Meet the woman bringing farmers and tourists together

STRAIGHT TO THE SOURCE: Carol Wallace and Suzie Clarke at Prickle Patch dragonfruit farm in Bundaberg.

It all started with an internship for Bundy Food Tours creator

Coominya's hidden olive grove

HEALTH BENEFITS: Comvita Olive Leaf Farm manager Aaron Prior eyes off an olive tree grown for its health benefits.

Few people know there are a million olive trees in Coominya

Bullocks sell to $2184/head at Biggenden

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In the meatworks section, bullocks and cows sold to firm market.

Gracemere yarding rises again, going up to 4130 head

BIG YARDING: Gracemere saleyards.

Young cattle ease slightly due to dry conditions persisting.

Always adding to the farming legacy

Duncan Clowes runs an Angus herd and is part of Team Te Mania at Millthorpe in NSW.

Farmer strives for constant improvements.

The box office horse who is melting hearts

Tony Hart has just sold Kenny to the Stockman's Hall of Fame.

Rocky horse bound for Longreach in next leg of journey.

Flights out west are set to take off in near future

Cr Neil Fisher and Barcaldine Mayor Rob Chandler during meetings last week.

It's been two decades in the making but it's finally happening.

Amputee is chopping down life's hurdles

Nick Fredriksen is a champion wood chopper. He donates some of his prize money to LifeFlight, which supported him when he lost his arm as a child.

Losing an arm hasn't held back woodchopping champ.

To frack or not? Have your say on shale gas proposal

Northern Australian gas will be transported to eastern Australian gas customers.

Pressure to peruse shale gas source

Art showcasing drought to help those in need

Outback Creative photographer Lisa Alexander, from Blackall, took this photo of her husband on her family's sheep property.

Outback Creative launches Drought Angel fundraiser.

Family moves from town to isolated NT station

TREE CHANGE: Kay Rushton moved with her family to work on remote NT cattle property Argadargada Station.

A year of highs and lows for the Rushton family

A skill in matching a govie to the right property

Bibil Station governess Jessica Dodwell with her students Wyatt and Madison Hall.

Young govie Jess settles into the station lifestyle with ease.

Building a better picture for agriculture

The Lego farmer checks the rain gauge after heavy falls.

Lego farm sparks a positive agriculture conversation.

Record rural enrolments at WA uni

BRIGHT START: Cameron McAlpine (centre) is a part of the record enrolment in medicine at the University of Western Australia.

Rural health in Western Australia has been given a boost.

New figures show strength of regional news media

Great local digital media coverage has seen more people signing up to be subscribers.

News Regional Media now reaching 3.5 million each month

George Christensen may quit Coalition over sugar fight

George Christensen is threatening to "go rogue" over sugar cane deal

He says it's the "most important" in his six years in politics.

Three dead in NSW water tank tragedy

NSW farm tragedy: three dead. Image: Nine News

A gas detector has found high levels of CO2 in the tank.

Working to combat 'portion distortion'

 COOK UP: Marina Taylor, (third from left) Divisional President Gympie & South Burnett with participants from the final workshop in Imbil.

Portion distortion could be an issue for regional cities.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Behind the Bondfields' success

Biggest and best: The Weekly Times Coles 2016 Farmer of the Year winners Prue and David Bondfield (centre) with Coles managing director John Durkan (left) and The Weekly Times editor Ed Gannon (right).

The couple runs one of Australia's largest stud beef operations

Getting on top of nut grass

Nut grass is notorious for its perennial nature and ability to persist and spread, no matter what control methods you throw at it.

Nut grass is notorious for its perennial nature.

Coles 2016 Farmer of the Year named

Stud cattle breeders Prue and David Bondfield of Palgrove are hoping to secure key partnerships in China.

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QUEENSLAND beef farmers David and Prue Bondfield have been crowned

Farmer almost loses entire cane crop after fire at property

Thanks to quick work from fire crews, the crop was saved.

Livestock conference a huge success

Enjoying the night are (from left) Maureen Gilbert, Peter Gilbert, Lionel Moore and Claire Moore.

LRTAQ conference in Toowoomba for the first time

An industry changing before Bruce's eyes

Bruce McKenzie with his grand son Riley McKenzie at Gracemere sale yards.

Bruce has seen the beef industry change significantly.

Miss Chardy: Meet a real house wife of the Territory

MIDDLE OF BUM TRUCK NOWHERE: Miss Chardy's remote friend, Flick.

Flick lives in the middle of Bum Bum Truck Truck Nowhere

NT station property values lift for 2017

Territory cattle station owners are anticipating a bumper season this year, with experts predicting financial gains for those looking to sell.

Katherine Research Station the new agribusiness hub

STOP-IN: Minister Ken Vowles takes a tour of the Katherine Research Station and meets some of the hard-working staff.

Govt supports Katherine's development into major inland port

Opportunity beckons for NT cattle industry

CASH COWS: The cattle industry has grown its contribution to the NT economy from $300 million to almost $1 billion per year.

Pride in NT's ability to hold its own in global market.

Bugs for brekky? Hop in!

TASTY: Tentatively, our reporter gives it a go!

Could the population survive on insects?