Water

Report points to plan impact

The release of a new report on the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on Murray irrigators is aimed at drawing attention to the loss of water to agriculture.. Representing the Southern Riverina Irrigators, Shelley Scoullar was part of a small

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
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Growers can get updated

The Grains Research and Development Corporation will host a farm business update at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club later this month.. The update, to be held on Wednesday, June 28, will cover a range of topics including information on: interest

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Shepparton News
Jun 25 2017
News

Curiosity satisfied at farm

On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and

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Alana Christe...
Jun 25 2017
Water

Water inquiry will go ahead

Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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VFF wants new rates

The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Feedback wanted

The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
Water

Fishing rules to get...

Fisheries Victoria is consulting recreational anglers about proposed changes to trout fishing regulations in lakes and rivers to improve trout fishing in Victoria.. The changes will complement record trout stocking under way across the state

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Rural

Horse riding shown to...

Scientists are challenging long-held beliefs about stroke recovery and have used horse riding to prove that a survivor can achieve both physical and mental improvements long after the initial medical emergency.. A Swedish study, led by

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Dairy

Ready, set, go

Murray Dairy will run three workshops designed to assist farmers with business decision making for the coming months.. The ‘Setting Up Your Season’ workshops — to be held in Echuca, Wodonga and Shepparton — will provide information on key

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Hop to it for better bone health

Two minutes of hopping a day can strengthen hip bones in older people and reduce the risk of fracture after a fall, scientists have suggested.. A study led by Loughborough University in the United Kingdom showed bone density in the hopping leg

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Nelson Silos in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken legal action against a Rochester silo manufacturer, alleging it underpaid two workers a total of almost $13000 despite having previously been put on notice to pay workers their lawful entitlements.. Facing the

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Products back in the area

Kawasaki products are back in the Goulburn Valley after a four-year break, with Konigs Shepparton taking up the opportunity to become the new dealers.. The gap in the industry and a want to break into a new market were the major reasons for Konigs

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Rodney Woods
Jun 22 2017
Rural

Riders turn out at...

The Cobram and District Pony Club annual Showjumping and Dressage Day was held on Sunday, with fine weather greeting competitors.. The event, at Muckatah Recreation Reserve (south of Cobram), saw 90 entries across all disciplines, with riders

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Water

Plan target welcomed

The Andrews Government says it has secured a major win for Victorian communities and the environment, with a key water target met under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. The agreement reached at the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting in

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Gun amnesty declared

The Federal Government will initiate the first nationwide gun amnesty since the Port Arthur massacre in 1996, in an effort to get illegal firearms off our streets.. On Friday last week Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced the amnesty, which

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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