UPDATE: FARMERS in Northern Victorian are on high alert after a dairy cow died from anthrax disease.
UPDATE: TONY Abbott has responded to fresh leadership rumours.
SERIOUSLY ill country residents are being financially stretched by the Victorian Government.
EIGHTEEN bridges across regional Victoria will be upgraded after a $12 million cash injection.
DAIRY giant Murray Goulburn has reported a sales revenue decline of 1 per cent but held its farmgate milk price.
THE CFA has been accused of intimidation and trying to control submissions to the coming Fiskville inquiry.
FORCES of natural climate variability have caused the apparent temporary slowdown in global warming, new research shows.
A DECAPITATED kangaroo has been found dumped on the side of the road in Melbourne’s east.
TONY Abbott’s new draft new food labelling laws will have no effect on the labels of imported Chinese berries, grocery manufacturers say.
MEAT buyer behaviour at the new Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange is being investigated.
FOR more than a century the spectacular hollow tree on the Bond family’s farm near Cobden has been a lifesaver for man and beast.
RAYMOND Currah drove an 800km round trip from Mildura to Bendigo so his wife, Tamara, could see a cancer specialist.
THE Tractorcade is back at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days.
THE berry scandal will only increase Australians desire to buy local, writes CHRISTINE MILNE
POTENTIAL for onshore CSG activity in Victoria has generated great uncertainty across regional communities.
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
I haven’t met many 92-year olds, so I was intrigued to meet Jack Stevens, a farmer who lives and still works in an area called Pranjip...11
SHORTER payment terms for grain need to be considered as a solution to trader insolvencies, Jaala Pulford says.
A SMALLER grain crop is likely to see GrainCorp’s full-year net profit fall to about half of last year’s result.
THE Australian beef language is under review.
STEER prices were at least 20c/kg up on a week ago at Landmark Ballarat’s annual weaner calf sale today.
HEAVY steers were in demand by meat processors and feedlot buyers at Pakenham store cattle sale today.
UPDATE: ANOTHER Hereford stud has posted a big result with bulls averaging $6500 yesterday at Yavenvale.
NEW Amazone Cirrus 03 offset discs/drill combinations enable one-pass cultivation up to 18km/h.
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.
A LANDMARK report out today has found the benefits of community football extend beyond the physical health of players.
AFL Gippsland will launch a major review into the structure of senior football leagues in the region this year.
THE chairman of Victoria’s greyhound racing body has quit amid the live baiting scandal.
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.