Last Updated: April 16, 2014

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Fonterra's shake up

 Melissa Dorsett New northern vic YDDP - Dairy. Cows being milked in a rotary dairy. Milk. cows. dairy.

UPDATE: VICTORIAN dairy companies are not expected to quickly follow Fonterra Australia’s lead in simplifying its milk payment.

GV resists drive to hub

 Goulburn Valley Football League. Grand Final. Seymour v Rochester. Deakin Reserve, Shepparton. GVFL general manager - Keith ...

THE GV league is expected to vote against joining the AFL Goulburn Murray administrative hub tonight.

Fonterra's base price given boost

 Fonterra milk tanker being pulled by Volvo prime-mover truck.

THE difference between what the highest and lowest Fonterra suppliers will be paid will shrink by about 20c/kg of milk solids next season.

Gaining control of sprays to cut costs

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VICTORIAN farmers are trialling new nozzle control technology retrofitted to self-propelled boom sprayers.

Flocking to see those sheep dogs

Easter Show

SOME dogs bark, others chase but the best sheep dogs tame a flock by staring them down. It is what stockman call the “eye”.

Going for gold

 Cut Daffodils in the cool room. David and Robin Jackson of Jacksons Daffodils in Surges Bay on their farm.

FEW growers have won the top daffodil award in the UK or the US. Yet one Australian has taken out both. Meet David Jackson.