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They'll be flat out like pancakes

THE frying pans are heating up in preparation for Pancake Day in Kyabram.. Volunteers at the Kyabram Uniting Church Hall will host a Pancake Day event on February 28.. Pancake Day is UnitingCare’s annual fundraising event that encourages people to

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 23 2017
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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Kyabram Free ...
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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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 23 2017
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Club gives to community

The Cobram Campdraft Club is again running its annual Campdraft at Koonoomoo Recreation Reserve in 2017.. The club’s secretary, Kalynda Jorgensen, said the club wanted to give back to its supporters.. ‘‘The club likes to give back to the

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Rodney Woods
Feb 28 2017
News

Young artists display their skills

Today we are announcing the winners of the Country News Seymour Expo colouring competition.. Young visitors to the expo were invited to enter the competition.. We are happy to report that Jackson Birmingham, 11, of Seymour won the overall

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Shepparton News
Feb 28 2017
Livestock

Students take tour of studs

Thirty-three Japanese agricultural students visited Dajory Murray Greys at Concorde Park, Congupna last week as part of a five-day Australian tour.. The students, from Fukuoka College of Agriculture, were studying a range of agricultural industries

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Shepparton News
Feb 28 2017
Rural

Action sizzles

More than 220 horses from across the country descended on Tatura Park on Wednesday for the annual Summer Sizzler competition.. Hosted by Goulburn Valley Quarter Horse and Western Riding Club, the five-day event saw winners crowned in more than 100

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Shepparton News
Feb 28 2017
Dairy

Life through a lens

Stanhope Fonterra supplier Renae Moritz has taken time out of her day to capture images of a typical working day on the farm.. Renae has agreed to generate some photos for a feature in Country News, and for the mural being planned for a wall at the

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Geoff Adams
Feb 28 2017
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Bega selling a spray dryer at Tatura

Bega Cheese is selling one of its Tatura Milk spray dryers to help fund its $460 million purchase of Vegemite and other food businesses announced in January. Bega will also sell its infant formula finishing plant at Derrimut to Mead Jonson

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Shepparton News
Feb 28 2017
Dairy

Farmers to attend water forum with minister

The VFF is calling on farmers to attend a water forum at Echuca on Thursday with Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville.. VFF president David Jochinke said the forum was a perfect opportunity to hear from Ms Neville on a range of issues, including

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Shepparton News
Feb 28 2017
News

Charity hay run heads north

A Tallygaroopna truck driver has decided to join the Burrumbuttock Hay Run as he looks to return to a country area in Queensland that he hasn’t visited for nearly 60 years.. Frank Fitzpatrick, who is 76 years old, said he and a few others

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Shepparton News
Feb 28 2017
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War on weeds to headline GRDC updates

Southern NSW grain growers will remember 2016 as a really wet year that for many resulted in massive weed seed blowouts.. Advice for growers on how to deal with the increased weed seed bank will be one of the headline acts at the Grains Research and

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Water

Creek gets a clean-up

North Central Catchment Management Authority has been working with the National Landcare Program for years to remove natural rubbish from Gunbower Creek, and now it is turning its attention to the man-made kind.. As the CMA begins destroying

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
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Labour laws flouted

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s national inquiry into exploitation of overseas workers on the Australian harvest trail has led to the agency launching legal action against a Queensland labour-hire operator for allegedly flouting record-keeping laws

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Dairy

Apply for scholarships

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling for dairy farmers to apply for Farm Business Management Program scholarships.. Now in its third year, the FBMP is a collaboration between the foundation and the Victorian Regional Development Program to

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
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This isn't school, Cormann tells senator

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has repeatedly avoided giving an exact figure on the budget deterioration between the election and last December.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Labor whip injured in motorcycle crash

The Labor caucus has been told chief opposition whip Chris Hayes has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Christensen quits as Nats whip

Outspoken Nationals MP George Christensen has quit as his party's whip, saying he couldn't enforce discipline and be ill-disciplined himself.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Growler attack aircraft arrive in Vic

Australia's defence force top brass have unveiled the new Growler attack aircraft at the Avalon Airshow in Victoria.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Harvey Norman up thanks to housing market

Electrical goods and furniture retailer Harvey Norman makes a record underlying half-year pre-tax profit of $290.5 million.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Light at end of tunnel for ASC: Cormann

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says Australian shipbuilding has a bright future even though 400 jobs will be shed this year.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Harvey Norman shuns analyst briefing

Harvey Norman has sent an email to analysts informing them that there will be no briefing to discuss the retailer's half-year results.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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Fortescue denies bid for coal assets

Iron ore miner Fortescue has denied media reports of a $1 billion-plus offer for Wesfarmers' Curragh coal mine.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
Sport

Buddy ready to go in AFL pre-season: Swans

Lance Franklin will play his first AFL pre-season match on Friday against Greater Western Sydney after recovering from shoulder surgery.. Franklin has been hampered since undergoing an operation to repair a tear in his shoulder joint in October

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
Sport

Cunnington, Krakouer hit by AFL MRP

North Melbourne onballer Ben Cunnington is in danger of missing round one after the AFL's match review panel offered him a one-match ban.. The MRP also charged Port Adelaide's Nathan Krakouer with engaging in rough conduct against St Kilda's Sean

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
News

Barnaby offers advice to despondent Libs

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has told his coalition colleagues that you can't solve the nation's problems if you're in opposition.

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AAP News
Feb 28 2017
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