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Fruit fly warning for south-west Victoria

AGRICULTURE Victoria is encouraging south-west residents to check their gardens and orchards for maggots, to support efforts to monitor for fruit flies in the...

Council funds effluent facility

GRANT District Council will reallocate $60,000 from its Airport Museum project towards an effluent and drainage facility for trucks at the Mount Gambier and...

Millicent cattle sales return to Thursday

MILLICENT CATTLE - NOVEMBER 12 AGENTS yarded 678 liveweight cattle at Millicent Saleyards last week, which also saw the return to Thursday markets at the...

Youth focus for farm funds

YOUNG people across the Limestone Coast and western Victoria are being encouraged to take a domestic gap year to work in the agriculutre sector...

Rural support provider opens office

RURAL Business Support will expand its reach to Mount Gambier to provide a helping hand to the region's agricultural sector. The not-for-profit agribusiness service,...

Numbers up at sales

MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 1440 (324) AGENTS yarded an increased number of 1440 head of live weight and open auction cattle at Mount Gambier...

Female agricultural leader to ’never stop learning’

IF SIMONE Kain could give her 21-year-old self any advice, it would be to never stop learning. Ms Kain is among a handful of...

Final months in top job for potato industry leader

ROBBIE Davis will stand down from her role as Potatoes South Australia chief executive at the end of 2020 after eight years at the...

Sharp climb in numbers

MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 1143 (484) NUMBERS climbed sharply as agents yarded 1143 head of live weight and open auction cattle. These sold to a...

Nod for $5m upgrade

GRANT District Council has given the green light to a transformational $5m project of the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards, which it believes will...

Clarity helps producer crack egg market

A LIMESTONE Coast agricultural collective believes transparency has helped it crack the egg market, with The Splendid Egg distributing more than 20,000 eggs...

Numbers up at saleyards

MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE – WEDNESDAY 659 (38) Numbers lifted slightly as agents yarded 659 head of live weight and open auction cattle. These sold to...

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Community help needed for charity handbag drive

HANDBAGS full of hygiene essentials and luxury items for women in need are starting to pile up at two Mount Gambier collection points -...

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