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Brandon Long


Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

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Past articles by Brandon:

Condamine farmer's 13-year, 3000ha levelling program shows results

The Hamilton family farm west of Condamine could be mistaken for the surface of the moon from a... → Read More

Japanese encephalitis virus pig vaccine due this year

Queensland scientists have developed a vaccine for Japanese encephalitis virus in pigs. → Read More

Queensland barley grower harvests bumper crop

Peter Bach has harvested a bumper barley crop and is edging closer to putting the header through sorghum. Pictures Brandon Long Darling Downs grower Peter Bach couldn't believe his eyes when he read the numbers on the yield monitor during last season's harvest. → Read More

Prickly acacia weapon approved in 'world first'

Landholders grappling with prickly acacia infestations have a new 'world-first' weapon at their disposal. → Read More

'Stress less' motto earns Qld dairy a spot in prestigious top 100 list

A mission to reduce stress has led to better milk. → Read More

Scarecrow Foods opens $7m 'crop to shop' popcorn factory on the Darling Downs

A $7 million 'crop to shop' popcorn factory has opened on the Darling Downs. → Read More

Ag teacher conference attracts national audience in Toowoomba

Teachers and industry groups have been using USQ as the base for discussions about the future of teaching... → Read More

Fig Tree Country Retreat: a hilltop view and a place to park your plane

When Ken and Ruth decided to leave the Lockyer Valley for the Darling Downs, they had two prerequisites. → Read More

Biofertiliser granulator machine could unlock cheaper fertiliser

A unique fertiliser-processing machine could hold the key to saving on growing costs. → Read More

23-year-old builds 'ugly' fruit and veg online empire

Funky Food founder Kamran Kasaei-Nejad is growing his online blemished fruit and vegetable business. Pictures Brandon Long A 23-year-old with no background in fruit and vegetables has built a 'ugly' produce online empire, growing the business from his mother's garage to a warehouse in seven months. → Read More

Wattle Grove Speckle Park bulls av $13,250 at Toowoomba sale

Steve Atkins, Gotcha Speckle Park, Cundletown, NSW, purchased top priced bull News Man for $45,000 from Dale Humphries, Wattle Grove Speckle Park, Oberon, NSW. Pictured with auctioneer Clint Donovan. Picture Brandon Long A dedicated buyer has taken home the top priced bull for the second year in a row at Wattle Grove Speckle Park's annual bull sale at Toowoomba, Qld, on Saturday. → Read More

CSG 'irreversibly' damaging Qld farms, scientists say

Coal seam gas extraction is "irreversibly" affecting the state's prime agricultural land, scientists say. → Read More

Permit to acquire delays putting businesses, public safety at risk: firearms industry

The Barn manager Neil Shields, Oakey, has run out of space to store firearms, creating cashflow and safety issues. Pictures by Brandon Long A firearms dealer on Queensland's Darling Downs is stockpiling hundreds of rifles, pistols and shotguns in safes across its two-story concrete complex, but not by choice. → Read More

Lockyer Valley and Somerset Water Collaborative is calling for state government action on its recycled water scheme

The Lockyer Valley and Somerset Water Collaborative wants the state government to help get its recycled water scheme off the ground. Picture Brandon Long Irrigated growers and councils from Queensland's 'salad bowl' are calling on the state government to release untapped recycled water for a scheme that could generate $300 million for the economy and ensure water and food security. → Read More

BJF Limousin Invitational Sale topped by 2022 Ekka grand champion OSullivans Radium

A week after winning grand champion Limousin bull at the Ekka, this bull topped the BJF Limousin Invitational. → Read More

National hay quality awards won by Queenslanders

Australia's best farmers and contractors have won top titles in the national hay quality awards. → Read More

Emu Heaven Marburg hits the market as owners look to expand

A famous Queensland emu farm has hit the market as the owners look to the future. → Read More

Bunnyconnellen farm opens for weddings and functions

A young couple have transformed their farm into a purpose-built wedding and event venue. → Read More

Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment quietly rebrands to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The federal government department responsible for agriculture has quietly rebranded. → Read More

QAAFI researcher Charlotte Rambla wins international Borlaug award

A Queensland researcher has been recognised with an international award. → Read More