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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...
Beston Global Foods TBW Newsgroup

Dairy production tipped to expand across region

SOUTHERN Australia’s minimum milk prices for the season are solid and a new quarterly report is forecasting production will continue to expand across the...
Russian Wheat Aphidweb TBW Newsgroup

Insect infestations reported in Limestone Coast grain crops

Limestone Coast grain growers are advised to keep an eye on vulnerable emerging crops, with unusual caterpillar and moth activity being reported across South...
Beston Dairy Farm 20161116 TBW Newsgroup

$40m sale deal struck for group of Mount Gambier dairy farms

Beston Global Foods’ four Mount Gambier dairy farms has been sold to Melbourne-based Aurora Dairies in a $40.4m cash deal, including water licences and...

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Back in town to transform community gym

A NEW era dawns for the Millicent Gymnastics Club, with a full time coach and club manager appointed this week. Fiona McDonald will take on...