Farm clearing sales are dangerous things to let men go to unaccompanied or with a cheque book.. There’s always a reason to attend the sale, but that reason has nothing to do with what people may actually come home with.. Without the voice of
The old scooters and handsaws on the wall might be rusting away, but there is plenty of life in Toolamba resident Scott Briant’s shed, known to his family as ‘‘our ranch’’.. In the past two years Mr Briant has applied
Tatura Primary School - Years 3 and 4 Kyneton excursion. More than 50 years 3 and 4 Tatura Primary School students headed off last week to Campaspe Downs in Kyneton for a two-night adventure.. Principal Susanne Gill said activities began after
A special charity event will soon see the doors of one of Tatura’s oldest homes flung open to the public.. Nithsdale House has sat quietly in Thomson St for almost 100 years and those passing by might recognise its picture-perfect qualities
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Family and friends of breast cancer campaigner Connie Johnson have celebrated her life and energy in a moving service in Melbourne.
Thousands of Balinese villagers have fled their homes as Indonesia raises the alert for Mount Agung, an active volcano, to the highest level.
The Hume Highway east of Goulburn has reopened after NSW firefighters contained a grass fire that crossed the arterial between Sydney and Canberra.
Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek says the government must set a goal of getting 'inclusive prosperity' right, for the sake of working Australians.
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.
The Prime Minister has warned of growing regional uncertainty as the newest warship enters the Royal Australian Navy.
Three days after a major earthquake hit Mexico City, rescuers are winding down the search for survivors in collapsed buildings.
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.
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.
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.