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Country Hour for Friday 10 March, 2017

Country Hour for Friday 10 March, 2017



Today on the Country Hour: Rain in the Towers: the joy of rain for those who have not had any is palpable in the Charters Towers district this week; a new project will allow the goat industry to accurately forecast feral goat numbers and trends for the first time, the goat market is booming and last week prices were in record territory at $7.30 a kg. can Australian-produced Wagyu match the marketing power of Japan's homegrown premium beef product? According to The Japan News, The Japan Livestock Industry Association has created a new logo for overseas promotion of Wagyu beef that more clearly shows the meat was produced in Japan. Mining gold at Ravenswood in North Queensland, Resolute Gold estimates there is 4 million ounces in the region and the opportunity for a couple of hundred jobs. India offers trade opportunities for the Australian food processing sector.