G-MW extends comment time on licences
Goulburn-Murray Water has extended consultation on proposed increases to foreshore licence fees following an outcry from landholders.
A collectable Furphy tank is going up for auction at a clearing sale at Harcourt, south of Bendigo on Sunday. The deceased estate includes more than 40 tractors, the 1930 Furphy tank and a few Furphy tank ends. The inscription on the rear of this...
Stock valued at thousands of dollars have been stolen from Shepparton Regional Saleyards. Twenty-nine sheep were stolen from the yards last Thursday night, just before the regular Friday sheep sale. Balmattum farmer John Gall lost 10 fat lambs after...
A solar energy expert has told a planning panel that solar farms could generate a heat island effect but the heat may be dissipated beyond the boundary of the properties.
A familiar face will appear on Channel Seven’s My Kitchen Rules tonight. Goulburn Valley fruit grower Rocky Varapodio will appear in a product segment after supplying program sponsor Coles with fresh fruit for more than 15 years. ‘”It was great...
The acquisition of dairy processor Murray Goulburn, by Saputo, is now complete. Saputo chief executive officer Lino Saputo Jnr said it was a major milestone for the company. “We are also welcoming over 1900 new employees to Saputo. We are thrilled...
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A move to give the Game Management Authority more responsibility has faced opposition in Victorian Parliament after the government voiced concerns it would lead to the body’s demise.
Fonterra Australia took home 48 gongs from the 2018 Dairy Industry Association of Australia Australian and Victorian Dairy Product Awards in Melbourne on May 11.
UDV members from across Victoria descended on the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the 42nd UDV annual meeting and conference.
The former Murray Goulburn site at Kiewa will remain open, according to its new owner.
The Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club will mark its 60th anniversary at the end of May with three days of celebrations, including a sale, national conference, dinner and farm tours.
For more than 50 years, Waaia farmer Dick Maloney has enjoyed working with Jersey cows.
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As you can see, I had to forage around in the mud the other day. It was a bit embarrassing, the whole thing. We were down on the river in the morning and The Boss likes to toss my ball right across to the other side - several times, mind you - so I...
The Speak Up Campaign is looking to educate the broader community about government water policy, undertaking a membership drive to raise funds to support rural communities.
Vital siphon works on Waranga Western Channel are under way to ensure ongoing water supply for Rochester and the Loddon Valley, with Goulburn-Murray Water upgrading two key siphons in the Campaspe region.
Six organisations across regional Victoria will help horticulture businesses innovate, expand and employ more people, thanks to grants from the Victorian Government.
Improving pear quality through orchard management practices will be the focus of the next Future Orchards Pear Masterclass in Tatura next month.
The nation’s horticulture research and development corporation Hort Innovation has announced it successfully secured more than $1million in assistance grants under the Federal Government’s Access to Industry Uses of Agricultural and Veterinary (Agvet) Chemicals program.
Wine exports to China have topped $1billion for the first time, with exports jumping 51 per cent on the same time last year.
When Hayley Purbrick began working for her family’s winery eight years ago, she could never have imagined it would be the first carbon-neutral winery to be certified in Australia.
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an...
The whiteface breed flexed its muscles to post a solid average of $8183 and gross $1.2million at the 53rd Herefords Australia National Show and Sale.
An indigenous group in Queensland’s gulf country is celebrating the impending acquisition of two cattle stations it previously shared with a mining company.
The Kilmore 1st Scouts market has a variety of stalls from boots to soaps, plus heaps more. Visitors will be tempted with a sausage sizzle, which is organised and run by the scout group. A family friendly market, face painting for the kids and great...
The Kinglake Produce and Artisan Market has a variety of stalls including plants, chutneys, fresh produce, wines, jewellery, gift ware, coffee, hot and cold food plus so much more. There are also children’s activities to keep the little ones...
The Marysville Community Market is held on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. A variety of stalls are on offer, including wine, fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, chutneys, jams, olive oil and preserves, as well as plants, gifts, clothing...
Located in the main street of Marysville, the farmers’ market has beautiful views of the Yarra Ranges and offers a variety of stalls. Visitors can purchase some of the Yarra Valley’s best wines, olive oils, chutneys, cakes, honey, fruit...
Grain growers planning to bait mice at seeding and through the growing season are encouraged to pay particular attention to the set-up and performance of their equipment to ensure optimum baiting impact.
Growers are one step closer to accessing wheat varieties that can compete better against weeds, particularly herbicide-resistant annual rye-grass.
Five young researchers in South Australia and Victoria have embarked on studies aimed at supporting grain growers through the development of new knowledge and understandings.