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THE Hughenden Jockey Club was ‘back on track’ on Saturday when the club staged its first meeting in two years.

Hughenden back on track  

THE Hughenden Jockey Club was ‘back on track’ on Saturday when the club staged its first meeting in two years.
THE countdown is on for one of the greatest performance horse events in Australia, the legendary 2015 Curley Cattle Transport Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge, to be held at the Cloncurry Equestrian Centre from Wednesday, July 8 to Sunday, July 12. 3:00 AM THE countdown is on for one of the greatest performance horse events in Australia, the legendary 2015 Curley Cattle...
AYR-based Pacific Reef Fisheries has been named one of six finalists in this year’s prestigious President’s Medal, for their Sydney Royal Champion Sashimi Grade, Pacific Reef North Queensland Cobia. 30 Jun 15 AYR-based Pacific Reef Fisheries has been named one of six finalists in this year’s prestigious President’s Medal,...
IT was a mixed weekend of Rugby League, with the very sad death of Super Intrust Cup player James Ackerman’s on everyone’s mind and the way the Rugby League community has rallied around his family is a positive to come out of this awful event. 30 Jun 15 IT was a mixed weekend of Rugby League, with the very sad death of Super Intrust Cup player James Ackerman’s on...
HE should have been called Mr Big… for a lot of reasons. 
But his racing name was Mr Ziesel. 30 Jun 15 HE should have been called Mr Big… for a lot of reasons. But his racing name was Mr Ziesel.
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Incognito, And why would our foreign customers be telling us that they are not prepared to pay
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mouse, 90 % of wild dogs do take baits. End of story.
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What is this nonsense? Whats next, jockeys in the Melbourne Cup? How is this marketing wool?
BILLIONAIRE Chinese internet entrepreneur Richard Liu is in talks to buy a strategic stake in takeover target a2 Milk. BILLIONAIRE Chinese internet entrepreneur Richard Liu is in talks to buy a strategic stake in takeover target a2 Milk.
ANALYST Augusto Semmelroth has peered into the future, and seen the EYCI sitting at around 600 cents a kilogram for as far as the eye can see.4:00 AM  1 ANALYST Augusto Semmelroth has peered into the future, and seen the EYCI sitting at around 600 cents a kilogram for...
AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday.30 Jun 15 AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday.

CHARTERS Towers remains high on the list of locations to visit for international beef industry figures with representatives from Texas, USA in town this week.16 May 15 CHARTERS Towers remains high on the list of locations to visit for international beef industry figures with...
RURALCO’S live export joint venture partner, Frontier International Agri last week celebrated one year since its first shipment.12 May 15 RURALCO’S live export joint venture partner, Frontier International Agri last week celebrated one year since its...
A NATIONAL search is on to find the greatest football players who worked in the Australian wool industry. A NATIONAL search is on to find the greatest football players who worked in the Australian wool industry.

CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year average, ABARES says.30 Jun 15  8 CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year...
GRAIN growers from across Australia are invited to the first ever GRDC Growers’ Day at this year’s Australian Grains Industry Conference.30 Jun 15  1 GRAIN growers from across Australia are invited to the first ever GRDC Growers’ Day at this year’s Australian Grains...

BURDEKIN primary producers who are struggling with drought conditions can apply for assistance, according to Mayor Bill Lowis.13 Jun 15 BURDEKIN primary producers who are struggling with drought conditions can apply for assistance, according to Mayor...
SAFE, practical and economic access to roads is critical to agricultural businesses, however Governments’ current access provisions do not allow for this according to Canegrowers Mackay chairman Kevin Borg.13 Jun 15 SAFE, practical and economic access to roads is critical to agricultural businesses, however Governments’ current...
SOUTH Australian farmer Clinton Tiller’s new 440kW Challenger E Series tractor is already proving an asset to his family cropping operation. SOUTH Australian farmer Clinton Tiller’s new 440kW Challenger E Series tractor is already proving an asset to his...

HORTICULTURE Innovation Australia CEO John Lloyd has continued his call for greater unity in horticulture.26 Jun 15  1 HORTICULTURE Innovation Australia CEO John Lloyd has continued his call for greater unity in horticulture.
LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence - one of Australia's largest and fastest-growing horticultural sectors.27 Jun 15 LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence - one of Australia's largest and...
THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to November.29 Jun 15 THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to...
ACE Farming has snapped up two Victorian dairy farms for more than $10m, cementing its position as the largest dairy farmer in mainland Australia.29 Jun 15 ACE Farming has snapped up two Victorian dairy farms for more than $10m, cementing its position as the largest dairy...

IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell remembers as if it was yesterday.13 May 15 IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell...
“Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred McKay.
Another expression of the progressive nature of the Cloncurry community was displayed with the opening of the refurbished John Flynn Place last week.17 Apr 15 “Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred...