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Disease in hay ‘a risk’

OATEN hay growers are being warned to monitor their crops for red leather leaf, with recent wet weather providing ideal conditions for the common...

Citizen science on tap

A PROGRAM monitoring groundwater in fragile ecosystems around Port MacDonnell is among the recipients of the 2021/22 Limestone Coast Landscape Board’s Grassroots Grants program. The...

Oh deer! Feds fund trap trial

A NEW project trialling large scale feral deer traps has been showcased in the Limestone Coast, with landholders invited to see the latest innovations...

Region to host women’s event

WOMEN living and working in the agriculture industry will meet in the Limestone Coast next month for a whirlwind tour of the region’s primary...

Underpass scheme given green light

PRIMARY producers installing underpasses to help with safer movement of livestock will be able to receive up to $70,000 towards their infrastructure project. The South...

Livestock-selling young gun stands tall

ELDERS Mount Gambier's Ben Gregory claimed Ben Gregory the South Australian Young Auctioneer title at the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange last week. It is the...

Legacy 41 years in the making

OUTGOING Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange manager Richard James officially retired last week after 41 years of service at the major selling centre. Mr James started...

Key to optimal winter growth

THIS is the 10th of a series of articles prepared by Gambier Seeds to feature in The Border Watch through this year. The focus...

No waste of funds

THE Mount Gambier and District Saleyards has made a significant improvement to how waste is handled on-site to improve animal welfare and biosecurity during...

Farmers given financial tune-up

LIMESTONE Coast farmers will converge on Coonawarra later this month as Rabobank reinstates its free financial management workshops following a 15-month hiatus due to...

Ready to make a difference

REBECCA Barry has been in the agriculture business her entire life. It is a background that should serve her well as she takes over...

Cow simulator boosts learning

AGRICULTURE students studying over the border at South West TAFE have been given access to a cow simulator used to hone their skills before...

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Sa visiting trainers rewarded for effort

WITH lockdowns, border closures and only essential personnel permitted on track, the Mount Gambier Greyhound Racing Club probably did pretty well to conduct race...

Century so close