A matter of opinion
A selection of editorials from around the Fairfax Agricultural Media group covering the issues of the week.
Agribuzz with David Leyonhjelm
Commentary, news and analysis with agribusiness consultant David Leyonhjelm. Email David at reclaimfreedom@gmail.com
Better Backyards with Gherkin Jarvis
Self-proclaimed gardening expert and carpet enthusiast, Gherkin Jarvis, brings you his thoughts on Australia’s great lifestyle tradition, the backyard.
Burrs under my saddle
Pete Mailler is a farmer on the Queensland/NSW border. His perspective and opinions are borne from seeing more than one side of many problems in his various farm leadership roles and in wanting to ensure a future for his children in agriculture.
Bush matters
Bush matters - LNP Senator Barry O'Sullivan tackles the issues facing Aussie primary producers and people across rural and regional Australia.
Canberra Comment
Fairfax Agricultural Media Canberra correspondent Colin Bettles tackles the big national rural and agricultural issues which will impact regional and rural Australians.
Comments of the week
A selection of the comments that made us think - and, in some cases, chuckle.
Congress Conversations
The North Queensland Register's Jim Pola is in South Africa for the 17th World Brahman Congress. Congress Conversations is his on-the-road reporting on the ABBA tour.
Coultons country
Queensland Country Life photographer Sarah Coulton shows you a glimpse of rural Queensland from behind the lens.
Future Farmers Network
Young people creating prosperous futures in rural industry
Get Muddy
To think clearly in farming and about farming, you need to get muddy - commit, roll up your sleeves and get involved. SAM TRETHEWEY gets stuck into some of the issues facing those on the land.
Grain of Truth
Rural Press grains writer Gregor Heard on the big issues facing the broadacre farmers today.
Kamawa Tales
GEOFF Butler is a Santa Gertrudis breeder who left Australia at the age of 20 to become a plantation manager in New Guinea. He recounts tales of his time in both PNG and back in Australia.
A blog to introduce our intrepid journalists and editors and follow them as they make their way through the big and not so big stories of rural Australia.
MLA Challenge
Meet the participants in Meat and Livestock Australia's Challenge, where producers identify how much their business is returning, what's driving profit and how to put a plan in place to capture the business' potential over a 12-month program.
Out of the shadow
Shadow Agriculture Minister Joel Fitzgibbon aims to put ag policy under the microscope. Based in the NSW Hunter Valley, Joel also has a unique perspective on the tensions between primary production and mining development.
Silks and Saddles
Terry Butt's weekly opinion piece covering all the latest happenings and news in the Queensland racing community, and beyond.
The Iceberg Letters
Dear readers - the majority of an iceberg sits below the surface, and it may just take one special letter to see what else lurks under the tip of a topic.
The Reggietorial
The North Queensland Register team are an opinionated bunch and the Reggietorial gives us an opportunity to express our opinions both positive and negative. We encourage you, the reader, to reply to these pieces - whether you agree with us or not.
Trading places
Track the latest moves and appointments in the agribusiness sector. Send your news to editorial.farmonline@fairfaxmedia.com.au
Young Farmers Master Class
Follow five Aussie farmers' journey to the Netherlands for the Rabobank Young Farmers Master Class.

COMMENTS

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Meanwhile Australia breaches Iraq's sovereignty by supplying arms directly to the Kurds. Just a
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Oh dear, you do seem to be getting very bolshie of late , Qman. Are the dogs keeping you awake
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Well that's a turn up. The good senator trying to put some transparency into the system.
SEPTEMBER 13-14 will see the dust fly in the Queensland Outback for the eighth annual RM Williams Longreach Muster.
Over two action packed days, Australia's best stockmen and women will battle it out in a range of fast paced, hard riding bush events. 
29 Aug 14 SEPTEMBER 13-14 will see the dust fly in the Queensland Outback for the eighth annual RM Williams Longreach...
THE inaugural Northern Territory Field Days being held at the Katherine Research Station on September 18-19 continues to expand in scope with the 100 exhibitor mark firmly in sight.
03 Aug 14 THE inaugural Northern Territory Field Days being held at the Katherine Research Station on September 18-19...