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Livestock-selling young gun stands tall

ELDERS Mount Gambier's Ben Gregory claimed Ben Gregory the South Australian Young Auctioneer title at the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange last week. It is the...

Legacy 41 years in the making

OUTGOING Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange manager Richard James officially retired last week after 41 years of service at the major selling centre. Mr James started...

Key to optimal winter growth

THIS is the 10th of a series of articles prepared by Gambier Seeds to feature in The Border Watch through this year. The focus...

No waste of funds

THE Mount Gambier and District Saleyards has made a significant improvement to how waste is handled on-site to improve animal welfare and biosecurity during...

Farmers given financial tune-up

LIMESTONE Coast farmers will converge on Coonawarra later this month as Rabobank reinstates its free financial management workshops following a 15-month hiatus due to...

Ready to make a difference

REBECCA Barry has been in the agriculture business her entire life. It is a background that should serve her well as she takes over...

Cow simulator boosts learning

AGRICULTURE students studying over the border at South West TAFE have been given access to a cow simulator used to hone their skills before...

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...

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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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