline: Free Rangers/The Sweet Spot/Messages of Hope/The Last Dance/Markets Report

ABC  |  September 12, 2015
A new corporate model for free-range pork helps supermarket customers make informed choices; Cane growers could improve crop yields through more efficient harvesting ...

A new corporate model for free-range pork helps supermarket customers make informed choices; Cane growers could improve crop yields through more efficient harvesting practices; The students of a primary school in Longreach are sending messages of hope to farmers struggling with drought; is there a future for the district hall? Plus a look at weekly commodity prices.

Landline
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Landline: Fragrant Success/Drought Forum/The Big Dry

ABC  |  May 23, 2015
A new strain of rice developed by Australian plant breeders can be grown in colder climates; highlights from the Longreach drought forum, discussing the big dry, resilience ...

A new strain of rice developed by Australian plant breeders can be grown in colder climates; highlights from the Longreach drought forum, discussing the big dry, resilience and the heard road ahead and; graziers in western Queensland fear a fourth failed wet season.

Landline
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Landline: Kimberley Dreams/Faces of Drought/Year of the Goat/Climate and Water Outlook/Take a Chance on Me

ABC  |  May 30, 2015
The owners of Liveringa Station in WA's Kimberley have big visions for the future; three western Queensland residents share their personal experiences of drought; demand for ...

The owners of Liveringa Station in WA's Kimberley have big visions for the future; three western Queensland residents share their personal experiences of drought; demand for goat meat is rising and; facing an uncertain future, the NSW community of Trundle look for opportunities to save their town.

Landline
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Landline: Pygmy Bluetongue/Interview with Federal Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce/National Treasures/Commodities Report

ABC  |  October 4, 2014
Until 1992 the pygmy blue-tongue lizard was considered extinct, now a community in South Australia's mid-north is rallying to keep the little lizard off the endangered list; ...

Until 1992 the pygmy blue-tongue lizard was considered extinct, now a community in South Australia's mid-north is rallying to keep the little lizard off the endangered list; Pip Courtney speaks with Barnaby Joyce and in Arnhem Land, Indigenous rangers are in a race against time to save Aboriginal rock art, most of which is under threat.

Landline
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Landline: Sugar Power/Interview with Pip Job/Coorong Mullet/Commodities Report/Cooking Up A Storm

ABC  |  September 27, 2014
In northern New South Wales, the country's sole remaining 100 percent Australian owned sugar mill and refinery is hoping its green credentials will keep it that way; we talk ...

In northern New South Wales, the country's sole remaining 100 percent Australian owned sugar mill and refinery is hoping its green credentials will keep it that way; we talk to the winner of the 2014 national Rural Woman of the Year and; Ryan Scown is a Mackay DJ who works with Headspace to deliver a program called Drumbeat. The program aims to support young people struggling with mental health issues by helping them find rhythm in their lives.

Landline
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Landline: They're Back/Lake Cropping/Old Man River/Tears From The Sky/Markets Report

ABC  |  February 21, 2015
Despite a huge public backlash against its supertrawler two years ago, Seafish Tasmania is now bringing another smaller factory ship to Australia.

Despite a huge public backlash against its supertrawler two years ago, Seafish Tasmania is now bringing another smaller factory ship to Australia.

Landline
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Landline: Baby Boomers/Eat Local/Posh Spice

ABC  |  June 13, 2015
Global demand for dairy products is growing at the fastest rate in world history; Eat Local Thursday is giving food producers a fair-go in the market place and Australia's ...

Global demand for dairy products is growing at the fastest rate in world history; Eat Local Thursday is giving food producers a fair-go in the market place and Australia's first saffron growers celebrate an eventful 25 years.

Landline
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Landline: Mother Nature/Climate and Water Outlook/Bean Boom/Farm Studies/Markets Report

ABC  |  January 30, 2016
In a region blessed with high rainfall and some of the cleanest air in the world, top prices being paid for beef is allowing producers to diversify - into the energy market; ...

In a region blessed with high rainfall and some of the cleanest air in the world, top prices being paid for beef is allowing producers to diversify - into the energy market; Australia is the world largest exporter of faba beans; Student retention rates increase when this Victorian school incorporates primary industries into the curriculum plus the Markets Report and Climate and Water Outlook.

Landline
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Landline: The Abalone Rancher/Sparkling Success/Harry's Ark: Paddleboat/Grief and Glory: World War One Photographs/Markets Report

ABC  |  April 23, 2016
The Abalone Rancher A former wild catch abalone diver develops the world's first abalone sea ranch. Sparkling Success Liquid waste from the production of juice concentrate is ...

The Abalone Rancher A former wild catch abalone diver develops the world's first abalone sea ranch. Sparkling Success Liquid waste from the production of juice concentrate is turned into designer drinking water. Harry's Ark : Paddleboat With some scrap metal and plenty of ingenuity Harry builds a 100 foot paddleboat. Grief and Glory : World War One Photographs The photographic project showing rural Victorians at war. Markets Report A look at the current markets with Kerry Lonergan.

Landline
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Landline: Cider Pains/Island Wool/In Memorium/Cooee March/Markets Report

ABC  |  November 14, 2015
Australia's young cider industry is full of enthusiasm and potential; a group of Kangaroo Island wool producers adds value through regional branding; War memorials exist in ...

Australia's young cider industry is full of enthusiasm and potential; a group of Kangaroo Island wool producers adds value through regional branding; War memorials exist in almost every rural community across Australia and they are as relevant today as ever; a century after the Cooee March left Gilgandra on 10 October 1915 a group of enthusiasts re-enact the journey and observations and analysis of recent commodity prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan.

Landline
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Landline: At The Coalface/Taking Stock/BOM Climate and Weather Outlook/The Old Country

ABC  |  August 1, 2015
The approval of a massive coal mine project in the Liverpool Plains region divides the community; a NSW state government review into stock routes has lead to fears for their ...

The approval of a massive coal mine project in the Liverpool Plains region divides the community; a NSW state government review into stock routes has lead to fears for their future; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from the Bureau of Meteorology and; the battle for the tourist dollar at an Australian world heritage site.

Landline
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Landline: Mixed Blessing/Climate and Water Outlook/Chicken Town/Commodities/Import Ban

ABC  |  January 31, 2015
Is buffel grass a destructive weed or productive feed?; Comprehensive climate and weather outlook and analysis presented by the Bureau of Meteorology and Pip Courtney speaks ...

Is buffel grass a destructive weed or productive feed?; Comprehensive climate and weather outlook and analysis presented by the Bureau of Meteorology and Pip Courtney speaks with Joseph Saina, Head of the Australian Horticultural Exporters Association, regarding Vietnam's ban on Australian horticultural imports.

Landline
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Landline: February 3, 2013

ABC  |  February 2, 2013
Australia's national rural program, with reports from around he country on rural and urban issues.

Australia's national rural program, with reports from around he country on rural and urban issues.

Landline
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Landline: February 26, 2012

ABC  |  February 25, 2012
Stories include, 'Hard lessons', 'Wild goat cheese', 'Peter McCutcheon talks to Craig Knowles', 'Cane and able' and 'Commodities Report'.

Stories include, 'Hard lessons', 'Wild goat cheese', 'Peter McCutcheon talks to Craig Knowles', 'Cane and able' and 'Commodities Report'.

Landline
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Landline: Sleeping Giant/Clean Water/Mongolian Beef

ABC  |  July 15, 2017
Sleeping Giant It's a versatile grain but linseed has struggled for decades to gain traction with Australian growers. That could be about to change as new research sheds light ...

Sleeping Giant It's a versatile grain but linseed has struggled for decades to gain traction with Australian growers. That could be about to change as new research sheds light on the seed's remarkable medicinal properties. Clean Water Polluted dams cause a range of diseases in sheep and cattle but an economical treatment developed by a retired Sydney-based chemist provides cleaner drinking water for livestock. Mongolian Beef A Mongolian photographer studying rural Australia will use what he has learnt to help his country's traditional communities become more sustainable.

Landline
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Landline: True Blue Salmon/Horse Heaven/Island Produce/Rural News/Markets Report

ABC  |  May 6, 2017
True Blue Salmon Australia's wild salmon is fresh, cheap and sustainable, but the bulk of the catch is sold for bait - not human consumption. Fishermen in Western Australia ...

True Blue Salmon Australia's wild salmon is fresh, cheap and sustainable, but the bulk of the catch is sold for bait - not human consumption. Fishermen in Western Australia are trying to change that by giving the local fish an image make-over. Horse Heaven Australia's racing industry is responsible for generating billions of dollars in direct spending, and a champion performer is worth far more than its winnings alone. Island Produce With produce as popular as it is pretty, this harvest of edible flowers and edible weeds, finds its way from a small island in Moreton Bay to some of Brisbane's top restaurants. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Markets Report Kerry discusses a sugar tax this week, and reporter Tim Lee finds out more about the future of printed meat. It's packed with nutrients and reduces food waste, but who will eat it?

Landline
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Landline: Out of the Woods/Young Guns/Weeding Out/Markets Report

ABC  |  July 4, 2015
The clearing of forest for agricultural purposes in northern Australia has reignited passionate debate; a training school in the famous wool growing district of Hay ensures an ...

The clearing of forest for agricultural purposes in northern Australia has reignited passionate debate; a training school in the famous wool growing district of Hay ensures an age-old tradition continues; a team of weed-hunters in the remote Kimberley Region of WA go to extraordinary lengths to eradicate an invasive pest and the latest markets report.

Landline
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Landline: Kelpies: A Dash Of Dingo/Carrots: Girl Power/Flynn: The Man on the Twenty Dollar Notes/Outback Education

ABC  |  April 9, 2016
Pip Courtney and a team of reporters around the country bring you up to date with the issues affecting rural and regional Australia. From farming, agriculture, food, ...

Pip Courtney and a team of reporters around the country bring you up to date with the issues affecting rural and regional Australia. From farming, agriculture, food, economics, innovation, climate, infrastructure and more.

Landline
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Landline: Super Oyster/Space Cows/Mushroom Coffee/Rural News/Markets Report

ABC  |  May 20, 2017
Super Oyster Scientists are providing some light at the end of a very bleak period for Tasmania's Pacific oyster industry, developing a super oyster that will hopefully ...

Super Oyster Scientists are providing some light at the end of a very bleak period for Tasmania's Pacific oyster industry, developing a super oyster that will hopefully withstand the next outbreak of Pacific oyster mortality syndrome. Space Cows The Northern Australian properties adopting precision satellite farming technologies and software to manage stock and pasture. Mushroom Coffee Two enterprising mates save tonnes of coffee grounds from landfill by turning them into the perfect medium for growing mushrooms. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan ... and a closer look at the goat market this week.

Landline
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Landline: The Raw Prawn/Flying Solo/Climate And Water Outlook/Rural News

ABC  |  April 30, 2017
The Raw Prawn The outbreak of white spot disease has devastated the farmed prawn industry with several farms in South East Queensland forced to shut down. Farmers say it's a ...

The Raw Prawn The outbreak of white spot disease has devastated the farmed prawn industry with several farms in South East Queensland forced to shut down. Farmers say it's a failed border protection system that's to blame for the multimillion-dollar clean up. Flying Solo It can be a hard and sometimes dangerous life working in outback Australia. Three graziers, who each lost their husbands in separate tragedies, have been left to run enormous, remote sheep and cattle stations. Climate And Water Outlook Australia's climate and weather outlook for May to July 2017 from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues in the news this week.

Landline
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Landline: Pineapple Pigs/Growing Controversy/Antarctic Farmers/Rural News/Markets Report

ABC  |  March 18, 2017
Pineapple Pigs An oral drench to protect piglets from gut infection could soon be available to pig farmers. It's been developed by scientists and is made from pineapples - ...

Pineapple Pigs An oral drench to protect piglets from gut infection could soon be available to pig farmers. It's been developed by scientists and is made from pineapples - taking antibiotics out of the food chain. Growing Controversy Our recent story on a suburban neighbourhood growing food along its footpaths has received a lot of attention this week and communities across the country have been inspired to do the same thing. But the future of our food street farmers is limbo amid fears of public liability insurance and council regulations. Antarctic Farmers We meet the Northern Territory cattle producer swapping life on an outback cattle station for life on an ice station. He's just one of many multi-skilled people making the expedition from rural Australia to work on the coldest, windiest, driest continent on earth. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Markets Report For the seventh consecutive week, the key wool indicators have established record highs.

Landline
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Landline: Climate and Water Outlook/Market Report/Rural News/Sweet Success/Future Fish/Coral Future

ABC  |  June 2, 2018
Climate and Water Outlook A look at June - August 2018 from experts at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan ...

Climate and Water Outlook A look at June - August 2018 from experts at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Sweet Success After years in the doldrums, Australian citrus growers are enjoying record prices. But just as things are looking sweet for growers, the industry is facing a potential crisis. A devastating citrus disease found in the Northern Territory has producers all over the country worried. Future Fish On the New South Wales mid-north coast, the first commercial trial of kingfish farming in ocean pens is taking place. Results so far are exceeding expectations, but there have been some very big challenges to overcome. Coral Future A restoration project by Australian researchers is using IVF-like technology to bring degraded reefs back to life.

Landline
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Landline: May 13, 2018

ABC  |  May 12, 2018
The End of Carp A special report into the possible consequences of Australia's planned effort to rid our waterways of hundreds of millions of the invasive pest, carp. ...

The End of Carp A special report into the possible consequences of Australia's planned effort to rid our waterways of hundreds of millions of the invasive pest, carp. Dinosaur Food A Queensland artist is on a mission to spread the word about bunya nuts. The fruit of the majestic Bunya Pine has been an important part of indigenous culture for thousands of years, but many landowners today consider it annoying garden waste. Markets Report This week Kerry catches up with Troy Setter, Consolidated Pastoral Company, and Andrew Cox, MLA, at Beef Expo in Rockhampton. Rural News A look at regional and rural issues from around the country this week.

Landline
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Landline: Weed Machines/Standing Tall

ABC  |  November 5, 2017
Weed Machines More than 20 years of research is behind the invention of the world's first machine capable of destroying weeds resistant to common herbicides. Standing Tall As ...

Weed Machines More than 20 years of research is behind the invention of the world's first machine capable of destroying weeds resistant to common herbicides. Standing Tall As demand for timber outstrips local supply, the CSIRO is encouraging Tasmanian farmers and private landowners to join the agroforestry sector.

Landline
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Landline: Pig Wars/Future Proofing/Fairvale Farewell

ABC  |  February 3, 2018
Pig Wars GPS-tracking collars are the latest weapon in the fight against feral pigs. The collars give an insight into pig behaviour, helping to manage the spread of the ...

Pig Wars GPS-tracking collars are the latest weapon in the fight against feral pigs. The collars give an insight into pig behaviour, helping to manage the spread of the invasive pest. Future Proofing One of the country's largest egg producers has invested in state-of-the-art farm and food processing facilities to stay ahead of industry rules and changing community attitudes. Fairvale Farewell The sad ending for one of the most celebrated dairy cattle studs in the country. After a lifetime in the industry the owners are worn out, and are selling up to make way for new beginnings.

Landline
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Landline: Mung Beans: Money Beans/Drought Photographer: The Beauty Within/Outback Bishop: Diving Stage/Markets Report

ABC  |  March 19, 2016
Years of research have transformed the modest mung bean into the 'money bean'; a western Queensland grazier finds beauty in the drought; former professional actor The Right ...

Years of research have transformed the modest mung bean into the 'money bean'; a western Queensland grazier finds beauty in the drought; former professional actor The Right Reverend Rob Gillion takes on his biggest role ever - as Bishop of Riverina and our Markets Report.

Landline
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Landline: Rabbit Virus/Bureau of Meteorology : Climate and Water Outlook/Stuck in the Middle : Gold Coast Cane/Markets Report

ABC  |  April 30, 2016
Rabbit Virus: A new virus to eradicate pest rabbits has been given the all clear for release. Bureau of Meteorology : Climate and Water Outlook A look at Australia's weather ...

Rabbit Virus: A new virus to eradicate pest rabbits has been given the all clear for release. Bureau of Meteorology : Climate and Water Outlook A look at Australia's weather prospects by experts from the Bureau of Meteorology. Stuck in the Middle : Gold Coast Cane Farmers in Australia's oldest sugarcane growing region want to sell up for development. Markets Report : Current market prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan

Landline
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Landline: Eat Local/Lime Caviar: Finger Limes/Smart Lamb/Camel Racers/Markets Report

ABC  |  July 9, 2016
EAT LOCAL Food producers in Queensland's Scenic Rim have thrown open the farm gates to visitors for the annual Eat Local Week LIME CAVIAR: FINGER LIMES Australia's native ...

EAT LOCAL Food producers in Queensland's Scenic Rim have thrown open the farm gates to visitors for the annual Eat Local Week LIME CAVIAR: FINGER LIMES Australia's native finger limes are in high demand around the world. SMART LAMB Scientists in Tasmania find a way to enrich lamb meat with heart protecting Omega threes. CAMEL RACERS 15 year old Anna Cannard hopes to become a pro in the niche sport of camel racing. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Landline
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Landline: Bush Magazine : Graziher/Markets Report/Live Exports/Climate Wines

ABC  |  June 4, 2016
BUSH MAGAZINE : GRAZIHER A new magazine featuring rural women finds a welcome market both here and overseas. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry ...

BUSH MAGAZINE : GRAZIHER A new magazine featuring rural women finds a welcome market both here and overseas. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. This week Kerry also speaks with Shane Condon about Project Iron Boomerang. LIVE EXPORTS Measures are put in place by the beef industry to help improve the welfare of Australian live exports. CLIMATE WINES Some of the country's most established winemakers head south to cooler climates.

Landline
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Landline: Tawny Frogmouths/Henbury Station/Wild Dog Bait/Markets Report/Tasmania Weather

ABC  |  June 11, 2016
TAWNY FROGMOUTHS A Canadian man living in Hobart rehabilitates injured birds. HENBURY STATION Livestock have returned to one of the Northern Territory's oldest pastoral ...

TAWNY FROGMOUTHS A Canadian man living in Hobart rehabilitates injured birds. HENBURY STATION Livestock have returned to one of the Northern Territory's oldest pastoral leases. WILD DOG BAIT The viability of Australia's wool industry is being threatened by vicious wild dog attacks. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. TASMANIA WEATHER Rural producers have been dramatically affected by recent flooding.

Landline
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Landline: Wagga Greyhounds/Mutton Makeover/Markets Report/It's a Bloke Thing : Prostate Cancer

ABC  |  August 20, 2016
WAGGA GREYHOUNDS Regional towns pushing against the proposed ban on greyhound racing. MUTTON MAKEOVER Meat from mature-age sheep is undergoing a revival. MARKETS REPORT ...

WAGGA GREYHOUNDS Regional towns pushing against the proposed ban on greyhound racing. MUTTON MAKEOVER Meat from mature-age sheep is undergoing a revival. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. IT'S A BLOKE THING : PROSTATE CANCER Manning-up on men's health to help save lives.

Landline
58:29

Landline: Avocado Boom/Southern Forests : Regional Branding/Election Rural Wrap/Markets Report/Ag Funder : Agricultural Investment

ABC  |  May 21, 2016
AVOCADO BOOM Australians consume 3 kilograms of avocado per person each year. SOUTHERN FORESTS : REGIONAL BRANDING A regional branding initiative helps pave the way into ...

AVOCADO BOOM Australians consume 3 kilograms of avocado per person each year. SOUTHERN FORESTS : REGIONAL BRANDING A regional branding initiative helps pave the way into overseas markets. ELECTION RURAL WRAP A wrap of agricultural and rural issues from Week 2 of the Federal Election campaign. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and observations with Kerry Lonergan. AG FUNDER : AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENT Michael Dean is the founder of the world's only online investment platform dedicated to agricultural technologies

Landline
57:29

Landline: Neutral Junction/Herring/Markets Report/Election Wrap/Dairy Futures

ABC  |  June 25, 2016
NEUTRAL JUNCTION A cattle producer sets up a commercial hay operation in Australia's dry interior. HERRING Halving the allowable herring catch puts votes ahead of fairness ...

NEUTRAL JUNCTION A cattle producer sets up a commercial hay operation in Australia's dry interior. HERRING Halving the allowable herring catch puts votes ahead of fairness say WA's commercial fishers. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. ELECTION WRAP It will be a close race for many regional seats so how are candidates addressing the big issues in these electorates? DAIRY FUTURES Dairy farmers anxiously await opening milk prices from the big dairy companies.

Landline
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Landline: On The Fly/Fishy Farms/Valuable Assets/Underdogs/Markets Report

ABC  |  October 24, 2015
Drones are helping Australian fruit producers reduce their reliance on pesticides; conservationists are concerned about the effects of Tasmania's growing salmon and trout ...

Drones are helping Australian fruit producers reduce their reliance on pesticides; conservationists are concerned about the effects of Tasmania's growing salmon and trout industries on waterways; a critic of changes to the pension assets test launches a campaign claiming the new rules are unfair to farmers; a second chance for working dogs not cut out for life on a farm and our markets report.

Landline
58:26

Landline: Data Drought/Bush Heritage/Tie Up The Black Dog/Markets Report

ABC  |  October 3, 2015
The battle to break the internet data drought in the bush; proceeds from mining offsets are helping fund research into climate change and the environment; awareness and ...

The battle to break the internet data drought in the bush; proceeds from mining offsets are helping fund research into climate change and the environment; awareness and support for depression and mental health issues in rural and remote communities plus a look at weekly commodity prices and trends.

Landline
57:28

Landline: Young Auctioneers/World's Best Steak/Pulses Boom/Markets Report

ABC  |  August 13, 2016
YOUNG AUCTIONEERS Livestock auctioneering is more than than just a fast-talking performance. WORLD'S BEST STEAK Can Australia take out back-to-back wins in the World Steak ...

YOUNG AUCTIONEERS Livestock auctioneering is more than than just a fast-talking performance. WORLD'S BEST STEAK Can Australia take out back-to-back wins in the World Steak Challenge? PULSES BOOM Australian pulse crops are on track for record profits this year. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Landline
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Landline: On The Safe Side/Turning the Tables/Water Works/Markets Report

ABC  |  July 25, 2015
Australian researchers and safety groups are encouraging farmers to replace quad bikes with safer alternatives; Tasmania's $220 million irrigation roll out is transforming the ...

Australian researchers and safety groups are encouraging farmers to replace quad bikes with safer alternatives; Tasmania's $220 million irrigation roll out is transforming the agricultural landscape; an innovative business turns salty wastewater into a gourmet seasoning and a look at weekly commodity prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan.

Landline
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Landline: Turning on the Tap/Farmer Gregie/Commodities Report/The Yellow Crop/To Market

ABC  |  September 13, 2014
The tap has been turned on in Tasmania's Midlands with the state's biggest irrigation scheme now operational; Meet the feisty Australian dairy farmer of the year; Canola ...

The tap has been turned on in Tasmania's Midlands with the state's biggest irrigation scheme now operational; Meet the feisty Australian dairy farmer of the year; Canola flowers normally looks their best this time of year but a large proportion of the distinct yellow crop has been affected by a virus and the Brisbane markets celebrate 50 years.

Landline
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Landline: Fracture Lines/Grist for the Mill/Commodities Report/Pick of the Bunch

ABC  |  August 30, 2014
The first new coal seam gas project in New South Wales in more than 5 years has been approved for Gloucester Valley but the project has divided residents; one of Australia's ...

The first new coal seam gas project in New South Wales in more than 5 years has been approved for Gloucester Valley but the project has divided residents; one of Australia's few remaining family owned flour milling companies has gone against the grain and opened a new facility in Victoria; and a fruit and vegetable wholesaler in Adelaide has made it her mission to provide some of the top chefs with heirloom and miniature produce.

Landline
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Landline: Saltwater Vegies : Sundrop Farms/Markets Report/Fightback : SPC/Climate and Weather Outlook

ABC  |  October 1, 2016
SALTWATER VEGIES : SUNDROP FARMS A futuristic greenhouse in SA is growing crops using just seawater and sunshine. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry ...

SALTWATER VEGIES : SUNDROP FARMS A futuristic greenhouse in SA is growing crops using just seawater and sunshine. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. FIGHTBACK : SPC The corporate and community fightback that saved SPC. CLIMATE AND WEATHER OUTLOOK The monthly outlook from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology.

Landline
56:38

Landline: China Wine/Rural News/Lentil Beer/Markets Report

ABC  |  February 11, 2017
China Wine China has become the Australian wine industry's most important market. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Lentil Beer Australia has its ...

China Wine China has become the Australian wine industry's most important market. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Lentil Beer Australia has its first lentil beer. Markets Report What's ahead this year for Australia's biggest rural export?

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Landline: Campbell Town Show : Wool Fashion/Markets Report/Master Craftsman/Brumbies

ABC  |  August 6, 2016
CAMPBELL TOWN SHOW : WOOL FASHION Wool producers and fashion designers meet at Australia's oldest agricultural show. MARKETS REPORT This week Kerry speaks with Super Butcher ...

CAMPBELL TOWN SHOW : WOOL FASHION Wool producers and fashion designers meet at Australia's oldest agricultural show. MARKETS REPORT This week Kerry speaks with Super Butcher Managing Director, Susan McDonald about current cattle prices. MASTER CRAFTSMAN A master bush craftsman's creations are preserved as museum treasures. BRUMBIES A proposal to cull brumbies in Kosciuszko National Park divides the high country community

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Landline: Kimberley Water/China Trees/Vintage Mill/Commodities Report/Bearing Fruit

ABC  |  October 18, 2014
The West Australian Government is investing a record $300 million in a plan to help create new small scale irrigation enterprises, to tap into the growing demand for protein ...

The West Australian Government is investing a record $300 million in a plan to help create new small scale irrigation enterprises, to tap into the growing demand for protein and high quality produce in Asia; After years of negotiation a Victorian commercial tree farm is about to send their first batch of ornamental trees to China; At 60 years of age Ralph Affleck designed and built a saw mill; when the Federal Government offered advice instead of helping SCP Ardmona out of financial trouble last year, the company took up Canberra's suggestion to modernise

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Landline: Carbon Farming/Farmer Green/Wrapped Up/Commodities Report/Tocal

ABC  |  November 8, 2014
How will farmers and Aboriginal communities with existing carbon abatement schemes adapt to the Abbott Government's Direct Action climate change policy?; the ABC Rural Farmer ...

How will farmers and Aboriginal communities with existing carbon abatement schemes adapt to the Abbott Government's Direct Action climate change policy?; the ABC Rural Farmer of the Year is an orchardist who grows apples at Lenswood near Adelaide; some savvy scientists think they might have worked out a way for cotton growers in Central Queensland to stay one step ahead of Mother Nature and; Tocal College just north of Maitland in New South Wales is just one of a handful of remaining agricultural colleges in Australia.

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Landline: Number Crunching/Liquid Gold/Flow Hive/Commodities

ABC  |  March 7, 2015
Opportunities in Asia for Australian farmers dominated discussions at the annual ABARES Outlook conference in Canberra last week; not so long ago manuka honey producers ...

Opportunities in Asia for Australian farmers dominated discussions at the annual ABARES Outlook conference in Canberra last week; not so long ago manuka honey producers couldn't give the product away, now it could be their pot of gold and two backyard beekeepers have found a simpler way to harvest their honey.

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Landline: May 11, 2013

ABC NEWS 24  |  May 11, 2013
Australia's national rural program, with reports from around the country on rural and urban issues.

Australia's national rural program, with reports from around the country on rural and urban issues.

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Landline: Under Siege/Raw Cheese South Australia/Raw Cheese Tasmania/Markets Report

ABC  |  April 11, 2015
Commercial fishers are concerned for their future as the recreational fishing lobby becomes a potent political force; we also take a look at cheesemakers in South Australia ...

Commercial fishers are concerned for their future as the recreational fishing lobby becomes a potent political force; we also take a look at cheesemakers in South Australia and Tasmania.

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Landline: Friends of Felton/Climate and Water Outlook/The Country's Toll/3D Food Printing/Markets Report

ABC  |  April 25, 2015
Residents of the tiny town of Felton took on a big mining company - and won; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from the Bureau of Meteorology; a look at the ...

Residents of the tiny town of Felton took on a big mining company - and won; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from the Bureau of Meteorology; a look at the Australian Lighthorsemen; 3D food printing plus the markets report.

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Landline: Great Expectations/Killer Cats/Ladies Day

ABC  |  November 1, 2014
A new abattoir near Darwin was due to begin processing cattle in September but the $100 million plant is not yet up and running and the company behind it, the Australian ...

A new abattoir near Darwin was due to begin processing cattle in September but the $100 million plant is not yet up and running and the company behind it, the Australian Agricultural Company or AACo, won't reveal what's causing the hold-up; the Federal Government has announced a ten year plan to effectively eradicate feral cats and we look at life for women on remote properties.

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Landline: Politics of Pot/What's Up Doc?/Rub of the Greens/Commodities Report/Interview with Roland Mouret

ABC  |  July 19, 2014
A prohibition on growing industrial hemp in Australia was lifted in the late 90s; however politics has prevented the industry from gaining access to booming hemp food markets; ...

A prohibition on growing industrial hemp in Australia was lifted in the late 90s; however politics has prevented the industry from gaining access to booming hemp food markets; Every year thousands of people, many from the city, flock to the Scenic Rim in south-east Queensland to celebrate 'eat local' week.

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Landline: Finer Futures/Vinegar Dreams/Lovely Lilies/Rural News/Markets Report

ABC  |  May 27, 2017
Finer Futures Bales of superfine wool are fetching top dollar at auction. It's good news at last for producers who've had a tough couple of decades. Vinegar Dreams A ...

Finer Futures Bales of superfine wool are fetching top dollar at auction. It's good news at last for producers who've had a tough couple of decades. Vinegar Dreams A passionate producer of vinegar from regional Queensland is exporting to the world. Lovely Lilies Meet the entrepreneurs growing water lilies in the temperate climate of Margaret River who don their wetsuits each day to harvest the lovely flowers. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Markets Report This week Kerry Lonergan takes a look at the skyrocketing prices around sheep.

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Landline: Bio d Vino/Grains Outlook/Heywire/The Paperman/Wild at Heart

ABC  |  August 5, 2017
Bio d Vino Filling cow horns with manure and burying them for six months sounds strange, but for biodynamic farmers, it's the basis of their approach to agriculture. The ...

Bio d Vino Filling cow horns with manure and burying them for six months sounds strange, but for biodynamic farmers, it's the basis of their approach to agriculture. The philosophy has skeptics, but Sean Murphy meets some viticulturalists producing award winning wines by following the mysterious principles. Grains Outlook The outlook for the coming season was on the agenda at the Grains Industry Conference this week. While dry conditions across much of the grain belt could slash the size of the national crop by a third - it's not gloom and doom just yet. Heywire Grenfell in Western NSW is the birthplace of Henry Lawson and home to the Happy Inn Chinese restaurant. The Paperman An artisan in north-west Tasmania is making paper from poo. As well as scat from kangaroo and wombats, he uses by-product from agricultural endeavours like fruit juice and hemp crops. The specialty craft uses traditional techniques, reflecting the history of Burnie's paper industry. Wild at Heart Cattlemen and women in the Top End are dusting off the bullcatchers and heading off into the scrub to catch buffalo. Until recently, the wild buffalo haven't been worth the cost and effort to muster, but high cattle prices mean it's now a cheap protein source - ideal for live export into Asia.

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Landline: November 12, 2017

ABC  |  November 12, 2017
Pip Courtney and Landline reporters around the country bring you up to date with the issues affecting rural and regional Australia including farming, agriculture, food, ...

Pip Courtney and Landline reporters around the country bring you up to date with the issues affecting rural and regional Australia including farming, agriculture, food, economics, innovation, climate, infrastructure and more.

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Landline: Top End Rodeo/Paddock To Palate/Pip Pip Hooray

ABC  |  September 16, 2017
Top End Rodeo Locals boast it's the last proper bush rodeo, and for half a century the annual event has been the highlight of the region's social calendar. The Borroloola ...

Top End Rodeo Locals boast it's the last proper bush rodeo, and for half a century the annual event has been the highlight of the region's social calendar. The Borroloola Campdraft and Rodeo brings together a community rich in pastoral history for a weekend of old-fashioned fun, and some friendly - but fierce - competition. Paddock To Palate A lot of smart thinking goes into growing Aussie beef, and this competition gives producers a chance to benchmark against the best. Cattle are judged on everything from weight gain to eating quality - and a win can mean a big boost to a brand. Pip Pip Hooray The Coorong's healthy pipi population is being attributed to a quota allocation implemented a decade ago. It brought an end to overfishing and oversupply, and now with some clever value adding, the traditionally low-value bait food has found a new and lucrative place in the restaurant market.

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Landline: 101 Not Out/Salmon Saga/Fibre Of Football

ABC  |  September 23, 2017
101 Not Out The saying "love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life" could not be truer for 101-year-old farmer Max Hockey. He hung up his spurs a few years ago, ...

101 Not Out The saying "love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life" could not be truer for 101-year-old farmer Max Hockey. He hung up his spurs a few years ago, but Max still firmly holds the reigns over his grazing property. The secret to his longevity, he says, is simple - good genes, patients and not worrying. Salmon Saga Australia's largest salmon farming company, Tassal, has established a new farm site on the east coast of Tasmania which has been met with strong resistance from the community. Intensive farming of the fish has been linked to serious environmental problems, but the company insists it has followed appropriate guidelines and is creating jobs for locals. Fibre Of Football A retro revival backed by some of the games' biggest stars is kicking goals on and off the field by making vintage footy jumpers - using traditional techniques, and Aussie grown wool.

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Landline: People Power/Tassie Bubbles

ABC  |  April 7, 2018
People Power Regional communities are leading the way when it comes to the supply of fair-priced, sustainable, reliable electricity - by funding their own wind and solar ...

People Power Regional communities are leading the way when it comes to the supply of fair-priced, sustainable, reliable electricity - by funding their own wind and solar projects. Around 70 community energy projects have started up around the country in the seven years. Tassie Bubbles Sparkling wines from Tasmania are taking on the world's best.

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