Where are our beef leaders?

Australian Country Choice group managing director David Foote.

Australian Country Choice group managing director David Foote

Country tune keeps cattle calm

COOL TRICK: Year 10 student Jade Mann sings a soft tune to calm her nerves when competing.

Luke Bryan helps teenager win second place at the Ekka

The jewel of Ruby Ridge

TOP EFFORT: Handler Chloe Plowman leading Ruby Ridge Mackenzie, a heifer that was named junior angus champion.

Ruby Ridge Mackenzie wins angus champion heifer

Carabar Docklands wins grand champion angus bull

Meandarra's Darren Hegarty with his grand champion angus bull Carabar Docklands and handler Glen Waldron with award presenter Greg Webster from Sarum Angus in Toowoomba.

Winners and grinners from first few days of Ekka

Senator grills ACCC

SENATE INQUIRY: Queensland Nationals senator Barry O'Sullivan.

Calls for red meat code of conduct

Innovation a key factor in delicious win

EXPERTS: The Delicious Produce Awards judging panel, which includes Maggie Beer, Matt Moran, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Guillaume Brahimi, Peter Gilmore, Christine Manfield, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Shannon Bennett, Andrew McConnell and Colin Fassnidge.

Judges impressed with top-quality produce

Daisy dog can't be beaten

WINNING TEAM: Willi Bethel with dog Daisy, a border collie cross, Madison Brown (daughter in hat) and Dakota Moxham (niece).

Tough hound survives back injury to win jump

Woman, 21, dominates PBR with bucking stock

Dakota Brandenburg has won the 2017 PBR stock contractor of the year.

Dakota Brandenburg PBR stock contractor of the year

Water fees waived for TC Debbie survivors

Drone vision over the Eton region after Cyclone Debbie.

Annual water licence fees waived

Limousin steer sells for $56/kg

Grand Champion Led Steer, a 594kg limousin steer, exhibited by father and son team, David and Scott Bartley for a cool $56 per kilo.

Bartley family steer takes out top stop at Ekka

Incentive for sustainability

SWEET DEAL: Wilmar Sugar is offering a cash back incentive for sustainably grown sugar.

Incentive for sustainability

CQ saleyard wrap: Weaner steers reach 388c

IN THE YARDS: Quality charolais cross steers account Rueben and Lynn Blyton averaged 259kgs at 328c/kg or $851 and sold to Hatton and Sons, Delubra, Mundubbera last week in Monto.

Over 2800 head yarded at Gracemere

First polled bazadaise in the world shown at Ekka

Rodney Johannesen has always had an eye for good cattle

Is gas the answer to Australia's power woes?

DIGGING UP THE GOODS: Is gas better than coal in a world faced with climate change?

Beetalo reportedly holds some 244 trillion cubic feet of gas

Waldo's poem: Mustering buffalo on Koolpinyah Station

'The helicopters spot the herd and push the strays together.'

Outback Wrangler shows off monster croc catch

SOCIAL MEDIA OVERLOAD: Matt Wright caught a massive crocodile recently.

Social media goes into overdrive with image of croc

Award-winning shelter treads path of promise

The award-winning shelter.

'One of the most spectacular experiences to be had.'

'Aboriginals crucial to NT horticulture'

Young men from Ali Curung plant seedless watermelon seedlings at Desert Springs Farm in 2015.

One-third of the Territory's population is Aboriginal