Last Updated: April 28, 2015

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Young cattle prices soar

Wodonga Cattle Sale. Last Sale Dairy Week, Schultz Sisters. Terang

UPDATE: YOUNG cattle have sold for record prices yet again.

Wine exports reach decade high

 Generic photo of corks from wine bottles.

THE average value of Australian bottled wine exports has reached a decade high price.

Farmer health centre secured

Jaala Pulford, State Agriculture and Regional Development Minister

THE future of the National Centre for Farmer Health has been secured with $4m allocated in next Tuesday’s state budget.

Dry west hoping for more rain

Dry west hoping for more rain

UPDATE: WESTERN Victorian farmers hope their autumn break to the season is finally on the way.

Bringing farmers to carbon market

Bringing farmers to carbon market

THE business of selling the benefits of growing carbon to farmers has finally hit paydirt.

FTAs boost farmer confidence

FTAs boost farmer confidence

THE recent signing of free-trade agreements with Asian nations has given Australian farmers confidence.

New low to hit NSW coast

Severe Storm Continues To Lash New South Wales

A NEW east coast low is threatening to deliver more wild weather to the NSW coast.

Couple faces cattle cruelty charges

Angus cows and calves. Team Te Mania Angus cows and calves. Generic cattle

A PROMINENT Adelaide surgeon and his wife have been charged with multiple counts of starving their cattle.

New trucks for the CFA

ALP FEDERAL PRESIDENCY

UPDATE: THE Victorian Government will spend $33.5 million on 70 CFA trucks over the next year.

Plibersek preferred Labor leader

State Funeral for Malcolm Fraser

TANYA Plibersek has edged ahead of Bill Shorten as preferred Labor leader for the first time in a major opinion poll.

Seymour v Euroa

Goulburn Valley FL, Round 3, Seymour Lions V Euroa Magpies at Seymour.

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Doors open for Aussie beef

 Weekly Times. Staff. Ed Gannon.

KNOW anyone in Texas? You know, the US state that is bigger and better than anywhere else on Earth.

TPP will boost farming: Robb

Fruit free trade

ANTI-trade activists are effectively trying to stop our agriculture from surging ahead, writes ANDREW ROBB

A swiftly moving beast

High Country Calf Sales

HOW fast the wheels of agriculture can turn.

Teasing rain Dry west hoping for more rain

Dry west hoping for more rain

UPDATE: WESTERN Victorian farmers hope their autumn break to the season is finally on the way.

Weather warning Storms forecast for Queensland

Weather

AN EAST coast low, similar to what smashed parts of NSW last week, is likely to form off southeast Queensland this week.

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Farmers take on PETA

Farmers take on PETA

FARMERS have taken action against PETA’s “grotesque and grossly misleading” campaign against Australia’s wool industry.

Growing industry Roo meat jumping in popularity

 23.12.2014.Kangaroo harvesting for meat consumption. Heath Tippet - professional shooter for Macro meats at a property North...

KANGAROO meat continues to increase in popularity. Meet one of the men putting roo on your plate.

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Challenger E Series Launch

AGCO Corp has shared this video of the Challenger E Series Launch with us.

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Coolana bull sale

The action at the Coolana bull sale on March 5.

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Victoria top of the pops

Jarrod Ritchie, TPI Enterprises

VICTORIA is the new powerhouse of a global pharmaceutical crop.

Young cattle prices soar

Wodonga Cattle Sale. Last Sale Dairy Week, Schultz Sisters. Terang

UPDATE: YOUNG cattle have sold for record prices yet again.

FTAs boost farmer confidence

FTAs boost farmer confidence

THE recent signing of free-trade agreements with Asian nations has given Australian farmers confidence.

Warrnambool, Apr 24: Prices lift

Hamilton weaner calf sales 2015

RAIN in NSW last weekend buoyed the store cattle market in Warrnambool today.

Sprys, April 24: $30,000 top

Sprys, April 24: $30,000 top

UPDATE: SHORTHORN bulls sold to $20,000 and Angus bulls made to $30,000 at the Sprys sale today.

Pakenham, April 23: Steer delight

HAMILTON Weaner Calf Sales

WELL bred steers made over 250c/kg at the Pakenham store sale today.

Ideally sown every time

Ideally sown every time

SINGLE-point depth control and neat folding are two key features of the Flexi-Coil 5500 air drill.

Krone bends it for better rake

Krone bends it for better rake

KRONE’S centre and side-delivery Swadro hay rakes feature Lift tines for cleaner forage.

Lely stands out from the pack

Lely stands out from the pack

A MOVABLE bulkhead makes Lely’s Tigo PR 60 forage wagon stand out from the pack.

Greyhound trainer granted bail

A HIGH-PROFILE greyhound trainer has been granted bail in a Brisbane court.

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Exell opens season with a bang

Exell opens season with a bang

AUSTRALIAN Boyd Exell has won the first event of the outdoor carriage driving season at Horst in the Netherlands.

Sports clubs face losing cash

Anakie football club

THE Victorian Government is refusing to say if it will commit to the Country Football Netball Program.

Euroa goes 3-0 in GVFL

Goulburn Valley FL, Round 3, Seymour V Euroa

EUROA has made its first 3-0 start to the Goulburn Valley Football League season in a decade.

Doors open for Aussie beef

 Weekly Times. Staff. Ed Gannon.

KNOW anyone in Texas? You know, the US state that is bigger and better than anywhere else on Earth.

Farmer health centre secured

Jaala Pulford, State Agriculture and Regional Development Minister

THE future of the National Centre for Farmer Health has been secured with $4m allocated in next Tuesday’s state budget.

In a league of his own

Oak Valley

PADDOCK to plate is a term bandied around by chefs and foodies to suggest low food miles and traceability.

Last bloom of open gardens

IN its 27-year history, Open Gardens Australia has offered a peek inside about 20,000 gardens around the nation.

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A good time to move

Moving plants

TIMING is crucial when it comes to the successful transplanting of trees shrubs and roses.

Bonfire with benefits

Sprinkling wood ash around cabbages

WHEN the end of fire restrictions was announced recently, I confess to a feeling of childish excitement.

Enjoy the great divide

 ABC GARDENING AUSTRALIA MAGAZINE. Two varieties of Aster flowers supplied for Jennifer Stackhouse?s column in home magazine....

NOW is the time to dig out the flowering perennials to divide them and boost plant numbers in the garden.

Fried haloumi

 DT FOODHOLD...28/5/03...Neil Perry, Holoumi Bread Salad, pan fry Haloumi.........Pic Jim Trifyllis.....

TRY this recipe for fried haloumi.

Making the most of mince

Country Living FOOD PAGE

MINCED meat is one of the most versatile ingredients around.

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

AUSTRALIAN Anzac biscuits have beaten out New Zealand Anzac biscuits in a blind tasting, thanks to extra sugar.

Hay bale sculpture the last straw

UPDATE: THE farmer ordered to remove a hay bale sculpture depicting a bull serving a cow says he has received massive public support.

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Don the drive-away sheepdog

Don the drive-away sheepdog

IT seems Scottish sheep farmers hold particularly high expectations for their working dogs.

Laughing gear: Physics save lives?

Laughing gear: Physics save lives?

THE new medical students were made to take a difficult class in physics.

Ask Agnes: Charity call

Ask Agnes: Charity call

DEAR Agnes, We went to a fundraising night last year for a local family burnt out by a bushfire.

Croatia via private sail

Sail Croatia

THE blue waters of the Adriatic Sea look inviting as we set sail along Croatia’s pretty Dalmatian coast.

Sale at an easy pace

VIC Australia Day

IT’S A town many simply drive through but stop and you’ll find some gems in Sale’s rich history.

Halls Gap’s magic mountains

Supplied Editorial

VICTORIA’S answer to Kakadu is how Halls Gap locals like to describe the Grampians.

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