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Business growing

Rochester’s Justin Clearly can most likely be found, on any given morning, behind the counter of his service station and café — serving a long queue of customers in high-vis vests.. Mr Cleary and wife Rachel have run the family

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Tatura Guardian
Aug 16 2017
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Mummy blogger lures big crowd

Hundreds of women from across the Goulburn Valley came together on Sunday to listen to online sensation Sophie Cachia talk about her journey.. The 26-year-old Australian ‘‘mummy blogger’’ sold out the 500 tickets to the

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Tara Whitsed
Aug 16 2017
Sport

Birdies put icing on the cake

The four-ball stroke competition on Saturday, sponsored by Alex and Cheryl Howson, was the qualifying round for the Olympic Cup, with the top four pairs to go to match play to decide the winner of this major club event.. The estimated score of 64

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Tatura Guardian
Aug 16 2017
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Rural News
Water

Blue-Green Algae warnings removed for Lake Eppalock

Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) has removed the blue-green algae warning for Lake Eppalock following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.. GMW will continue to undertake regular water quality monitoring and if blue-green algae reach levels

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Space seeds get ray blast

Tomato seeds that were carried into space aboard a space shuttle and experimented on by astronauts in the 1980s only made it past Sydney’s Biosecurity officers after a blast of gamma rays.. The Tomato Rutgers California Supreme seeds were

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Senate Economics References Committee tables report into...

The Senate Economics References Committee has today tabled its report into the Australian dairy industry.. The inquiry was initiated off the back of what the committee called unsavoury claw back practices that were conducted by Murray Goulburn and

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Rodney Woods
Aug 18 2017
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Hay is not only thing growing

With recent rainfall across the Goulburn Valley, interest in Gaffy’s Tractor Hire’s hay making equipment is growing according to the company’s owner, Tim Gaffy.. Mr Gaffy has recently purchased a new 110hp John Deere tractor which

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Vote down the CFA bill says parliamentary committee

A bill that would see the Country Fire Authority become a volunteer-only organisation should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, a state committee has recommended.. The Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
News

Free sustainable food event

The GV Food Bowl Revolution will welcome Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies’s Fair Food founder Chris Ennis at an event exploring community improvement through local food and community action.. The free event is open

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
Cropping

Time to think about essentials

With the start of the hay season approaching, it is a timely reminder for hay-makers to consider their hay making essentials.. Over the years, hay making has become an accurate process combining art and science with the use of mechanical instruments

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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It’s raining again. How do we cope with wet silage?

What can be done to minimise the deleterious effects of wet weather on silage quality?. The aim is to harvest chopped stack silage at about 30 to 35 per cent dry matter content versus 40 to 50 per cent DM for round baled silage.. Precision chopped

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
Water

Modellers in short supply

The National Irrigators Council says the projected shortages of climate modellers raised last week by the Australian Academy of Science are a concern.. National Irrigators Council chief executive officer Steve Whan said ‘‘irrigators

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Ararat rates decision

Ararat farmers have welcomed a decision by an inquiry into plans from the Rural City of Ararat that would have seen farmers’ rates rise by 45 per cent.. The commission of inquiry into the draft rating strategy handed down 12 recommendations to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Stanhope Ute Show...

The Stanhope Ute Show is returning next month, with plenty to do for all ages... Last year’s event saw over 50 utes and 100 people in attendance, with this year’s event sees entries in multiple categories including: Pre 90’s BNS

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
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Make hay while the sun...

Australian hay production is estimated to have been $1.6billion in 2006-07 and is estimated to have averaged $1.5billion a year for the five years 2002-03 to 2006-07.. Total Australian hay production increased from 4.9million tonnes in 1989-90 to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Wild Sydney winds cancel Brisbane flights

Around 40 flights between Sydney and Brisbane have been cancelled due to wild winds in NSW.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Primary flags revival for medical centres

Primary Health Care has made a $517 million, impairment-driven full-year loss but its imaging and pathology units had a strong performance.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Hanson stunt fodder for ISIS: ambassador

Iraq's ambassador to Australia has warned Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt could give ammunition to the Islamic States' cause in the Middle East.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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First public hearing into Brighton siege

A Victorian coroner will hold the first public hearing into the deaths of Brighton siege gunman Yacqub Khayre and slain hotel clerk Kai Hao.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Two Victorians hit by Barcelona van

Two Victorians hit by a van as part of a fatal Barcelona terrorist attack have escaped serious injury and been released from hospital.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Air control system on shame file

Defence has listed a new Australian traffic control system covering military and civilian aviation on its shame file.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
News

Spain terror attacks: what we know so far

Here's a rundown of what's unfolded after 13 people were killed when a van ploughed through Barcelona with the driver still on the run.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Link Group looks offshore for revenue

Financial data firm Link Group is looking to expand its global footprint, following a spike in full-year profit but flat revenue.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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NSW mum found not guilty of child's murder

A NSW judge has found a woman caused the death of her toddler more than 15 years ago but was not guilty of murder due to her mental illness.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Gale force winds cause chaos across NSW

Wild winds are causing major damage across NSW and delaying flights in and out of Sydney Airport, with a severe weather warning issued by the bureau.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Police continue hunt for Qld mum's killer

Queensland police could "speak to everyone in Cooktown" to find out who killed mother-of-two Donna Steele.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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