Dairy

Bottler of a life for Bertie

What’s his name?. Chris: His name is Bertie, he’s a black Lab and he’s five years old.. How long have you had him?. Since he was a tiny baby puppy. He comes from the Adelaide Hills actually because a friend of mine who I went to agricultural

by
Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
Cropping

Update for the season

The Riverine Plains In-Season Update is heading to Mulwala next month.. The day will see updates on the spring seasonal outlook, research, grain market and nitrogen, and a farmer’s perspective on inter-row sowing, controlled traffic farming and

by
Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

Israel showcases innovative agritech

Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford was in Tel Aviv, Israel last week to assess what lessons Victoria can learn from the country’s agricultural innovators.. The trip provided an opportunity to meet with Israel’s top agritech companies, learn from

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Livestock

Chemical red tape cut

Victorian farm chemical users are set to benefit from reduced government red tape regarding requirements for agricultural and veterinary chemical use.. The Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2017 came into effect on

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Dairy youth prize open

Applications are now open for the 2017 Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship with up to $10000 on offer for those in the dairy industry looking to travel abroad.. Offered as part of this year’s Royal Melbourne Show Dairy Competition, the scholarship is

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
News

Enjoy the serenity in...

The famed house from iconic Australia movie 'The Castle' has gone up on Airbnb for rent. Accommodating eight people, with two bathrooms and three bedrooms, if you're looking for a weekend escape this may be the place for you! Across from Lake Eildon

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
News

Solar is hot topic in...

A plethora of applications for solar farms designed to generate renewable energy are arriving on the doorsteps of northern Victorian and Riverina councils.. While the projects are touted as creating jobs and investment with clean energy, the

by
Geoff Adams
Jul 25 2017
Cropping

Not us, says Victorian government

The Victorian Government has supported calls for an independent investigation into allegations aired on ABC's Four Corners last night that water from the Murray Darling Basin has been misappropriated.. The calls have come after NSW DPI deputy

by
Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
News

Journey of a Miss Show Girl

When 20-year-old Glenda Stanyer (nee Peel) arrived at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1981, she was full of excitement for the statewide Miss Show Girl competition.. It was a long road for the young woman. Having taken out the 1980 Miss Show Girl

by
Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
News

Dookie science student broke the barriers

My mother, Irene Myrtle Lowe, always proudly told us that she had been the first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to complete a degree in agricultural science.. Born in 1895, the eldest of five, Irene grew up in the gold-mining town of Cassilis

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Dairy prices tipped to...

The dairy industry is heading in the right direction despite weather forecast models suggesting drier than normal conditions throughout spring and summer.. That was the verdict from guest speakers at the Murray Dairy Setting Up Your Seasons workshop

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Cropping

Murray Darling...

A key cross-bench senator wants an urgent inquiry after the top water bureaucrat in NSW was recorded revealing plans to abandon the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The recording, which aired on the ABC's Four Corners' program, shows NSW DPI deputy

by
Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
News

Wanalta shearing for a...

Crowds of locals flocked to Bill and Val Barlow’s Rushworth farm on Friday to support a charity shearing day raising funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.. Now in its third year, the day has seen more than $16000 raised in support of the

by
Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
Viticulture

Monichino’s Winery set for sale

One of the region’s well known and highly regarded wineries could soon have a new owner.. Monichino Wines at Katunga has been listed for sale recently, with the entire business, including a popular cellar door, branding and vineyard, up for

by
Geoff Adams
Jul 25 2017
News

Art potential at Dookie

The silos in the heart of Dookie have seen much love and inspiration over recent years.. From opera atop the towering concrete masses to projections upon their expansive faces, the Dookie arts community has drawn inspiration from the decommissioned

by
Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Set up for the season

Rabobank senior analyst Michael Harvey will present on the topic ‘‘Australian dairy – climbing back off the canvas’’ at Murray Dairy workshops this week.. He will look at global and local dairy market dynamics during the next 12 months and

by
Shepparton News
Jul 24 2017
Viticulture

Still very dry at many...

The long dry spell has continued last week in our regions and there is no immediate relief in sight. Many places in our regions had little or no rain last week. However, places in NE Victoria had some moderate rainfalls with monthly totals reaching

by
Peter Nelson
Jul 24 2017
Cropping

Top tips for silage...

When it comes to sealing stacks of forage harvested for silage there’s no short cuts according to Department of Environment and Primary Industries pasture and fodder conservation specialist Frank Mickan.. Mr Mickan said simply placing a few tyres

by
Shepparton News
Jul 24 2017
News

Commodities index...

Higher wheat prices and improved dairy auction results were offset by poorer livestock prices and weakness in sugar and cotton to leave the NAB Rural Commodities Index unchanged in June.. The latest Rural Commodities Wrap from NAB Agribusiness

by
Rodney Woods
Jul 23 2017
Load more
Login Sign Up

Dummy text