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INNOVATIVE ideas were well and truly on display in the 2022 Inventions Competition at Sheepvention, with the judges blown away by the creativity and skill demonstrated in all entries.

Samantha McCombe - August 4, 2022

AFTER selling their Merino Rams only on farm for almost two decades, Yarrawonga Poll brought several rams down from its Harden, New South Wales property to great success, topping Sheepvention’s 2022 Ram Sale with a price of $26,000.

Admin - August 3, 2022

WESTERN Victorian dairy farmers and stakeholders have an opportunity to contribute to the direction of industry research, development and extension, with WestVic Dairy calling for nominations to the Board of Directors.

Admin - August 2, 2022

FRIDAY in Hamilton saw a reduced number of trade cattle lacking quality, with the best of the heifers making a top of 330 cents per kilogram.

Admin - August 1, 2022

APPLICATIONS for Rabobank’s first-ever Australian Graduate Program opened on Thursday, offering career opportunities to university students in a formal 18-month program, who have a passion and strong interest in agriculture, from February 2023.

Admin - July 31, 2022

THE agricultural sector will increasingly need to adopt new technologies and entrepreneurial flair to provide secondary income, along with more flexible land use, to combat weather extremes such as floods and drought, according to new research.

Admin - July 31, 2022

A RESOLUTION was unanimously passed at the protest rally attended by over 200 people on Wednesday in Colac, calling on the Federal Government to immediately impose a 120-day travel ban to Indonesia for all nonessential travel.

Lizzie Hallam - July 30, 2022

AGRICULTURE Victoria (AV) is ramping up preparations to ensure its staff are ready to respond to biosecurity threats after fragments of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African Swine Fever (ASF) were detected in pork products at a Melbourne retail outlet last week.

Admin - July 30, 2022

IN a world-first, Elders is establishing an automated wool handling business, with the official launch scheduled for July next year.

Admin - July 28, 2022

A RALLY has been organised by Western District farmers to be held at 11.30am tomorrow at the Colac Memorial Square in protest to the inadequate response by both the Federal and State Government to the threat posed by the foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia.

Lizzie Hallam - July 26, 2022