DEPUTY Premier James Merlino has refuted claims thousands of children are being illegally home schooled in Victoria.
PARMALAT has reduced its farmgate milk price this season for its Victorian and South Australian farmers.
FORMER UDV president Tyran Jones has expressed “disappointment” at the way his presidency ended yesterday.
SPECIAL REPORT: UP to 20,000 children are being illegally home schooled in Victoria.
A YOUNG boy died after drinking raw milk, but now a group of parents want the right to buy and drink the product.
THE deadly drug ice will be the focus of a police investigation into the deaths of four young mates in a horror road smash yesterday.
NATIONAL dairy lobby boss Natalie Collard said she is now “seeking a career change” after confirmation of her resignation.
A NEWLY elected Upper House member said labour hire firms should be banned.
PRESSURE for states to declare feral deer a pest species and adopt plans for control and eradication.
UPDATE: FOREIGN workers are claiming more than $56,000 in back pay from labour hire companies.
SIX years ago Tina Powney, from Cobram, made the decision to educate her two children at home.
THE importance of female cattle in coming seasons is highlighted by the latest Australian beef outlook.
FARMERS — it’s fair to say — are not usually the attention-seeking type.
SINGLE parents who register their children for home schooling can receive up to an extra $160 a fortnight.
THOUSANDS of illegally home schooled children have been neglected by successive state governments.
LAST week the employment watchdog reported it was taking a Tasmanian business to court.
FARMERS know better than most the importance of being alert to shifting local and global markets.
Patriotic racegoers celebrated all things Aussie at the Hanging Rock races on Australia Day.26
New Victorian agriculture minister Jaala Pulford met over 90 farmers during a meet and greet near Donald last week.14
International Dairy Week kicked off with a bang on January 19.77
The cattle price rise stalled at Wodonga today but it was more quality than demand that kept rates from rising again.41
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The MidWest Durus Premium 60-foot (18m) draper front owned by Bingham Harvesting has been at work in Bolac White wheat in Skipton, Victoria. The Weekly Times Justin Law caught up with Dan Bingham to find out how the worlds biggest header front was performing.2:16
NATIONAL Australia Bank will place more emphasis on sustainable business practices when lending money to farmers.
ALEX SAMPSON VICTORIAN wine grape growers have experienced one of their earliest harvests on record.
JENNY KELLY THE importance of female cattle in coming seasons is highlighted by the latest Australian beef outlook.
RISING two-year-old heifers, pregnancy-tested-in-calf, sold to a top of $1800 at a Naracoorte cattle sale today.
THIS week’s cattle and sheep livestock sale dates.
CATTLE producers showed their hand with selective bidding at day two of the female sale at Wodonga.
JOHN Deere’s fully automated three-point linkage connection system has earned it a SIMA Innovation Award.
SELECTA’S portable evaporative air conditioner an attractive option for the summer months.
A MORE accurate method of achieving automated farming was trialled in Jerilderie, NSW, yesterday.
PORT Melbourne has lost its leading goalkicker and the VFL arguably its most talented, and unmistakably its most theatrical, player.
TWENTY combinations came from all over Australia to compete at the inaugural Boneo Park World Cup.
THE show horses made for good viewing at the Royal Summer Horse Show’s saddle section.
SOME gardens I’ve come across were so windy many original shrubs and trees were blown out of the ground.
TOMATO plants tend to behave in weird ways, especially while in strong, active growth.
LILIUMS can be the most neglected plants in our gardens, but every year they will burst into bloom.
FOR the sake of our health we don’t want to eat deep-fried food every day.
WHEN bananas get a little old they can make the perfect base for a moist, flavoursome cake.
WHILE raw fish may seem to be a strange dinner choice, it is quite delicious when prepared properly.
AT BACK Paddock, we always assumed there was just one Warragul.
IF OLD sheds could be said to be political this one it seems, leans to the left. Even the dog kennels are in sympathy.
WHO said Jack Russells were all hyperactive rabbit-chasing hole diggers?