Actually achieve your 2017 goals

Dennis Hoiberg.

Goal setting is extremely important for our emotional well being.

The backpacker tax rate

BACKPACKER TAX: Natsuko Onoda sorting sweet potatoes in the packing shed.
Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Growcom attends a teleconference hosted by the tax office.

Country Kitchens brings healthy twist

EAT RIGHT: Challenging farmers to eat the correct serve of fruit and vege each day.

Improving the health of rural Australians






Saint Nicholas' present for Central Queensland

SAINT Nicholas has brought some Central Queensland farmers their Christmas wish list a bit early.

CQ forecast for today includes more rain

Took this last night in Gracemere

70-80% chance of rain across CQ

Lightning strikes up bushfires around Northern Rivers

Lawrence RFS firefighter Darrell Binskin puts out a section of the the Fortis Creek bushfire that had crossed Coaldale Road north of Grafton on Friday, 28th October, 2016.Photo Bill North / Daily Examiner

The storm has left a fiery mark around the region

Lightning strikes in CQ town

Lightning danced across the sky in Gympie as Michelle Honey snapped this photo.

Rural fire crews attended the three spot blazes last night.

Rain an early present for the Moffatt family

PUDDLE-JUMPING: Phoebe Moffatt the raindancer at her family property 'Muldoon'.

All Phoebe wants for Christmas is green grass

Eight reasons to join the RFS

HELP: Join the RFS today.

Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers; you could be one.

Don't let the rain fool you - bushfires remain risk for all

BUSHFIRE: Drying land means more fuel for bushfires.

Land drying out; heightened bushfire risks.

Roma young bullocks hit 307c/kg at saleyards

A total yarding of 924 head of cattle were penned at Roma's Prime Sale on November 24.

Emerald has larger yarding of just under 1400 head

There was an active panel of store cattle buyers at Emerald.

Quality was good throughout most descriptions.

Strong competition at Gracemere

The market overall eased slightly on last week's rates.

Steers crack 416c/kg at Gracemere saleyards

Trotter the latest ag addition at CQU

NEW APPOINTMENT: Associate Professor Mark Trotter will join CQUniversity's agriculture research team.

Uni's agriculture research team goes from strength to strength.

Scholarship funds help ag student

HELPING HAND: QATC scholarship recipient Meg McCosker (far right) appreciated the valuable financial assistance that the scholarship provided during her 2016 studies at Emerald Agricultural College.

Ag scholarships up for grabs in 2017

Roma steers get tops of 295c/kg

There were 630 penned at Roma's Prime Cattle Sale last week.

A total yarding of 630 head of cattle were penned at Roma

Emerald feeder steers limited

There was a smaller yarding at Emerald last week.

A smaller yarding last week in Emerald

Family on top for a great crop

Clermont mixed operation farmers snag award after tough but good year.

Dry weather takes toll at Gracemere

There were 2581 cattle yarded at Gracemere on November 11.

Store cattle feel effects of dry weather and drop a shade

Is price fixing taking over CQ sale yards?

HAVE YOUR SAY: Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan,and Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry will discuss recommendations in the interim report of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) cattle and beef industry market study and encourage industry participants to respond to the ACCC's call for comments.

Rumours of price fixing have caught the attention of the ACCC

Cattle Council happy with draft findings putting focus on producer needs

Cattle Council president Howard Smith.

CATTLE Council have welcomed the ACCC interim report

Why we love lamb 2017

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its latest lamb marketing campaign which...

Why we love lamb 2017

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its latest lamb marketing campaign which...

Kia Stinger sedan arrives at Detroit

Kia is about to officially unveil the Kia Stinger GT.

The Kia Stinger GT car is rolled out at the Detroit Motor Show

Kia Stinger sedan video

EMBARGO 9.30AM Monday, January 9 - The Kia Stinger GT  will arrive in the third quarter this year.

The 2017 Kia Stinger sedan has been revealed at the Detroit Motor Show

Farmer of the Year

Recycling cane trash into mulch and compost.

Matt Keith of Rocky Point Mulching is the 2016 Farmer of the Year.

Saltwater crocodile attempts attack on tour guide

Footage from a croc tour on the Adelaide River Northern Territory