Katherine grower expects smaller yield

LATE FLOWERING: Pinata Farms managing director Gavin Scurr believes the yield for this season's Honey Gold mango crop will be down compared to two exceptional years beforehand.

Honey Gold mangoes producer Pinata Farms expects smaller crop.

A bit of colour for grape trial

ADDING APPEAL: Dr Ali Sarkhosh (left) and technical officers Glen Oliver and Peter Bidgood treated Flame seedless grapes at Ti Tree in Central Australia to improve their colour.

A bit of colour is being added to grapes grown in Central Australia.

Christmas cheer squad

Darcy Douglas swings his axe in aid of the Mitchell Christmas Tree Drive.

Celebrating Christmas cheer in Mitchell






Lightning strikes up bushfires around Northern Rivers

DON'T be deceived by the stormy weather, the Rural Fire Service has warned saying a very high fire danger remains in place as lightning fires burn.

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.

Calm your farm for storm season

Make sure your livestock is protected this season.

PROTECT your livestock this storm season.

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

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

Take a tour of the Rodeo

Hard at work at the rodeo.

Jonno Colfs takes you a sneak peek inside the rodeo.

Win a John Deere ride-on mower

Win a John Deere ride-on mower thanks to Vanderfield and the Rural Weekly.

Jillaroo Jess talks about trucking

Jillaroo Jess is fed up and made this "jokingly serious" video.

French Jackaroo - How To Become A Cowboy - Full Movie

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