Last Updated: October 01, 2014

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Royal union has Sally throne

MEET Princess and Diana, perhaps one of the most unusual animal friendships since Milo and Otis.

Showgirls stuck in old ways

Showgirls stuck in old ways
WITH the footy behind us the Show season starts in earnest.

Workable request

volunteer group hands together
ADA Milley from Harcourt has some advice on how to get people to do their bit at a working bee.

Cow, 21, sets new age mark

Cow, 21, sets new age mark
BARB Harding reckons she can beat the benchmark for geriatric livestock set a couple of weeks ago.

Frankenstein turns pumpkin heads

Frankenstein turns pumpkin heads
HERE’s one for the “Only In America” file.

We’ve got your number, young fella

We’ve got your number, young fella
NO PRIZES for guessing what this new born calf’s lucky number is.

Ask Agnes: Worried about terrorism

Ask Agnes: Worried about terrorism
DEAR Agnes, I am getting awfully worried by all this terrorist thing in the news at the moment.

Laughing Gear: Pest control

Laughing Gear: Pest control
A WOMAN was having a passionate affair with an inspector from a pest-control company.

Uni calendar to usher in nude year

Uni calendar to usher in nude year
IT’S been a while since we’ve seen a nude charity calendar featured in Back Paddock.

Bovine intervention Groom gives bull bum steer

Bull of a Wedding Guest
IT SEEMED like the perfect country wedding photo shoot — beautiful couple, idyllic countryside — and a photobombing bull.

A Hawk in sheep’s clothing

A Hawk in sheep’s clothing
LANGWARRIN Primary School celebrated the last day of term with a football parade last Friday.

Sure as eggs, that’s different

Sure as eggs, that’s different
IT’S been a while since we had a weird egg, so here’s one from Max and Sharyn Star.

Ask Agnes: Volunteers

Ask Agnes: Volunteers
DEAR Agnes, I’m having trouble getting volunteers for the working bees at our club.

The mighty power of a milk mo

The mighty power of a milk mo
OH THEY grow up so fast don’t they?

Laughing gear: Golf

Laughing gear: Golf
TWO blokes are playing golf one day at their local golf course.

Bull sticks in neck of the woods

Bull sticks in neck of the woods
“CHECK this out, guys. You can scratch both sides of your neck at once. Ohhhh, now I see the problem.”

Dam, that’s a damp distress call

Dam, that’s a damp distress call
NOW here’s what you call a serious case of water in the carburettor.

Blonde on the run

 Blonde d'Aquitane bull at field day at Castella.
AND you reckon we have problems with the right to farm in this country?

Who’s your daddy?

Who’s your daddy?
WHAT are the odds?

Arty outlook all rammed earth

Arty outlook all rammed earth
ISN’T Mother Nature a wonderful artist?

Laughing Gear: Toffee apples

Laughing Gear: Toffee apples
A MAN with a completely bald head and only one leg is invited to a Christmas fancy dress party.

Ask Agnes: Too much YouTube?

Ask Agnes: Too much YouTube?
DEAR Agnes. The fruit of my loins is turning into a vegetable using something called YouTube on the computer.

You’ve gone too far, Cheeky

You’ve gone too far, Cheeky
THERE’S nothing like a grand final to get a fan so excited they feel the need to strip off.

Brush with life on the other side

Brush with life on the other side
“SO you human ferals, see what it feels like to have a $10 bounty on your head!”

Corker of farewell for wine royalty

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WHAT better way could you send off one of the members of the world’s greatest wine families?

Lifting the lid on a tankless task

Furphy Water Cart
MOST would think the majority of furphies are generated by journalists and it seems politicians agree.

Laughing gear: Nice guys

Laughing gear: Nice guys
SIXTEEN-year-old Lisa finally got a boyfriend and was bringing him home to meet her parents.

Ask Agnes: Dateless in Deni

Ask Agnes: Dateless in Deni
DEAR Agnes, I’ve been watching that Bachelor show and was wondering if they could send the rejects up our way?

Steer delight as Flash turns 20

Steer delight as Flash turns 20
NOT too many steers get to see their 20th birthday.

Sleeping pooches Mick a big winner

Mick a big winner
OK quiet please. It’s time to announce the winner of our Pooped Out Pooches competition.
Weekly Times Back Paddock

Food label failure

 Queen Victoria Market. Queen Vic Market.

EXCLUSIVE: NOT one Victorian business has been fined for flouting country-of-origin food laws since 2006.

Swans savour a rare flag

Goulburn Valley FL, Grand Final, Benalla Saints v Shepparton Swans

AN undermanned Shepparton Swans team withstood a last quarter assault to win the premiership at the weekend.

Lamb spring loaded

Stock Theft

LAMB producers are reaping the benefits of historically high saleyard prices.

ATV keeps up with the Holsteins

CanAm ATV

JURGEN and Corry Haselau have no problem keeping up with the cows with their Can-Am Outlander ATV.

Mittagundi committed to kids

Liz Leyshan - Mittagundi

THERE’S no power, no technology, no mirrors and no watches allowed, yet teenagers willingly apply to stay.

Editor’s Letter: October 2014

 Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

THE Weekly Times held its first FORUM last month, a day for farmers to get together and hear from some successful producers and marketing gurus on how to build a strong business brand.