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OPINION: Plenty of opportunity for school leavers to ride the sheep’s back

IT IS 7.15am and "Stubbie" walks up the steps of a South East shearing shed. Along the shearing board, he stops at number three stand and clicks his handpiece onto a down tube connected to an electric[...]

Groups to deliver landcare program

SOUTH East Natural Resources Management and Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Authority are among 47 organisations selected to deliver the $450m National Landcare Regional Land Partnerships Program. […]

Drier conditions enable seed progression

SOIL moisture on local farms is at field capacity, but without significant waterlogging, due to the drier than normal start to the season in...

Major restoration project leaves farmland unrecognisable

FROM an old grazing paddock at Southend to the lush native grounds of Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park, the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s...

South East farmers look to future

A PANEL of four South East farmers will offer insight into their operations and how their future might shape up at a conference in...

South East drenched despite dry forecast

WHILE the Bureau of Meteorology has predicted a generally warm and dry winter, it seems the clouds above the South East did not receive the memo last week[...]

A-Team drives industry

LIMESTONE Coast farmer Jen Stolp has put together her own A-Team to help forge a positive future in the dairy industry. Ms Stolp, who runs...

Farming accident brings down live powerlines

LIVE powerlines were accidentally brought to the ground by a farmer sowing a wheat crop at a property near Penola yesterday afternoon.[…]

Saleyards budget pressure

GRANT District Council has tweaked its projected cattle numbers for the Glenburnie Saleyards in 2018/19 to ensure the livestock exchange remains financially on track. This...

Farmers welcome autumn rains

AS RAIN fell across the region over the past week, South East graziers and farmers were breathing a sigh of relief following a particularly...

Video sparks outrage over live export industry

APPALLING video footage of Australian sheep suffering at sea has raised concerns about serious animal welfare failures across Australia's live export industry this week.[...]

40th annual South East Field Days

THOUSANDS of locals and interstate visitors flocked to Lucindale's Yakka Park for the 40th annual South East Field Days on Friday. The 45 hectare park...

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Krispy Kreme announces Mount Gambier factory open date

THOUSANDS of free Krispy Kreme donuts will be up for grabs when the doughnut giant opens its first regional Australian Hot Light factory store...

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