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Sport

Bowls

Kyabram. THE Kyabram Allan Matheson Shield team recorded an incredible 22-shot victory against top side Shepparton Golf. The golfers were red hot favourites with the punters going into the match but a determined Kyabram side played extremely well to

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Feb 23 2017
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Bowers steps into a new role

THE recent Kyabram Garden Club annual meeting saw a few changes to office bearers with Steve Graham and Norm Tucker continuing as president and vice president respectively.. Marg Bowers is the new secretary and assistant secretary is Marg Mason

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Feb 23 2017
News

Take note, it’s duck season

GOULBURN-MURRAY Water (GMW) is reminding those participating in the 2017 duck hunting season it has maps online outlining where hunting is permitted at its lakes, dams and reservoirs.. In January the dates and guidelines for the 2017 duck hunting

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 23 2017
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Rural News
Cropping

Psyllid found for first time in Perth

A destructive plant pest has been found for the first time in Australia in Perth, and could pose a significant threat to vegetable production.. The Department of Agriculture and Food WA has confirmed the presence of the tomato potato psyllid at six

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
Cropping

First half loss for Murray Goulburn

Murray Goulburn has reported a first half net, after tax loss of $31 million.. New managing director of Murray Goulburn, Ari Mervis said the first half of this financial year has been a particularly challenging time for MG. . "Record rainfalls and

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
News

Deals splinter state alliance

The spurned West Australian Nationals have retaliated to the Liberals’ preference deal with One Nation by putting the Greens ahead of their alliance partners in two out of three upper house regions in next month’s state election.. The alliance

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
Livestock

White spot hits QLD farms hard

Queensland prawn farmers are questioning their future as the white spot disease outbreak worsens, with another prawn farm on the Logan River testing positive.. The highly contagious virus has now hit every prawn farm in the area, forcing those

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
Cropping

Wet spring sparks cereal disease warning

Cereal growers are being warned to act now to counter the high disease risks following last year’s wet spring.. As the sowing season approaches, croppers face greater disease loads on their heavy stubbles and from crop regrowth after summer

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
Livestock

Farmers and RSPCA do battle

Chicken farmers and animal welfare groups are again facing off, with the farmers fuming the RSPCA has threatened to walk away from negotiations for a new poultry industry welfare code.. The VFF has accused the group of damaging a year’s worth of

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Alana Christe...
Feb 23 2017
Viticulture

Stanhope RSL Caricatures Book of Memories

This caricature is just one of many from the Stanhope RSL Caricatures Book of Memories which will be included in the mosaic mural.. The book is dedicated to the personnel who served Australia in time of need. The artist behind the creation of most

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Fonterra Aust...
Feb 23 2017
News

Hay runners unite for good cause

A hay run officially left from Darlington, NSW early this morning, delivering hay to farmers in dire need in Muttaburra, QLD. . In 2014 Brendan ‘Bumpa’ Farrell heard about a farmer in Bourke (NSW) that was struggling in the drought. He contacted

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Funds to identify diseases

The Shepparton-based Australian Processing Tomato Research Council is one of six bodies to receive funding from the Horticulture Innovation Fund.. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the peak industry body would use the $50000 grant to

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
News

Fish oil could cut...

Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy can help mums reduce their child’s chances of developing asthma during the first five years of life, medical researchers have discovered.. A study of 695 newborns in Denmark found that the risk of

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Dairy

Board stoush

A boardroom battle for control of Tasmanian infant formula marketer Bellamy’s is continuing in the lead-up to a special meeting on February 28.. A group of shareholders is trying to remove some of the directors of Bellamy’s, and a private trust

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Letter to the Editor

Community champions are fighting against basin plan. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
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Dutch anti-Islam leader cancels events

Controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders has cancelled his week of public appearances after a security leak.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

Company tax cuts may attract firms: RBA

The head of the Reserve Bank says some companies will invest elsewhere if Australia does not cut company tax rates.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

Debt risks too high for rate cuts: RBA

The Reserve Bank says cutting interest rates may benefit jobs in the short term, but will be dangerous in the long-term for household debt levels.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
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Rate cuts now a long-term danger: RBA

The Reserve Bank is reluctant to cut interest rates further and is expecting growth of three per cent in the current calendar year.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

Recollections of an ABBA fan, 40 years on

It may be 40 years ago in March but, for some Australian fans lucky enough to see them in concert, the memories remain.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

Emerson to run in new Qld seat of Maiwar

Queensland's Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson plans to contest the new Brisbane seat of Maiwar, with his existing Indooroopilly electorate to vanish.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

RBA governor expects 3% economy growth

The head of the Reserve Bank says Australia will see the benefits of a pickup in the global economy.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

RBA governor wants lower $A

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe says the depreciation of the Australian dollar in recent years has helped some industries but it needs to fall further.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

Brandis doesn't recall WA discussion

Attorney-General George Brandis has been accused of misleading the Senate over his handling of the Bell Group liquidation fallout.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

News Corp picks Australian as new CFO

Rupert Murdoch says News Corp Australia's Susan Panuccio's "superb work" makes her the ideal successor to CFO Bedi A Singh.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
News

Billabong's losses widen to $16m

Billabong has posted a $16 million net loss for the six months to December 31 after revenue declined 9.6 per cent to $511 million.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2017
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