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Shepparton, Aug 1: $14,000 top

JERSEYS have sold to $14,000 at the dispersal of the Homelands dispersal at Shepparton today.

Echuca permit ‘unlikely’

 Echuca dairy sale. Ian Maddison. Auctioneers and agents.

AN Echuca beef farmer is unlikely to succeed in winning a permit to keep farming.

Wild weather brings patchy rain

BESTPIX - Wild Weather Hits Melbourne

WILD winds and arctic conditions brought patchy rain across Victoria yesterday.

The next Swift shift

JBS Swift. Brooklyn.

ONCE seen as a threat, the JBS story is working on a happy ending.

Vision for agriculture rewarded

Past RIDC Vic Rural Woman of the Year Winner

JULIE Aldous is on a mission to spread an innovative agriculture course throughout Victoria.

Tractor saves the day for farmer

storm pics at ridgley

FARMER Sean Dicker was in bed when strong winds blew in his windows and began peeling off the roof.

Mexican garlic claim on nose

FARM Kardella Garlic

AUSTRALIAN growers have questioned if Mexican garlic farmers were asked to contribute pesos during a Woolworths Jamie Oliver marketing campaign.

Roy roams into Sheepvention

HAMILTON beats Paris as a place to live, according to 25-year-old chef Roy Treves.

‘I’ll fight for my rights’

JOHN Watson was stung hard by drought on his 124ha farm west of Echuca.

Meat muscling in on wool

THE lamb industry was “just the poor cousin” to the wool industry 20 years ago, but not anymore.

Pests outfox bounty program

VICTORIA’S shooters have shot 300,000 foxes since the Victorian Government’s bounty kicked off in 2011.

Moyhu’s back in town

AT LEAST one Victorian country town is celebrating the return of its “township” status.

A peek into agriculture’s future

A peek into agriculture’s future

AGRICULTURE filling the breach for manufacturing. Who would have thought it?

Right to farm in shire’s hands

Fence

JOHN Watson said he was stunned to learn less than a year ago his neighbours wanted him out.

Britain sets buy local example

General Images Of Woolworths Supermarkets Ahead Of Full Year Results

AUSTRALIA must wake up and back its food sector before it is too late.

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One-eyed lamb born in Turkey

An unverified video has emerged of a newborn lamb learning how to walk with just one eye. Courtesy LiveLeak

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Nursery Wholesale Market

At 7am the Nursery Wholesale Market kicks into top gear

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PLANNING LAWS

Should established farmers have rights over their urban neighbours?

$320m farm for Geelong

$320m farm for Geelong

UPDATE: A $320-million horticulture farm will be built on 150ha at Avalon, near Geelong, generating $160m a year.

Meat muscling in on wool

 Lots at the Shepparton prime lamb sale.

THE lamb industry was “just the poor cousin” to the wool industry 20 years ago, but not anymore.

The next Swift shift

JBS Swift. Brooklyn.

ONCE seen as a threat, the JBS story is working on a happy ending.

Shepparton, Aug 1: $14,000 top

Shepparton, Aug 1: $14,000 top

JERSEYS have sold to $14,000 at the dispersal of the Homelands dispersal at Shepparton today.

Latest livestock sales

Wodonga cattle sale 19.6.2014

THIS week’s cattle and dairy sale dates.

Colac, July 25: In-calf Holsteins up

Shepparton dairy dispersal sale

HOLSTEIN heifer calves averaged $1177 at a dispersal in Colac today.

Xerion 5000, top of the class

Xerion 5000, top of the class

CLAAS has stepped into the 500hp-plus heavyweight division with the Australian arrival of its Xerion 5000.

RAT barrow makes life easy

RAT barrow makes life easy

THIS ingenious Ride-on Articulated Tipping barrow will go most places around the farm to make life easy.

Accurate planter, real Maestro

Accurate planter, real Maestro

GO TO the O’Connors stand at the Mallee Machinery Field Days to see why the Waser family is so happy.

Breakaway Bears wary of trap

SHOULD reigning premier Tungamah lose its last three home-and-away matches, the club would still finish top.

Weekly Times Horse news

Tops-Alexander leads WEG team

Jumping Final in Barcelona Edwina Tops-Alexander on Ego van Orli takes

AUSTRALIA’S World Equestrian Games jumping team has been announced.

South Mildura calls for points audit

 Footballer Warren Tredrea after running drills this morning put the footy boots on and had a few kicks.

SUNRAYSIA’S player points system saga looks set to drag on after a second club lodged a formal request for a review last week.

Dressage ends on Scottish note

Equestrian event

THE Victorian Dressage Club’s annual interclub teams event signalled the end of this year’s season at the weekend.

Pub the hub of Warracknabeal

WARRACKNABEAL is still catching its communal breath after Sally and Kevin Gebert moved to town.

Weekly Times Travel News

How to grow a lemon tree

 Open Garden - Sally Gamble at her garden near Benalla. Lemon.

A THRIVING lemon tree is a gardener’s source of pride and delight. Here are some lemon growing tips.

RAT barrow makes life easy

RAT barrow makes life easy

THIS ingenious Ride-on Articulated Tipping barrow will go most places around the farm to make life easy.

Across the globe

Across the globe

KEEP your women away from globe artichokes was the dire warning handed out in the 16th century.

Roy roams into Sheepvention

 Commercial Hotel chef Roy Treves, Hamilton. By KATE DOWLER.

HAMILTON beats Paris as a place to live, according to 25-year-old chef Roy Treves.

Tasty curry tuna bake

Tasty curry tuna bake

TRY this delicious recipe for tasty curry tuna bake, a perfect winter warmer.

Cooking with coconut milk

Food Pics

COCONUT milk is a pantry staple that adds richness and luxury to everything it touches.

A hole lot of wombat trouble

WALWA’S Janice Newnham had a scare when a brand new baby cow went missing on her property.

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Orange the new black for MP

Orange the new black for MP

BLIMEY, what’s this? Is North East Victoria’s new MP going off on holiday already?

Juggling trout a tricky game

FOCUS Buxton Trout farm with Mitch MacRae

“DON’T worry, I got him, no I don’t, hang on, whoops, just give me a sec I’ll just ... aaarrggh.”

Laughing gear: Good whisky

Laughing gear: Good whisky

BILL went fishing one morning but after a short time he ran out of prawns.

Penguins — the island drawcard

 Jpeg File penguin. Credit: Phillip Island Nature Parks Picture: Supplied

THERE is something about the sight of small, furry creatures waddling up a beach that prompts gushing.

Bendigo’s food, wine trail app

Mt Majura Vineyard for Best Weekend Canberra Story

BENDIGO Regional Tourism today launches an app for people who want a food and wine experience.

Hottest winter holiday spot

 Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Victoria Picture: Supplied

ASIDE from the crunch of snow underfoot, all is silent at Lake Mountain.

Cidery to house info centre

Cidery to house info centre

TOURISTS can grab a sneaky cider when a new Visitor Information Centre is established at Flying Brick on the Bellarine this summer.

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