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Kyabram coaches nearly set

KYABRAM Football Club’s 2018 season coaching positions could be finalised by the end of this week.. Paul Newman will again coach the senior side for a third year in 2018 when the Bombers will try for a hat-trick of GVL premierships.. Newman

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Kyabram Free ...
Oct 18 2017
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Bike show revving up

THE Nathalia Recreation Reserve will be swarming with revheads at the Nathalia Fire Brigade’s third annual Motorcycle Show.. And whether you own a dirtbike, a Harley, a Ducati or a postie, you’re encouraged to bring it along.. In

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Charmayne All...
Oct 18 2017
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Students step up to run cavalry service

THE 3rd Cavalry Regiment (Vietnam) Association will hold its annual service of commemoration at the Cavalry Memorial in Tongala on Tuesday.. The service will begin with a march from the RSL hall and down Mangan Street to the memorial, with local

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Charmayne All...
Oct 18 2017
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Old and new at the Euroa Show

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Livestock

Greenham purchase

Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie open day

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Cats killing millions of birds

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Smith's happy with first stage sale

Charles and Carolyn Smith, of St Germains, held a First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of their Andes Holsteins and Eurarie Jersey herds yesterday (October 17).. All but one of the 145 cows sold, totaling more than $400 000 for the Smith family

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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Glorious weather for celebration of Heathcote's wine

More than 3800 people were at the Heathcote Showgrounds for the recent celebration of the new jewel in Victoria's wine crown - the annual Heathcote Wine and Food Festival.. In glorious weather, more than 40 wineries shared their passion with new

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

MG to shed more staff

Murray Goulburn Co-operative is expected to shed up to 60 jobs in its transport division due to the decline in milk supply.. The company has been under pressure because of farmers leaving the company and the resulting milk supply cut.. The company

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

This little dog has nine lives

How did he get his name?. Carolyn: When our son (James) was two years old, he called him Bow Wow. I thought, ‘I don’t want to be calling him Bow Wow when he’s 15’ so we changed it to Bowsie.. What is Bowsie’s

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Walks bust frost myth

The Riverine Plains’ most recent paddock walks, which included walks at Yarrawonga and Dookie, busted some myths around stubble retention and its impacts on how often frosts occur.. Riverine Plains research and extension officer Cassie Schefe

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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New cow joins the herd

Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Water

Meetings on carp...

Recreational anglers, nature lovers, farmers and waterway users are invited to community meetings to hear about plans to reduce carp numbers.. National Carp Control Plan Victorian director Craig Ingram said carp were an unwanted pest in lakes and

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Vertical the way to go

Late season rainfall may have come too late for winter crops in some parts of the country, but vertical tillage offers farmers an opportunity to harness the benefit of increased soil moisture levels.. KUHN Machinery NSW territory manager Gerard

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Labor might support 'joke' energy plan

The Turnbull government's new energy plan may yet win over Labor which has likened it to an emissions intensity scheme.

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Oct 19 2017
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AI program beast former self in game of Go

Google's AI progream AlphaGo Zero has stormed ahead of human play levels of the ancient Chinese game of Go to wipe out the program's famous earlier version.

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Oct 19 2017
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Xi urges stand against 'grim' challenges

Hailing the start of a "new era", President Xi Jinping has outlined a vision in which China would become a "great modern socialist country" by mid-century.

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Oct 19 2017
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Penfolds releases $3,000 Grange blend

Penfolds has created a blend of three of its famous Grange shiraz vintages, and each bottle will cost $3,000.

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Oct 19 2017
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Rohingya kids terrorised and sleepless

An estimated 537,000 refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar's Rakhine state, escaping what the UN dubs a "textbook case of ethnic cleansing".

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Oct 19 2017
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Crown could face Senate tampering inquiry

Anti-poker machine campaigner Nick Xenophon has joined the call for a senate inquiry to examine allegations Crown Casino tampered with its poker machines.

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Oct 19 2017
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Xenophon is preferred SA premier: poll

A new poll shows Nick Xenophon is South Australia's preferred premier, ahead of Labor Premier Jay Weatherill and Liberal Opposition Leader Steve Marshall.

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Oct 19 2017
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Vic death bill moves to next debate phase

Victoria's controversial assisted dying bill will move to the next phase of debate after an attempt to have it suspended indefinitely failed.

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Oct 19 2017
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Xenophon makes low-key farewell to Senate

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon may have made his last speech to the Senate, ahead of a High Court ruling and tilt at South Australian politics.

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Oct 19 2017
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Bob Brown hails Tas protest law ruling

The High Court of Australia has found aspects of Tasmania's anti-protest laws are 'unconstitutional' following legal action by former Greens leader Bob Brown.

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Oct 19 2017
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Trinity says learnt from abuse incident

Two elite Sydney schools failed to adequately respond to allegations of boys being abused by other students, a royal commission has found.

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Oct 19 2017
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