Hay runs keeping livestock alive
As the drought continues, hay runs are continuing to deliver supplies to drought-affected farms, with the latest hay run dropping much-needed feed to east Gippsland on the weekend.
A Victorian Liberal government will establish a new Livestock and Rural Crime Squad to specialise in dealing with rural crime, including farm and livestock theft.
The town of Katamatite is gearing up for a big weekend, expecting more than 1000 people at its annual Big Day Out in a Little Town event.
A video stating drought is a ‘‘necessary evil’’ has been slammed by the federal Opposition after it was shared and authorised by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The 107-second video was shared on Mr Morrison’s official Twitter page last Tuesday, and includes a farmer saying drought is a necessary evil as ‘‘it can help cut out that bottom 10 per cent that probably shouldn’t be there anyway’’.
Construction on a solar farm at Cohuna will begin next year as part of the Victorian Government’s renewable energy target.
Elders Euroa auctioneer Joe Allen is the winner of the 2018 Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition, after finishing runner-up in last year’s event.
The people of northern Victoria will get a chance to see owners and their dogs working as a team in the annual Rochester Working Sheep Dog Trials, starting on Friday, September 21.
A group of farmers have seen red at their recent Greater Shepparton City Council rates notices, which have seen significant jumps as a result of rising farm values.
Northern Victoria’s agricultural production will benefit from better rail freight infrastructure, Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum said when announcing a $900000 study into rail freight for the region.
The phones have started ringing for the spring season with people alerting Goulburn Valley snake catcher Craig Bergman of his slithery friends’ whereabouts.
GrainCorp has moved to reassure farmers following a small fire at its Numurkah canola processing plant, stating it is unlikely to have an effect on the plant’s processing as harvest time approaches.
A new smartphone and tablet application called Farm Service Manager is set to modernise the recording of service and maintenance history for farm equipment and vehicles, eliminating the need to keep paper records.
Australia has implemented stronger offshore biosecurity measures for the coming brown marmorated stink bug season to manage risks associated with this significant cargo pest.
POLICE are investigating the death of a man killed in a motorbike accident at a Bunnaloo property on Sunday.
Police are investigating after a man was found deceased on a property in the state’s south overnight. About 7pm yesterday, a 39-year-old man was located deceased under a motorbike on a private property on Nolan Road, Bunnaloo. Despite...
NOTHING could be more unexpected than meeting Makaila Ogden. In January, 2016, she was attending the funeral of the man of her dreams. Just five days after the service she found out she was pregnant with his child. Her brittle fragility, her...
A driver has been caught allegedly drink driving twice in Shepparton last night. Goulburn Valley Highway Patrol police detected a Toyota Camry sedan travelling along Northumberland Crescent about 10.20pm. The vehicle was intercepted and the driver...