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Hopeful for a repeat season

NEAR perfect weather conditions made Coonawarra's 2020-21 wine harvest one of its best in a decade; with Jack Estate winemaker Conrad Slabber labelling it...

Bridal weed blitz

THE Limestone Coast Landscape Board are urging members of the public to be on the lookout for Bridal Veil, an asparagus weed causing a...

Fox baiting

BAITING for foxes at least twice a year, during early spring and again in early autumn, can provide significant benefits to producers in the...

Farmer Truck training fund

SOUTH Australian primary producers will be able to access more valuable heavy vehicle training with Grain Producers South Australia set to receive funding through...

Grower confidence soars

THE latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has found that South Australian farmer confidence has soared to its highest levels in a decade -...

Students help restore Limestone landscape

STUDENTS from both Mount Gambier High School and Penola High School have completed a wetland assessment and habitat restoration project at Penola Park Swamp. The...

Visa change gives boost

THE Federal Government has announced a new agriculture visa to help provide Australian farmers with a secure source of international seasonal workers - a...

Taking a virtual farm excursion

Meat and Livestock Australia are running a virtual classroom program aimed at helping primary school students learn about the Australian red meat and livestock...

Vote for our ag districts

NINE towns from the Limestone Coast have been nominated for the 2021 South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year awards. Mount Gambier, Beachport, Coonawarra, Robe,...

Applications open for grants to help agricultural innovation

APPLICATIONS are now open for the Federal Government’s 2022 Science and Innovation Awards grant program. The program offers grants of upto $22,000 to individuals engaged...

Haymakers awarded for crop

HAYMAKERS from across South Australia have been awarded honours in the 2020-21 Feed Central National Hay Quality awards. The winners were announced this week as...

Students help protect region’s coast

A GROUP of Mount Gambier primary school students have helped clear a ute-load of rubbish from the Nene Valley coastline. Students from Mulga Street Primary...

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Money raised for worthy cause

THE Robe Bowling Club held its Wheel to Walk twilight bowls last week, which was hailed a big success financially and socially. The weather...

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