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Not so jolly jumbuck

DELZIE Gamez hangs on during Mutton Bustin’ at Cinch Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in Colorado Springs.

Cattle prices to soar

 Margaret and Brad Gilmour, from Terang, run Gilmour Pastoral, a large Angus herd. Cattle.

CATTLE prices could rise 40 per cent by the end of the year boosting returns for Australian producers.

Farmer in hospital after bull goring

 Mt Isa Rodeo. pics david/kelly. 07 Aug 1998. Tyson the bucking bull. rodeos qld animals cattle horns

A FARMER has been flown to hospital after being gored by a bull in north Victoria.

Rossi given the boot

Rossi Boots

A CENTURY-OLD Australian boot company has lost a Defence contract to cheaper imports.

Senate scraps chemical laws

 Senator Kim Carr and Senator Joe Ludwig grill Scott Morrison, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection while he appear...

FARMERS praise repeal of regulation which added “costly” re-registration on prior approved chemicals.

Holbrook great yarn unravelled

Holbrook great yarn unravelled

THE Holbrook yellow submarine “yarn bombing” was one of the greatest projects going round.

Producers slam cruelty

 Shearing at James and Rebecca Hamilton's Bradford Hills property. Sheep shearing wool. Freshly shorn ewes.

SHEEP producers have reacted with disappointment to a video showing Australian shearers abusing sheep.

Honouring heroes in bronze

PROUD communities across country Victoria are racing to immortalise their heroes in bronze.

Log off, pleads berry co-op

STRAWBERRY growers fear the Victorian industry could be crippled by native forest logging.

Beef and figures fit the Bill

BILL and Georgia Wilson mean business when they talk farming.

It’s biodynamics in a bottle

AS PRETTY as South Australia’s Adelaide Hills are, somehow the vista from Ngeringa Vineyard is prettier.

Time for fresh assault on

 Weekly Times. Staff. James Wagstaff.

WHEN is the law not the law? When it relates to country of origin labelling on food in Victoria’s fresh food markets, seemingly.

Time to fix labelling laws

Fruit & Vegies stall at South Melbourne Market

THE Victorian Government must fix country-of-origin labelling on fresh fruit and vegetables.

Advantages to dictate ag future

Lambs at Glenhope

PRODUCERS must know where their edge lies if they are to enjoy a prolonged uptrend, says MICK KEOGH

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Nursery Wholesale Market

At 7am the Nursery Wholesale Market kicks into top gear

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Little green thumbs win ag award

PUPILS from Melbourne's Rangeview Primary School have won a $10,000 award for their schools flora and fauna program.

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Should Australia's foreign investment threshold be lifted for China?

Cattle prices to soar

 Margaret and Brad Gilmour, from Terang, run Gilmour Pastoral, a large Angus herd. Cattle.

CATTLE prices could rise 40 per cent by the end of the year boosting returns for Australian producers.

Potential leads to prize heifer

Potential leads to prize heifer

NIKKI Williamson from Tocumwal in NSW has taken home a new Hereford heifer.

Sheep producers urged to speak up

Sheep producers urged to speak up

NEBRASKA rancher Trent Loos urged sheep producers to copy animal activists and “not shut up”.

Yea, July 11: Females dearer

Yea, July 11: Females dearer

FEMALE cattle sold to dearer rates at Yea’s monthly store sale today.

Latest livestock sales

Wodonga cattle sale 19.6.2014

THIS week’s dairy and cattle sale dates.

Colac, July 7: Calves worth the wait

Colac dairy sale

THE lure of securing a Holstein heifer calf for the export market helped push up prices at a Colac dispersal today.

ATV top spot in dispute

 2014 Honda Pioneer 700. New side by side vehicle from Honda, ATV, two-seater

A STOUSH is brewing over the accuracy of ATV sales information following the latest release of figures.

MACHINE Upton brings back monster

Upton Engineering Corowa

LOVERS of the Upton Engineering tractors are extraordinarily passionate about them.

MACHINE Germans engineer tractor transition

Farm World Day 1

GERMAN technology is at the heart of most agricultural machinery in use in Australia.

Footy brawl victim recovering

A VICTORIAN footy player injured during a brawl at a Dederang game last weekend is recovering well.

Weekly Times Horse news

Purcell hits purple patch

Picola & District FNL, North West, Round 18, Jerilderie Demons v Deniliquin Rovers Kangaroos, Jerilderie Demons ...

GOALKICKING machine Aaron Purcell seems to have shaken off the effects of Ross River virus.

EV celebrates Victoria’s best riders

 Art Uytendaal takes Chatter over a 7 feet two inches (2.184m) jump at the 1969 Adelaide Royal Show.

EQUESTRIAN Victoria’s Awards at the weekend gave rider Maree Tomkinson plenty to smile about.

Top year for Geelong footy

Top year for Geelong footy

THE race for the Geelong Football League premiership remains wide open.

Time for fresh assault on

 Weekly Times. Staff. James Wagstaff.

WHEN is the law not the law? When it relates to country of origin labelling on food in Victoria’s fresh food markets, seemingly.

Senate scraps chemical laws

 Senator Kim Carr and Senator Joe Ludwig grill Scott Morrison, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection while he appear...

FARMERS praise repeal of regulation which added “costly” re-registration on prior approved chemicals.

Triumphant return for Ballarat star

THE last time Callum Linnane was this emotional on a Ballarat theatre stage he was just seven.

Weekly Times Travel News

Quince charming

 Ted and Glenda Minty - Olives and fruit near Wodonga. Quinces.

THE relegating to granny status of this noble, versatile and delicious fruit is a disgraceful mistake.

Blooming garden group

Blooming garden group

A TEAM of Australian gardeners has claimed Best in Show honours at the Hampton Court Flower Show.

Interest grows in garden

Babinda Bird Girl

AN UNEXPECTED new tourist attraction has bloomed in Babinda, with a famous private garden attracting visitors daily.

Fried cauli can be jolly

Food Pics

CAULIFLOWER is around all year and it can be classed as one of those vegetables you love or hate.

Slice the perfect snack

Food Pics

ONE of my most vivid travel memories was a stop at a simple roadside home during a visit to Egypt.

A moist, tender treat

Food Pics

HEALTHY pork fillet is one of my all-time favourites in the kitchen.

Sheep on Tour de France

IN A clear sign of friendship, France has handed over famous event, the Tour de France, to England.

Weekly Times Back Paddock

Handy half-quack flankers

Supplied Editorial Fwd: Lovely weather for ducks, Mountain Road Reserve (Cockatoo) Emerald verse Seville U/18 game 5

IT was great weather for ducks at the under-18s match between Emerald and Seville on Saturday.

Some take it the lying down

Some take it the lying down

DOGS always know how to find a comfortable place to snooze.

Laughing gear: Dog act

Laughing gear: Dog act

A GUY walks into a bar with his dog and says, “I’ll have a scotch and water and my dog a whiskey sour”.

Chill out at Byron Bay

Supplied Travel A humpback whale breaching in Byron Bay, NSW. Picture: Keith Christie

BYRON Bay offers more than a great escape from Victoria’s bitter winter chill, writes Michael Gleeson.

Best by country mile

 Lush green fields of Gippsland.

PERHAPS it’s just sentimentality but some of the fondest childhood family holidays are not the extravagant ones.

In a luxurious frame of mind

 The Frames, Paringa, South Australia, luxury accommodation Picture: Supplied

THE Murray is framed for a tourism boost in the form of luxury retreats.

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