Last Updated: November 27, 2014

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Jane Bunn is back

JANE Bunn will front Seven News bulletins during weeknights from December.

Laughing gear: It’s heaven in hell

Laughing gear: It’s heaven in hell
AN ENGINEER dies and reports to the Pearly Gates.

The Castle house for sale

PROPERTY: 'The Castle' house in Bonnie Doon.
NOW here’s a holiday house to put straight in the pool room.

Top dollar for a top tank

Top dollar for a top tank
THE “old livestock” just keep getting older.

Clean, green, no soil to be seen

Clean, green, no soil to be seen
BLIMEY, this could be the future of farming and it’s here now.

Giant egg’s left us shell-shocked

The Big Egg.
BLIMEY, they do things big up around Wedderburn.

Ask Agnes: Mode of departure

Ask Agnes: Mode of departure
DEAR Agnes, I am planning for my shuffling off this mortal coil but can’t decide my method of departure.

Laughing gear: Almighty promise

Laughing gear: Almighty promise
A FLABBY middle-aged woman has a near-death experience on the operating table.

Old shed makes a trunk call

Old shed makes a trunk call
“I JUST need to take the weight off the old stumps for a bit. Ahh that’s better.”

Time to shoot our furry foes

Time to shoot our furry foes
GOOD to see the Invasive Animals CRC highlighting the destruction feral animals do to the environment.

Ewe horns a shear surprise

Ewe horns a shear surprise
BLIMEY. Here’s a set of horns worthy of any hot-blooded macho Merino stud muffin — except
it’s a ewe.

Props alpaca punch

Back paddock
“IT WAS nice of the boss to take us on a drive to the big smoke, eh?

Laughing gear: arthritis

Laughing gear: arthritis
A DRUNK man who smelled like beer was on a train sitting next to a priest.

Ask Agnes: Getting old

Ask Agnes: Getting old
DEAR Agnes, What do you think we should do with our ageing relatives?

Old Kaniva shed was Reg’s home

Old Kaniva shed was Reg’s home
WHEN Reg Henman saw the old shed in last week’s Back Paddock he recognised it straight away.

Dear Agnes: Cheque yourself

Dear Agnes: Cheque yourself
DEAR Agnes,I’ve just heard that cheques are to be phased out!

Laughing gear: Love at first sight

Laughing gear: Love at first site
AT A country-club party a young man was introduced to an attractive girl.

Lawnmower man’s woolly return

Lawnmower man’s woolly return
WITH the agricultural show season in full swing it’s good to see locals having a go at the various competitions.

Kids help with harvest

Kids help with harvest
IT’S all hands to the pump when harvest is on and that includes the kids.

Shed just standing in Kaniva

Shed just standing in Kaniva
THERE is a certain beauty and dignity in a dilapidated shed.

Bird cloud flies over Mt Macedon

Bird cloud flies over Mt Macedon
“LOOK! Up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s ... it’s ...”

Get set, grow that mo!

Peter Moody Stables Visit
ALL over the country blokes have begun cultivating their crumb-catchers as Movember gets into gear.

Beauties and the beasts

Beauties and the beasts
SO that’s where we’ve been going wrong.

Ducks make a splash

Ducks make a splash
“COME on in guys, the water’s great.”

Gough the inspiration!

Outback Way
IF you wondered what it takes to get Warren Truss protesting in the streets, you need two words: Gough Whitlam.

Hunters in the do-do

Hunters in the do-do
BACK Paddock was perusing the latest amendments to the state game reserve regulations.

Who you gonna call?

Who you gonna call?
IRONY alert.

Stuck in the middle with ewe

Stuck in the middle with ewe
“SPRING has sprung and the grass has ris. I wonder where the ‘lambie’ is?

Ask Agnes: Borrowing tools

Ask Agnes: Borrowing tools
DEAR Agnes, I don’t consider myself to be a lousy bloke.

Laughing gear: Secret to life

Laughing gear: Secret to life
A WISE old grandmother was telling her granddaughter the secret to her long life.
Weekly Times Back Paddock

RSPCA’s extreme tactics

 Coalition against duck shooting campaign director Laurie Levy with a Pink ear duck and other dead ducks at the Victorian Pre...

SOME farm leaders fear the Victorian election has spawned a dangerous new alliance of animal welfare groups.

Swanpool hearing adjourned

Country footy merger

TODAY’S hearing between Swanpool FNC and the Ovens and King Football Netball League adjourned.

Chinese double up on wheat

Western Plains Harvest '13

CHINA has risen through the ranks to become Australia’s second biggest wheat buyer in 2013-14.

Simplicity the secret to D65-D

Simplicity the secret to D65-D

MACDON’S D65-D draper models have been making a splash in the Mallee.

Hollingworth nutures nature

Robert Hollingworth

NOT a flower, frog, bird or smidgen of lichen on Robert Hollingworth’s property has gone unrecorded.

Livestock Doc: Happily married to the mob

FARM Yarra Valley Game. Maremma dog named Rex2.

THE best way to protect your livestock is to make sure your guard dog is healthy.