TRAVEL and accommodation expenses paid to many country Victorian apprentices have been slashed.
UPDATE: ALMOST 80 per cent of Queensland is now officially declared to be in drought — the largest area in the state’s history.
VICTORIA’S police chief says counter-terrorism measures must be revisited to protect power supplies as the hunt for an arsonist continues.
A GERMAN tourist missing for almost three weeks in the Queensland outback has survived the ordeal by eating flies.
INITIAL tests suggest pesticides are to blame for the deaths of hundreds of native birds that have left a NSW river bank blanketed with carcasses.
UPDATE: CATTLE will return to the Alpine National Park within weeks after the Commonwealth granted the Victorian Government's request for scientific trial.
COLIN McKenna envisaged Union Station dairy farm running 1100 cows when he bought it 13 years ago.
FORMER Richmond defender Scott Turner will contest the Victorian election for the Nationals.
TWO visitors to our shores in the past week have been spreading the word on farming.
THE alpine grazing trial submission is badly flawed, writes PHIL INGAMELLS
FALLING productivity and how to arrest it will be a focus of the ABARES conference, writes KAREN SCHNEIDER
THERE was plenty of laughs, drinks and maybe love at Wallace Wants a Wife.22
Thousands of people are expected to pass through the gates of the Wimmera Field Days this week.17
DROUGHT and low cattle prices hit leading Angus stud Te Mania’s annual autumn bull sale today.18
HIGH COUNTRY GRAZING
CRAFT brewers can bid on some of the first hops of the season this week and raise money for men’s health in the process.
GROWING genetically modified canola significantly reduces farmers’ environmental footprints, according to a new survey.
DRIED fruit growers have urged major processor Sunbeam Foods to review its prices for this season.
IT took just 90 minutes to sell 1800 cattle at Myrtleford today as feedlots and producers went head to head.
CHAROLAIS bulls sold to a top of $6500 at the Ashwood Park dispersal bull sale today.
LAMBS averaged more than 600c/kg at Wagga Wagga today as demand for sheep meat spikes.
VISITORS will be looking for show specials on the last day of the 52nd annual Wimmera Machinery Field Days today.
A MOUNT Gambier engineering firm has won the major farm machinery award at this year’s Wimmera Machinery Field Days.
TAXATION Tillage tax offset in limbo
THE roadblock to the repealing of the carbon tax may deliver an unexpected bonus for Australian farmers.
AUSTRALIA’S Edwina Tops-Alexander has booked a place in the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping final.
AUSTRALIAN showjumper Jamie Kermond took out 5th place in the final of the 1.30m Table A class at the recent show at Leir in Belgium.
FOR many people the Heavy Horse Show held at Werribee Park each year is a chance to take a step back into the past.
WITH summer fruiting out of the way, it’s time to wield the pruning shears and prepare for next year’s growth
IT’S hard to believe that we’re into autumn later this week.
TRAINING your garden to grow without water can be rewarding, but be careful, not all are survivors
SOME things are worth doing properly, and mayonnaise is one that’s high on my list from the kitchen.
A CLASSIC pancake recipe kicks off our series of Mastering the Basics.
WHILE there are a variety of fresh tomatoes on hand at this time of year - my pantry is rarely without tinned tomatoes.
READERS might remember a few weeks ago Cathy McGowan urged Tony Abbott to “look after Sophie”.
LARRY from Benalla collects garage items and is in the process of recreating an old service station.
TWO Irishmen walk into a pet shop and go to the bird section.