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Swans cling on to win in a thriller

STRATFORD coach Peter Morrison says the Swans’ three-point grand final win over Wy Yung as the best moment of his football career.

Hoppers eye second flag

 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League, round 1, Carisbrook Redbacks vs Navarre, at Carisbrook, Anthony Koutoufide...

NAVARRE will take on Carisbrook in this weekend’s Maryborough Castlemaine league grand final.

Neal wins top ambassador

Neal wins top ambassador

STRATHFIELDSAYE’S Melissa Neal has won the 2014 Rural Ambassador Award.

Has this man solved daylight saving?

Time zones campaign

A PUSH is on to reduce the number of different daylight saving time zones across Australia to three.

Key wins NZ election

John Key Elected 39th Prime Minister Of New Zealand

NEW Zealand Prime Minister John Key’s National Party has won a third term in office.

Get ready, it's Show time

DAy 1 Royal Melbourne Show

FAMILIES flocked to the Melbourne Showgrounds today for the start of the 12-day Royal Melbourne Show.

New jobs for Maffra

Australian Fresh Salads, Mafrra

THE Victorian Government is spending $200,000 on a salad company which plans to create 20 new jobs.

Bendigo spends $28k on one seat

 S shaped seat on the corner of Mitchell and Hargreaves streets, that cost the council $30,000. Picture: Daryl Pinder

A NEW public seat in Bendigo has cost ratepayers almost $30,000 to the shock of locals.

Perth smashes September heat record

 People enjoying the water at Hillarys Boat Harbour. The temperature is set to be the hottest September day in a decade. l-r)...

PERTH has basked in its hottest September day on record.

Who’s your daddy?

WHAT are the odds?

AFL boys prove men of fibre

EXCLUSIVE: TWO of the AFL’s biggest stars are getting behind the wool industry.

Texel return pays for Russells

TULLAMORE Park Texel stud at Donald took top honours at the Royal Melbourne Show today.

Koole Vale Merinos clean up

ALTHOUGH there were only two exhibitors in the Merinos at the Melbourne Show, competition was sound.

Deppelers win Suffolk honours

THE champion Suffolk ewe followed in her mother’s footsteps at the Royal Melbourne Show today.

Checklist fails to protect

Checklist fails to protect

THE removal of specific farming activities from the Section 32 strikes at the heart of the right-to-farm debate.

Nats know power of single women

Ellen Whinnett, reporter Herald Sun

WHICH party first recognised the untapped power of single women? The Nats - and other parties should catch up.

Melbourne Market on target

Melbourne Market on target

REPORTS of the Melbourne Market project being shambolic are simply unfair.

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Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Vernon to lead Leongatha

Beau Vernon

ANOTHER remarkable chapter has been added to the already inspiring story of Beau Vernon.

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Budweiser Super Bowl commercial: Puppy Love

This year's Budweiser Super Bowl commercial follows the special friendship between Clydesdales and a puppy. Courtesy: Budweiser

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The New 'It' Drink Is... Camel Milk??

Step aside, goat's milk. A new milk option is available for the U.S. consumer... and it's camel's milk. Charles Passy joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero for a taste test. Photo: Videoblocks

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FARM RIGHTS

Should a warning about neighbouring farm activities remain in Section 32 statements?

Texel return pays for Russells

TULLAMORE Park Texel stud at Donald took top honours at the Royal Melbourne Show today.

Neal wins top ambassador

Neal wins top ambassador

STRATHFIELDSAYE’S Melissa Neal has won the 2014 Rural Ambassador Award.

Koole Vale Merinos clean up

Koole Vale Merinos clean up

ALTHOUGH there were only two exhibitors in the Merinos at the Melbourne Show, competition was sound.

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Emerald Grain buys up Ardlink

 AWB Grain Handling. Harvest. Sea Lake.

EMERALD Grain is buying the Ardlink grain storage and receival site at Ardlethan in NSW.

Virus fears put melon crop at risk

Virus fears put melon crop at risk

A suspected case of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus has been found on a watermelon farm near Katherine.

Big money in ‘co-products’

Big money in ‘co-products’

THE issue of whether farmers are being paid enough for the co-products of slaughter animals has raised its head again.

Hay, Sept 19: Merinos to $196

 Hay sheep sale.

THE opening pen of young Merino ewes sold for $196 a head at Hay today.

Ballarat, Sep 19: Hot prices

 Wodonga angus weaner sale.

PRICES were hot at Ballarat today where a huge yarding of 5000 cattle were sold.

Warrnambool, Sept 19: $2400 top

Warrnambool, Sept 19: $2400 top

LOCALS chased cows with confirmed pregnancies at a dairy dispersal in Warrnambool today.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Polaris tops ATV sales

Polaris ATV Steven Sweeney, Cooriemungle

POLARIS is topping Australian ATV and side-by-side off-road vehicle sales.

Sales staying stable

 Gleaner combine harvester, distributed in Australia by AGCO.

SALES of new tractors remain relatively stable to the end of August with only a small year-on-year decrease.

Saints march home

KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

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Swans cling on to win in a thriller

East Gippsland FNL, Grand Final, Stratford v Wy Yung

STRATFORD coach Peter Morrison says the Swans’ three-point grand final win over Wy Yung as the best moment of his football career.

Hoppers eye second flag

 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League, round 1, Carisbrook Redbacks vs Navarre, at Carisbrook, Anthony Koutoufide...

NAVARRE will take on Carisbrook in this weekend’s Maryborough Castlemaine league grand final.

New blood fights for first flag

GFL PRELIMINARY FINAL

THE Geelong Football League will crown a first-time premier regardless of this weekend’s grand final result.

Nats know power of single women

Ellen Whinnett, reporter Herald Sun

WHICH party first recognised the untapped power of single women? The Nats - and other parties should catch up.

Petition fights rates inequity

Paul Weller

A PETITION demanding an inquiry into rural and regional municipal rates was tabled in Parliament today.

Del Rios reaches for the stars

Food & Wine mag - Meet the winemakers

JOHN Durham admits he was chuffed on seeing the 2015 edition of James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion.

Easy life, easy rider

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

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Bright idea in light bulbs

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

LIFE’S not all about colour at Tesselaar Tulip Farm.

Cundall: My inspiring journey

Cundall: My inspiring journey

I’VE never liked holidays. Sitting around doing nothing has never held any appeal for me.

How to encourage birds

 Kangaroo Paw Bush Revolution, supplied by Ramm Botanicals *** For Home Magazine editorial use only. For other publications a...

A BUSH-INSPIRED garden will encourage birds to your home. Follow Tony Fawcett’s tips.

A blast from the parsley

Jeremy Vincent CL Food

ONE of the most versatile herbs used in cooking is parsley.

The icing on the cake

Jeremy Vincent CL Food

I WAS looking in the kitchen cupboard the other week and discovered six different kinds of vinegar.

Lamb a spring delight

Food Pics

LAMB is a family favourite for many households and spring lamb is a popular option.

Who’s your daddy?

WHAT are the odds?

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Dam, that’s a damp distress call

Dam, that’s a damp distress call

NOW here’s what you call a serious case of water in the carburettor.

You’ve gone too far, Cheeky

You’ve gone too far, Cheeky

THERE’S nothing like a grand final to get a fan so excited they feel the need to strip off.

Blonde on the run

 Blonde d'Aquitane bull at field day at Castella.

AND you reckon we have problems with the right to farm in this country?

Enjoy the cruise views

 Italy. From Swagman Tours

PERHAPS the loveliest way to see European capital cities is from the vantage point of its grand rivers.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Ready for take off

Ready for take off

THE new Weekly Times travel club farming tours will take readers to some fascinating parts of the world.

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