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Grower confidence soars

THE latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has found that South Australian farmer confidence has soared to its highest levels in a decade -...

Students help restore Limestone landscape

STUDENTS from both Mount Gambier High School and Penola High School have completed a wetland assessment and habitat restoration project at Penola Park Swamp. The...

Visa change gives boost

THE Federal Government has announced a new agriculture visa to help provide Australian farmers with a secure source of international seasonal workers - a...

Taking a virtual farm excursion

Meat and Livestock Australia are running a virtual classroom program aimed at helping primary school students learn about the Australian red meat and livestock...

Vote for our ag districts

NINE towns from the Limestone Coast have been nominated for the 2021 South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year awards. Mount Gambier, Beachport, Coonawarra, Robe,...

Applications open for grants to help agricultural innovation

APPLICATIONS are now open for the Federal Government’s 2022 Science and Innovation Awards grant program. The program offers grants of upto $22,000 to individuals engaged...

Haymakers awarded for crop

HAYMAKERS from across South Australia have been awarded honours in the 2020-21 Feed Central National Hay Quality awards. The winners were announced this week as...

Students help protect region’s coast

A GROUP of Mount Gambier primary school students have helped clear a ute-load of rubbish from the Nene Valley coastline. Students from Mulga Street Primary...

Ag regions vie for SA’s best

EIGHT Limestone Coast communities are in the running to become South Australia's best agricultural town for 2021. The 2021 Ag Town of the Year Award...

High tech trial

A NEW technology being trialled in Western Victoria is set to help farmers grow more productive pastures and better utilise livestock feed management systems....

Livestock sector buoyed

STRONG sales and favourable weather conditions continue to buoy the region's livestock producers as the sector heads into the spring season. Miller Whan and John...

Price drop on cattle tags

THE price of National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) cattle tags has once again decreased for Victorian producers - when purchased via Agriculture Victoria’s tag...

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Council considers sin bin tags

KALANGADOO, Mount Burr and Nangwarry residents could have the contents of their kerbside bin examined to reduce contamination and properly sort and clean recyclable...