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Rapt to hook whopper cod

Just minutes before Murchison’s James Milne called it a day and reeled in his line while fishing in the Murray River at Tocumwal, he felt a dead weight on his line.. It had been a scorching 40°C day and he and girlfriend Hayley English

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Tara Whitsed
Jan 16 2018
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Discovering Munzee world

A handful of youngsters and their parents were out and about in Tatura on Friday playing global scavenger hunt game Munzee.. The event, brought to the community by council’s Activities in the Park, saw people walk around Cussen Park tracking

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Tatura Guardian
Jan 16 2018
Sport

Lights out is a bad night

Shepparton Harness Racing Club’s flagship event, the $50000 Shepparton Gold Cup, will be run in April after a power outage forced the abandonment of Saturday night’s meeting.. Stewards pulled the plug on the meeting following the sixth

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Tatura Guardian
Jan 16 2018
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Dairy

Aiming for quality, not quantity

The Railtons don’t have a dairy on their property, but they will be entering five young stock in International Dairy Week.. In fact, if you see their 40ha farm near Echuca you might find more sheep than dairy cattle.. But don’t mistake

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Livestock

Survey listens to rural voices

Australian livestock producers are being encouraged to participate in a number of surveys that will contribute to research to improve animal health and biosecurity.. Researchers from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation are calling for

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Dairy

Elite genetics for sale

High-achieving cattle sales are a regular part of International Dairy Week and the industry is still talking about the record set last year.. A Holstein calf with a superb genetic history sold for $251000 at the Wednesday night sale.. The calf was

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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Heat kills flying foxes

More than 500 flying foxes died in Sydney during the recent heatwave and experts say global warming could lead to more fatalities and a reduction in tree cover because bats are key to seed dispersal.. With temperatures reaching 45.1°C on January

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Livestock

New product a real winner

Yarrawonga sheep producer Daimien Vodusek was one of Australia’s first farmers to purchase a brand new product that’s being heralded as a huge step forward in the fight against worms — and in doing so won a pair of Samsung Gear

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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2018 duck season sees new rules introduced

The Game Management Authority (GMA) has outlined the arrangements for the 2018 duck season, including changes made by the Government to hunting regulations. The 2018 season will commence on Saturday 17 March, and will last 12 weeks, closing on

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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Embrace new lamb ad

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its annual summer lamb campaign, which this year features singing, dancing and celebrating the one thing all Australians can agree on — Aussie lamb.. Building on the long established We Love Our Lamb

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Dairy

IDW veterans may call it a day

When December rolls around each year at Dean and Dianna Malcolm’s Zeerust property, it’s a sign that their favourite time of year is near — International Dairy Week.. Having attended dairy week for more than a decade under the

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Alana Christe...
Jan 17 2018
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High hopes for plan

The Liberal-Nationals coalition says it will establish a new High Country Hall of Fame if it wins November’s Victorian election.. Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Shadow Minister Peter Walsh announced the plan with State Member for Ovens

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Cropping

First food hemp is...

The start of 2018 marks the first harvest of Australian-grown hemp seed since the Federal Government legalised its consumption as food last November.. Geelong-based company Australian Primary Hemp has worked with more than 10 farmers around the

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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Council makes wish...

Any plans to establish solar farms in the Edward River Council region must have limited community impact, according to Mayor Norm Brennan.. Cr Brennan said that was why council had developed a list of development conditions for RES Australia, which

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Cropping

Keeping water moving

Corowa-based company Upton Irrigation has released a new range of Australian-designed and locally manufactured linear move irrigators with extensive features and options that are designed to fulfil a range of applications.. The Upton Linear Move

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Shepparton News
Jan 16 2018
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Delay in call on Aust spy case in Cambodia

An accused Australian spy in Cambodia says he "doesn't know what country (he's) supposed to be spying for."

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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PM 'gravely concerned' about truck crashes

Malcolm Turnbull has described the jump in deadly crashes involving trucks as an "ongoing tragedy" and says Australia needs to look at the issue carefully.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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South American predator fish caught in Qld

A predatory fish from South America has been caught in a Queensland river amidst fears it could wipe out native species.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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NKorea to send 230 cheer squad to Olympics

North Korea will send around 230 people as a single cheering squad to the Winter Olympics in the South next month, Seoul says.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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Expert to be questioned in SA murder case

A forensic pathologist will be questioned in Adelaide Magistrates Court on the death of a man during a brawl last year.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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WA govt looks set for a stadium backflip

The WA government looks set to backflip on its decision to cap numbers at a BBL semi-final at the new Optus Stadium after a community backlash.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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Tillerson warns military action on N Korea

The US has warned North Korea that a refusal to negotiate would trigger a more serious option.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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Annastacia soothes cranky Games tradies

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has apologised to tradies offended by a cartoon ad encouraging them to plan alternative transport during the Commonwealth Games.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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Vic woman tells of alleged police violence

A woman has told a Melbourne court how her front door was smashed in before police charged in to beat her, breaking her nose, during an unlawful raid in 1996.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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PM's descent into the awkward in Vic

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's first visit to Victoria after sparking an inter-government war on youth "gang" crime was always going to be awkward.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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Vic tells PM to phone 'mobster's mate'

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been told to call "the mobster's mate" Matthew Guy if he wants to help fight crime in Victoria.

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AAP News
Jan 17 2018
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