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James Mann  TBW Newsgroup

Limestone Coast farmer to lead Dairy Australia

Mr Mann - who operates a largescale dairy farm at Wye, south of Mount Gambier - was elected at a board meeting last week. Jeff...
Ben Jones  TBW Newsgroup

Stock sales beefed up

THE Mount Gambier and District Saleyards grossed more than $122m in sales across the 2019/20 financial year, according to new figures released by Grant...
Scott Kram And Greg Malseed  TBW Newsgroup

Double delight with memorial trophy win

OB FLAT primary producers Greg and Elizabeth Malseed have claimed a national grass-fed beef quality award, with the win extra special given the award...
Dale Keatley Saleyards  TBW Newsgroup

‘Softer’ conditions favourable

NUTRIEN Ag Solutions Mount Gambier stock agent Dale Keatley (pictured) said the recent softer weather conditions had been favourable for livestock. “The lambs are looking...
Sophie Schulz With Umbrella Down  TBW Newsgroup

Agriculture sector adapts to unusual weather patterns

THE Limestone Coast agricultural sector is preparing to adapt to the impacts of unusual weather patterns in recent weeks as an early cold snap...
David Wallis New Saleyards Manager  TBW Newsgroup

Saleyards manager gets back to roots

AFTER working alongside the agricultural sector for the past two decades, newly-appointed Mount Gambier and District Saleyards manager David Wallis can finally hone in...
Sam Oconnor  TBW Newsgroup

Farmer confidence lifts livestock prices

THE benefits of solid rain in New South Wales have flowed down to Limestone Coast livestock producers, who are cashing in on higher cattle...
David Creek Dsc 0637  TBW Newsgroup

Stock agent hangs up hat after 50 years

THE past week has been a strange time for long-time Elders Mount Gambier livestock manager David Creek. After over five decades of dedication and commitment...
4.9.600 TBW Newsgroup

Lockdown dashes Kelpie Muster hopes

THE 24th annual Australian Kelpie Muster has been cancelled with organisers pulling the pin on Casterton’s landmark event due to Victoria’s current COVID-19 health...
Amelia And Gabrielle  TBW Newsgroup

Students gain dairy career insight

A SCHOOL program exposing young people to career and education pathways within the dairy industry has delivered its 2020 program online. Cows Create Careers has...
Noll Robinson Driessen  TBW Newsgroup

Millicent cattle rebound

THE long decline in cattle throughput at the Millicent saleyards has been reversed, with a 25pc surge for the financial year which ended on...
Big Moo And Jo Vine   TBW Newsgroup

Ill health claims life of Glencoe giant Guernsey steer Big Moo

ONE of Australia’s biggest agricultural stars Big Moo died over the weekend. The giant, lovable Guernsey steer - which stood 190cm tall and weighed over...

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Curtains close in Penola… for now

THIS year is one of only a handful the Penola Players have not filled the Rymill Hall with its traditional warmth and laughter through...