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23 article(s) from Western District Farmer

ELLE Moyle is passionate about empowering women from rural and remote areas by providing them with financial literacy with a farming focus.

Blair Burns - April 30, 2021

SO, you want to be a farmer and own your own farm – but you won’t inherit one – what are your options?

Jodi Fry - April 30, 2021

DUCK hunting season changes have been met with contrasting response as interested parties and stakeholders vie to garner public support for their opposing positions. Two months ago the State Government announced the parameters of the upcoming hunting season, however based on a recently released helicopter survey by the Game Management Authority (GMA) that “found an […]

Mark Rabich - April 30, 2021

SHEEPVENTION is off the calendar for a second straight year due to the COVID-9 pandemic, but a new smaller event will take its place for this year.

Ash Bolt - April 30, 2021

AUSTRALIA’S wool fine wool growers are breathing easier, 12 months after the COVID-19 pandemic produced the sharpest percentage drop in the wool market in 17 years.

Kristy McDonald - April 30, 2021

VACCINES have never been more topical thanks to the long-awaited rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program across the country.

Michelle Muir - April 30, 2021

IT’S been a nerve-wracking experience trying to organise a gathering of rural women during these COVID-19 times, but good luck has prevailed and the Port Fairy Women on Farms Gathering (WOFG) has been labelled a huge success by attendees.

Jodi Fry - April 30, 2021

FROM June 22, 2020 dairy farmers across Australia can apply for grants to make their energy use more efficient and to reduce their power bills through the government’s Energy Efficient Communities program.

Michelle Muir - July 31, 2020

AS consumers we are much more aware of the way we buy products, the way they are packaged and where they are made – now more than ever.

Jodi Fry - July 31, 2020

ON March 12 the Morrison Government announced a $17.6 billion stimulus package, in an effort to soften the economic blow of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Michelle Muir - July 10, 2020
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