Local agronomist learns from America’s best

MORE communication and region-specific research are just some of the areas to improve in the agriculture industry throughout the South East, according to local agronomist Justin […]

Taste of regional industry leads to study

PASSIONATE wine enthusiast Ben Williams was full of pride during his geology lecture at university this year after a bottle of Wynns Coonawarra Shiraz was showcased […]

Simone recognised at national level

PENOLA resident Simone Kain was recognised at the prestigious AgriFutures Rural Women’s Awards in Canberra last week for her work in inspiring the minds of country […]

Coastal wattle concerns

CONCERNED Penola resident Dean Galpin is disheartened with the lack of attention to stopping the spread of coastal wattle in the district after continued efforts to […]

Grassroots farming

NEW Grassland Society of Southern Australia president Steve Cotton is urging farmers to consider themselves first and foremost as grass growers. “Whether they are sheep, beef […]

School kids compete in show

FROM the classroom to an arena, high school students from across the region got a glimpse of the agricultural industry last week at the Royal Adelaide […]

Farming machine takes off

COMBATING the herbicide resistance problem one farm at a time, the Mount Gambier manufactured integrated Harrington Seed Destructor (iHSD) is creating change across the globe. Designed […]

Stockmen saddle up

THE challenge to find West Wimmera’s best stockman and horse combination is about to begin with more than $3000 in cash and prizes on offer for […]

Farmers find silver lining in rain clouds

THE multi-million dollar livestock sector is facing a bumper growing season in the wake of the drenching rains that have pummelled the region over the past […]