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SOUTH-West livestock selling yards are celebrating big achievements to kick-off 2021, with records smashed at Hamilton, Casterton and Mortlake and the three facilities setting the bar in a competitive Victorian market.   Hamilton agents topped the yardings in state markets for weaner sales in the first week in January, with 10,438 calves sold over four days […]

Kristy McDonald - January 29, 2021

WITH short odds for a vendors’ market, the combined agents Casterton Spring Store Cattle Sale did not disappoint, paying top dividends for local producers.

Kristy McDonald - October 21, 2020

FARMERS are being urged to check their crop closely as armyworms are becoming more frequent and increasingly more damaging. Agriculture Victoria land management extension officer, Heather Drendel said there were higher numbers of armyworm and she urged farmers to address the issue promptly. “There are higher numbers than usual this year in some crops,” she […]

Mitch Lang - September 11, 2020

VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is backing the Victorian Government’s commitment to guarantee access to fishing and camping on Crown land that have grazing licences and river frontage. - September 4, 2020

NAB has predicted a “limited upside” for Australian wool prices this year, with recovery not expected until 2021.

Kristy McDonald - August 22, 2020

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

MAYA Linnell has just released her long awaited second novel.

Jodi Fry - July 10, 2020

EMPLOYERS are benefiting with a significant increase to the business cashflow boost scheme announced as part of the $17.6 billion stimulus package on March 12, in an effort to soften the economic blow of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Michelle Muir - June 10, 2020
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