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 […]

City forges international trade ties

MOUNT Gambier City Council continued to build on friendship agreements established with Baotou and Lu’an during a 13-day business delegation to China last month[…]

Livestock opportunities identified

PRECISION agriculture (PA) and variable rate technology (VRT) have long been used by the cropping industry to enhance productivity, while the livestock sector has often lagged […]

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 […]

Glenburnie saleyards financial woes

THE Mount Gambier Saleyards is on track to again record a significant operating loss this financial year amid falling stock numbers and revenue. Grant District Council […]

Saleyards celebrate 40 years

STOCK agents past and present joined Grant District Council members to celebrate 40 years of the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards at Glenburnie on June 8. […]

Students learn cattle handling ropes

AGRICULTURAL science students from high schools across the region gained practical cattle handling experience at the Mount Gambier Showgrounds last Thursday. Sixty enthusiastic participants donned boots […]