Combating animal activists top of UDV conference agenda
The Labor Party’s proposal for a floor price for milk was cautiously welcomed by national dairy advocacy groups at the UDV Conference in Melbourne on Friday.
The potential of augmented and virtual reality to transform agricultural supply chains will be explored at a new event hosted by Meat & Livestock Australia.
A celebration to mark the completion of Mosquito Drain 40 was marked with a cake at an event where the drain finishes — near the property of Dhurringile dairy farmer Phillip Lang.
Farmers crying out for a dedicated visa to address crippling labour shortages look set to face more uncertainty after the federal election.
Northern Victorian farmers impacted by dry conditions are being encouraged to access grants and programs available to help manage farm businesses now and into the future.
Calls for more action on feral deer have been endorsed, with more than 90 Landcare organisations, leading ecologists and agricultural groups signing an open letter calling for a management strategy.
The Devenish silos will soon be on the national stage, with the Tour de Cure visiting the small town on Thursday. About 200 cyclists and their support crew will stop at Devenish for lunch, arriving at 11am. The Devenish silo is expected to feature...
Cobram’s silos are back in the headlines, with another appeal for Moira Shire Council to step in, buy the site and turn it into part of the growing silo art trail.
‘‘I am disappointed to say that our farmers and their communities in the north have been let down by industry, processors and governments.’’
The seat of Indi has a late entry in the election race, who may be more equipped than any to deal with the dog-eat-dog world of politics.
GrainCorp has been fined more than $8000 after an ‘offensive odour’ drifted into homes near its Numurkah plant recently.
A Barooga farmer is concerned that farming will soon come under threat, blaming ‘‘ill-informed, radical environmentalists’’ and the Murray-Darling Basin Plan for the decline of agriculture.
Farmers and earthmoving contractors are being warned to be safe around dams following two incidents last month, including a fatality.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
The Clark family has always had firm plans for a future in the dairy industry.