Pedal to mental health services

ON POINT: The Ride West crew of Michael Williams, Alex Griffiths, Andrew Perkins, Bill Maddock, Don Chandler and John Sloman heading from Brisbane to Barcaldine.

RideWest leaves on 1237km journey from Brisbane to Longreach

Mangoes sell for $200 each

FRUIT MARKET: NT minister Ken Vowles on a trip to Japan recently, checking out specially grown mangos on sale for $200 each.

Wrap of all things NT from minister Ken Vowles

Sussan Ley to introduce bill to end live sheep exports

Live sheep wethers waiting to be loaded onto export ship.

Plan for bill to move forward next month

REVEALED: Sugar by-product to reduce farm fertiliser run-off

SUGAR RESEARCH: New research results were revealed in Mackay.

The results of new sugar industry research

Ditching commodities leads family to success

A NEW APPROACH: Rob Bauman and his wife Deb McLucas with their three daughters are the family behind Freckle Farm near Mackay.

Bold move from sugar to paddock to plate approach

Project Cane Changer helping the sugar industry and the Reef

CANES FUTURE: Joe Morano has been behing Project Cane Changer since 2016.

Joe Morano has been with Project Cane Changer since it began

Taking a tour of Berrigurra

ON SHOW: QATC Blackwater property Berrigurra will feature in the Beef Australia 2018 property tours program.

QATC students will show off their work during Beef Australia 2018.

Tot cracks on with siblings

A NATURAL: Mudgee kid Logan Anderson in fine form performing a whip cracking demonstration.

Talented family impressing with whip cracking

NSW market: Steers reach 258c per kg

GREAT OFFERING: Fred Sheridan was selected as the vendor of the week at the Grafton prime cattle sale held on Tuesday. The vendor sold 12 cull cows from his fertile property in the picturesque Bellingen Valley. The best of the offering was a large framed charolais-cross cow (pictured) which weighed 740kg and sold for 210c/kg to gross $1,554.00. The offering was sold by Farrell McCrohon.

Heifers reach 240c/kg in Grafton

Husband/wife team helps out at Burrumbuttock

HAPPY TO HELP: Scott and Lya Mulcahy, at Cunnamulla.

Scott and Lya lend a hand at Burrumbuttock

$5 million export boost

PEST CONTROL: Hort Innovation is funding further research into pest control measures.

Hort Innovation funds research into pest control.

Fostering nation's cotton industry leaders

APPLY NOW: Applications for the 2018 Australian Future Cotton Leaders Program have opened.

Applications open for 2018 Australian Future Cotton Leaders Program.

Health services in rural areas not up to scratch

RURAL HEALTH: Rural mums are having to travel just so they can give birth.

The reality of health services in regional and remote Australia.

Caution for drone use

DRONE DILEMMA: Farmers are being warned about imagery provided by off-the-shelf drone products.

Farmers warned of inaccurate imagery from generic drones.

Flystrike advice for woolgrowers

NEW PUBLICATION: AWI provides insight into planning for a non-mulesed merino enterprise.

AWI research on planning for non-mulesed merino enterprise.

Supply to abattoir stopped

CONCERNS: The live-export industry is under intense scrutiny after Animals Australia provided vision of sheep in distress.

Fallout from released export footage rolls on

What would happen if there were no farmers or graziers?

Jack Knight (13) riding Warrenbri Josiette while mustering on his grandparents property Gowrie at Charleville, his mother Bridget is on Warrenbri Serene up front.

Grazier speaks out on people trying to bring farmers down

Fracking moratorium lifted

TOUGHER: CSG companies should be required to meet stricter environmental requirements.

Half of the Territory’s landmass will remain off-limits to gas

SWQ markets: Show steer sells for 600c

SHOW POTENTIAL: Elders stock agent Darren Hartwig bought a steer for a client at 600c at the Toowoomba sale on Monday.

Yardings reduced due to dry weather.

FLA farm tour finishes at Fitzy's

ENDING THE TOUR: Jason Huggins, Geraldine Doumany and Kaye Maguire finishing up a great tour with drinks at Fitzy's in Toowoomba.

Food Leaders Australia adds farm tours to 'Meat Up' event.

Future of irrigation

FUWarrego Water Services hosted a technology irrigation field tour throughout the Jondaryan region.

Warrego Water Services hosted technology irrigation field tour.

Push to bring sugar researchers back to Mackay

FOR the better part of the 20th century, Mackay was at the centre of Australia's world-leading sugar research

Drought a shocking sight for farmer's brother

Drought is causing many farmers to sell their stock. Photo Jayden Brown / Warwick Daily News

Dry conditions a sad sight for farming brothers after 30 years apart

Nursing our diggers to ceremony at Gallipoli

In the lead-up to Anzac Day 2018, Alice Springs nurse Marianne Cummins reflects on Gallipoli trip to commemorate the 75th anniversary with World War I veterans

Challenging fire season ahead for NT

The sign for Townend Road on the Stuart Highway about 60km south of Darwin. This is the site of the new Bushfires NT Centre.

New compliance unit established in Top End

Brown snake captured in childcare centre

SNAKE SEASON: The pale-headed western brown on the left was caught by Alice Springs snake catcher Rex Neindorf at a child care centre in Alice Springs. The black-headed western brown was caught at a home.

Snake catcher Rex Neindorf and his team wrangled 11 snakes

AACo's future hanging in the balance

Cattle in the yards at AACo's Goonoo Feedlot.n May for BEEF 2012.Photo Contributed

Australian Agricultural Company has recorded a loss of near $22m