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Family wine shines at annual show

REDMAN Wines made a big impression at the Rutherglen Wine Show, walking away with an exceptional five trophies for a distinctive 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon...

Livestock opportunities identified

PRECISION agriculture (PA) and variable rate technology (VRT) have long been used by the cropping industry to enhance productivity, while the livestock sector has...

Reputation beefed up

IT HAS only been in operation for three years, but Blue Lake Station at Kongorong is already building a reputation for supplying premium beef...

Students to compete in cattle show

HIGH school students from across the region will pull on their gumboots later this month as they take part in the led steer competition...

Show season begins

WHETHER you are racing around in a billy cart or bouncing on the jumping castle, this year's annual Mil Lel Show promises to have...

Winemaker inspires on national stage

RENOWNED Coonawarra winemaker Sue Hodder was recognised as one of the country's most inspirational women in the industry this week. As part of the Australian...

Local agronomist learns from America’s best

MORE communication and region-specific research are just some of the areas to improve in the agriculture industry throughout the South East, according to local...

Hobby fish farmer threatened over licensing fee dispute

A LOCAL hobby fish farmer claims he was "backed into a corner" and threatened by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia...

Taste of regional industry leads to study

PASSIONATE wine enthusiast Ben Williams was full of pride during his geology lecture at university this year after a bottle of Wynns Coonawarra Shiraz...

Simone recognised at national level

PENOLA resident Simone Kain was recognised at the prestigious AgriFutures Rural Women's Awards in Canberra last week for her work in inspiring the minds...

Coastal wattle concerns

CONCERNED Penola resident Dean Galpin is disheartened with the lack of attention to stopping the spread of coastal wattle in the district after continued...

Grassroots farming

NEW Grassland Society of Southern Australia president Steve Cotton is urging farmers to consider themselves first and foremost as grass growers. "Whether they are sheep,...

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Pellet mill gets green light

THE Green Triangle Pellet Mill will go ahead with Grant District Council approving the request to sell Hutchinson Road. Elected members opted to approve...