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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...

Harvest grows job pool

OVER 100 seasonal jobs have been made available throughout the Limestone Coast as grain handler Viterra prepares for the 2021-2022 harvest season. Bordertown, Keith, Wolseley,...

Foxes in the fireline

A STATE Government-backed bounty scheme will support farmers in eradicating 20,000 foxes from the South Australianlandscape. The $220,000 program will provide a $10 payment for...

Federal funds support export growth

KEY industry groups responsible for supporting several Limestone Coast ag-industries have received federal funding to explore new export market opportunities for the region's producers. Meat...

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...

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Fatal five

“REGIONAL people are dying on our roads and it’s got to stop.” That’s the key message Limestone Coast Police Superintendent Campbell Hill wants to get...

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