Last Updated: July 30, 2014

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DROUGHT SUPPORT Winner gives back

THE Weekly Times Coles Farmer of the Year winner Argyle Prestige Meats is helping drought-affected farmers.

Farmer of the Year glory

Andrina and Lachie Graham
LACHIE and Andrina Graham, of Argyle Prestige Meats at Harden, southern NSW, have been crowned The Weekly Times Coles 2013 Farmer of the Year.

Grahams win Farmer of the Year

 Lachie & Andrina Graham - Argyle Prestige Meats at Harden NSW.
AUSTRALIA’S largest paddock-to-plate beef operation has been crowned The Weekly Times Coles 2013 Farmer of the Year.

A heart of gold

Crops Tony Fox
TONY Fox has managed to fashion a heart out of wheat - just in time for Valentine's Day.

Dairy stud gamble a winner

Paul Lenehan
PAUL Lenehan has finally made a move into the world of stud cattle.

Fresh food boy to king

Oz Fresh Strawberries
JOE Pignataro had some berry big ideas as a 17-year-old, writes ALEX SAMPSON

Fight for free-range

Barrett family free-range eggs
A SOUTH Australian couple have become free-range battlers, writes SARAH HUDSON

Dairy's class act

Wilson family dairy
VET help is on hand at a teaching dairy farm, writes SIMONE SMITH

Nelsons raise the baa

Tolland Meat
RUNNING a farm to feed a butcher shop is all in a day's work for the Nelsons.

Chops the real grain changer

Andrew Donnan
THREE'S a great crowd when it comes to sheep studs, writes SANDRA GODWIN

Foxes takes direct approach

Tony Fox
DUST storms were taking their toll, so Tony Fox outsmarted them.

Galpin family's livestock love

Galpin family
Farming is a family way of life for the Galpins, of Penola in South Australia's South East.

Delegate breaks new ground

John Jeffreys
EXTENSIVE research and trial and error have enabled a farming operation to move into new territory.

A Golder opportunity

Golder
THE Golder family's Riverina property thrives on a mixture of sheep and crop growing.

Allan's spear delight

Allan
ASPARAGUS is a fast-growing and lucrative crop in South Gippsland.

Inglenook Dairy a bottler

Dairy milk
NAIVETY is the key for one family looking to rescue their farm.

Merino to the max

Glenlea Park
THE Wallises of Pinaroo are a rare breed of sheep diehards.

Murdochs make cents of it

Murchdoch
JOHN Murdoch's accountancy skills are a boon on the family farm.

Flowerdale Farm sprouts

Rattray
RESILIENCE and hard work can fend off all challengers.

Walkers go with the grain

Bettina
MILLING their own organic flour is proving as winner for the Walkers, of Barellan.

Boer goats bleat the rest

Boet goat
BUSHFIRE ravaged David and Connie Northey's 36ha Myrrhee cattle farm in Victoria's North East in 2007.

Tingulla Farms win hay race

Hay story
THE odds were tough, but entering the field of racehorse hay supply set a Katunga couple on a true course.

Kellys serve up fresh vegetables

Vegetable grower Richard Kelly
THE Kelly family is vegetable growing royalty.

Dorper Pie success

Dave Hewitt's Dorper pies
THE success of the Hewitt family's Dorper enterprise shows it is no pie-in-the-sky plan.

Beef you can bank on

Angus beef farmer Mike Carroll
WHOEVER coined the phrase "you can't have your cake and eat it too" never met Mike Carroll.

Farmer of the Year returns

Farmer of the Year 2013
IT'S ON again. After the success of last year's inaugural awards, The Weekly Times Coles Farmer of the Year awards is back.

Stink over right to farm

Right to farm Echuca

A CAMPAIGN by Echuca residents to kick a farmer off his land will have statewide ramifications.

Breakaway Bears wary of trap

 Picola & District Football League, South East Division. Senior Premiers, Tungamah

SHOULD reigning premier Tungamah lose its last three home-and-away matches, the club would still finish top.

Russia wheat worries

Crops Harvest. North Central Victoria.

GLOBAL wheat prices are being driven down as grain traders rush to sell crops from Russia and Ukraine.

Xerion 5000, top of the class

Xerion 5000, top of the class

CLAAS has stepped into the 500hp-plus heavyweight division with the Australian arrival of its Xerion 5000.

Pub the hub of Warracknabeal

 Kevin and Sally Gebert, who made a creek-change to Warracknabeal's Commercial Hotel from inner-city Sydney in 2011. Pictured...

WARRACKNABEAL is still catching its communal breath after Sally and Kevin Bert moved to town.