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G-MW staff donate blood

Staff at Goulburn-Murray Water braved it as part of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s Red25 challenge for which they made 80 donations throughout the year.. The donations contributed to saving 240 lives this year and G-MW recreation and

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Tatura Guardian
Sep 20 2017
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A look back at Tat

Who can remember when Queen Elizabeth II visited Tatura during the 1950s?. The Lost Tatura Facebook page featured this image of the Queen and dignitaries at the Tatura Railway Station.. Several townsfolk can be spotted behind the fence trying to get

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Tatura Guardian
Sep 20 2017
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Fund to help regional publishers

Regional publishers will have access to a $60.4 million fund under wide-ranging reforms that could shake-up the Australian media landscape.. The last-minute deal was struck between Communications Minister Mitch Fifield and NXT senator Nick Xenophon

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Tatura Guardian
Sep 20 2017
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Recognition for innovators

Emerging female leaders who want to create impact, innovate and make a difference to rural and regional Australia are being encouraged to apply for the new-look AgriFutures Australia 2018 Rural Women’s Award.. Formerly the Rural Industries

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
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Crop yields set to drop

Winter crop production in NSW is predicted to drop by almost 50 per cent after the state suffered through a dry winter and severe frosts, the Federal Government’s agriculture forecaster has warned.. But NSW is not the only affected area, with

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
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Go large with square balers

Making large square bales of high quality hay will get much easier in 2018 with the introduction of the model L331 and L341 large square balers from John Deere.. Both models feature several customer-requested enhancements, including a new MegaWide

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Livestock

Top ram’s offspring a highlight

One hundred Poll Dorset flock rams will be sold at the Sammon Brothers 33rd annual sale on Friday at Shepparton Regional Saleyards.. The sale will see the use of Stockscan scanning, which assesses rams at eight to 12 months of age for live weight

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Dairy

New dairy at Elmore

A new DeLaval rotary milking system will by unveiled at the Elmore Field Days next month, with the Rotary E100 system the result of a multi-million dollar development program.. DeLaval Oceania sales director Justin Thompson said the project aimed to

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
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Hay Caps celebrates milestone

Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been

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Alana Christe...
Sep 22 2017
Water

Surface Drainage Program kicks off

A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Groundwater allocations

Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2017-18 season.. The Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area extends from Moolort in the south to Calivil

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Fined $1.3m for breaches

The death of a chicken farm worker, killed by a forklift in the middle of the night, has led to a liquidated Victorian company being fined $1.13million for workplace breaches.. The contracting business, which formerly operated as CK Crouch Pty Ltd

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Built to meet specific...

NSW farmer Paul Cudden knew the first of Paxton Plow Co’s CB6 Cultibars was going to be right for him because it was effectively built to meet his requirements.. No-one else is building a machine to anything like its specifications, according

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Crop trial field day

A spring field day will showcase the range of trials run by Riverine Plains and FAR Australia.. The field day will be held at the Riverine Research Centre in Forges Rd, Burramine on Thursday, September 28.. The RRC is a partnership between Riverine

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Report supports...

The National Water Initiative has made a ‘‘significant contribution’’ to better managing Australia’s natural resources, according to a Productivity Commission draft report.. The report was tasked with assessing the

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Samuel Johnson to continue Connie's legacy

Family and friends of breast cancer campaigner Connie Johnson have celebrated her life and energy in a moving service in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Thousands in Bali flee from Mount Agung

Thousands of Balinese villagers have fled their homes as Indonesia raises the alert for Mount Agung, an active volcano, to the highest level.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Hume Highway reopened after NSW grass fire

The Hume Highway east of Goulburn has reopened after NSW firefighters contained a grass fire that crossed the arterial between Sydney and Canberra.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Time to spread the wealth: Plibersek

Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek says the government must set a goal of getting 'inclusive prosperity' right, for the sake of working Australians.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Thousands in UK sign 'save uber' petition

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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PM's hard word as warship enters service

The Prime Minister has warned of growing regional uncertainty as the newest warship enters the Royal Australian Navy.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Tempers fray after Mexico earthquake

Three days after a major earthquake hit Mexico City, rescuers are winding down the search for survivors in collapsed buildings.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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A space agency: Australia's final frontier

World leaders in the space sector are gathering in Adelaide amid calls for a national space agency to allow local players to go where they have not gone before.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Bishop slams North Korea in UN speech

Julie Bishop has used her UN speech to talk up Australia's bid for a seat on the Human Rights Council but saved her strongest words for North Korea.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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National leads in early NZ election count

National is leading in New Zealand's election with 10 per cent of the vote counted, but NZ First leader Winston Peters looks to be the one deciding the outcome.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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Vic Labor MP election exodus rolls on

Embattled Victorian Labor MP Khalil Eideh is the ninth MP planning to hang up the boots at next year's state election.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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