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Yarding: 299 Change: -141 MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE Wednesday, March 16 Numbers fell away as agents yarded 299 head of liveweight and open auction cattle. These sold to...

Farmer confidence stabilised

STRONG commodity prices and good seasonal conditions across much of the state have buoyed sentiment among South Australian farmers, as the sector looks to...

Markets

Yarding: 440 Change -198 MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE Wednesday, March 9 Numbers fell away as agents yarded 440 head of liveweight and open auction cattle. These sold to...

Ukraine implications

THE Russia Ukraine conflict will have large ramifications for global and Australian grains and oilseeds markets, and particularly wheat, according to agribusiness banking specialist...

Markets

Yarding: 638 Change: -186 MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE Wednesday, March 2 Agents yarded 638 head of live weight and open auction cattle with a fall in numbers of...

Cash for soil data

A NEW Australian Government program launched last week involves farmers and other land managers receive payment in exchange for sharing their historical soil test...

Aquifer study to store water underway

INVESTIGATIONS will begin into the feasibility of sourcing excess water from the Limestone Coast's drainage network and storing it beneath the ground in the...

Market Reports

Yarding: 767 Change: -496 MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE Wednesday February 16 Agents yarded a smaller yarding of 767 head of cattle 496 less on last week. Quality was...

Grain group new managing director

AUSTRALIAN-based grains supply chain expert and experienced corporate leader Nigel Hart has been appointed as the new managing director of the Grains Research and...

New Primary Industries CEO

THE State Government has appointed Professor Mehdi Doroudi as the new chief executive of the Department of Primary Industries and Regions. Since 2016, Prof Doroudi...

China says no to Teys meat

CHINA will no longer be accepting any meat from Teys Australia’s Naracoorte facility. The ban follows national media coverage of the abattoir after...

Weed management practices

SOUTHERN grain growers could be changing their weed management practices after results from nearly five years’ worth of trials indicate a triple threat strategy,...

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Beautiful finish on woodworking career

DAVID Wilsmore, 71, is pulling up stumps after a stellar 15 year career at Bedford Mt Gambier. Mr Wilsmore, who has a visual impairment of...