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Millicent Saleyards decision on hold

A DECISION on whether to continue operating the Millicent Saleyards has been deferred until next month, with Wattle Range Council voting to discuss the...

Fruits of labour vie for title

BACKYARD green thumbs across the region will challenge for bragging rights in the 2021 Penola and Coonawarra Summer Tomato Growing Competition. Kilos of fresh,...

Numbers drop but prices rise

MOUNT GAMBIER SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 6171 (-5947) NUMBERS fell sharply as agents yarded 6092 lambs and 79 sheep to total 6171 head overall, almost half...

Winery shines light on efficiency

ONE of Coonawarra's largest wineries will combat the impacts of energy costs by replacing 1000 light fittings around its Riddoch Highway estate with LED...

Festive support for farmers

NATIONAL farmer-focused charity Rural Aid is encouraging Australians to consider the needs of primary producers over Christmas by hosting a fundraising party or supporting...

Award win for up and coming Limestone Coast auctioneers

ELDERS Livestock Mount Gambier stock agent Ben Gregory and Thomas De Garis & Clarkson stock agent Hayden Lambert placed first and second respectively at...

New life for Limestone Coast icon

AN icon of the Australian landscape has dwindled in recent years, with a new push to reverse that trend in the Limestone Coast. Trees For...

Penola stars in new children’s book

AN ORCHESTRA using vegetables as instruments sparked the inspiration for the latest George the Farmer children's book, the brainchild of two Limestone Coast creatives.  Simone...

Fruit fly warning for south-west Victoria

AGRICULTURE Victoria is encouraging south-west residents to check their gardens and orchards for maggots, to support efforts to monitor for fruit flies in the...

Council funds effluent facility

GRANT District Council will reallocate $60,000 from its Airport Museum project towards an effluent and drainage facility for trucks at the Mount Gambier and...

Millicent cattle sales return to Thursday

MILLICENT CATTLE - NOVEMBER 12 AGENTS yarded 678 liveweight cattle at Millicent Saleyards last week, which also saw the return to Thursday markets at the...

Youth focus for farm funds

YOUNG people across the Limestone Coast and western Victoria are being encouraged to take a domestic gap year to work in the agriculutre sector...

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Back in town to transform community gym

A NEW era dawns for the Millicent Gymnastics Club, with a full time coach and club manager appointed this week. Fiona McDonald will take on...