The Rural Fire Service is warning land owners to conduct paddock permit burn-offs responsibly.. Superintendent Patrick Westwood of the RFS Southern Border team is urging land owners to consider neighbours when burning off stubble.. ‘‘I’m
Finley High School entered four chickens in the Sydney Royal Easter Show as part of a Steggles competition.. The FHS agricultural team was sent broiler chickens to raise for what is a competition specifically for schools.. ‘‘A huge number of
Tomorrow evening the Berrigan Football Club will welcome former Essendon premiership defender Dustin Fletcher who will lead training for seniors and juniors.. Fletcher will then offer an insight into his career and the AFL from 7.30pm. Cost is $25
A Victorian driver has been charged with multiple traffic offences following a police pursuit last Thursday.. About 6.30am, Finley Highway Patrol attempted to stop a Victoria registered vehicle after it was allegedly detected travelling at speeds of
Two new netball courts and associated infrastructure will be officially opened at Jerilderie’s first home game for the 2017 Picola and District Football Netball League.. The Monash Park courts and infrastructure, valued at $304,000, will be opened
Finley bowls. The mixed triples, sponsored by JT & EN Close, was an excellent substitution for a cancelled Easter Carnival.. The triples attracted 16 teams with good representation of clubs, particularly the Finley RS Club.. After three games
At a commercial piggery in Kokoda Road, Yarroweyah on Good Friday, seven one day old piglets were stolen.. These piglets were unwell and are not expected to survive without medication and their mother. The piglets had docked tails.. Overnight on
A new glucose monitoring device has been found to cut by more than a third the length of time people with type 1 diabetes experience dangerous drops in their blood sugar levels.. The sensor device is worn on the back of the arm and scans
New Holland’s ingenuity and innovative approach has received recognition from the international jury panel of agricultural experts, who awarded the coveted Silver Innovation Medal to the New Holland NHDrive concept autonomous tractor.. The tractor
Case IH has unveiled its new series of large square balers, designed for the toughest crop types in the most challenging of conditions, to the Australian market.. The Case IH LB434 XL series retains the features and adaptability of the current LB434
Liz Cresswell is an English vet currently working at the Kyabram Veterinary Clinic. She qualified as a vet in Nottingham in the United Kingdom and worked there for 15 months to complete a postgraduate qualification in farm animal veterinary
After a detailed countback process which resulted in the need for a final adjudicator, a Holstein cow from Jaspers Brush in the NSW Shoalhaven has won the title of Supreme Champion Dairy Female at the 2017 Sydney Royal Easter Show. . But the story
Lamb Steaks with Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Silverbeet. Serves 4. Ingredients:. 4 x 200g lamb steaks, fat trimmed. 800g desiree potatoes, peeled, roughly chopped. 175g unsalted butter, roughly chopped. 160ml ( cups) milk. 60g ( cup) finely grated
The recent release of Australian Breeding Values by DataGene shows more young, high quality Holstein bulls coming through the ranks over the past year.. The April ABV release is the first published by DataGene, which has taken on the genetic
The Farm at Byron Bay currently has three Kioti tractors and two Mechron UTVs from KC Farm Machinery in Lismore, NSW.. Visitors and online viewers at The Farm can catch on-site action with the 80hp RX8030 tractor and loader; the 42hp CK4210 with
Victoria’s peak farm body is calling on the Federal Government to double-down on investment in agricultural businesses by extending an initiative for small businesses to instantly write-off assets worth up to $20000.. In a new campaign to
Women are leading the fight to revitalise communities, according to the Southern Riverina Irrigators group, with three women from the region attending the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal hearing into fees and charges for food producers
The Turnbull government's commitment to give almost $56 million to community and indigenous legal services over the next three years has been welcomed by Labor.
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English says Australia's immigration changes are "disappointing", as they force Kiwis to wait longer for citizenship.
The prime minister has released an Anzac Day message paying tribute to Australian servicemen and women at home and abroad.
Wagga Wagga police are waiting for a post-mortem to determine what caused a baby boy's death, with a man arrested and then released following the incident.
Former Sydney dancer teacher and teacher's aide Sergio Montoya will spend two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to producing and possessing child porn.
A 12-year-old boy who managed to drive 1300km across NSW before being pulled over was involved in a bingle at some stage during his road trip.
Investors dumped Village Roadshow shares after the theme park operator warned of a 9.4 per cent decline in Gold Coast visitors.
DroneShield, an ASX-listed company that develops drone detection technology, says the military of a G7 country has bought its DroneGun.
NZ PM Bill English confirms he'll be flying to Queenstown this week to meet top officials from the countries involved in the Five Eyes surveillance network.