Last Updated: May 04, 2015

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Ewe beautiful sunset

AFTER a long day of crutching in southeast South Australia, Krysten Louise Ridge watched the sun set from the paddock.

Country footballer dies

Country footballer dies

A YOUNG father and footy club captain has died during a country match after collapsing on to the field following a tackle.

Illegal workers nabbed

 South Gippsland Farm Plan.

IMMIGRATION officials have detained seven illegal workers on a Gippsland property.

Plea for more dog trappers

EAST GIPPSLAND: Wild Dogs.

DESPERATION has forced farmers to take extreme measures to protect stock from wild dogs.

Tidier bees mite save us

Jody Gerdts - queen bee breeder

JODY Gerdts likes a queen bee who runs a tidy household.

Farmers starve 1 million chooks

Chicken AA hen in the pen ii

TWO disgraced chicken farmers have been banned from the industry, after starving more than a million birds.

Slip of the tongue exposed

language expert

VICTORIANS speak differently from each other, depending on where they live.

Ag education leader to quit

Dookie robotic dairy

THE initiator of Victoria’s push to recruit more students into agriculture has resigned.

Archie’s world is drizabone

Drought

LITTLE Archie Barry has never played in the mud after rain.

AFL flock celebrates its roots

Australian Wool AFL jumpers

MERINO fleeces from David Cooper’s Riverina property have been spun into wool to make retro AFL jumpers.

Trainers charged over live baiting

The Advertiser Library

SEVEN greyhound trainers have been charged over the live baiting scandal, accused of using animals to train their dogs.

Raunchy hay bales cause a stir

THE world has gone bonkers over the bonking bales.

Clunes set for next chapter

THE humble chook will be the centre of attention at the Clunes Booktown Festival this weekend.

Chocolate brownies

BROWNIES are a decadent treat, ideal for bringing along to a dinner party or morning tea.

Paradise Down Under

SWEDE Maja Weiland found Paradise when she moved to Australia. A farm at Paradise, that is.

Free-falling a buzz for Don

DON Cross has skydived more than 10,600 times.

Stirrings at heart of dairy

DAIRY: GM Ryegrass Scott Wightman organic dairy farmer.

IF YOU thought the past week was big for the dairy industry, brace yourself; there’s a lot more to come.

Rail leads Budget priority list

 New Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) president Peter Tuohey on his farm in Mitiamo.

AS WE approach another Victorian Budget, all eyes are on Premier Daniel Andrews to see “what’s in it for agriculture?”.

MG ready to test new strategy

 Philip Tracy

MURRAY Goulburn is in the home stretch of a journey to decide the co-operative’s future direction.

Heavy weather Storms to pound northern NSW

Flooding and Weather

RESIDENTS in northern NSW are being warned to prepare for more heavy rain and strong winds.

NSW storms cost IAG $300m

NSW storms cost IAG $300m

THE damaging storms that tore through parts of NSW have left Insurance Australia Group with a $300m bill.

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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.

Growing industry 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.

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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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MG to finish on $6.051 kgMS

Coles First MG Milk

MURRAY Goulburn supplies will finish next season, 2015-16 at $6.051 kilogram milk solids.

Electronic IDs ‘a must’

 The new Allflex electronic ID tag

PRODUCERS were encouraged to take up new technology at a red meat roadshow in Mansfield last week.

New estate, vintage vines

Halls Gap Estate

HALLS Gap Estate is a new business working with old vines.

Shepparton, May 1: $10,000 top

Eclipse Holsteins sale at Shepparton

IT WAS billed as one of the best catalogues of Holsteins to be sold at Shepparton and the build up proved right.

Wycheproof, May 1: 5000 yarded

Wycheproof, May 1: 5000 yarded

A YARDING of 5000 sheep went under the hammer at Wycheproof special store sale today.

Limousin, April 30: $500 increase

 Limousin steers, 85 days on feed. Cattle. PLEASE TRIM THE PHOTO TO REMOVE THE SHED IF YOU ARE EVER USING THIS PHOTO

THE average at the Limousin National Sale increased by more than $500 on last year at Wodonga today.

A gateway to fast flock handling

A gateway to fast flock handling

A PORTABLE sheep handler you can tow behind a ute or ATV is what Clipex brings to the table.

A powerful post driver

A powerful post driver

DRIVING fence posts is a whole lot easier with a powered driver.

New Polaris diesel UTV at Agfest

New Polaris diesel UTV at Agfest

AGFEST visitors will see the brand new Polaris 2015 Ranger diesel 1000 HD EPS available for sale.

Country footballer dies

A YOUNG father and footy club captain has died during a country match after collapsing on to the field following a tackle.

Weekly Times Horse news

Feature jumps races heading bush

sandown jumps races

VICTORIA’S feature jumps races will be run on country tracks this year after the closure of Sandown for the season.

Trainers charged over live baiting

The Advertiser Library

SEVEN greyhound trainers have been charged over the live baiting scandal, accused of using animals to train their dogs.

Fisherman attacked by sea lion

Dan Carlin, sea lion, yellowtail

WHEN Dan Carlin posed for this photo with a giant fish, the last thing he expected was to be attacked by a sea lion.

Stirrings at heart of dairy

DAIRY: GM Ryegrass Scott Wightman organic dairy farmer.

IF YOU thought the past week was big for the dairy industry, brace yourself; there’s a lot more to come.

New train carriages for Vic

Bairnsdale celebrated the first V/Line passenger train in almost seven months

TWENTY-one train carriages will be built in Victoria, with $257 million allocated in the 2015-16 state Budget.

Champion of the birds

SARAH HUDSON discovers Don Ripper’s plans to preserve natural history using an island observatory.

Weekly Times Travel News

The tough get growing

The tough get growing

WE CAN plant Australian trees and shrubs at any time of the year, but autumn is the best time of all.

A good time to move

Moving plants

TIMING is crucial when it comes to the successful transplanting of trees shrubs and roses.

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.

Shortbread a longtime favourite

Country Living FOOD PAGE

AS LONG as you have butter, sugar, flour and salt, you can make one of the most beloved, classic biscuits.

Chocolate brownies

Chocolate brownies

BROWNIES are a decadent treat, ideal for bringing along to a dinner party or morning tea.

Fried haloumi

 DT FOODHOLD...28/5/03...Neil Perry, Holoumi Bread Salad, pan fry Haloumi.........Pic Jim Trifyllis.....

TRY this recipe for fried haloumi.

Raunchy hay bales cause a stir

THE world has gone bonkers over the bonking bales.

Weekly Times Back Paddock

We’re just testing you

We’re just testing you

ANY one spot the deliberate mistake in The Weekly Times classifieds last week to see if you were paying attention?

No one had a patch on Mick

No one had a patch on Mick

GRAHAM Rees from Ballarat has been reminded of his old boss Rupert “Mick” Moon, who was in World War I.

Getting down and dirty

Getting down and dirty

HEAR about the footy player that got a little behind in his work?

Rooms with views

Rooms with views

JUST as we are about to start a feast at Canberra’s new Jamala Lodge, several unexpected guests drop by.

Croatia via private sail

Sail Croatia

THE blue waters of the Adriatic Sea look inviting as we set sail along Croatia’s pretty Dalmatian coast.

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.

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