Livestock

Red and white wins the day

Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the

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Rodney Woods
Oct 20 2017
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Nationals survive swing

Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
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Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Rural

Horses and riders in...

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature...

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
News

Beer will be star of the day

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Jalapeno, lime, honey and coriander lamb shoulder

Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Old and new at the Euroa Show

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Livestock

Greenham purchase

Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie...

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
News

Cats killing millions...

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Smith's happy with first stage sale

Charles and Carolyn Smith, of St Germains, held a First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of their Andes Holsteins and Eurarie Jersey herds yesterday (October 17).. All but one of the 145 cows sold, totaling more than $400 000 for the Smith family

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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Glorious weather for celebration of Heathcote's wine

More than 3800 people were at the Heathcote Showgrounds for the recent celebration of the new jewel in Victoria's wine crown - the annual Heathcote Wine and Food Festival.. In glorious weather, more than 40 wineries shared their passion with new

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

MG to shed more staff

Murray Goulburn Co-operative is expected to shed up to 60 jobs in its transport division due to the decline in milk supply.. The company has been under pressure because of farmers leaving the company and the resulting milk supply cut.. The company

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

This little dog has...

How did he get his name?. Carolyn: When our son (James) was two years old, he called him Bow Wow. I thought, ‘I don’t want to be calling him Bow Wow when he’s 15’ so we changed it to Bowsie.. What is Bowsie’s

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Walks bust frost myth

The Riverine Plains’ most recent paddock walks, which included walks at Yarrawonga and Dookie, busted some myths around stubble retention and its impacts on how often frosts occur.. Riverine Plains research and extension officer Cassie Schefe

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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New cow joins the herd

Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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