Fears 'creeping cancer' pasture dieback is moving south and west, wiping out Queensland farms
Whole farms wiped out
Pasture dieback is found in all subtropical and tropical grasses and there is evidence it could be moving into the south and west of Queensland.
(ABC Rural: Jennifer Nichols)
"I'm the third generation on that farm … we had that farm looking very nice. There was no weeds on it I was very proud of myself, now you wouldn't give two bob for it.
Research efforts ramped up
Legumes the stop-gap
Agriculture Minister Mark Furner has backed current research efforts, saying pasture dieback is a growing concern.
(ABC Wide Bay: Kallee Buchanan)