Last Updated: October 23, 2014

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At Cairnlea, it’s love at first sight

THE name Bill Whitehead is synonymous with farming.

High and dry at Darlington

WHEN the Hodgsons came to the Darlington district, they bought one farm.

North West’s mighty makeover

VICTORIA’S North West offers one of the state’s most consistently warm climates.

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.

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Classic beauty, serious pastures

Classic beauty, serious pastures

ROSEVALE might look just a rural retreat but don’t think it wouldn’t be suitable for a livestock enterprise.

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.

Luxury estate on offer at Seymour

Luxury estate on offer at Seymour
THIS prolific estate, Shadow Creek, is an ideal getaway farming retreat, says owner Doug Kefford.

Barham lifestyle property opens up

Barham lifestyle property opens up
THIS small lifestyle property for sale at Barham could also be classified as a micro-farm.

Take a shot at agriculture

Take a shot at agriculture
A SMALL farm on the Billabong Creek at Culcairn, offers the new owners the chance to try agriculture.

Buy the lifestyle at Avenel vineyard

Buy the lifestyle at Avenel vineyard
AFTER nearly 30 years of owning vineyards together, Rob Hance and David Muir and retiring.

Woodstan grazing block for sale

Woodstan grazing block for sale
JOHN and Dianne Taylor will stop chasing sheep in the Western District to start a new life in Noosa.

Mormons in $120m farm deal

Fence
UPDATE: A FARMING corporation associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints will sell four properties.

Berrimah Farm up for grabs

 Cows at Berrimah Farm as seen from the Stuart Highway.
THE hotly contested Berrimah Farm is up for grabs, despite 48 hectares still possibly being contaminated.

Home you’ll never want to leave

Home you’ll never want to leave
CONFESSED perfectionists Linda and David Carter have called Long Gully home for the past 14 years.

Extensive river frontage at Barham

Extensive river frontage at Barham
IT’S hard to go past Riverside Homestead for an enviable riverfront lifestyle with income potential.

Milk the potential at Invergordon

Milk the potential at Invergordon
JOHN Connelly’s 435ha dairy farm at Invergordon is big. But it could be bigger he says.

A fine Glenview

A fine Glenview
DAVID McKenzie may have been just a humble shepherd when he arrived in Australia.

Make a Christmas tree change

Make a Christmas tree change
­SEEKING a tree-change home among the gum trees with a sheep or two but can’t afford­ to give up that city job?

Yes, you too can get to the Crux

Yes, you too can get to the Crux
A SUNRAYSIA horticultural property is all ready for a new owner to hit the ground running.

Prime opportunity at Strathdownie

Prime opportunity at Strathdownie
FOR Andrew Cain, it is the beauty of the majestic red gums that he will miss most from Strathdownie.

Redlands a rare rural opportunity

Redlands a rare rural opportunity
ABOUT 100 years ago George Baker moved to Redlands at Rutherglen and built a homestead.

Plenty of potential at Wakool

Plenty of potential at Wakool
IT’S touted as the property with everything —

100 wind jobs axed

100 wind jobs axed

UPDATE: A LARGE Portland manufacturer will sack 100 staff following uncertainty over the renewable energy target.

Country footy salary cap debate

AFL Victoria Community Cup, AFL Victoria Country v Victorian Amateur Football Association

AFL Victoria will trial a salary cap to put a lid on the rising costs of country footballers.

Beef numbers defy returns

Beef numbers defy returns

THE number of cattle still coming out of paddocks continues to amaze.

Case mid-sized tractor updated

Case mid-sized tractor updated

CASE IH has hit the 100hp market with its new Farmall C mid-size tractor range.

Mont De Lancey is a treasure

Mont De Lancey

SURROUNDED by orchards, Mont De Lancey homestead sits snugly in a postcard-perfect landscape.

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.