Water plan open for comment
Irrigators and farmers are being encouraged to have their say on the draft Northern Victoria Water Resource Plan, with consultation open until next month.
A $20million fund has been established to assist communities affected by water recovery under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Ardmona’s Dr Sally Plunkett is a cider maker with expertise in many fields, and for the past 13 years she has been perfecting the brew for her craft label Snakes and Ladders with apples from the Plunkett family orchard.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged state and federal politicians not to ‘‘blow up’’ the consensus on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, as governments weigh the scathing findings of a royal commission.
A series of how-to videos are now available to help local farmers best manage their most important agricultural asset - water. Produced as a joint initiative between Goulburn-Murray Water and Murray Dairy, the six how-to videos will allow farmers to...
Community members are encouraged to engage with Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s Community Committee to share their thoughts or concerns about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Research around groundwater needs to be overhauled to allow for greater accuracy, independence and understanding for the groundwater systems, according to a research paper.
Torrumbarry Weir’s Lock 26 has been closed, with de-watering of the lock under way for maintenance works.
The independent panel to investigate Darling River fish kills must include experienced fish ecologists with a working knowledge of the Murray-Darling system, according to the Speak Up campaign.
A ‘‘damning’’ report has only reinforced the need for all bodies to review and revise the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, according to Yea’s Jan Beer.
The Goulburn Valley has the potential to be the vegie bowl of Victoria but is being held back by the three-month irrigation season shutdown, according to one grower.
Riverina-based Murray Irrigation has announced it will distribute 53Gl of water to its customers immediately and free of charge.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is the result of unlawful behaviour and maladministration by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, according to a royal commission report.
Farmers are feeling the squeeze as dry conditions persist across the region, with water prices climbing above $500/Ml and NSW Murray farmers still on zero allocation.
Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Stanhope this afternoon. It is believed a motorcycle was travelling along Midland Highway about 2.40pm when it veered off the road. It appears the bike may have clipped the median strip and...
SPC’s owner has warned the market it will write down the value of the company following a number of offers to buy the Shepparton-based business. There will be no changes to SPC jobs, production or operations as a consequence of accounting...
Milk started flowing through the pipelines at the ACM Girgarre factory yesterday, which will eventually produce A1 and organic milk, milk powder, cream and butter. A feature of the plant will be the ability to switch from one specialty product to...
Fonterra Australia have announced a step up of seven cents per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS), bringing its average farmgate milk price for the 2018/19 season to $6.05kg/MS. The step up will apply from July 1, 2018 and be paid on February 15, 2019...