The stage is set for the 2018 Mareeba Rodeo to be one of the most anticipated events on the FNQ social calendar with close to 14,000 spectators passing through the gates at Kerribee Park last year.
A strong focus on keeping the agricultural side of the Hughenden Show alive is key to its ongoing appeal and popularity according to Show Society secretary Maree Christensen.
The Mt Garnet Turf Club will celebrate its 80th birthday in style during the Mt Garnet Races and Rodeo being held from Friday, May 4 to Sunday, May 6, this year.
Charters Towers-based producers John and Sally Turley made their first trip to the February All Breeds Sale last year to look for bulls from the diverse range of breeds on offer to put over their Charbray cows on their fattening block Durdham Downs Station near Clermont.
If you're an equine enthusiast, a bull riding fanatic or love soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional agricultural show, be sure to make a beeline for Cloncurry between June and August this year.
More than 80 vendors will present a meticulously selected draft of 415 lots drawn from 14 breeds and their composites during the 2018 February All Breeds Bull and Female Sale.
NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change project aims to tackle erosion and improve land management, productivity and reef water quality in the Burdekin region – and graziers have been helping to design solutions.
Charters Towers Regional Council mayor Liz Schmidt said the upcoming Big Country Brahman Sale being held at the Dalrymple Saleyards provides a tremendous lift for the community, economically and socially.
A focus on flexible marketing of cattle has been integral to Ibis Creek Pastoral achieving long-term success.
A mounted set of horns from an old bullock who spent his days wondering the Einasleigh River banks at Maitland Station will be auctioned for charity at Big Country’s bull sale.