2018 vintage a success despite challenges

THE completion of the 2018 vintage has been labelled a success, but not without winemakers facing significant challenges throughout the year as they battled unusual and […]

A-Team drives industry

LIMESTONE Coast farmer Jen Stolp has put together her own A-Team to help forge a positive future in the dairy industry. Ms Stolp, who runs a […]

National role for rural leader

A PASSIONATE local rural leader has been appointed to a national agricultural body. Penola resident Simone Kain is among ten people from across Australia selected for […]

Saleyards budget pressure

GRANT District Council has tweaked its projected cattle numbers for the Glenburnie Saleyards in 2018/19 to ensure the livestock exchange remains financially on track. This follows […]

Burn-offs break lines

THE Country Fire Service (CFS) has called for extra care in the South East after several burn-offs resulted in out of control fires earlier this week. […]

Hands-on cattle training

AGRICULTURAL science students from high schools across the South East and Western Victoria gained practical cattle handling experience at the Mount Gambier Showgrounds yesterday. Over 80 […]

New grain crops pass acid test

NEW research is offering hope to grain growers who have been limited in their ability to successfully grow pulse crops on acidic soils in the southern […]

Report points to saleyards concern

ALTHOUGH the future of the Millicent Saleyards has been in question for some time now, a report released by Wattle Range Council recently has highlighted just […]

Chemical waste disposal cut-off looms

TIME is running out for South Australians to register their unwanted chemicals with ChemClear. Waste holders keen to clear their properties of agricultural and veterinary chemicals […]