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The Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday was bitterly cold, but fortunately not wet.
The Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday was bitterly cold, but fortunately not wet.
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A WHOLE new legion of primary school kids will get the opportunity take part in Dairy Australia’s popular Picasso Cows program, which has been expanded this year.
A WHOLE new legion of primary school kids will get the opportunity take part in Dairy Australia’s popular Picasso Cows program, which has been expanded this year.
A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
THE number of younger farmers continues to fall, but the Australian farm population remains ‘competitively young’ compared to other developed economies. THE number of younger farmers continues to fall, but the Australian farm population remains ‘competitively young’ compared to other developed economies.
ALL three levels of government want to preserve prime agricultural land, as well they should. But what really determines prime ag land? ALL three levels of government want to preserve prime agricultural land, as well they should. But what really determines prime ag land?
MANY parts of Victoria seem to be on the way to a good spring, but unfortunately good conditions sometimes produce the most worries, vets warn.
18 Jul 14 MANY parts of Victoria seem to be on the way to a good spring, but unfortunately good conditions sometimes produce the most worries, vets warn.
THE wet weather saw some vendors withdraw cattle from the Wodonga special store cattle sale on Thursday.
17 Jul 14 THE wet weather saw some vendors withdraw cattle from the Wodonga special store cattle sale on Thursday.
ALL three levels of government want to preserve prime agricultural land, as well they should. But what really determines prime ag land?
17 Jul 14 ALL three levels of government want to preserve prime agricultural land, as well they should. But what really determines prime ag land?
A STAWELL meat exporter is confident of expanding into the Asian market.
16 Jul 14 A STAWELL meat exporter is confident of expanding into the Asian market.
Windsong Valley Firedragon of EP Cambridge Alpaca Stud shown by Catherine Lloyd of Balhannah, South Australia has claimed the supreme champion Huacaya title at the Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show.
14 Jul 14 Windsong Valley Firedragon of EP Cambridge Alpaca Stud shown by Catherine Lloyd of Balhannah, South Australia has claimed the supreme champion Huacaya title at the Royal Melbourne Alpaca...
SMALL but nice was the best way to describe the monthly Yea store sale last Friday, with 929 head penned.
13 Jul 14 SMALL but nice was the best way to describe the monthly Yea store sale last Friday, with 929 head penned. | Light steers firm at Leongatha  | Bairnsdale steady in plainer... 
The Swan Hill prime cattle market on Thursday (July 10) comprised a good quality yarding with a total of 2100 head. The regular group of processor and feedlot buyers were active plus a gallery of producers who were trying to secure feeder and store cattle, as well as the cows and calves on offer.
11 Jul 14 The Swan Hill prime cattle market on Thursday (July 10) comprised a good quality yarding with a total of 2100 head. The regular group of processor and feedlot buyers were active plus a...
BUSINESS is booming in the mohair industry and the operator behind Cedar Grange Angoras, Andrew Gossip, is reaping the benefits of the short supply and thriving global demand.
11 Jul 14 BUSINESS is booming in the mohair industry and the operator behind Cedar Grange Angoras, Andrew Gossip, is reaping the benefits of the short supply and thriving global demand.
PRICES held steady at Bairnsdale's store cattle sale today, even though there were many plainer cattle among the yarding.
11 Jul 14 PRICES held steady at Bairnsdale's store cattle sale today, even though there were many plainer cattle among the yarding. | Truro dispersal sale “superb”  | Heavy cattle to $970 at Warrnambool  | GALLERY: Bairnsdale steady in plainer...
QUALITY vendor-bred steers sold to very strong demand, which saw prices for lighter weight steers remain firm at the Leongatha store sale yesterday (July 10).
11 Jul 14 QUALITY vendor-bred steers sold to very strong demand, which saw prices for lighter weight steers remain firm at the Leongatha store sale yesterday (July 10). | Competition for Euroa breeding...  | Heavy cattle to $970 at Warrnambool 
FOUR generations and 66 years of breeding Angus cattle finished recently at the Truro Angus final dispersal sale, held at Rodwells saleyards at Heyfield.
10 Jul 14 FOUR generations and 66 years of breeding Angus cattle finished recently at the Truro Angus final dispersal sale, held at Rodwells saleyards at Heyfield. | Heavy cattle to $970 at Warrnambool  | Roof for Hamilton saleyards  | GALLERY: Truro Angus dispersal sale
SOME of Australia's most talented butchers will today (Thursday) battle it out to be the top chop at the prestigious Great Yorkshire Show, Tri-Nations Butchery Competition in the United Kingdom.
10 Jul 14 SOME of Australia's most talented butchers will today (Thursday) battle it out to be the top chop at the prestigious Great Yorkshire Show, Tri-Nations Butchery Competition in the United...
08 Jul 14 Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh today announced a major upgrade of Victoria’s specialist pig industry facility which will enhance the profitability of pig...
THE Victoria Police dog squad was used to catch two animal activists on the run after breaking into LT's Egg Farm in Werribee on Friday.
03 Jul 14 THE Victoria Police dog squad was used to catch two animal activists on the run after breaking into LT's Egg Farm in Werribee on Friday.
WANGARATTA stock agents and producers have escalated their push for an upgrade to the run-down saleyards after the Wangaratta Rural City council's sacking put their two-year plans on the backburner.
03 Jul 14 WANGARATTA stock agents and producers have escalated their push for an upgrade to the run-down saleyards after the Wangaratta Rural City council's sacking put their two-year plans on the...
THE HAMILTON saleyards has received a $4.5 million tick-of-approval to modernise the existing sheep yards and build a roof over the facility.
02 Jul 14 THE HAMILTON saleyards has received a $4.5 million tick-of-approval to modernise the existing sheep yards and build a roof over the facility.
HEAVIER cattle sold to solid demand at the Warrnambool winter store sale last Friday, where 1885 were yarded - well above the 1500 advertised
02 Jul 14 HEAVIER cattle sold to solid demand at the Warrnambool winter store sale last Friday, where 1885 were yarded - well above the 1500 advertised
INQUIRY was curiously cautious for breeding stock at the end of financial year sale at Euroa last Wednesday, despite the potential for outstanding grazing conditions across most of Victoria next spring.
30 Jun 14 INQUIRY was curiously cautious for breeding stock at the end of financial year sale at Euroa last Wednesday, despite the potential for outstanding grazing conditions across most of...
LAST Friday heralded the second day of the Euroa agents End of Financial Sale, which saw just over 2000 good to very good quality steers sold.
30 Jun 14 LAST Friday heralded the second day of the Euroa agents End of Financial Sale, which saw just over 2000 good to very good quality steers sold.
30 Jun 14 HEAVIER cattle sold to solid demand at the Warrnambool winter store sale last Friday, where 1885 were yarded - well above the 1500 advertised.
30 Jun 14 WITH the end of the financial year only days away, restockers from across Gippsland were keen to put numbers back in the paddock at the Bairnsdale store cattle market last Thursday.
PROCESSING will begin at Argyle Prestige Meats' (APM) new 50 workforce-strong export plant on the southern coast of NSW on Monday and will increase the eight-year-old company's production by 500 per cent.
30 Jun 14 PROCESSING will begin at Argyle Prestige Meats' (APM) new 50 workforce-strong export plant on the southern coast of NSW on Monday and will increase the eight-year-old company's...
DAIRY and sheep farmers can now enter the Royal Melbourne Show.
26 Jun 14 DAIRY and sheep farmers can now enter the Royal Melbourne Show.
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22 Jul 14  1 More residents in Wannon, an electoral division in south-west Victoria will have access super-fast broadband with the announcement that construction has started in Balmoral, Macarthur...
Entries have been extended for the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle and Beef Carcase Competitions.22 Jul 14 Entries have been extended for the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle and Beef Carcase Competitions.