Dairy

Try out for tour

Applications are now open for the 2018 New Zealand Gardiner Dairy Foundation tour.. The eight-day tour will provide young dairy farmers with the opportunity to gain a strategic understanding of the New Zealand dairy industry’s operations and

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Shepparton News
Oct 16 2017
Viticulture

QLD rain, some record October falls

The most outstanding weather event of the last few days has been the widespread rain in Central and Eastern districts of Queensland. Some places along the coast between Mackay and Brisbane have had record rainfalls for October.. Sandy Cape has

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Peter Nelson
Oct 16 2017
Dairy

Try out for tour

Applications are now open for the 2018 New Zealand Gardiner Dairy Foundation tour.. The eight-day tour will provide young dairy farmers with the opportunity to gain a strategic understanding of the New Zealand dairy industry’s operations and

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Shepparton News
Oct 16 2017
Dairy

Project up for safety award

Fonterra’s Stanhope factory upgrade has been nominated for a Victorian health and safety award.. The project was listed as a nominee in WorkSafe’s 2017 commitment to workplace health and wellbeing section.. While its dairy factory

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Shepparton News
Oct 16 2017
Dairy

Project up for safety...

Fonterra’s Stanhope factory upgrade has been nominated for a Victorian health and safety award.. The project was listed as a nominee in WorkSafe’s 2017 commitment to workplace health and wellbeing section.. While its dairy factory

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Shepparton News
Oct 16 2017
Dairy

Project up for safety...

Fonterra’s Stanhope factory upgrade has been nominated for a Victorian health and safety award.. The project was listed as a nominee in WorkSafe’s 2017 commitment to workplace health and wellbeing section.. While its dairy factory

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Shepparton News
Oct 15 2017
Dairy

Project up for safety...

Fonterra’s Stanhope factory upgrade has been nominated for a Victorian health and safety award.. The project was listed as a nominee in WorkSafe’s 2017 commitment to workplace health and wellbeing section.. While its dairy factory

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Shepparton News
Oct 15 2017
Water

NSW premier hears irrigators’ concerns

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said local knowledge and issues would be taken into account on future decisions on water management on a visit to the Southern Riverina last week.. Ms Berejiklian said calls for local decision-making to be given higher

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Shepparton News
Oct 15 2017
Livestock

Marketing is made easier

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched a new online order on-demand system for independent butchers that will allow them to tailor the point-of-sale materials they receive through MLA’s marketing campaigns to better meet their individual

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Shepparton News
Oct 14 2017
Water

Allocations increased

Allocations for irrigators in the Murray, Goulburn and Loddon systems have been increased by the northern Victorian resource manager.. The Murray system was increased from 98 per cent to 100 per cent of high-reliability water shares.. The Goulburn

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Shepparton News
Oct 14 2017
News

Smell sense dementia...

Older people with a poor sense of smell have a greater chance of developing Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, American research has shown.. The discovery raises the prospect of using ‘‘sniffing sticks’’ to flag

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
Viticulture

Valley Gallery

Have you been captivated by the Silo Art Trail? Do you have a silo in your town you’d like to see transformed into a work of art?. Read our coverage and and learn everything you need to know to get started

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
Viticulture

Silo art: What you...

Across the flat and sprawling lanscape of the Goulburn Valley and Southern Riverina, among streches of highway and towering trees, there are few things as constant as grain silos.. As Wimmera Mallee communities continue to complete their Silo Art

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Alana Christe...
Oct 13 2017
Livestock

Scam targets wool exports

Chinese wool merchants who thought they were buying tens of thousands of dollars worth of fine Merino wool have been sent low-grade scraps in a scam out of Melbourne’s docks.. Victoria Police believe the switch occurred between May and June

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
Dairy

Prices fall at auction

Dairy product prices have unexpectedly declined at Fonterra’s GlobalDairyTrade auction, falling for the fifth time in eight auctions amid confidence in ample supply.. The GDT price index fell 2.4 per cent from the previous auction two weeks

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
News

Honeysuckle is under control

More than 95 per cent of plant pest honeysuckle on the Yea River between Yea and the wetlands has now been controlled thanks to efforts by the community, volunteers and the Green Army.. Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority river health

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
Cropping

Act now to reduce risk

Canola growers are being encouraged to assess the extent of blackleg disease in crops this spring to reduce the risk of disease next year and beyond.. To support growers in determining current disease levels, the Grains Research and Development

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Shepparton News
Oct 13 2017
News

Vicky the truck to...

Victoria – or Vicky as she prefers to be called – is an interactive truck, bringing a message of social cohesion and harmony to all Victorians as she embarks on a statewide tour.. On 13 and 14 October, she’ll be at the annual

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Shepparton News
Oct 12 2017
News

Campus to open gates

Northern Victorians have been invited to learn more about University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus at the ‘Dookie Day’ on Wednesday, October 18.. Visitors can experience the Dookie campus and the latest developments in research

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Shepparton News
Oct 12 2017
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