Livestock

More input to program

Sheep producers can tap into the latest in meat science to bolster their business performance, with the Sheep CRC now a partner in the popular extension program, It’s Ewe Time.. It’s Ewe Time is designed to increase producer awareness of

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
News

It’s not too late to get flu shot

Australia is experiencing its worst ever flu season, with the total number of cases so far exceeding 70000.. Experts are calling on everyone who hasn’t already had a flu shot to get it done to help prevent further cases.. ‘‘It

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Dairy

Odgers named DA deputy chair

Ardmona dairy farmer Jeff Odgers has been appointed deputy chair of the $60million dairy development body, Dairy Australia.. Mr Odgers will offer himself as a candidate for chair in November when incumbent Geoff Akers, from Tallygaroopna, retires at

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
News

Honey Barbecue Pork Ribs

Honey Barbecue Pork Ribs. Serves 4. Ingredients:. 2 racks baby back pork ribs or spare ribs. 1 cup honey. 1 cup smoky barbecue sauce. 3 tbsp seeded mustard. cup pineapple juice. Method:. Combine the honey, barbecue sauce, seeded mustard and

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Rural

Competition draws 150...

The 9th annual Tatura Football and Netball Club Equestrian Dressage Classic was held recently with a large number of entries the highlight.. The competition on August 11 to 13 attracted 150 entrants from all over Victoria and NSW who travelled to

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Livestock

Wool brokers look at...

A group of wool brokers has returned from a study tour of China focusing on wool processing beyond the farm gate.. The 31 Fox and Lillie Group staff — including employees from Benalla, Horsham and Mildura — discussed current processing

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Horticulture

Coolstore expected to...

A $7million coolstore and packing shed project that is estimated to provide up to 100 jobs in peak season and up to 50 in the off-season is planned for construction in Ardmona.. The planned coolstore and packing shed is set to be located on a site

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Rodney Woods
Aug 22 2017
News

Win a family pass to the Great Outdoor and 4x4 Expo

The Great Outdoor Expo is owned and organised by Richard and Carol Hiscock, who have a combined 35 years experience in the exhibition and event industry.. The team brings you a range of exhibitors showing off all things outdoors! To learn more check

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Shepparton News
Aug 22 2017
News

From eyesore to art project

Although now becoming more common around Australia, using grain silos as canvases for art was perhaps not something that immediately came to people’s minds in the past when faced with the 30m-high concrete structures.. But one man saw the

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Alana Christe...
Aug 22 2017
Livestock

Project to beef up leadership

A $1.9million leadership project will aim to equip those in the grassfed beef sector with skills to undertake industry leadership roles.. The Building Capacity in the Grassfed Beef Industry project, supported by Meat and Livestock Australia, will

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Shepparton News
Aug 22 2017
Cropping

World first soon...

The latest move by Case IH to make the lives of Australian producers easier will be unveiled at this month’s AgQuip.. The company has announced the world’s first articulated tractor with continuously variable transmission (CVT) will soon

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Shepparton News
Aug 22 2017
Dairy

Proud win for...

Dairy farmer Jason Smith has won this year’s Kondinin Group and ABC Rural National Young Farmer of The Year award.. Mr Smith said he was proud of the win, but did not feel like the best young farmer in Australia.. ‘‘I have made

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Shepparton News
Aug 22 2017
News

Ute show on at Stanhope

The Stanhope Ute Show is returning next month, with plenty to do for all ages.. The day will commence at 8am with a barbecue breakfast, and the ute show component will begin from 10am.. Last year’s event had more than 50 utes and 100 people in

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Shepparton News
Aug 22 2017
Dairy

Cheesy opening at Stanhope

Out of the ashes of a fire, and from the bottom of an old dam, a new high-technology factory has arisen at Stanhope.. Fonterra has built a $140million export-driven cheese plant after a fire two-and-a-half years ago ripped through the old cheese

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Geoff Adams
Aug 22 2017
Dairy

Murray Goulburn announces results for the year ended 30...

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) today announced financial results for the full year ended 30 June 2017 (FY17).. Revenue in MG’s Dairy Foods segment declined by 8.0 percent to $1,221 million. This result was largely driven by

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Shepparton News
Aug 22 2017
Dairy

Katunga dairy farmer’s herd recognised

Despite having the equal best Jersey herd and second best Holstein herd in Australia according to the latest Australian Breeding Values, Katunga dairy farmer Daryl Hoey remains a humble man.. Having maintained the title of best Jersey herd for more

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Alana Christe...
Aug 22 2017
News

Review finds Victorian...

Industry practices, a market that doesn’t benefit consumers and the current competition structure are driving up Victoria’s electricity and gas prices, an independent review has found.. Tabled in State Parliament last week, the report

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Alana Christe...
Aug 22 2017
News

Recycling drums is a...

A celebration of the 30millionth chemical container collected by Agsafe’s national drumMUSTER program was held at a Cosgrove property last week.. The program, which started in 1999, allows farmers to drop off unwanted, empty chemical

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Rodney Woods
Aug 22 2017
News

Company promises...

A farming waste company in regional NSW that underpaid 16 truck drivers nearly $94,000 is back-paying the workers and overhauling its workplace practices, following intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.. Deniliquin-based company Downes Rice Hulls

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Shepparton News
Aug 21 2017
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