Ag students take the lead

AGRICULTURE students from a leading Adelaide independent school steered their way to success at the Mount Gambier A&H Society Spring Show. Eleven Westminster School Year 10 […]

Cash cow dry – Call for saleyards overhaul

A VETERAN livestock industry identity has called on Grant District Council to start slashing costs at the Glenburnie Saleyards to stop the cattle exchange from haemorrhaging […]

Land owners undermined

AN agricultural advocate opposed to mining and gas exploration in the South East has labelled the Mining Act review consultation process a “complete sham”. Anne Daw […]

First-hand look at dairy safety

THE state’s Dairysafe board and management recently held a meeting in the South East and toured the region’s large-scale dairy operations. Chief executive officer Brian Owens […]

Fun-filled show attracts large crowd

THE threat of wild weather did not deter strong crowds turning out for the diverse fun-filled festivities of the 153rd Penola Show. Hundreds of people were […]

Ambassadors aiming high

BROTHERS Mason and Bentley Galpin are “striving for the top” after being selected as the Penola Pastoral Agriculture and Horticulture Society show rural ambassadors for 2017. […]

Last chance to show skills

ENTRIES for the indoor section of the 141st Millicent Show this weekend must be submitted by this afternoon. Exhibitors in dozens of categories are urged to […]

Fun-filled show hits Penola

THE 153rd annual Penola Show kicks off this Friday with major attractions including the Flying Doctor Simulator, Special TDC Heifer show, Little Athletics, St Mary’s Wines […]

Farmer raises livestock alarm

A HATHERLEIGH farmer is fearful of the catastrophic consequences of motorists continuing to disregard “Stock on Road” signs on the Princes Highway. Graham Sapiatzer has seen […]

Harry enjoys farm practice

THESE days many 14-year-olds spend their spare time playing video games or watching television shows, but for local resident Harry Comley, life on the farm is […]