Last Updated: April 22, 2015

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Cherry exports boom

THE Australian cherry industry enjoyed a 30 per cent increase in exports this season.

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.

Calf sells for record $112,000

Global Impact Dairy Sale

UPDATE: A THREE-MONTH Holstein calf sold for ​a record ​$112,000 in Gippsland today.

Murray Grey, April 21: $8000 top

Murray Grey National Show and Sale Wodonga

THE MURRAY Grey’s national sale grossed less than $100,000 today in a tough day out for the breed.

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.

Cold, wet Anzac Day forecast

 ANZAC day Parade. 2012. Melbourne. Spectators brave cold and wet conditions to watch the parade pass through St. Kilda Rd.

COLD, wet weather is likely to greet hundreds of thousands of Victorians attending Anzac Day services on Saturday.

Tough year for Queensland farmers

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QUEENSLAND’S $14.5 billion a year farming community is facing an horrendous year.

Leeton students start school term

Missing Bride

STUDENTS at Leeton High School will return to campus for the first time since much-loved teacher Stephanie Scott was found dead.

Cats mourn loss of Tom’s mum

 Finley farmer Jennifer Hawkins received the Nuffield Farming Scholarship in 2009.

THE Geelong Cats have paid tribute to Tom Hawkins’ mother Jennifer, who passed away on the weekend.

End of track for Birdsville cop

Birdsville Cop Is the Weatherman

SENIOR Constable Neale McShane knows all too well the joys, and pitfalls, of being the lone policeman in a one-cop town.

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.

Wandella vs Wakool

Golden Rivers FL, Round 2, Wandella Bombers vs Wakool Hawks at Wandella.

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PETA pushes poison porkies

Ed Gannon. HWT staff. Headshot. Weekly Times.

PETA has sunk to a new low — if that is possible.

Farmers must carry rate burden

Fence

CONTINUED government funding is the only way forward, writes BILL McARTHUR

Small cop shops must stay

 Police presser at Dandenong Police Station this morning with Superintendent Shane Patton about the death in police custody o...

SMALL rural towns have it hard enough losing schools and football clubs, but now police stations are in danger.

Three dead as houses float away

Three dead as houses float away

A WOMAN and two men, believed to be elderly, have died in the Hunter Valley township of Dungog.

Wet week Strong winds to hit NSW

Strong winds to hit NSW

GALE-FORCE winds are expected to hit NSW today including the Hunter and southern Mid North Coast regions.

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Blooded for a fight

COUNTRY LIVING: Kellie Lovick at home in Merrijig

KELLIE Lovick is continuing her family’s High Country grazing connection.

Backpacker buses cop rego fines

 FARM Sam Dellios and his special 'Granpa's' Tomatoes at his farm in Bacchus Marsh.

THREE people transporting workers to Mildura farms have been fined for operating a bus service without proper registration.

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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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Liquidators suing Banksia trustee

Banksia collapse, Kyabram

LIQUIDATORS winding up failed non-bank lender ­Banksia Securities are suing for upwards of $95m in damages.

Farmers milked by price wars

Holstein cow with tongue sticking out

DAIRY farmers have told a Senate inquiry a supermarket price war has cost them $200 million.

Calf sells for record $112,000

Global Impact Dairy Sale

UPDATE: A THREE-MONTH Holstein calf sold for ​a record ​$112,000 in Gippsland today.

Murray Grey, April 21: $8000 top

Murray Grey National Show and Sale Wodonga

THE MURRAY Grey’s national sale grossed less than $100,000 today in a tough day out for the breed.

Mt Gambier, April 17: $8250 top

Blue Lake Night Sale, Mt Gambier, SA 17.4.15

THE pedigree and her dams’ regular calving interval is what attracted Brendan Ashby to the top-priced lot at Mt Gambier today.

Ballarat, April 17: Prices up

 Top lots at Ballarat store sale 19.11.2010

HEIFERS of all weights have finally made close to what they are worth, according to vendors at Ballarat today.

Bale feeder sets new standard

Bale feeder sets new standard

HUSTLER’S top-of-the-range X5000 trailed chainless bale feeder has reasserted the brand as a market leader.

Very top of the orange tree

Very top of the orange tree

KUBOTA’S MGX range has sat at the top of the ­orange brand’s horsepower table in Australia for the past two years.

Handler’s in the mix

Wimmera Machinery Field Days. Dairy Week, Schultz Sisters. Terang

THE Handler batch mixer is becoming a popular choice for farmers looking for a thorough mix in quick time.

Cats mourn loss of Tom’s mum

THE Geelong Cats have paid tribute to Tom Hawkins’ mother Jennifer, who passed away on the weekend.

Weekly Times Horse news

Wandella’s golden 2015 start

Golden Rivers FL, Round 2, Wandella vs Wakool

WANDELLA has made it a 2-0 start to the Golden Rivers Football League season against Wakool.

Racehorses test positive for ice

Racehorses test positive for ice

THREE NSW race horses in the care of Scone trainer Luke Griffith have tested positive to ice.

Trainers busted doping racing dogs

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EIGHTEEN Queensland trainers have been punished for doping their Greyhounds in the past three years.

Blooded for a fight

KELLIE Lovick is continuing her family’s High Country grazing connection.

Weekly Times Travel News

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.

Smashin’ pumpkins at 88

Peter Cundall and his pumpkins

LAST October, I wheeled a barrow-load of mixed sheep and poultry manure into my vegetable patch.

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.

Pho the love of soup

Country Living FOOD PAGE

AUTUMN is a great time to start to explore the warming world of soups.

Coffee meringue roll

Coffee meringue roll

WHIP up this delicious coffee meringue roll.

Play time takes on new meaning

YOU know you’re getting old when you think the police officers look like they should be still in school.

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Interested? Try calling

Interested? Try calling

ANYONE in the market for a one-room motel with air con and loo out the back?

Laughing gear: Playing around

Laughing gear: Playing around

A BLOKE has been stranded on a desert island for 10 years.

Ask Agnes: Lost in love

Ask Agnes: Lost in love

DEAR Agnes, As an owner and breeder of Samoyed huskies, I take great pride in their pedigree.

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.

Where Diggers rest

Where Diggers rest

WITH the centenary of the Gallipoli landing fast approaching, the Anzacs are front of mind for many.

City-fringe farmland a gold mine

Vegetable farming Werribee. View of Melbourne CBD from Werribee South.

PROXIMITY to Melbourne, reliable rainfall and good soil types have dictated the prices people are willing to pay for farmland.

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