THE deteriorating season in parts of northwest Victoria and the NSW Riverina is expected to worsen.
INDUSTRY Minister Ian Macfarlane has admitted the Federal Government will not toughen laws over foreign food imports.
EXCLUSIVE: THE Country Roads and Bridges program will be extended if the Victorian Coalition is re-elected.
THE Australian dairy industry is supporting a Chinese-investor backed deal involving up to 50 farms in Victoria.
A ROW has erupted over a now cancelled meeting with Echuca farmer John Watson and his opponents.
LESS than 10 per cent of wool is sold as non-mulesed despite a decade-long push to rule out the practice.
FARMERS are not responsible for arming Victoria’s crime gangs with stolen weapons, a Senate inquiry has been told.
IMAGES have been released of a dishevelled man wanted over the indecent assault of a woman in Traralgon.
CARGILL Australia is suing Viterra Limited for damages arising from its purchase of Joe White Maltings.
A WOMAN has died after the car she was driving hit a tree in Stawell just before 7.30am today.
AUSTRALIAN wine has seen a small rise in exports in the past year.
THERE will be plenty of goats to spot in the town of Bullarto on Sunday.
CANCER can strike anyone without prejudice, with one in three of us likely to suffer it.
A SPECTACULAR fire lit the sky in Lincolnshire, UK as thousands of hay bales went up in flames.
BARNABY Joyce’s road map for agriculture raises plenty of the issues which brought him to prominence.
RESEARCHERS gathered at Rutherglen to celebrate one of the longest running agricultural trials in Australia.
NINE studs opened their gates to visitors and all reported a positive day at the southern Victorian Merino Field Day.18
THE inaugural Tuppal Food and Fibre Festival celebrated the region’s finest produce over three days, with seven food and fibre pavilio...30
PRICES at Ballarat were cheaper last week, the season and farmgate milk price jitters affected buyers’ confidence at Camperdown and ra...30
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A cold wintry blast has blanketed the Alps with residents of Falls Creek waking to around 10cm of fresh snow. Temperatures plummeted to mid winter levels at minus 3.7C. Further snow flurries are expected tomorrow. Locals revelled in snow play today at the Alpine Village0:34
PRIME cattle prices have slumped 12c/kg in the past two days.
A SURGE in confidence in prime lambs has created a stellar market for restocker lambs this spring.
ACE Farming has continued its buying spree of Victorian dairy farms.
THIS week’s cattle, sheep and dairy sale dates.
DRY conditions weakened restocker appetite for sheep last week at the sale of 11,000 sheep at Wycheproof.
PRICES at Ballarat were cheaper today with steers estimated by agents to be $50-70 easier.
CASE IH has hit the 100hp market with its new Farmall C mid-size tractor range.
A BALE accumulator and Tenpack Bale Grab were getting plenty of attention at the Elmore Field Days.
QUALITY finish set apart Coolamon Steelworks’ 50-tonne chaser bin at the Henty Field Days.
THE weather gods have given their blessing to this year’s Geelong Cup.
DAYNE Barry is calling the shots on his fledging career as he embarks on becoming Victorian horse racing’s youngest racecaller.
A FEMALE jockey has suffered severe chest injuries after falling from her horse at Wyong Racetrack.
THERE’S not much point growing a big crop of pumpkins if the varieties selected are poor keepers.
SOMETIMES even the most hardy of flowering performers need a good feed to lift their spirits.
AFTER almost four months away from our vegetable patch I returned to be confronted by giant weeds.
HJ Heinz has recalled Golden Circle Beetroot Slices due to the potential for microbial growth.
ALMONDS are one of the great assets of the kitchen, used in both sweet and savoury cooking.
AN AUSSIE pancake recipe has gone viral in the most unexpected way.
BACK Paddock has been thinking about what agricultural architecture is worthy of preservation.
BACK Paddock was driving on Challicum Rd last week and off the to the right was Dip Rd.
HAY bale artists are inspired and churning out new installations.
AT FIRST, walking a steep path down into the earth’s crust does not feel so bad.
FINDING family-friendly activities in big cities isn’t always easy, but San Fran is full of them.
TRAVELLERS are encouraged to return to the Blue Mountains, as the region recovers from bushfires.