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Country Hour for Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Country Hour for Tuesday 8 November, 2016



A Senate showdown is looming on the backpacker tax, but if farmers thought that meant 18 months of uncertainty was almost at an end, they might be disappointed

The state's main grain handler the CBH Group says some issues and delays have been created in the sample shed as a result of a recent decision by the APVMA to allow a late season spray of glyphosate on feed and food grade barley crops

The float of Australia's largest chicken producer, Inghams, landed on one of the Stock Exchange's most jittery trading days, with uncertainty about the US election and Brexit

A new farm on Christmas Island has helped halve the cost of vegetables there and the model could be used in other regional communities facing high grocery prices

Young people are trying to change the conversation around ice use in rural communities

Industry and the CSIRO have again joined forces with private enterprise, this time in mining

An olive grower in the south west says an outbreak of a sap sucking pest means he