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Vernon to lead Leongatha

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

Boy killed in ATV crash

Boy killed in ATV crash

A 12-year-old boy who died after an ATV accident this month would have turned 13 next week.

Elders’ $57m capital raising plan

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ELDERS today announced a $57.2 million capital raising plan to pay down its debt.

$3b Chinese investment in Australia

$3b Chinese investment in Australia

DAIRY investment in Australia will be the focus of a $3 billion Chinese agricultural fund, announced today.

Two killed in plane wreck

Victorian couple killed in plane crash

A VICTORIAN couple was killed when a light plane crashed just 200m from the runway at Mudgee airport in NSW.

Drought of a century grips west

Drought Roseberth

IT’S tough in the west and it’s getting tougher with farming families in the grip of the worst drought since the 19th century.

Studs fight Hunter coal mine

 View of the open cut Drayton Mine near Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley of NSW.

RACING powerbrokers have stepped into the fight against a coal mine that threatens the Hunter Valley’s thoroughbred industry.

Sheep killed in truck crash

 SA police car and markings.

A LIVESTOCK truck has rolled near Murray Bridge, killing and injuring several sheep.

Young gun buys Collinsville sheep stud

 12.9.2014. Collinsville merino stud has been sold to George Millington with previous owner Paddy Handbury pictured withthe t...

GEORGE Millington has enjoyed the highs of business in Adelaide, but he is now throwing himself into Merinos.

Tigers claim Colac flag

SIMPSON is celebrating its first Colac and District league premiership.

Brand and deliver

THE brand of a business is often worth more than its assets, according to marketing guru Jim Gall.

Demons win premiership

BUNGAREE’S snapped a 23-year premiership drought with a 58-point win over Springbank.

Canola — the happy crop

DARYL McDonald has been growing canola for 30 years and says it’s “such a rewarding crop to grow”.

The butterfly effect takes off

KVERNELAND Taarup’s new 5095M butterfly mower combo minimises costs and maximises performance.

Science must rule on CSG

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AS the nation’s top farming advocate, Brent Finlay’s views on coal seam gas will no doubt rattle cages.

Recreational fishing to stay

Trout fishing season Opening, Days Creek, Omeo

THE Victorian Government announced an initiative to ensure a strong future for recreational fishing.

China grabs the limelight

TIA Dairy Award

CHINA — if you didn’t already gather — is the word on everyone’s lips.

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Champion mare First photos of Black Caviar's foal

First photos of Black Caviar’s baby girl

UPDATE: CHAMPION racing queen Black Caviar has produced an heir to the throne, giving foal to a filly by super sire Exceed And Excel.

Unity on coal gas cracks

Unity on coal gas cracks

RURAL communities should be open-minded about coal-seam gas mining, the NFF boss says.

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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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COAL SEAM GAS

Do you agree with the National Farmers' Federation stance on coal-seam gas?

Stars come out at Show

THOUSANDS of revellers are expected to enjoy the state’s epicurean wonders at the Royal Melbourne Show.

Highland cattle a Show stopper

Highland cattle a Show stopper

CHAMPION breeder Julia Webster will have the Queen’s Herdsman judging her finest wee coos.

Clay ready for a cracking Show

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THIS mini Indiana Jones is set to have a cracking time at the Royal Melbourne Show.

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$3b Chinese investment in Australia

$3b Chinese investment in Australia

DAIRY investment in Australia will be the focus of a $3 billion Chinese agricultural fund, announced today.

Elders’ $57m capital raising plan

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ELDERS today announced a $57.2 million capital raising plan to pay down its debt.

AACo beefs up meat business

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FOR the past year, there has been a lolly jar placed in the centre of the boardroom table at Australian Agricultural Company.

Yea, Sept 12: Prices dearer

 Female cattle sold to solid rates at the annual Yea feature sale last week.

PRICES were strong at the Yea store cattle sale today where a huge crowd saw 2400 cattle sold.

Welcome Swallow, Sept 10: Top sale

Welcome Swallow, Sept 10: Top sale

ANGUS bulls sold to a top of $10,000 at the Welcome Swallow spring production sale at Benalla today.

Latest livestock sales

Wodonga cattle sale

THIS week’s cattle and sheep sale dates.

The butterfly effect takes off

The butterfly effect takes off

KVERNELAND Taarup’s new 5095M butterfly mower combo minimises costs and maximises performance.

Tow and Mow the answer

Tow and Mow the answer

FOR a spot where a tractor-mounted slasher is too much, a tow-behind mower can be the answer.

Scag stand-on mowers cut it

Scag stand-on mowers cut it

STAND-ON mowers are not new, but they are a well-kept secret outside contractors.

Tigers claim Colac flag

SIMPSON is celebrating its first Colac and District league premiership.

Weekly Times Horse news

Vernon to lead Leongatha

Beau Vernon

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

Demons win premiership

Central Highlands FL, Grand Final, Bungaree v Springbank

BUNGAREE’S snapped a 23-year premiership drought with a 58-point win over Springbank.

Burras primed for flag fight

Supplied Editorial FW: Diggers Rest vs Romsey Pix

DIGGERS Rest says the side’s treacherous road to today’s Riddell District grand final will hold the Burras in good stead.

Water change may cause ‘disarray’

 EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY 22 APRIL. Bush Heritage Bio Blitz team discover Naree Station's biodiversity. Bush Heritage recently ...

WATER management risks falling into “disarray” without “well-resourced, independent body”.

Juice is worth the squeeze

FOCUS Kurrnung Citrus - Philip Williamson at Barham

WHEN citrus farmers Philip and Sandra Williamson were in a tight squeeze, they turned to juice.

Horse spirit runs in Renmark

YVETTE Frahn calls it the Tractor Shed.

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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.

Grow as you garden

Country Living: Legendary garden designer Paul Bangay

AS a long-time gardener I reckon I’ve made my share of mistakes.

How to grow tomatoes

 Jill McCalman and Andrew Wood grow heirloom tomatoes at Glenora Heritage Produce, Tooborac. A mixed bunch of Hillbilly, Blac...

IF YOU’RE half a gardener you’ll already be in the throes of spring fever.

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

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

Asparagus season closes in

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ASPARAGUS comes into its own during the spring-summer months.

Steer delight as Flash turns 20

NOT too many steers get to see their 20th birthday.

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Brush with life on the other side

Brush with life on the other side

“SO you human ferals, see what it feels like to have a $10 bounty on your head!”

Corker of farewell for wine royalty

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WHAT better way could you send off one of the members of the world’s greatest wine families?

Lifting the lid on a tankless task

Furphy Water Cart

MOST would think the majority of furphies are generated by journalists and it seems politicians agree.

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.

Don’t forget your gun

Don’t forget your gun

A GLACIER park in the US offers spectacular scenery and also some beastly dangers.

Down town to funky town

 Castlemaine. Theatre Royal

CASTLEMAINE rocks. And that’s not a reference to the renowned sweet candy — Castlemaine Rock.

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