The rain held off long enough for Berrigan to host its annual Market Night on Friday,. Dark clouds threatened overhead, however organisers decided the ‘show would go on’ despite more than half of the market stallholders cancelling due to
Up to 120mm of rain fell in parts of the Southern Riverina during a storm cell which started on Thursday afternoon.. While the wet period will provide a positive boost for summer crops, unharvested winter crops may be downgraded as a result of the
Berrigan Football Club has had a steady start to its pre-season, which kicked off on Monday last week.. Players have had three training sessions so far, with the side training every Monday and Wednesday.. The Saints snuck into the top five in the
Berrigan farmer Graeme Pyle has been ousted as the chair of Southern Riverina Irrigators less than a week before the group’s annual general meeting.. My Pyle, who had planned to step down from the position at the AGM, is believed to have been
Berrigan Shire Council has agreed the netball courts in Berrigan should take top priority for funding from the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.. In the past month, Berrigan Shire residents have been asked by council to
As the first councillors of the new Murrumbidgee Council are preparing for their first meeting, one former Jerilderie Shire councillor is settling into retirement.. Laurie Henery was first elected as a councillor for Jerilderie Shire in September
Young people from regional Victoria looking to undertake vocational education or training have the opportunity to apply for a new scholarship.. The Rural Chances scholarship is an initiative of the Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation and is available
Murray River Group of Council have called for a ‘‘fair dinkum’’ examination of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting.. Chair of the six council group, and Campaspe Shire mayor, Adrian
Recent heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers having to deal with grain going into storage with high moisture content.. High moisture in stored grain can lead to mould and insect growth, so
Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension
Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at
Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to
More than 10 years since it hosted its last rodeo, Euroa is gearing up to join the Australian Pro Rodeo Association circuit with a huge event next year.. Euroa Pro Rodeo committee member Troy Spencer said the town hosted its last rodeo in 2005 and
Partnerships between ecology and food production will be highlighted at a field trip and workshop in Deniliquin next month.. The main discussion point will be the ecological benefits of rice growing, in particular the synergies between rice and frog
It has been a relatively cool start to December after one of the warmest spells during the latter half of November over Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and the southern half of NSW.. Melbourne has had below normal maximum temperatures for the
The Goulburn Valley has been well represented at the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition, securing four first place finishes.. A total of 1248 cows were entered in the competition encompassing Victoria and south-east South Australia, with
Balinese-style lamb forequarter chops with cauliflower rice. Serves: 4.. Ingredients:. 4 lamb forequarter chops, trimmed. 2 eschalots, thinly sliced. 2 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 long red chilli, finely chopped. cup crunchy peanut butter. 1 tbsp
A press conference with Malcolm Turnbull on the hustings in Bennelong has been crashed by protesters, a day before voters head to the polls.
Barrister Lloyd Rayney has won a defamation lawsuit against the West Australian government after he was named as a suspect in his wife's murder.
Former union boss Kathy Jackson cannot afford to pay lawyers to defend her when she stands trial over multiple theft and fraud charges, a court has been told.
Australia will give Indonesia $600,000 in humanitarian assistance to deal with the aftermath of a volcanic eruption in Bali.
Sydney's top Catholic has assured child abuse survivors he will address issues within his church following the handing down of a royal commission report.
A Victorian judge says a report into bullying and harassment in the state's fire brigades should be released.
Accused Bourke St driver Dimitrious Gargasoulas has pleaded not guilty over the rampage that killed six people and injured dozens of others in Melbourne's CBD.
Former West Australian premier Colin Barnett has announced his retirement following months of speculation, bringing his 30-year political career to an end.
Celebrity Tziporah Malkah, the former model Kate Fischer, plans to fight "police treatment" after pleading guilty to a night of erratic driving in Melbourne.
Crown shares have risen to a six-month high after announcing several asset sales, including land in Las Vegas and its stake in the Packer family's property.