Avoid costly haystack fires
Following a difficult growing season and more failed crops than usual being cut for hay, the CFA is reminding landowners to take additional care when storing and monitoring hay this season.
Flinders University researchers have discovered that a stream in a deforested Adelaide Hills catchment shows a decreasing salinity trend during the past 28 years, pointing to possible long-term remediation of salt-affected land.
Food and drink at the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo is always a foodie’s delight and 2019 will be no different.
Joe Vraca’s big hands reached out to many people in his lifetime, and last week the community returned his generosity with an embrace of its own.
Deer numbers in north-east Victoria have exploded in recent years as humans and deer compete for space and resources in the region.
While 2018 will be remembered for below average rainfall, the smallest winter crop for a decade on the east coast, record high wool and lamb prices plus high feed costs, 2019’s main players will be rainfall, horticulture exports and milk production.
When you think of a blueberry farm, an off-the-grid, sustainably-powered operation isn’t usually what springs to mind.
Field and Game Australia has labelled changes to this year’s duck hunting season, including a shorter season and lower daily bag limit, as ‘‘flawed’’ and ‘‘secretive’’.
RSPCA Victoria believes the short- and long-term welfare issues affecting brumbies in Barmah National Park are separate but should be dealt with similarly.
Goulburn-Murray Water has found its new managing director in Shepparton.
Victorian Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie will not run for the lower house seat of Mallee left by Andrew Broad.
Regional Victoria has recorded its lowest number of road deaths since records began, but the 109 lives lost on country roads last year is still 109 too many.
The country’s chief weather forecaster has suggested 2018 will be one of the 10 warmest years on record.
The region’s horticulturalists, dairy farmers and grain growers received a boost in competitive export advantage on December 31 and January 1 as the world’s third-largest trade agreement and Australia’s new trade agreement with China came into effect.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.