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Sporting clubs can aim for grants up to $5000

MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging sporting clubs across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for a grant under the latest round of the 2017-18 Sporting Club Grants Program.. Mr Walsh said grants of up to $5000 are available to

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Jan 18 2018
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Fifties finishing soon

IT’S your final chance to take a step back in time.. Isobel Harvie will be transitioning from the Fabulous Fifties to a Masquerade Ball as her Town Hall exhibition prepares for a change-up at the end of the month.. The Fabulous Fifties was

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Jan 18 2018
Sport

We'll have a ball at the Australian Open

IT IS no easy feat to become a ball kid at the Australian Open.. Plenty of tryouts and a full-time commitment for three weeks in January is needed.. Kyabram’s Zavier Briggs, 15, and Girgarre’s William Leahy, 14, have cleared all the

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Jan 18 2018
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Dairy

Building up cow comfort

The ability to produce high volumes of milk relies on a number of factors, and one major contributor is the happiness and comfort of your cows.. Bringing cows under shelter is improving their comfort levels and resulting in increased milk yields

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Value-add with Wagyu

Dairy Beef Alliance is encouraging farmers to explore adding Wagyu to their Holstein herds to further grow the value of their herd.. General manager Peter Wilkinson said the market for Wagyu beef was growing rapidly and dairy farmers were playing

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Index is a step closer

Webber Quantitative Consulting was recently announced as the successful bidder for a government tender to build an Australian dairy industry index.. The UDV said the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index represented a step

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
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Farm deaths spike in 2017

A total of 14 people died in on-farm incidents last year, the worst figures in more than a decade, leaving WorkSafe Victoria pleading with people to improve safety at work.. The statistics come after a tragic start to the year following the death of

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
Dairy

Passionate about dairy cows

There is not a lot of time for relaxation during the summer holidays for 15-year-old Lauren McIlveen from Strathmerton.. Lauren has been busy preparing her team for International Dairy Week and, with three Holstein heifers entered in the youth show

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Relocations at standstill

The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Breaky Burrito with...

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Campaspe has low risk...

Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Sydney's women link arms in solidarity

Sydney's women have come together under blue skies in Hyde Park to join arms in solidarity as rallies are held around the world.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Perth's new stadium finally opens

Perth's new Optus Stadium has finally opened but the footbridge, that provides easy access to the venue, is still not ready.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Palaszczuk vows to take on bullying

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says her government will work to put the fight against bullying on the national agenda.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Several killed in Kabul hotel gun attack

Several people died and others are being held hostage after attackers raided Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel as the attack enters a pre-dawn lull.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Man's body found at popular Vic waterfall

A man has been found dead after disappearing while swimming at a popular Victorian waterfall.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Women march as Trump starts second year

Donald Trump has finished his first year in office with hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters marching for women's rights.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Trump's first year a can't-miss drama

In his first year, Donald Trump has cast aside norms and traditions, fought with Republicans and Democrats and changed how the US is viewed at home and abroad.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Royal National Park closed after blaze

The Royal National Park will remain closed as the RFS declares total fire bans across four regions in the state.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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No relief from heat in sight for NSW

Hot temperatures are forecast to continue in Sydney and across NSW, with parts of the city expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Rocket Man, Russia and 'America First'

Donald Trump has made good on his goal of prioritise domestic interests, but the US risks alienating allies and destabilising diplomatic relationships.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Discord and division: a year of Trump

Donald Trump began his presidency with a burst of anger on January 20, 2017. The disrupter had arrived in Washington.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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