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Fair’s fair for Undera kinder

ORGANISERS of the Undera Country Fair have hailed the event a success with community groups coming together for the day.. Event organiser and Undera Kindergarten educator Judith Slattery said they could not have asked for a more beautiful day to

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 22 2017
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How does our garden grow? With a grant!

STUDENTS at Kyabram P-12 College aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.. The Kyabram P-12 College agriculture centre has flourished thanks to funding from Nestle.. As part of their studies, students at the college are learning about

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Tori raises bar at national titles

THE youngest in her show-jumping team, 15-year-old Tori Glass has raised the bar on her previous efforts at the Pony Club Australia national championships.. As part of the Pony Club Association of Victoria’s national team, Glass made the trip

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 22 2017
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Silage burns

More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Viticulture

Exceptional November rains in the Mallee and at isolated...

During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to

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Peter Nelson
Nov 22 2017
Water

Seasonal determination update 2017/18

The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Tariffs to be abolished

Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Water

Works completed

The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Keeping it in the family

Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Cropping

Organics push

A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Livestock

Change at the top for sheep

A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Cropping

Smarter grain harvesting

The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Hay fire causes differ

The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
Horticulture

Removals in demand

High demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program has led to a further extension of its closing date.. More than 600 applications have been received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn and Murray

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Dairy

MG settles with ASIC

Dairy processor Murray Goulburn has agreed to a settlement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over ASIC’s investigation into the co-operative’s involvement in the milk price crisis.. The settlement is subject to

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
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Myanmar 'ethnic cleansing' Rohingya: US

The US says Myanmar state violence against the Rohingya people is "ethnic cleansing" with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referring to "horrendous atrocities".

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Government steps up trade deal talks

While multilateral trade talks have stalled, the Turnbull government is seeking to seal a series of bilateral and regional deals.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Australia faces times of 'risk and danger'

A new foreign policy blueprint sets out challenges and opportunities for Australia.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Psychologist WA Australian of the Year

An Aboriginal woman who created culturally-appropriate suicide intervention programs for remote communities is the 2018 WA Australian of the Year.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia horrors

The UN war crimes tribunal sentences former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Urban not facing expulsion from WA Labor

WA Labor MP Barry Urban is not facing expulsion from the party as a probe continues into his CV, including his police and military record, and education.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Strict terror laws pass NSW parliament

Laws that will keep radicalised NSW prisoners behind bars if they are deemed to be a future risk have passed state parliament.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Bali volcano spews ash and steam

Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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WA govt pushes on with sex abuse laws

It could soon be easier for WA victims of child sex abuse to seek civil action after the state government introduced a bill to remove the limitation period.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Toowoomba North a bellwether for Qld Labor

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk visited the electorate of Toowoomba North on Wednesday, with seat considered a bellwether for a majority government.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Vic assisted-dying laws Australian first

Victoria will become the first Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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