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Shepparton News
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 update

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 aid stroke recovery

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
News

Hop to it for better...

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
News

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
Cropping

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 Muckatah

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
News

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
Cropping

Murray Goulburn lifts...

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) has today announced an increase in its opening price to $5.20/kg milk solids. This represents an increase from the previously announced opening of $4.70 Kg.. The company has also extended its forecast

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Cropping

Mini mixer makes debut

Jaylor’s newest mini mixer wagon is coming to Australia, thanks to PFG Australia.. Requiring only a 45hp tractor, the 5275 Mini Mixer Wagon provides genuine Jaylor Total Mix Ration mixer technology in an 8.5 cubed metre twin auger mixer.. The

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Controlling mice in haysheds

The current threat of a mouse plague to rural Australia does not need to be a disaster for hay farmers, according to a Queensland marketing agency.. Feed Central has released a new guide to help producers control mice in their haysheds and avoid the

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Dairy

They just keep going and going

How did they get their names?. Richard: I named Nellie after my auntie.. Kerri (Richard’s wife): I named Jed after Jed Clampett from the TV show The Beverly Hillbillies.. What are their working abilities like?. Richard: Jed is showing some signs

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Viticulture

Gallery: Beautiful foggy paddocks

Check out these stunning pictures from Benalla photographer, Rene Martens. PrevNext<span>Foggy pictures</span><span>flash</span><span> 16</span><span>cameramake</span><span>

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2017
Livestock

History preserved

A set of historic scales once gracing the cattle yards at the Australian headquarters of King Ranch now make a unique display on a southern NSW property.. The old-fashioned cattle scales, complete with a life-size statue of a bull and historical

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2017
Dairy

Still the biggest and...

The northern Victoria and southern Riverina area has maintained its reputation as the biggest milk producing region in Australia, even after a recent history of droughts and floods, a Shepparton seminar was told.. Dairy Australia senior analyst John

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2017
News

Cat-proof fence to...

When the cat’s away, the mice and a raft of other endangered native animals will play.. At least that’s what a group of conservationists in Australia’s red centre are hoping, with work under way on the world’s largest feral cat eradication

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2017
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