FARM groups say it’s too early to tell if a supermarket code of conduct will end the squeeze on suppliers.
UPDATE: THE Nationals candidate has laughed off suggestions of political sabotage in the Gippsland South by-election.
SAFARI tourists from Australia are shooting about 100 animals each year in Africa.
FIREFIGHTING volunteers fear they will be left out of pocket following the blanket ban on CFA credit cards
THE CFA’S Fiskville training college has been shut down indefinitely.
NORTHWEST Victoria and the NSW Riverina have bore the brunt of a dry finish to summer.
BEES are being trained to hunt down one of the Far North’s worst invasive pests.
IT’S the classic Aussie fish dish — beer-battered flathead with chips. But most “flathead” comes from overseas.
MORE Americans would prefer a ban on the sale of raw unpasteurised milk than marijuana.
LION will decide at a later date if it will retain its 10.22 per cent stake in western Victorian dairy processor Warrnambool Cheese and Butter.
THE berry scandal will only increase Australians desire to buy local, writes CHRISTINE MILNE
BARNABY Joyce’s determination to fix country-of-origin labelling may be his biggest political fight yet.
POTENTIAL for onshore CSG activity in Victoria has generated great uncertainty across regional communities.
Blade shearing demonstrations proved popular at the Loddon Valley Stud Merino Field Days.13
Southwest Victorian dairy farmers Brad and Becc Couch have been named The Weekly Times Coles 2014 Farmer of the Year.28
Destruction of her work led prop maker, Olivia O’Connor, to discover a more fulfilling trade, making rocking horses.11
Take a look at all the entries for The Weekly Times ‘Old Shed’ competition.40
A HEATWAVE is searing western Queensland and Birdsville is a chance of smashing the record for its hottest ever March day.
Climate change Proof Australia is getting hotter
THERE’S no point in denying it: Australia is getting hotter, and it’s not going to stop. And here’s the proof.
THIS season’s combined apple and pear crop is forecast to be bigger than the past two years.
THE Australian dairy industry is forecast to average 46 cents a litre next season, an ABARES report says.
VICTORIAN water trader and cotton grower Tandou has welcomed takeover moves from Tasmanian-based Webster Ltd.
STEER prices were at least 20c/kg up on a week ago at Landmark Ballarat’s annual weaner calf sale today.
YOUNGER and high type cows attracted premium prices at a Shepparton dairy sale.
HEAVY steers were in demand by meat processors and feedlot buyers at Pakenham store cattle sale today.
MAKING its debut at the Wimmera field days is the Amazone UX11200 super sprayer, with boom widths up to 40m.
BERRIMA Engineering’s BR1200 hay rake will be vying for the Machine of the Year at the field days.
ALL machines and vehicles exported from all US ports will be treated for the brown marmorated stink bug.
PROMINENT Queensland greyhound trainer Greg Stella insists he has done nothing wrong amid the live baiting scandal.
A LANDMARK report out today has found the benefits of community football extend beyond the physical health of players.
UPDATE: THE Lalbert community has been plunged into mourning after the death of a Mallee Eagles footballer.
SOME garden pests have a distinctly weird appearance. Scales are a good example.
IT PROBABLY seems a bit weird, but most sweetcorn patches should occasionally become a bog garden at this maturing stage.
THERE are always problems to overcome when creating a new garden.