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Filling the feed gap

This is the third of a series of articles prepared by Gambier Seeds to feature in the On the Land section of The Border...

Saleyards ramp project approved


GRANT District Council will reallocate $120,000 originally budgeted on the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards roof project toward a ramp upgrade to improve safety...

Soil testing: Why is it so critical?

This is the second of a series of articles being prepared by Gambier Seeds for The Border Watch. These will feature in the On...

Record-breaking summer at Casterton

CASTERTON Saleyards has maintained its title as one of the region’s premier selling centres following a record-breaking summer selling season. More than 6100 cattle were...

Millicent Saleyards decision on hold

A DECISION on whether to continue operating the Millicent Saleyards has been deferred until next month, with Wattle Range Council voting to discuss the...

Fruits of labour vie for title

BACKYARD green thumbs across the region will challenge for bragging rights in the 2021 Penola and Coonawarra Summer Tomato Growing Competition. Kilos of fresh,...

Numbers drop but prices rise

MOUNT GAMBIER SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 6171 (-5947) NUMBERS fell sharply as agents yarded 6092 lambs and 79 sheep to total 6171 head overall, almost half...

Winery shines light on efficiency

ONE of Coonawarra's largest wineries will combat the impacts of energy costs by replacing 1000 light fittings around its Riddoch Highway estate with LED...

Festive support for farmers

NATIONAL farmer-focused charity Rural Aid is encouraging Australians to consider the needs of primary producers over Christmas by hosting a fundraising party or supporting...

Award win for up and coming Limestone Coast auctioneers

ELDERS Livestock Mount Gambier stock agent Ben Gregory and Thomas De Garis & Clarkson stock agent Hayden Lambert placed first and second respectively at...

New life for Limestone Coast icon

AN icon of the Australian landscape has dwindled in recent years, with a new push to reverse that trend in the Limestone Coast. Trees For...

Penola stars in new children’s book

AN ORCHESTRA using vegetables as instruments sparked the inspiration for the latest George the Farmer children's book, the brainchild of two Limestone Coast creatives.  Simone...

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Multi-million dollar forest deal logged

ONE of the world’s largest asset managers has purchased more than 22,000ha of pine plantation in the Green Triangle in what is the biggest...