Goondi grazier's dream becomes reality

ONLY 12 months ago Goondiwindi mother and grazier Janet Doyle began a lifelong dream to learn to paint.
ONLY 12 months ago Goondiwindi mother and grazier Janet Doyle began a lifelong dream to learn to paint.
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SIBLINGS Carl and Aimee Young have launched their own paddock-to-plate experience by bringing grass-fed beef from Beaudesert to Brisbane. SIBLINGS Carl and Aimee Young have launched their own paddock-to-plate experience by bringing grass-fed beef from Beaudesert to Brisbane.
IN the pitch black of a Katherine mango orchard, the mobile picking units are lit up like a small oil rig in a sea of dark. IN the pitch black of a Katherine mango orchard, the mobile picking units are lit up like a small oil rig in a sea of dark.
BARNABY Joyce promised the rural debt roundtable would not become a bank bashing exercise but his rhetoric since has escalated. BARNABY Joyce promised the rural debt roundtable would not become a bank bashing exercise but his rhetoric since has escalated.
A HIGH-LEVEL review of wool selling is unlikely to conclude that
everything is 'hunky-dory' with the open-cry auction system. A HIGH-LEVEL review of wool selling is unlikely to conclude that everything is 'hunky-dory' with the open-cry auction system.
WALLUMBILLA beef producer David York buys up to 10 bulls a year to put over his 1000 head Hereford-cross cow herd.
26 Dec 14 WALLUMBILLA beef producer David York buys up to 10 bulls a year to put over his 1000 head Hereford-cross cow herd.
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A team of QAAFI-led scientists has been tasked with prescribing the unique molecular signature of Queensland’s famous XXXX beer.
26 Dec 14 A team of QAAFI-led scientists has been tasked with prescribing the unique molecular signature of Queensland’s famous XXXX beer.
SIBLINGS Carl and Aimee Young have launched their own paddock-to-plate experience by bringing grass-fed beef from Beaudesert to Brisbane.
25 Dec 14 SIBLINGS Carl and Aimee Young have launched their own paddock-to-plate experience by bringing grass-fed beef from Beaudesert to Brisbane.
CHRISTMAS fever has hit Cherry Park with owner Graham Minifie hailing the 2014 season the best he's seen in 10 years.
25 Dec 14 CHRISTMAS fever has hit Cherry Park with owner Graham Minifie hailing the 2014 season the best he's seen in 10 years.
AN elated group of school children and their families from the Darling and western Downs had a ball in Brisbane last week, receiving three days of professional tennis coaching.
24 Dec 14 AN elated group of school children and their families from the Darling and western Downs had a ball in Brisbane last week, receiving three days of professional tennis coaching.
WHEN he was a lad at school, Chad Parker would spend each morning and night working on the family dairy farm in south-east Queensland.
24 Dec 14  1 WHEN he was a lad at school, Chad Parker would spend each morning and night working on the family dairy farm in south-east Queensland.
THE Ringer has teamed up with Santa to put a new spin on an old classic, The Night Before Christmas.
24 Dec 14  1 THE Ringer has teamed up with Santa to put a new spin on an old classic, The Night Before Christmas.
UP to 100 energy audits will be carried out on a range of agricultural businesses as part of the new Energy Savers Plus Program.
23 Dec 14 UP to 100 energy audits will be carried out on a range of agricultural businesses as part of the new Energy Savers Plus Program.
CANE grower Richard Zunker would once have irrigated for the sake of it but with stinging power and water costs that’s a thing of the past.
23 Dec 14 CANE grower Richard Zunker would once have irrigated for the sake of it but with stinging power and water costs that’s a thing of the past.
THE New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 Project has cleared another hurdle after Co-ordinator-General Barry Broe approved the expansion.
22 Dec 14  1 THE New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 Project has cleared another hurdle after Co-ordinator-General Barry Broe approved the expansion.
A MAN and his two young sons missing for 11 days in outback Queensland were found alive on Sunday afternoon.
22 Dec 14 A MAN and his two young sons missing for 11 days in outback Queensland were found alive on Sunday afternoon.
THE weather has played havoc with all Australian winter crops in 2014, but as the harvesters moved out of pulse crops and into the cereals, many growers are reflecting on how well their pulse crops have performed under extreme conditions.
22 Dec 14 THE weather has played havoc with all Australian winter crops in 2014, but as the harvesters moved out of pulse crops and into the cereals, many growers are reflecting on how well their...
AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according to the organisation's Next Generation president Rowan O'Hara.
22 Dec 14 AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according...
THE team at BMO Dalby has given a helping hand to farming families struggling with the drought by making a large grocery donation via Aussie Helpers.
21 Dec 14 THE team at BMO Dalby has given a helping hand to farming families struggling with the drought by making a large grocery donation via Aussie Helpers.
EVEN if it rains inches tomorrow, the effects of the current drought will reverberate through rural Queensland for years.
20 Dec 14 EVEN if it rains inches tomorrow, the effects of the current drought will reverberate through rural Queensland for years.
A PROGRAM to improve water quality and on-farm practices is stimulating change among Queensland cane farmers.
20 Dec 14 A PROGRAM to improve water quality and on-farm practices is stimulating change among Queensland cane farmers. | GALLERY: Cane forum's sweet Christmas treat
ONE of Australia's biggest farmers has been forced to sell his two farms west of Dalby.
19 Dec 14 ONE of Australia's biggest farmers has been forced to sell his two farms west of Dalby.
19 Dec 14 POLICE have charged a man with murder following a disturbance overnight in Roma.
LANDHOLDER rights will be further eroded when dealing with resource companies under the proposed Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Regulation 2015, a Rockhampton lawyer warns.
19 Dec 14 LANDHOLDER rights will be further eroded when dealing with resource companies under the proposed Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Regulation 2015, a Rockhampton lawyer warns.
THROUGHOUT the International Sugarcane Forum, a clear message was conveyed - that there have been major inroads in developing a sustainable, collaborative sugarcane industry.
19 Dec 14 THROUGHOUT the International Sugarcane Forum, a clear message was conveyed - that there have been major inroads in developing a sustainable, collaborative sugarcane industry. | GALLERY: Cane forum's sweet Christmas treat
THE RNA is dangling a big lure to hook record nominations for the 2015 Paddock to Palate competition.
18 Dec 14 THE RNA is dangling a big lure to hook record nominations for the 2015 Paddock to Palate competition.
A NEW body with a direct line to Queensland Cabinet has been established to tackle the issue of agricultural electricity costs.
18 Dec 14 A NEW body with a direct line to Queensland Cabinet has been established to tackle the issue of agricultural electricity costs.
A QUEENSLAND-led cattle research project has found that a high-protein diet during joining and in the first 90 days of pregnancy can have a significant impact on embryo survival, foetal growth and the subsequent development of the offspring.
16 Dec 14  1 A QUEENSLAND-led cattle research project has found that a high-protein diet during joining and in the first 90 days of pregnancy can have a significant impact on embryo survival, foetal...
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Nico you have to accept the good with the bad. We don't live in a perfect world with no weeds.
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What a pity...a pity so many realise the Nats don't stand up often enough; a pity the only ones
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"You don't think anyone has denied that " MB ? Let me refresh your memory , anyone who is
AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according to the organisation's Next Generation president Rowan O'Hara.22 Dec 14 AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there...
WHEN it comes to picking the perfect pork product, it seems Queensland is the place to be.15 Dec 14 WHEN it comes to picking the perfect pork product, it seems Queensland is the place to be.