CONSUMERS face electricity price rises unless a deal is done on the future of the RET.
A HEADER fire at Linwood in the Mid North has spread to a tractor, hay baler and 5ha of crop, causing an estimated $500,000 damage.
LUCY Geddes posed for a photograph in 2002 that kicked off an appeal to help drought-stricken farmers.
UPDATE: THE bitumen bandits are on the move.
A RENOWNED anti wind farm lobby group has been stripped of its charity status.
UPDATE: WOOLWORTHS supermarket has been accused of bullying suppliers into funding its discount war.
UPDATE: FRUIT fly outbreaks in northern Victoria have forced restrictions in the movement of fruit to prevent the spread of the devastating pest.
VICTORIA’S largest chicken processor is investigating the alleged underpayment of foreign workers.
WATER has been illegally allowed to run into Toolondo Reservoir.
MOST Australians can expect warmer and drier weather for the first three months of 2015.
THIS year’s hay baling is drawing to a close and the hay trade is slowing down accordingly.
THE Elsom family has been farming at Warrabkook since the 1960s.
FOR wool grower Mark Tonissen it was an easy decision to sell most of his wool clip in to a contract.
THE latest allegations of foreign workers being underpaid is evidence the problem has spread.
YOU can’t blame the public for being sceptical.
MOST suppliers would have imagined hell would freeze over before Coles admitted to bullying them.
Tocumwal’s Aimee Snowden takes photos of lego men for her blog The Lego Farmer.16
Pure South Devon steers performed the best on grass in this year’s Lardner Park Steer Trial.13
Dooleys Ice Cream at Apollo Bay recently won a 2015 Australian Grand Dairy Award.11
Back Paddock was recently in Port MacDonnell and Allendale East, South Australia and found Santa everywhere.8
AN extra one million tonnes of grain in GrainCorp storages has been transported by rail during the past year.
ELDERS Ltd will consolidate its shares as a result of a successful vote at today’s annual meeting.
DAIRY farmers on the Far North Queensland Tablelands are battling to retain supplies due to ongoing drought in the region.
CHRISTMAS came early to vendors at the Ballarat store cattle sale today.
FIRES swelled numbers at today’s Wangaratta cattle sale as burnt out farmers took the chance to offload stock.
THIS week’s cattle and dairy sale dates.
THE JCB GT backhoe was recently crowned the fastest digger after reaching speeds of more than 116km/h.
THE new John Deere R4040i self-propelled sprayer that replaces the 5430i will be arriving early next year.
AMAZONE’S UX11200 trailed sprayer has set a world record for spraying by covering 1032ha in 24 hours.
AFL Victoria’s TAC Cup 2015 fixture has been released.
THE late scratching of all but four horses from the 2014 Ballarat Pacing Cup is being investigated.
FORMER Western Bulldog Andrew Hooper has signed with the North Ballarat Roosters.
THE fear of most is to be bailed up by a snake. So it makes a nice change to see a Joe Blake baled up.
THERE’S a ripper video on the Weekly Times’ Facebook page of a wallaby’s encounter with a fox.
THE charity calendars of unclothed lads and ladettes are now passe.
IT WAS a stroke of genius when they named Stratford, the Gippsland town east of Sale, located by the Avon River.
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GETTING away from the farm for a holiday can be tough, but this is a tour with plenty of interest for those on the land.