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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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'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...

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'Demonised' farmers rage against reef regulations as parliament sits in Townsville

'Demonised' farmers rage against reef regulations as parliament...

Hundreds of farmers have rallied in Queensland to protest against proposed new laws...

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'We were the industry joke': Farmers turn back time to increase biodiversity

'We were the industry joke': Farmers turn back time to...

A growing number of farmers are rejecting modern agricultural practices, instead...

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Sweet pineapple success for the Northern Territory

Sweet pineapple success for the Northern Territory

Queensland might be home to the big pineapple, but in the Northern Territory one...

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Bushfire destroys pioneering Qld banana plantation

Bushfire destroys pioneering Qld banana plantation

A bushfire rips through Rob and Krista Watkins' award-winning farm at Walkamin,...

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Apollo 8: Earthrise

Apollo 8: Earthrise

This iconic picture shows Earth peeking out from beyond the lunar surface as the...

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Stellar Snowflake Cluster

Stellar Snowflake Cluster

The newly revealed infant stars appear as pink and red specks toward the center...

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Stellar Jewel Box

Stellar Jewel Box

Thousands of sparkling young stars are nestled within the giant nebula NGC 3603,...

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A Great Conjunction Draws Near

A Great Conjunction Draws Near

The Moon, left, Saturn, upper right, and Jupiter, lower right, are seen after sunset...

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Entering the Martian Atmosphere with the Perseverance Rover

Entering the Martian Atmosphere with the Perseverance Rover

With its heat shield facing the planet, NASA’s Perseverance rover begins its descent...