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Where every dog can have his day

COMPETITION is expected to be intense as the nation’s best sheep dogs and their handlers gather at the Henty Machinery Field Days today.

Brownlow dress ‘perfect’

2014 Brownlow Medal

EMMA Clapham says she will “absolutely” wear wool on the Brownlow Medal red carpet again.

Deal with CSG concerns: report

Federal pollies at Gillman

COMMUNITY concerns over coal seam gas must be addressed “early as possible”, says new energy report.

Don’t hold us to deadline: Joyce

Ag Minister Barnaby Joyce in Gippsland

AUSTRALIA’S self-imposed deadline for a China trade deal can be extended, Barnaby Joyce says.

Crowds gather for Henty

Henty Machinery Field days 2014

HENTY Machinery Field Days organisers predict the biggest crowd yet at the three-day event this year.

Abbott back: Newspoll

Question Time - Reps.

THE coalition’s support has returned to pre-budget levels, a new Newspoll shows.

Why 85 cent bread will cost you

Why 85 cent bread will cost you

WOOLWORTHS has reignited the bread war with its 85 cent home brand loaves.

Forge claims hit Nationals MP

 State Parliament. Must check identity. Possibly Tim McCurdy.

A NATIONALS MP has been accused of forging the letterhead of a real estate agent so he could wrongly claim sales commissions.

Export growth vital for future

Export growth vital for future

AUSTRALIA should aim to export 90 per cent of its agricultural production, NFF president Brent Finlay says.

Alpacas in demand

UPDATE: ALPACAS sold to a top of $66,000 at the Alpaca National Show and Sale in Bendigo.

Sheep at the Show

IT has been a successful start to the Royal Melbourne Show for some as they tally up their ribbons.

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Premiers 2014

THIS year’s country footy premiers!

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Victorian producers shine

VICTORIAN producers dominated at last night’s Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria’s Fine Food Awards.

Victorians in Nuffield award win

FIVE Victorians have been awarded Nuffield farming scholarships for research into farming practices.

Checklist fails to protect

Checklist fails to protect

THE removal of specific farming activities from the Section 32 strikes at the heart of the right-to-farm debate.

Nats know power of single women

Ellen Whinnett, reporter Herald Sun

WHICH party first recognised the untapped power of single women? The Nats - and other parties should catch up.

Melbourne Market on target

Melbourne Market on target

REPORTS of the Melbourne Market project being shambolic are simply unfair.

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Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Vernon to lead Leongatha

Beau Vernon

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

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Young Auctioneers Competition

Young Auctioneers Competition that's on at Pakenham

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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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FARM RIGHTS

Should a warning about neighbouring farm activities remain in Section 32 statements?

Bone key to victory

AFTER 20 years of showing at the Royal Melbourne Show Ian Baker has finally won the interbreed honours.

Victorian producers shine

Tina Knight Lisadurne Hill Olives

VICTORIAN producers dominated at last night’s Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria’s Fine Food Awards.

Weimann wins Exhibition Eventing

Katja and Steven

KATJA Weimann, BP Cosmopolitan, win Exhibition Eventing class at the Royal Melbourne Show.

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Victorians in Nuffield award win

 Asparagus Farm owned by Trevor and Joanne Courtney near Koo Wee Rup.

FIVE Victorians have been awarded Nuffield farming scholarships for research into farming practices.

Elders exodus

Elders exodus

BIG supporters have seized the opportunity to sell out of Elders during a short-lived spike in share prices.

Nufarm profits fall

Nufarm building generic. The Nufarm Ltd. logo is displayed at the company's headquarters, outside of Melbourne, Australia, on...

NUFARM is confident of increasing its underlying earnings this year.

Hay, Sept 19: Merinos to $196

 Hay sheep sale.

THE opening pen of young Merino ewes sold for $196 a head at Hay today.

The Glen, Sept 19: Bulls to $7250

The Glen, Sept 19: Bulls to $7250

TWO bulls sold to an equal top price of $7250 at Mike and Joy Gadd’s The Glen bull sale at Walwa.

Ballarat, Sep 19: Hot prices

 Wodonga angus weaner sale.

PRICES were hot at Ballarat today where a huge yarding of 5000 cattle were sold.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Crowds gather for Henty

Henty Machinery Field days 2014

HENTY Machinery Field Days organisers predict the biggest crowd yet at the three-day event this year.

Seed, spray, fertilise at once

Seed, spray, fertilise at once

THE Wallace family have entered their Brookfield Superdrill, in the Henty Machine of the Year Award.

Saints march home

KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

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Wedderburn wins in extra time

Supplied Editorial Fwd: Photo from 20 Sep 2014 NCFL grand final Wedderburn vs Charlton Wedderburn win by a point aft

WEDDERBURN might has secured four North Central Football League premierships on the trot.

Swans cling on to win in a thriller

East Gippsland FNL, Grand Final, Stratford v Wy Yung

STRATFORD coach Peter Morrison has labelled the Swans’ thrilling three-point grand final win over Wy Yung as the best moment of his football career.

Hoppers eye second flag

 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League, round 1, Carisbrook Redbacks vs Navarre, at Carisbrook, Anthony Koutoufide...

NAVARRE will take on Carisbrook in this weekend’s Maryborough Castlemaine league grand final.

Nats know power of single women

Ellen Whinnett, reporter Herald Sun

WHICH party first recognised the untapped power of single women? The Nats - and other parties should catch up.

Petition fights rates inequity

Paul Weller

A PETITION demanding an inquiry into rural and regional municipal rates was tabled in Parliament today.

Del Rios reaches for the stars

Food & Wine mag - Meet the winemakers

JOHN Durham admits he was chuffed on seeing the 2015 edition of James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion.

Easy life, easy rider

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

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Bright idea in light bulbs

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

LIFE’S not all about colour at Tesselaar Tulip Farm.

Cundall: My inspiring journey

Cundall: My inspiring journey

I’VE never liked holidays. Sitting around doing nothing has never held any appeal for me.

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.

A blast from the parsley

Jeremy Vincent CL Food

ONE of the most versatile herbs used in cooking is parsley.

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

Food Pics

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

Who’s your daddy?

WHAT are the odds?

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Dam, that’s a damp distress call

Dam, that’s a damp distress call

NOW here’s what you call a serious case of water in the carburettor.

You’ve gone too far, Cheeky

You’ve gone too far, Cheeky

THERE’S nothing like a grand final to get a fan so excited they feel the need to strip off.

Blonde on the run

 Blonde d'Aquitane bull at field day at Castella.

AND you reckon we have problems with the right to farm in this country?

Enjoy the cruise views

 Italy. From Swagman Tours

PERHAPS the loveliest way to see European capital cities is from the vantage point of its grand rivers.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

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.

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