Last Updated: May 07, 2015

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Chicken industry in strife

Chicken industry in strife

VICTORIA’S once flourishing chicken meat industry is facing collapse.

Clubs on notice in Mallee

Clubs on notice in Mallee

THE Mallee Football League will fold under proposals from the review into football structures in Victoria’s northwest.

Indonesia to beef up trade

Indonesia to beef up trade

INDONESIA will continue to look to Australia to shore up its growing demand for beef.

US tick to spray crops from drones

US tick to spray crops from drones

A DRONE large enough to carry tanks of fertilisers and pesticides has won rare approval to spray crops in the US.

Urban cowboy

COUNTRY LIVING: Cattleman Jimmy Matthews

HIS great-grandfather bought the first steer at Newmarket, and Jimmy Matthews sold the last. But there’s more to this livestock legend.

Going native one step at a time

Jindi Farm Bush Foods

LESLIE Smith wanders through her farm at Jindivick in Gippsland with daughter Leila.