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Plenty in store at saleyards

THE region's livestock producers continue to experience strong sales and favourable weather conditions this month, with the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards netting record...

Region hosts major dairy event

MOUNT Gambier will host the annual DairySA Innovation Day next month, exposing local producers to the latest advances in the dairy industry. Limestone Coast...

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...

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Sa visiting trainers rewarded for effort

WITH lockdowns, border closures and only essential personnel permitted on track, the Mount Gambier Greyhound Racing Club probably did pretty well to conduct race...

Century so close