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Big capital gains

CAMPASPE Shire Council has closed a number of capital works projects with the combined savings exceeding $920,000 and has approved the transfer of this excess money from completed community projects, announced the closure of 37 projects and

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Nov 16 2017
Sport

Golf

Parkland. THE warmer weather didn’t deter golfers from turning out for the H.W. Greenham and Sons event on Saturday.. Partners were geared up for the annual challenge — the aggregate stableford. Highlights of the day’s proceedings

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 16 2017
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Letters to the editor

Nations aren’t united. MEMBER states of the United Nations are not really united, they are divided into several blocs pursuing different interests. They have very little of power to stop any hostile activities, unless backed up by the

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 16 2017
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Happy Ag Day!

Today is the inaugural Agriculture and Related Industries Day, which has been created to recognise the understated contributions made by Australia’s farm sector.. Senator Bridget McKenzie said AgDay was an opportunity for Australians to

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Livestock

Get connected with MLA help

Meat & Livestock Australia is preparing to tackle one of the biggest on-farm productivity constraints with a bold plan to improve connectivity on-farm and right through the red meat supply chain.. The new connectivity program will be launched by

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Horticulture

China opens for GV stone fruit

More Australian peaches, plums and apricots will be seen in China after Australia inked a deal with the world’s most populated country allowing more local stone fruit to be exported.. The deal has been hailed as a ‘‘game

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
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Focus on bike safety

New quad bike laws could be introduced next year with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission launching an investigation into the safety of the four-wheeled vehicles.. Announced last week, a new inquiry will explore the issue as part of

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Dairy

Funding figures out

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s Annual Report for the 2016-17 season has been released and the foundation is increasing its funds for industry projects.. Despite the financial input into industry projects for the 2015-16 season totalling

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
Livestock

Guinea fowl rounds up the sheep

When the Jewell family makes the trek out to the paddocks to herd sheep, it’s not just the trusty working dogs that follow.. Having accidentally adopted a guinea fowl almost two years ago, the feathered friend — who they’ve dubbed

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
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Sustainable farming driven by values

On nearly 117ha at Killawarra (24km north-west of Wangaratta), you will find Blonde d’Aquitaine and Limousin beef cattle, Dorper sheep, Isa Brown chooks and a small hive of bees.. The property, Killawarra Farm, is also the home of the Kirby

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
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Demand drives wool prices higher

Strong export demand is continuing to fuel rising wool prices, delivering record highs last week and leaving producers with plenty to smile about.. The industry’s price benchmark, the Eastern Market Indicator, jumped 58¢ on the previous

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
Cropping

Byrneside farmer placed in maize competition

A maize crop grown on the property of Nathan Heckendorf of Narrandera in southern NSW has taken out the irrigated section of the inaugural National Maize Competition, beating Cooma’s Ian Hamano to the title.. Mr Heckendorf’s crop of

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
News

No relief for...

Saputo’s chief executive officer has ruled out reversing the closure of Murray Goulburn’s Rochester site if the company’s bid to take over the co-operative is successful.. Lino Saputo, who is also the chairman of the

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
News

Dairy crisis drives up...

Northern Victorian irrigators have racked up almost $12million in debt to Goulburn-Murray Water as the full impact of the dairy crisis continues to reveal itself.. The figures, revealed in the irrigation authority’s annual report, have largely

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
Horticulture

Claims not true

Victorian and NSW riverine landholders and farmers recently found themselves yet again dragged through the mud — this time in the broadsheet pages of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald — by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
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Madam with detectives 'just before murder'

The inquest into the death of Perth madam Shirley Finn has heard claims she was in a police canteen with two detectives just before her 1975 murder.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Melbourne unlicensed armed guard jailed

A Melbourne man has been jailed for working as an armed guard while unlicensed after he was spotted carrying a gun through a Bourke Street memorial.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Mum spat on after daughter goes on 60 Mins

The Nine Network is being sued for defamation by the parents of a woman who told 60 Minutes about her forced marriage in Syria.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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QRC puts 'flip-flop' premier on notice

Former federal resources minister Ian Macfarlane says Queensland needs strong leadership for the mining industry and not a premier who will bow to activists.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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New WA gold royalty hike plan unsupported

WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt says his revised gold royalty hike will generate $332 million but the idea has been swiftly criticised by the industry and opposition.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Don't vote One Nation: Nicholls

LNP leader Tim Nicholls has warned Queenslanders not to vote for One Nation while still refusing to say if he'd seek their support to form government.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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New rivals heap pressure on free-to-air TV

An analyst says TV networks will have to spend more on content, drive down other costs and improve operating efficiency to deal with increasing competition.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Second man charged over NSW woman's murder

A second man has been charged with the murder of missing NSW woman, Allecha Boyd.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Greyhound trainers fined for animal drugs

Two brothers, both long-time NSW greyhound trainers, have been convicted of possessing prohibited drugs including steroidal and euthanasia agents.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Sounds not from missing Argentine sub

A noise detected in the south Atlantic did not come from a missing Argentine submarine, the navy says.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Glenn Archer wins right to appeal assault

North Melbourne great Glenn Archer has been granted permission to appeal an assault conviction for punching a runner at his son's football game in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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