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Solar system price check. AS I am lacking in knowledge of solar systems I am appealing to everyone in the community who has had a solar system installed (domestic or commercial), to share their details of the installation and efficiency with me

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Jul 20 2017
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Practical living made easy

ALTERNATIVE energy, energy audits and smarter housing designs will be the topics discussed at Transition Tatura’s practical living seminar next week.. The second of the seminars to be held this year — Where You Live — will feature

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Kyabram Free ...
Jul 20 2017
Sport

Blues can’t mix it with Purples

EVEN WITHOUT one of its best players, Nathalia Football Club was as strong as ever to punish Tongala by 136 points at Nathalia Recreation Reserve.. Brodie Ross missed the game for the Purples on Saturday following a four-week ban for striking in the

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Jul 20 2017
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Energy costs shock irrigators

Agricultural groups say independent research that shows failure of regulation and monitoring is resulting in electricity prices exceeding efficient supply costs; confirms that the electricity market at every level is failing to work in the interests

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Livestock

New campaign markets beef

‘‘Australian Beef is the greatest meat on earth’’ is the message to consumers from Meat & Livestock Australia’s new domestic beef marketing platform, launched last week.. The new platform evolves from the previous ‘‘You’re Better

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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No-till tips for improving soil

Keeping or improving soil health for future generations is the main focus of no-till farming according to two international guests from North America.. Canadian farmer Blake Vince and University of Nebraska educator Paul Jasa visited Pine Lodge

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Rodney Woods
Jul 21 2017
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Barnaby: cut bull

Barnaby Joyce has taken aim at federal Liberals, telling his Coalition partners they need to drop ‘‘bulls*** arguments’’ and concentrate on things that matter to voters.. Those things don’t include a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
Dairy

Successful dairy sale

A complete clearance of all lots was achieved in a major dairy sale at the Shepparton Regional Saleyards last Thursday.. The 220 head grossed $348750 to average $1585 per head, in the sale run by Flanagan Marketing Services and Mulcahy Nelson

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
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Little Beef and Onion Pot Pies with Mushy Peas

Little Beef and Onion Pot Pies with Mushy Peas. Serves 6. Ingredients:. 500g beef chuck steak, cut into small diced pieces. cup seasoned plain flour, for dusting. 2 onions, thinly sliced. 1 clove garlic, finely chopped. 2 cups beef stock. 2 tbsp

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
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A shear good cause

A charity shearing day will be held on Friday to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.. The event, now in its third year, will be held at Bill and Val Barlow’s farm in Wanalta (19km west of Rushworth).. The fundraising initiative was

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
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Cooma farmer charged

A 65-year-old farmer from Cooma has been sentenced to three months jail after being convicted of animal cruelty charges in Shepparton’s Magistrates Court. The farmer pleaded guilty to seventeen charges of aggravated cruelty, under the Prevention

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
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Year-round operation

Only wet weather stops Kyabram dairy farmer Andrew Newnham from growing silage on the 1100ha he owns as well as leases out.. Mr Newnham is hopeful of milking 900 cows this year and predominately grows wheat and vetch.. ‘‘We grow 700ha of wheat

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
Water

Minister checks out...

Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville visited several Loddon Valley district farms last Friday to reassure herself about progress in the Goulburn-Murray Water Connections program.. The controversial project has come under criticism because of its

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
Livestock

Alpacas show results

Canchones Alpacas of Taggerty (93km east of Broadford) has taken home Best in Show at the 2017 Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show for its exhibit Canchones Gold Catch Me (ET), after also being awarded Supreme Champion Huacaya.. Conducted by The Royal

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
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Conference aim is...

Registrations for the 2017 Australian Fodder Industry Association’s National Fodder Conference will close soon, with the theme ‘Feeding Innovation, Growing Success’ taking centre stage.. The conference, which will take place at the RACV Royal

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Shepparton News
Jul 20 2017
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NSW Airbnb hosts may pay for unruly guests

NSW apartment owners who let out their spare rooms on Airbnb could be forced to cough up extra money into strata funds under proposed regulations.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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Justine didn't have to die: police chief

The Minneapolis police chief has vowed to seek justice for the Australian woman shot dead by one of her officers, saying Justine Damond did not have to die.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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Shorten eyes tax 'too-hard basket' changes

Bill Shorten says tackling inequality and the tax reform 'too-hard basket' will be his mission if Labor wins the next federal election.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has been found dead in his home near Los Angeles.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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Report into Vic assisted dying laws due

An advisory panel's final report into possible assisted dying laws for terminally ill Victorians is due for release, with the plans drawing passionate debate.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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US shuts down huge online drug marketplace

What is thought to be the largest online drug, weapons and hacking tools black market has been shut down by US authorities.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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Trump backs in Sessions, despite rebuke

Following a rebuke from his boss, Donald Trump, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he loves his job.

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AAP News
Jul 21 2017
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Gordon Brown backs child migrant compo

Former UK prime minister Gordon Brown says the British government must compensate former child migrants who suffered abuse.

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AAP News
Jul 20 2017
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Questions raised about Japan's psych care

The family of a New Zealand man who died after being restrained in a Japanese hospital during a manic incident are calling for change.

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AAP News
Jul 20 2017
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Ms Dhu's family in legal bid against govt

The family of Aboriginal woman Ms Dhu, who died in police custody, is launching legal action against the state government.

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AAP News
Jul 20 2017
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OJ Simpson makes plea for freedom

An OJ Simpson hearing is again set to garner saturation coverage from US TV networks more than two decades after his murder trial captivated the nation.

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AAP News
Jul 20 2017
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