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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Agriculture

Farmers fan cane flames and remind crowds to be safe

As cane fires become an infrequent sight in Bundaberg, farmers have issued a safety warning for the crowds of people, who, stuck by the sight of it are stopping suddenly along the roadside.

Community involvement key to wild dog management

A baiting program which will be held in August and September will help landowners to protect their properties from wild dogs

Dragon fruit farm makes ‘old heart jump'

Dragon fruit farmers Bruce and Carol Wallace have been growing the vibrant tropical fruit for 15 years and say it keeps growing in popularity year-on-year.

Kate leaves busy city life for Huxley Hilltop Farms

Leaving the city life behind has ignited a spark in Huxley Hilltop Farms’ Kate Crook who says waking to avocados and lychees is a pleasure.

Hand built cane harvester proves it's still one of the best

Over five decades, the Young family have built and perfected the art of harvesting, which they have accomplished by using their own purpose-built Cane Harvesters and haulers.

Knowledge shared at Women in Horticulture tour

The inaugural Women in Horticulture virtual tour gave participants an opportunity to delve deeper into topics of interest.

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Volunteers return to information centres

Bundaberg Visitor Information Centre volunteer Janet Blackmore is glad to be back promoting the Bundaberg Region to visitors.

New school program for community services

Bundaberg State High School is Queensland's first secondary school to sign up for a new program to train students for jobs in the community services industry.

Cooking with Trevor: Classic cupcake recipe

Bundaberg's celebrity chef Trevor Green believes his favourite cupcake recipe is one of the best.

In our garden: a friend you can visit any time

For this week's garden feature we talk to Peter Sullivan, who was inspired to grow organic vegetables after moving to Bargara three years ago.
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