Livestock value high despite reduced stock

THE Glenburnie Saleyards recorded a downward slide in cattle and sheep numbers last financial year, according to new figures released by Grant District Council. A tally […]

Cattle killed in collision

A MOUNT Gambier woman has escaped serious injury after crashing her vehicle into rogue cattle in Yahl on Sunday evening. The 28-year-old was driving a Nissan Patrol on Ruwoldt Police and emergency services attended the[…]

Primary school garden grows farming knowledge

KALANGADOO Primary School’s youngest green thumbs have been busy growing and nurturing their knowledge on local farming and produce. This term Year R-7 students have been […]

VIDEO: Market confidence boost

AN INVESTMENT of $30m into a regional abattoir is expected to deliver significant economic benefits to livestock producers and stability to the cattle market. The Naracoorte-based […]

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 […]

Little impact on prices at saleyards

THE recent blaze at the Murray Bridge Thomas Foods International (TFI) meat processing plant has had little impact on the market at the Mount Gambier saleyards following the first sales at Glenburnie on Wednesday. […]

Top stud ready to raise bar

HIGH hopes for another record year have been expressed by the proprietor of a Furner beef cattle stud on the eve of its annual onsite auction. […]

Call to target poachers

A PROMINENT South Australian parliamentarian has called for formation of a dedicated stock squad to capture cattle thieves. Australian Conservatives MLC Robert Brokenshire said only six […]