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Hands-on exposure to dairy industry

THE Compton Primary schoolgrounds will come alive with livestock in the coming weeks as upper primary students join the Cows Create Careers program. The...

Working against weeds

THE Limestone Coast Landscape Board has highlighted recent success in targeted control programs of the notorious African Lovegrass weed. The highly invasive, summer growing,...

Webinars dig deep into soils

HEALTHY soil will be the key focus of a webinar series hosted by the Limestone Coast Landscape Board, with landholders, primary producers, advisors and...

Grassroots support

COMMUNITY groups, organisations and individuals can now apply for the Limestone Coast Landscape Board's latest Grassroot Grant program. Through a funding pool of $250,000, the...

Young guns of wine selected

TWO Limestone Coast residents have been shortlisted as 50 finalists in the 2021 Young Gun of Wine Awards. 
Coonawarra’s Penley Estate winemaker Lauren Hensen...

Joint approach helps bait plan

The Limestone Coast Landscape Board has urged the region's landholders to work with neighbours to produce a coordinated fox control program this season. According to...

Women key to farm future

A LEADERSHIP program supporting women who are shaping the future of Australian agriculture is searching for its fourth intake. The National Farmers' Federation's (NFF) Diversity...

Weed vigilance urged

OUTBREAKS of the highly invasive Mexican feathergrass across South Australia has prompted calls for community vigilance to stamp out the weed. Gardeners, primary producers...

Sheep poisoning triggers warning

DOZENS of sheep were recently poisoned by 1080 bait allegedly stored incorrectly on a property north of Bordertown, triggering a warning from state agricultural...

Growers hungry to succeed

SILVERWARE is ripe for the picking in the 2020/21 Coonawarra and District Tomato Growing Competition with just one week remaining until entries close. It is...

Filling the feed gap

This is the third of a series of articles prepared by Gambier Seeds to feature in the On the Land section of The Border...

Saleyards ramp project approved


GRANT District Council will reallocate $120,000 originally budgeted on the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards roof project toward a ramp upgrade to improve safety...

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Tuna on the bite

SOME wild weather is lashing the coast as I put pen to paper, but the last week has been quite good for the offshore...

Saints run ends