Tough day at Gold City sale

CONTINUED tough Northern conditions adversely impacted the 2014 Gold City Brahman Sale held at Charters Towers on Friday but the figures showed a marked improvement upon the 2013 sale.
CONTINUED tough Northern conditions adversely impacted the 2014 Gold City Brahman Sale held at Charters Towers on Friday but the figures showed a marked improvement upon the 2013 sale.
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FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA. THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA.
RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales. RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales.
TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress. TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress.
THE Charters Towers Amateur Race Club was awash with activity on Saturday during the annual Amateur race day meet with people coming from all over the North.
19 Oct 14 THE Charters Towers Amateur Race Club was awash with activity on Saturday during the annual Amateur race day meet with people coming from all over the North.
16 Oct 14 FARM life with its country setting is often idealised but with more than 60 per cent of Queensland in drought, concern is growing for the mental health of farmers.
CORAL reef fin fish will be off limits from midnight Tuesday, October 21, as part of the first of two annual closures that protect these fish during spawning season.
16 Oct 14 CORAL reef fin fish will be off limits from midnight Tuesday, October 21, as part of the first of two annual closures that protect these fish during spawning season.
THE Mareeba Stock and Rural Crime Squad Detectives and Ravenshoe Police are currently investigating the theft of five large cattle skulls from Glen Gordon Station near Millstream.
15 Oct 14 THE Mareeba Stock and Rural Crime Squad Detectives and Ravenshoe Police are currently investigating the theft of five large cattle skulls from Glen Gordon Station near Millstream.
SEA Swift Northern Pride is on the hunt for a new head coach after record-breaking mentor Jason Demetriou was released from his contract to join the North Queensland Cowboys as their new assistant coach for the 2015 season.
15 Oct 14 SEA Swift Northern Pride is on the hunt for a new head coach after record-breaking mentor Jason Demetriou was released from his contract to join the North Queensland Cowboys as their new...
ALTHOUGH a warm day, a crowd of 300 strong gathered for the annual Cloncurry Cup at Schumacher Park on October 11 to enjoy a day for family, friends, fashion and fun.
15 Oct 14 ALTHOUGH a warm day, a crowd of 300 strong gathered for the annual Cloncurry Cup at Schumacher Park on October 11 to enjoy a day for family, friends, fashion and fun.
ISSUES highlighting the difference in education outcomes between urban and rural and remote students and the increasing cost of accessing appropriate education will be high on the agenda next week at the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association (ICPA) Queensland annual state conference in Townsville.
15 Oct 14 ISSUES highlighting the difference in education outcomes between urban and rural and remote students and the increasing cost of accessing appropriate education will be high on the agenda...
VARIETY is the spice of rural health and that's what 34 university students experienced in the Far North Queensland towns of Atherton and Mareeba recently.
14 Oct 14 VARIETY is the spice of rural health and that's what 34 university students experienced in the Far North Queensland towns of Atherton and Mareeba recently.
A MIDDLE school English teacher says he has been encouraged by the “positive results” stemming from an anti-racism curriculum he developed during his doctoral studies at Charles Darwin University.
14 Oct 14 A MIDDLE school English teacher says he has been encouraged by the “positive results” stemming from an anti-racism curriculum he developed during his doctoral studies at Charles Darwin...
BEFORE mechanical harvesters, the gangs of cane cutters were known as the gentlemen of the flashing blade. They laboured in the hot cane fields with skill and grit. 
The inaugural Cumic Steel Men of Steel Hand Cane Cutting Championships at Castor Park in Mourilyan this month were created to bring a slice of North Queensland history back to life.
14 Oct 14 BEFORE mechanical harvesters, the gangs of cane cutters were known as the gentlemen of the flashing blade. They laboured in the hot cane fields with skill and grit. The inaugural Cumic...
TRAVELLERS and the local community are being reminded of movement restrictions for mangoes on Cape York Peninsula to keep the summer fruit’s industry safe.
13 Oct 14 TRAVELLERS and the local community are being reminded of movement restrictions for mangoes on Cape York Peninsula to keep the summer fruit’s industry safe.
TED McCoy was born in Dalby on February 26, 1935, to Edward Joseph and Bridget Adelaide McCoy of Sunnyvale dairy farm at Bell in Queensland.
12 Oct 14  1 TED McCoy was born in Dalby on February 26, 1935, to Edward Joseph and Bridget Adelaide McCoy of Sunnyvale dairy farm at Bell in Queensland.
SCIENTISTS at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have used an experimental drug produced from the seeds of a rainforest plant to cure solid cancer tumours in pre-clinical trials.
11 Oct 14  1 SCIENTISTS at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have used an experimental drug produced from the seeds of a rainforest plant to cure solid cancer tumours in pre-clinical trials.
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
KATHERINE watermelon growers are reeling in the wake of the announcement they will not be able to plant a crop for two years following the confirmation of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in the region.
09 Oct 14 KATHERINE watermelon growers are reeling in the wake of the announcement they will not be able to plant a crop for two years following the confirmation of cucumber green mottle mosaic...
ACCORDING TO the Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA) there are approximately 450 accredited beef cattle feedlots in Australia with over 95 per cent family owned and operated. They are generally located in areas which have a ready access to grain, cattle and water.
09 Oct 14 ACCORDING TO the Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA) there are approximately 450 accredited beef cattle feedlots in Australia with over 95 per cent family owned and operated. They...
Cattle - Beef
RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug Struber and wife Joanne hope to bounce back thanks to the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
08 Oct 14 RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug Struber and wife Joanne hope to bounce back thanks to the 2014...
AS Normanton staged yet another successful sprint race meeting outside the auspices of Racing Queensland, the Australian Quarter Horse Racing Development Company (AQHDC) readies itself to launch a sprint racing venture in Australia to compete with the thoroughbred racing industry.
08 Oct 14 AS Normanton staged yet another successful sprint race meeting outside the auspices of Racing Queensland, the Australian Quarter Horse Racing Development Company (AQHDC) readies itself...
THE popular Annual MAGS Droughtmaster Sale will again service the cattle producers of Central and Northern Queensland with an offering of 80 bulls selected for the auction to be held at Dalrymple Saleyards, Charters Towers on Monday, November 10.
08 Oct 14 THE popular Annual MAGS Droughtmaster Sale will again service the cattle producers of Central and Northern Queensland with an offering of 80 bulls selected for the auction to be held at...
Cattle - Beef
A NEW format Lancefield Brahmans Invitation Sale to be held at Gracemere Saleyards, Rockhampton on Monday, October 27, will present the 40th auction sale offering of Lancefield Grey and Red Brahmans, a historic milestone in the Australian Brahman industry.
07 Oct 14 A NEW format Lancefield Brahmans Invitation Sale to be held at Gracemere Saleyards, Rockhampton on Monday, October 27, will present the 40th auction sale offering of Lancefield Grey and...
Cattle - Beef
THE Far North Queensland sugar industry marked a significant milestone on Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cairns Bulk Sugar Terminal (BST).
05 Oct 14 THE Far North Queensland sugar industry marked a significant milestone on Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cairns Bulk Sugar Terminal (BST).
THE Gulf of Carpentaria is home to one of the world’s most extraordinary phenomena, the Morning Glory Cloud. 
These clouds are so rare most people will never see one in their life.
04 Oct 14 THE Gulf of Carpentaria is home to one of the world’s most extraordinary phenomena, the Morning Glory Cloud. These clouds are so rare most people will never see one in their life.
A GROUP of close to 30 cattle producers from around the state attended a consultative workshop held at James Cook University recently to provide their input into the development of the next Meat Industry Strategic Plan (MISP).
03 Oct 14 A GROUP of close to 30 cattle producers from around the state attended a consultative workshop held at James Cook University recently to provide their input into the development of the...
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I have been and had a look at this operation. Placing nutrient on the surface of the soil makes
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug Struber and wife Joanne hope to bounce back thanks to the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
08 Oct 14 RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug...