Murray Irrigation’s ongoing network modernisation journey has entered a new phase.. The project has received $114.8 million in funding from the Australian Government under its Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program (PIIOP) Round 3
Stetsons and cowboy boots were the fashion at the Finley Showgrounds on Friday night for the 34th annual Finley Rodeo.. Despite the hot weather the rodeo attracted a crowd of more than 500 including some who travelled from Echuca, Benalla, Seymour
Finley Golf Club is in top condition, all thanks to its dedicated volunteers.. When visitors arrive at the course, it doesn’t take long to understand why the club is considered among the best courses in the Murray River region.. Finley Golf
Jerilderie’s streak of four wins has come to an end, going down to Katunga by seven runs in their Murray Valley Cricket Association Division Two clash in Katunga on Saturday.. The round 10 clash was the first game following the Christmas
Long queues of prospective customers and interested locals lined Chanter St in Berrigan on Monday for the opening of the new Bendigo Bank branch.. Located at the Berrigan Shire offices, it is the only bank located in Berrigan and replaces the NAB
Finley Chamber of Commerce vice president Syd Dudley is calling on community groups and sporting clubs to pool money and buy new town flags.. Finley has 10 flag tracks attached to power poles along Murray St that are only used for eight weeks of the
The City of Greater Shepparton Country Fire Authority group has received a funding injection of almost $6000 thanks to Fairley’s Supa IGA supermarket.. Group manager Ian Martin accepted a cheque of $5694 from Fairley’s Supa IGA owner
Recreational anglers in Victoria are celebrating the release of more than a million trout in 2017 — a new record that will substantially improve freshwater fishing opportunities for keen anglers and their families.. Increasing fish stocking is
Fifth generation dairy farmer Darren Crawford has owned his own farm since mid-2012 and he has been dairying ever since he left school at the end of 2000.. But after five years of ownership, the Invergordon farmer and his young family have decided
The Railtons don’t have a dairy on their property, but they will be entering five young stock in International Dairy Week.. In fact, if you see their 40ha farm near Echuca you might find more sheep than dairy cattle.. But don’t mistake
Australian livestock producers are being encouraged to participate in a number of surveys that will contribute to research to improve animal health and biosecurity.. Researchers from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation are calling for
High-achieving cattle sales are a regular part of International Dairy Week and the industry is still talking about the record set last year.. A Holstein calf with a superb genetic history sold for $251000 at the Wednesday night sale.. The calf was
More than 500 flying foxes died in Sydney during the recent heatwave and experts say global warming could lead to more fatalities and a reduction in tree cover because bats are key to seed dispersal.. With temperatures reaching 45.1°C on January
Yarrawonga sheep producer Daimien Vodusek was one of Australia’s first farmers to purchase a brand new product that’s being heralded as a huge step forward in the fight against worms — and in doing so won a pair of Samsung Gear
The Game Management Authority (GMA) has outlined the arrangements for the 2018 duck season, including changes made by the Government to hunting regulations. The 2018 season will commence on Saturday 17 March, and will last 12 weeks, closing on
Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its annual summer lamb campaign, which this year features singing, dancing and celebrating the one thing all Australians can agree on — Aussie lamb.. Building on the long established We Love Our Lamb
When December rolls around each year at Dean and Dianna Malcolm’s Zeerust property, it’s a sign that their favourite time of year is near — International Dairy Week.. Having attended dairy week for more than a decade under the
A US couple is set to go before a judge in California on charges of torture and child endangerment of 13 siblings held captive in the family home.
Whitehaven has downgraded its saleable coal production guidance for the full year, despite output and sales rising in the six months to December 31.
Thirteen siblings held captive in their own home may been victims of a "cultish doomsday type of religion", experts speculate.
The US wants a regime change in Syria but intends maintaining an open-ended military presence there, says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Woodside has reported an 11.1 per cent drop in full-year production to 84.4 million barrels of oil equivalent, but has just achieved its revised guidance.
Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 33 people found in four clandestine graves.
BHP Billiton says it has produced more copper and energy coal in the first half of 2018, but its petroleum and metallurgical coal volumes have dropped.
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House appears headed for the small screen with the author of the explosive text, Michael Wolff, as executive producer.
Malcolm Turnbull has arrived in Tokyo for talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with North Korea, trade and closer defence ties on the agenda.
Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's former top aide, has appeared before a probe into Russian meddling in the election, but the White House directed his answers.