Crop disease warning

CANOLA growers are being encouraged to assess the extent of blackleg disease in crops to reduce the risk of disease next year and beyond. To support […]

Tech lag researched

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 […]

Mayura Station a cut above

THE Tasting Room at Millicent’s Mayura Station has been named best enterprise in the tourism restaurants and catering services category at the 2017 South Australian Tourism […]

Cash cow beefs up cup

A HEREFORD steer will once again be auctioned off at the Scott Group of Companies Gold Cup Carnival charity luncheon, which will be held later this […]

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. […]