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Country Hour for Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Country Hour for Wednesday 22 February, 2017



Today on the Country Hour: the Federal Government defends its record on biosecurity, despite multiple major pest and disease outbreaks that have occurred since it was elected in 2013; Medicinal cannabis available from today if prescribed by a doctor, but whether it becomes a commercial crop for farmers is uncertain; the grains industry is seeking a multi-million dollar investment from the Queensland Government to improve rail network infrastructure; Biosecurity Queensland expands testing area for the prawn disease white spot; milk production forecast to fall to lowest level in 20 years, but Australians are drinking more milk