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Sport

Bright outing

NIGHT footy was a huge winner again for the Kyabram Football Club last Saturday night.. Perfect conditions lured a huge crowd to see the blockbuster between Kyabram and Shepparton but the sore point with Kyabram is that it was one of just two night

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Apr 27 2017
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New teaching support to help our at-risk teenagers

KYABRAM and district teaching staff will be provided with more resources to support young people in an Australian first initiative to tackle disordered eating.. Food for Thought will help to support staff in secondary schools to identify and respond

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Apr 27 2017
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Preacher to talk in Ky and Girgarre

INDIAN preacher Pastor R. Abraham is visiting Kyabram and Girgarre.. A world renowned preacher from Indian church New India Church of God, Pastor Abraham will be speaking in Kyabram tonight and at the Girgarre Christian Church tomorrow.. He will

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 27 2017
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Rural News
Dairy

Hat-trick of price rises at Fonterra auction

Dairy product prices are up at Fonterra’s GlobalDairyTrade auction, rising for the third time in a row and offering a boost to sentiment.. The GDT price index gained 3.1 per cent from the previous auction two weeks ago and the average price rose

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
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Looking at risks

A community working group established eight months ago to consider bushfire risk management measures in the Strathbogie Ranges is making progress.. The Strathbogie Community Bushfire Planning Group consists of 17 community members and aims to

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
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Lamb sale supports appeal

Wanalta sheep farmers Billy and Katrina Ogden have helped to raise thousands of dollars for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal with a fundraiser at the Bendigo saleyards on April 10.. The couple donated 10 lambs for the auction and

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
Cropping

High demand for seed after bumper 2016

The Australian canola industry is shaping up for a strong year in 2017.. Nuseed is encouraging canola growers to act quickly to secure seed for this year’s sowing after fielding unprecedented demand from distributors across the country on the back

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
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Committing memories to page

The recollections of early farming life when men laboured with horse teams and earned a living by the sweat of their brow remain strong with Norm Weaver.. He still pays attention to the weather like a farmer would and was always interested in

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
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Rain tops up tallies

Big falls of rain were recorded across northern and western Victoria on Friday and Saturday.. Echuca has recorded about 80mm for April, after about 60mm fell on Friday.. The rain tapered off towards the north-east, but Shepparton has already

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Bumper harvest under way

The largest Riverina rice harvest in three years is under way, with SunRice expecting more than 800000tonnes to be harvested — an increase of more than 200 per cent from last year.. SunRice’s Australian Grain Services grower services and

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Probe site selection is critical

A soil moisture probe is critical ahead of winter planting and irrigation planning.. Growers and agronomists are generally becoming more adept at using soil capacitance probes and interpretive software to assess paddock moisture levels.. Yet site

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Dairy

The girls are clever and kind

Where did you get Peanut?. One of our friends had a litter and asked if we wanted another pup. A friend called her a peanut and the name stuck.. What’s she like?. Doesn’t have a bad streak in her at all. She’s about as friendly as you can get

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
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Growers urged to watch...

Stay vigilant is the message being offered to wheat growers across NSW and Queensland looking to minimise the threat of crown rot infection this season.. It’s no casual reminder — crown rot is one of the most serious disease threats to winter

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
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Decentralisation push

Federal Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash has laid down the law to federal departments, telling them to pack up for the country or provide a reasonable reason why they should stay in a capital city.. Speaking at the National Press Club last

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Apr 26 2017
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Creative ideas in...

The final ‘Exploring the Campaspe Workshop: Object Narratives’ with Robyn Ballinger will be held next month in Elmore.. Dr Ballinger believes people don’t often look in their own backyard for inspiration, but when they do, they turn up myriad

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
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Assad behind deadly Syrian chemical attack

A French intelligence document shows the Bashar al-Assad Syrian government ordered a deadly nerve gas attack in early April.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Shorten wants PM to prove gas price drop

The Turnbull government will restrict gas exports to alleviate domestic shortages, as Labor calls for proof that prices will drop.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Anglicare urges action on rental 'crisis'

Anglicare is demanding action on rental affordability in the federal budget, saying those on low incomes and welfare payments are struggling to find shelter.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Extra police start in Vic growth suburbs

Growth suburbs around Melbourne will get 300 extra police officers in the next 12 months.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Melbourne man, 78, charged with murder

A 78-year-old man has been charged with murder after a body was found in a Melbourne home.

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Apr 27 2017
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South32 cuts guidance for some commodities

South 32 has cut full-year production targets for several commodities after disruptions at its South Africa and Western Australia operations.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Dutton meets homeland chief in Washington

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has landed in Washington, where he will meet officials from the US Department of Homeland Security.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Coles sales growth shrinks further in Q3

Coles' food and liquor comparable sales rose just 0.3 per cent in the 12 weeks to March 26, down from 4.9 per cent growth in the same period a year ago.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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N. Korea provocative, belligerent: Bishop

Australia wants "to see a denuclearised Korean Peninsula" foreign minister Julie Bishop says, labelling North Korea "provocative and belligerent".

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Trump team briefs senators on North Korea

Trump's administration is set to brief all 100 US senators on the North Korea threat.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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Sleeping woman assaulted in Brisbane home

Brisbane police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman while she was asleep in her bedroom.

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AAP News
Apr 27 2017
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