Last Updated: April 27, 2015

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Apsley pub back in town

FIFTY Apsley residents sit down for Sunday lunch at the reopened Border Inn Hotel each week.

New dairy player

DAIRY Sarah Saxton

A NEW player in the milk market has emerged from the ashes of United Dairy Power

PETA ad to stay

PETA ad to stay

AUSTRALIA’S advertising watchdog says it will not investigate complaints against PETA’s latest campaign.

Strauss wants new deal

 A 20 inch conveyor adds another 1000 bushels to the mountain of approx 75,000 bushels of corn rising from the g...

THE principal of failed grain trader Sapphire (SA) Pty Ltd wants to renegotiate the Deed of Company Arrangement with creditors.

Bandit identity scam

NEWS: Bitumen bandits

SOME Irish bitumen bandits are believed to be exploiting a new identity scam to continue ripping off Australians.

Ice cream giant sour on TPP

Ben and Jerry's ice cream shop's grand opening at Chatswood in the Concourse. Giving away free ice cream

ICE cream giant Ben & Jerry’s has taken aim at a 12-nation trade deal.

Foresight will lead to success

 National Blackberry Taskforce chairman Alex Arbuthnot inspects an infestation in the Upper Murray.

THE success of Victoria’s farming sector is the result of government investment in soldier settlement schemes.

$25m to stop another Hazelwood

Fire at the Hazelwood power station, Morwell...the fire in a disused open cut mine has been burning for over two weeks. It fl...

THE Victorian Government will give $25m to implement key recommendations handed down by the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry.

Toxic chemical inquiry

Toxic chemical inquiry

FORMER Victorian Government employees have been asked to contribute to an inquiry into the use of dangerous chemicals.

GrainCorp sacks staff

GrainCorp. Silos As CEO Resigns After $2 Billion ADM Takeover Blocked

UPDATE: THE Victorian Farmers Federation has questioned GrainCorp’s motives in sacking 40 staff this week.

Berries’ blue sky

Berries’ blue sky

DEMAND for Australian frozen blueberries points to the future success of a homegrown commercial industry.

Winning smiles

BEC Tully and daughter, Bella, were enjoying watching the Hawks play Wandella on Saturday. They are this week’s winners of a Dairy Australia Legendairy pack.

The art of love

THEY say love makes the world go round.

Reaping what she sows

FARM blogger Emma Steendam tells KATH SULLIVAN about modern-day life on the family farm.

Lely stands out from the pack

A MOVABLE bulkhead makes Lely’s Tigo PR 60 forage wagon stand out from the pack.

Hay bale sculpture the last straw

UPDATE: THE farmer ordered to remove a hay bale sculpture depicting a bull serving a cow says he has received massive public support.

A swiftly moving beast

High Country Calf Sales

HOW fast the wheels of agriculture can turn.

Put an end to all wars

 Protests and Demonstrations Anti War Rally Hobart Peter Cundall address the crowd

IT IS through seeing and smelling desolation and death that you realise the futility of wars, writes PETER CUNDALL

Floating MG will hurt suppliers

 Murray Goulburn chairman, Ian MacAulay, at the Leongatha plant.

FARMERS and speculative investors is a bad marriage, writes IAN MacAULAY

Live blog Winds batter South Australia

Thinkstock images for winter

UPDATE: A NUMBER of homes have lost power as damaging winds and rain hit Adelaide and other parts of the state.

Cold front threatens more havoc

Trees on House

THE clean-up from the NSW storms will be hit by bad weather this weekend.

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Farmers take on PETA

Farmers take on PETA

FARMERS have taken action against PETA’s “grotesque and grossly misleading” campaign against Australia’s wool industry.

Growing industry Roo meat jumping in popularity

 23.12.2014.Kangaroo harvesting for meat consumption. Heath Tippet - professional shooter for Macro meats at a property North...

KANGAROO meat continues to increase in popularity. Meet one of the men putting roo on your plate.

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Challenger E Series Launch

AGCO Corp has shared this video of the Challenger E Series Launch with us.

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Coolana bull sale

The action at the Coolana bull sale on March 5.

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Sale hopes for big NSW dairy

FOCUS: Organic, biodynamic dairy with Melinda and Peter Smith.

CHINA’S New Hope Dairy has formed part of a consortium, which has moved to purchase a NSW farm.

Forum eyes export opportunities

Forum eyes export opportunities

THE reason why many small businesses do not engage in export marketing is they feel overwhelmed by the process.

India appetite to soar

India appetite to soar

INDIA may become a more important market for Australian agriculture than China within 15 years.

Warrnambool, Apr 24: Prices lift

Hamilton weaner calf sales 2015

RAIN in NSW last weekend buoyed the store cattle market in Warrnambool today.

Sprys, April 24: $30,000 top

Sprys, April 24: $30,000 top

UPDATE: SHORTHORN bulls sold to $20,000 and Angus bulls made to $30,000 at the Sprys sale today.

Pakenham, April 23: Steer delight

HAMILTON Weaner Calf Sales

WELL bred steers made over 250c/kg at the Pakenham store sale today.

Krone bends it for better rake

Krone bends it for better rake

KRONE’S centre and side-delivery Swadro hay rakes feature Lift tines for cleaner forage.

Ideally sown every time

Ideally sown every time

SINGLE-point depth control and neat folding are two key features of the Flexi-Coil 5500 air drill.

Lely stands out from the pack

Lely stands out from the pack

A MOVABLE bulkhead makes Lely’s Tigo PR 60 forage wagon stand out from the pack.

Big win for Paynesville

UPDATE: PAYNESVILLE was awarded the win for the Round 2 match against Boisdale-Briagolong in the East Gippsland league.

Weekly Times Horse news

Eagles honour a loved son

Central Murray FNL, Round 1

THE start of a new football season should be a joyous occasion, but the absence of the much-loved 34 Mallee Eagles jumper on Saturday could not be forgotten.

Sports clubs face losing cash

Anakie football club

THE Victorian Government is refusing to say if it will commit to the Country Football Netball Program.

Euroa goes 3-0 in GVFL

Goulburn Valley FL, Round 3, Seymour V Euroa

Euroa has made its first 3-0 start to the Goulburn Valley Football League season in a decade.

Green fight on silver screen

DAYNE Pratzky takes his gas rage to cinema audiences.

Weekly Times Travel News

A good time to move

Moving plants

TIMING is crucial when it comes to the successful transplanting of trees shrubs and roses.

Bonfire with benefits

Sprinkling wood ash around cabbages

WHEN the end of fire restrictions was announced recently, I confess to a feeling of childish excitement.

Enjoy the great divide

 ABC GARDENING AUSTRALIA MAGAZINE. Two varieties of Aster flowers supplied for Jennifer Stackhouse?s column in home magazine....

NOW is the time to dig out the flowering perennials to divide them and boost plant numbers in the garden.

Making the most of mince

Country Living FOOD PAGE

MINCED meat is one of the most versatile ingredients around.

Fried haloumi

 DT FOODHOLD...28/5/03...Neil Perry, Holoumi Bread Salad, pan fry Haloumi.........Pic Jim Trifyllis.....

TRY this recipe for fried haloumi.

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

AUSTRALIAN Anzac biscuits have beaten out New Zealand Anzac biscuits in a blind tasting, thanks to extra sugar.

Going commando at Nagambie

WHILE some people like to relax on the weekends, others subject themselves to a 7km obstacle course.

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Hay bale sculpture the last straw

Hay bale sculpture the last straw

UPDATE: THE farmer ordered to remove a hay bale sculpture depicting a bull serving a cow says he has received massive public support.

Don the drive-away sheepdog

Don the drive-away sheepdog

IT seems Scottish sheep farmers hold particularly high expectations for their working dogs.

Laughing gear: Physics save lives?

Laughing gear: Physics save lives?

THE new medical students were made to take a difficult class in physics.

Croatia via private sail

Sail Croatia

THE blue waters of the Adriatic Sea look inviting as we set sail along Croatia’s pretty Dalmatian coast.

Sale at an easy pace

VIC Australia Day

IT’S A town many simply drive through but stop and you’ll find some gems in Sale’s rich history.

Halls Gap’s magic mountains

Supplied Editorial

VICTORIA’S answer to Kakadu is how Halls Gap locals like to describe the Grampians.

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