Last Updated: November 02, 2014

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Tranquil get away at Jamieson

EAT, fish, swim and feel the serenity. For 30 years one family has had those options on their doorstep.

Tallarook farm has income potential

THERE comes a time when you have to bite the bullet and start downsizing, according to Doug Killeen.

Wandiligong garden a winner

THE avenue of about 60 poplars that leads to this pretty country home was planted in 1926.

Macarthur property has the lot

Macarthur property has the lot

A FAMILY connection of almost 80 years will be severed with the sale of the 818ha Warrabkook.

HEYWOOD FARM Flexible farming at Heywood

Flexible farming at Heywood

BEEF, sheep or even dairy is an option on the fertile country at “Jarinda Park”.

Stately home taps a rich heritage

Stately home taps a rich heritage

DIGGING for gold was thirsty work a century and a half ago.

Buyer, buyer, market on fire

Buyer, buyer, market on fire

FROM the ultra conservative to the ultra modern, there is something to suit every buyer of rural property this spring. Read more in the Spring Property Focus lift-out, out this week.

Tallarook farm has income potential

Tallarook farm has income potential

THERE comes a time when you have to bite the bullet and start downsizing, according to Doug Killeen.

Wandiligong garden a winner

Wandiligong garden a winner

THE avenue of about 60 poplars that leads to this pretty country home was planted in 1926.

Property of the Week

Take the long-term view

Take the long-term view

IT’S not the highest point in the Strathbogie Ranges but the vistas from Kelvin View are still breathtaking.

Investment Best regional SA towns revealed

Which regional SA towns have good prospects?
EVERYONE knows regional areas generally have more affordable properties.

Coasting along to a sea change

Coasting along to a sea change
WAKING up to jaw-dropping views is an everyday occurrence for Denis and Kerry Davies.

Webb’s wonder designed to please

Webb’s wonder designed to please
JAMES Robertson wanted the best when he decided to build a homestead befitting of a pastoral empire.

Hay station on the market

ulonga Hay
HARD work and careful acquisitions have allowed the Barlow family to put almost 32,000ha together at Hay.

Median rural house price on rise

Median rural house price on rise
HOUSE prices continued to rise in most Victorian regional centres, the latest quarterly data from the REIV says.

Blue gum plantations New Forests snaps up plantation

 Blue gum plantation at Macarthur. Timbercorp. Sign.
JAPANESE investors have sold their large blue gum plantation in western Victoria.

Family retreat at Gladysdale

Family retreat at Gladysdale
WHEN Tim and Elissa White bought their piece of rural paradise 12 years ago, they moved into a “little house on the prairie”.

Easy when groundwork’s done

Easy when groundwork’s done
LEON Moloney has his southwest Victorian dairy operation exactly where he wants it.

Lake views ease the workload

Terrence Clancy, Bowna
A DRIVE around spectacular Willow Park provides magnificent views at every turn.

Restoration rescue

Restoration rescue
WHEN Geoffrey Ward first saw the 1870s homestead on the banks of the Murray River, his first thought was to raze it.

Cropping land on a rare scale

Cropping land on a rare scale
A CROPPING property in northwest Victoria offers the option of taking the lot or one of three separate lots.

High and dry at Darlington

High and dry at Darlington
WHEN the Hodgsons came to the Darlington district, they bought one farm.

North West’s mighty makeover

 21/11/2003. Echuca Paddlesteamer, paddleboat The Emmylou. Digital
VICTORIA’S North West offers one of the state’s most consistently warm climates.

At Cairnlea, it’s love at first sight

At Cairnlea, it’s love at first sight
THE name Bill Whitehead is synonymous with farming.

River beauty runs deep in history

River beauty runs deep in history
A PLACE that two of Australia’s most significant agricultural pioneering families have called home is on the market.

Easy to farm and easy to grow

Easy to farm and easy to grow
THE “ability to grow grass” is what Phillip Rothwell enjoyed most about farming his Katunga dairy operation.

Cropping and grazing at Edenhope

Cropping and grazing at Edenhope
WHEN the Hawkins wanted to expand their farming operations, Woorabinda at Edenhope caught their eye.

Get on a winner at Noorilim Park

Get on a winner at Noorilim Park
THE owner of this Thoroughbred breeding farm at Nagambie has produced a number of winning horses.

Nab a Finley irrigation property

Nab a Finley irrigation property
RON Dixon reckons he was drawn to the Finley area like a magnet.

Productive dairy farm on the market

Productive dairy farm on the market
A PRODUCTIVE family dairy farm in South Gippsland is a tribute to its owners’ passion for efficiency.

Ouyen’s grim death toll

 West Wimmera Harvest. Unloading wheat at the Laharum Grain Storage site. The wheat is travelling up into silo

UPDATE: The Mallee community has been shattered by the accidental death of another young farmer.

Review into country cricket

Supplied Editorial FW: picture

UPDATE: COUNTRY cricket in Victoria is about to go under the microscope.

Auctions take direct hit

Corowa sheep sale

LAMB pricing appears to have shifted in favour of direct selling this spring.

John Deere 1025R a little ripper

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

SIMPLICITY and versatility are the main selling points for John Deere’s 1 Series sub-compact utility tractors.

Humour is a blowtorch

Country Living: Sculptor and jeweller Russell Petherbridge

RUSSELL Petherbridge successfully crosses the gulf between sport and art.

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.