Blanket gas mining ban debate

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has rejected calls by a prominent environmentalist that all gas mining activities should be banned in the South East. South […]

Crop season begins

TRACTORS have been fired up across Millicent and district in the past month as adequate rainfall has allowed farmers to sow their winter crops. One such […]

Lions help at hand

EARLIER this year, a devastating bushfire at Sherwood, 30km north west of Bordertown, killed 2000 stock and destroyed 12000ha of land. Police later confirmed a faulty […]

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 […]