Irrigation schemes in Australia

November 18th, 2019

Irrigation is vital in Australia; it’s the only way we can produce a lot of our food, due to our naturally erratic rainfall. And in dry years, it’s the only way a lot of livestock can be kept alive, or fattened. But it’s very frustrating to hear politicians and others yet again spruiking the idea […]

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Drone photography

March 15th, 2018

If you dismiss drone photography as just ‘pretty pictures’, then you’re either not doing it right or you’re not looking at images taken by the right photographers. Above is the glorious sight of the mighty Burdekin Falls dam overflowing yesterday, after heavy wet season rain. The Burdekin dam is one of Australia’s largest dams and […]

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North Queensland Farmer’s Market – Graham Phillips interview

July 21st, 2013

After much trial and terror I’ve made a few videos and finally have the first uploaded onto YouTube.  Sarah Gayton is the driving force behind the UK’s “Farmers On Film” project and she has been prodding us to get busy.  When our Quadrant farm tour group meets Sarah in England in September I must have […]

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