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IN THIS week’s is­sue:

■ A NEW trial tak­ing place on mango farms could see grow­ers more than dou­ble their pro­duc­tiv­ity.

Dr Ge­off Dick­in­son from the De­part­ment of Agri­cul­ture and Fish­eries ex­plains what new grow­ing meth­ods will be used in the project.

■ THE Rock­hamp­ton Brah­man Week Sale wrapped up on Oc­to­ber 3 with the sale as a whole gross­ing more than $7 mil­lion. As­so­ci­a­tion man­ager of the Aus­tralian Brah­man Breed­ers As­so­ci­a­tion Anastasia Fan­ning talk about what the re­sult means for the in­dus­try.

■ AR­EAS around Cen­tral Queens­land re­ceived some much needed rain at the be­gin­ning of the week, but what’s in store for the next week?

Me­te­o­rol­o­gist Gor­don Banks from the Bu­reau of Me­te­o­rol­ogy ex­plains how the weather will look next week and how am El Niño will im­pact the sum­mer.

■ STA­TION Cook Raqual Humphries came up with the idea many years ago to cre­ate a hand­book for new sta­tion cooks and to give her peers some fresh cook­ing ideas.

Now the book is set to be pub­lished early next year. She talks about what read­ers can ex­pect and the good cause it will be sup­port­ing.

PHOTO: CHRIS ISON ROK0031017CBRAHMAN4

UP FOR SALE: The Brah­man Week Sales at the CQLX sale yards at Grace­mere.

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