Last time in this column we touched on how banks are required to risk grade borrowers and that higher risk means more capital is set aside to cover potential losses, resulting in a higher interest rate being charged.
Visitors to the 2017 Burdekin Show will have a smorgasbord of activities to choose from when attending the fun-filled family event being held at the Ayr Showgrounds on Wednesday, June 28.
After a lengthy hiatus, stud cattle selling will return to Richmond with the Combined Agents Bull Sale being held on the Richmond Turf Club grounds on Friday, June 9 in conjunction with the Richmond Field Days and Races.
The Richmond Field Days and Races has built a strong reputation over the years, with positive word of mouth from one exhibitor to another ensuring that it continues to grow in stature each year.
The biennial Rotary FNQ Field Days being held at Mareeba’s Kerribee Park between Wednesday May 24 and Friday May 26 are expected to be a great success again after close to 16,000 people passed through gates at the event in 2015.
The largest, single stud offering of Breedplan recorded Grey Brahman females ever to be put to auction in Australia will go ‘under the hammer’ when Rodger and Lorena Jefferis’ industry leading Elrose Stud presents their catalogue of 380 lots at Dalrymple Saleyards, Charters Towers on May 29.
The popular Horse of the North Challenge will return to Charters Towers for its 11th year with a large field of competitors events and thousands of guests expected to create a thrilling atmosphere at the Indoor Equestrian Centre in Charters Towers from Thursday, May 25.
A superb catalogue has been put together for the 26th Toomba Horse Sale being held on Sunday, May 28 at the Indoor Equestrian Centre in Charters Towers from 9am.
The Cathedral School Townsville principal Ian Gamack shares his views with the North Queensland Register regarding the school's centenary anniversary (being celebrated in July), its proud history and the values that are still held dear today.
Succession planning is often the elephant in the room for families whose livelihoods are tied up in primary production businesses.