A CRISIS in the Victorian commercial bee industry is threatening horticulture crops worth billions of dollars.
FORECAST rain today is expected to provide welcome relief for farmers across northwest Victoria.
DAIRY farmers have labelled predicted farmgate milk prices as unsustainable in the face of rising costs and growing debt.
EIGHT-year-old Mason O'Keefe has backed the call for a ban on children using quad bikes, after severely injuring himself on one.
AN elderly woman has died after the car she was in crashed into a cotton loader in the state's northwest.
UPDATE: THE search for a fisherman missing in North East Victoria has entered its third day.
AUSTRALIA'S gardeners have created history at the Chelsea Flower Show by claiming the event's top prize for the first time.
CONTROVERSIAL changes to Queensland's land clearing laws have passed state parliament.
THE RSCPA has backed Queensland's plans to allow cattle grazing in some national parks.
DISCONTENT is brewing among regional Coalition MPs about the Opposition's lack of policies for rural and regional Australia.
EDUCATION and incentives remain the best way to encourage farmers to preserve native vegetation.
AARON Purcell has earned a reputation as a goal-kicking machine after booting 92 goals in seven games for Jerilderie this season.
JUSTIN Weeks is not your typical sausage roll-loving milk truck driver.
HAROLD Mason is nothing short of a living legend at Carisbrook Football Club.
NEW Loddon Valley league playing coach Corey Gregg has put the blowtorch on key players to commit to interleague footy.
Pictures: Nullawil continued its dominance over Wandella with a 13-point win.
Pictures: Country footy snaps from around Victoria.
Pictures: All the action from sales at Wodonga, Ballarat and Hamilton last week.
Pictures: Some farmers believe their autumn break has arrived.
MUTTON exports have surged ahead for the first four months of the year, up 80 per cent year-on-year.
MURRAY Goulburn will repurchase its employee shares by the end of next month.
A WRANGLE over a charitable trust's assets is destined for court, writes PETER HEMPHILL
Have Your Say
- Party's rural policy concerns
- Farmers slam milk price offer
- Parks open gates to cattle
- Bee crisis threatens crops
- Native vegetation laws a 'last resort'
- Debt help withers on red-tape vine
- Calls to keep kids off ATVs
- Farmer fears environmental overlays
- Downpour turns despair to hope
- Western Vic not drought declared
A SURVEY gives cause for an optimistic future for agriculture, writes Jim Gall