SARAH Johnson, 20, is on her way to completing an agricultural science degree, as a stepping stone to eventually becoming a partner at her family’s operation.
A frustrated group of peri-urban landowners in the Geelong region are waging a campaign with local councils to retain their local saleyards.
Fonterra suppliers have openly questioned the company’s forecasts and plans to entice farmers back to the company, after last year’s retrospective cut in farm gate milk prices.
A Western District wool growing family has achieved the first and the second 1PP bales sold in Victoria this year.
Track buckling, caused by hot weather, resulted in the derailment of a Pacific National grain train, south of Ouyen, in November 2015, according to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).
Recent rain, throughout the Riverina and parts of Victoria influenced smaller yardings at many saleyards.
Ben Firman, 33, is the livestock manager at The Meadows, Rokewood. His career pathway to this “enjoyable and fulfilling” role highlights opportunities in agriculture.