VICTORIA’S largest chicken processor is investigating the alleged underpayment of foreign workers.
THE ACCC has proposed to grant authorisation to vegetable growers to collectively bargain with vegetable processors.
EGG farmers need clear direction to meet “free range” definitions, Small Business Minister Bruce Billson says.
MOUNTAIN cattlemen say rational discussion about alpine grazing’ has “gone out the window”.
CHINESE investment in Australia’s food supply chain will help the nation’s export market boom, a new report says.
TREASURY Wine Estates could dump its cheaper brands under a new plan to improve efficiency.
CAMPASPE Shire councillors have approved a permit to allow an Echuca farmer to keep operating his beef fattening enterprise.
ATV users now have a new voice with this week’s establishment of a lobby group.
A PROPERTY developer and valuer is the owner of one of the recently registered rooming houses in Sale.
WALLY Hannam thinks raspberries and silvanberries are the ultimate Christmas table addition.
MT BECKWORTH Free Range is celebrating after it exceeded its $36,973 crowd-funding goal.
HOLLYWOOD came to Horsham last week, booking out every hotel and setting the town abuzz with celebrity sightings.
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.
Wodonga’s final store sale for the year was stellar.11
Entries are flooding in for the Archibale Prize, in which we award the most creative hay bale art.8
Longerenong Homestead was filled with celebrities last week when it became a location for filming of The Dressmaker.25
Ararat’s Remi Gray, 17, is following in her father’s footsteps after becoming a cadet clerk of the course in the region.13
FARMERS who fail to update their national vendor declaration forms could face price discounts next year.
NEW Year weaner cattle sellers’ hopes for good prices were buoyed by strong sales across southern Australia last week.
NEW ZEALAND dairy farmers expect “the pain” of low prices to hit in spring and winter.
RARELY has the lamb market shown an early summer price rally like it has in recent weeks.
THIS week’s cattle and dairy sale dates.
A YARDING of 2000 store cattle of mostly weaner steers and heifers attracted pleasing competition at Mt Gambier.
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.
FORMER Western Bulldog Andrew Hooper has signed with the North Ballarat Roosters.
POLWARTH Football League ran for 21 seasons and its history will be remembered at a reunion next year.
EQUESTRIAN events could be under threat at future Olympics.
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.