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Sophie Schulz With Umbrella Down  TBW Newsgroup

Agriculture sector adapts to unusual weather patterns

THE Limestone Coast agricultural sector is preparing to adapt to the impacts of unusual weather patterns in recent weeks as an early cold snap...
David Wallis New Saleyards Manager  TBW Newsgroup

Saleyards manager gets back to roots

AFTER working alongside the agricultural sector for the past two decades, newly-appointed Mount Gambier and District Saleyards manager David Wallis can finally hone in...
David Creek Dsc 0637  TBW Newsgroup

Stock agent hangs up hat after 50 years

THE past week has been a strange time for long-time Elders Mount Gambier livestock manager David Creek. After over five decades of dedication and commitment...
Sam Oconnor 2  TBW Newsgroup

Mobile phone tower earmarked for saleyards

SCENES of jubilation erupted at Mount Gambier and District Saleyards when the State Government finally answered a 20-year call for a mobile phone tower. Primary...
Capture TBW Newsgroup

Demand drives up farmland values

THE median price per hectare of farmland in the Limestone Coast continues to soar, fuelled by strong livestock prices and an appetite for expansion. The...
Caroline Rhodes  TBW Newsgroup

‘Market advantage’ to guide crop ban lift

SUBMISSIONS to apply to lift bans on genetically modified (GM) crops in council areas will need to be based on market advantage and not...
Chris Manser  TBW Newsgroup

Heavy falls make Limestone Coast farmers happy again

THE saying "where there is muck there is brass" speaks true for Limestone Coast farmers this week who are expected to reap the benefits...
Kate Wheal, Willow Wheal, Lily Wheal And Mark Wheal (5)  TBW Newsgroup

Beachport farmers chase new opportunities as restaurants shut doors

A NICHE Beachport primary producer is working hard to meet the challenges posed to marketing its pork products as a result of the COVID-19...
David Jenkin, Allan Millardweb TBW Newsgroup

Family reflects ahead of final stud sale

THE Jenkin family name is one that has been synonymous with Limestone Coast farming for generations and although Banemore principal David Jenkin relocated to...
Lambs  TBW Newsgroup

Island producers ‘bouncing back’

DESPITE a devastating summer of bushfires, primary producers on Kangaroo Island are already bouncing back and looking to the Limestone Coast to help rebuild...
Dale, Adam Price, Poppy  TBW Newsgroup

Agriculture survey reveals confidence for industry future

AS the Limestone Coast continues a "golden run" of agriculture, producers are looking to expand their enterprises with concrete confidence in the region. Survey results...

Strong trespass laws welcomed by livestock group

SOUTH Australia's peak organisation representing beef cattle and sheep producers has welcomed the State Government's introduction of stronger trespass laws, with animal activists facing...

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Curtains close in Penola… for now

THIS year is one of only a handful the Penola Players have not filled the Rymill Hall with its traditional warmth and laughter through...