THERE will be no aerial baits for wild dogs dropped in Victoria this autumn.
MANY Victorian farmers are choosing to lease their properties as a strategy to stay on their farms.
THE small east Gippsland town of Buchan is so thirsty it might just build a pub.
THE Australian Greens’ new leader, Richard Di Natale, knows regional life first-hand.
THE Melbourne Wholesale Market is due to open at Epping on August 3 but not all of its problems have been ironed out.
BARNABY Joyce has rejected Queensland’s plea for extra cash to help drought-stricken farmers.
NSW farmer Ken Turner didn’t know you could offend sheep with rude words. Until he heard a knock on the door.
QUEENSLAND’S Ag Minister has demanded Barnaby Joyce clarify his budget promises for drought-stricken farmers.
VICTORIA’S commercial bay fishermen say they are encouraged by the support of recreational anglers to their plight.
THE federal agriculture department says fresh reports of Australian cattle being bashed with sledgehammers may not be new.
THE principal of a Mallee school with 250 students reported his school had four homeless students last year.
CANOLA is being dropped from programs in favour of less risky crops as a decent break continues to elude most areas.
A LOVE of dairy food has translated into a career for a university graduate.
“DO YOU really have to go to that? The Nationals are pretty irrelevant at the moment.”
SORRY America, but China is now the land of opportunity. For our farmers, that is.
KALPIENUNG residents were shocked to receive attention in a major metropolitan newspaper last week.
How sowing is shaping up across Victoria.61
Photographers show their best country footy photos from the weekend.30
Hereford breeders celebrated their 50th annual national show and sale.15
Pindanon Farm, 6km from Warburton in the Yarra Valley is truly spectacular.36
THE Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia has launched a Queensland branch to support northern farmers growing rice.
THE cost of cattle eartags has plummeted in Victoria.
AUSTRALIAN cotton yields are set jump by a third from last year, but plantings have halved.
AUSTRALIA is about to get its first shipment of Arion tractors featuring the new Claas-developed CVT.
ANYONE looking to buy machinery this week will find some good deals for $20,000.
ONCE again the agricultural industry is in the spotlight for the wrong reason after three Victorian farm fatalities.
UPDATES on the interleague teams ahead of the Worksafe Country Championships on May 23.
THE Hampden interleague squad received some expert advice from one the AFL’s all-time greats.
AFL Victoria expects salary caps to come into effect in all Victorian community leagues next season.
I’M OFTEN asked if I have any particular favourite plants.
AS MOST plants start to drift into winter dormancy, the number of garden jobs to be carried out increases.
THERE’S nothing like the contents of half-used seed packets for a green manure crop. Your plants will reward you.
THE persimmon is definitely one of the more esoteric finds in the stores and farmers’ markets at this time of the year.
WITH eight ingredients and just six steps, readers can have themselves a healthy and tasty snack.
DESPITE what some critics say, domestic rabbit meat does not taste gamey or wild.
HERE’s a good reason not to throw out those rolls of used barbed wire.
IF ONE believes in omens this isn’t a bad one for beef producers.
ALL together now — Awwwww. Isn’t it great to see the future primary producers getting stuck in.
UNREAL experiences await visitors to New Orleans, writes ROSLYN LANIGAN
THOUGHTS of auditioning for cooking shows are dashed as I watch holes appear in my strudel pastry in Budapest.
WEEKLY Times photographer ZOE PHILLIPS discovers the beauty of the North-West