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Murray Valley Cricket Association. Division One, 40 overs. Berrigan v Strathmerton. Match played at Berrigan. Toss won by Berrigan. Innings of Strathmerton. DC Cleary b Z Taylor-Nugent51. S Daly c Rennick b Packer44. N Bignell c Rennick b

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Feb 16 2017
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Land Services elections open

Local Land Services board elections will be held on May 31 this year.. The date was set earlier this month, with nominations to be accepted until March 27.. It is the second election for the organisation, which was formed three years ago merging the

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Southern Rive...
Feb 16 2017
Rural

Weeds management strategy meetings

Murray Local Land Services is encouraging interested individuals and organisations to have their say on the draft Murray Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan.. Murray LLS manager of biosecurity and emergency services Geoff Corboy said the plan

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Southern Rive...
Feb 16 2017
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Scorching day delivers hot prices at sale

An on-property clearing sale of extensive farming and cropping plant at Bennelong at Barham has realised more than $1million.. The property was sold recently by Ruralco Property for a price in line with the pre-auction forecast of $8.5million

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
Cropping

Victoria's biggest solar farms to benefit Wemen

Construction of three new solar projects in Victoria’s north-west totalling $500 million and generating more than 200 jobs has been announced as part of the creation of the largest solar farms ever to be built in the state. Renewable energy

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Rodney Woods
Feb 20 2017
Dairy

We need more inquiries?

. Lobby group, Farmer Power, has produced a short summary of the number of inquiries underway into the dairy industry

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Shepparton News
Feb 20 2017
Water

Inquiry into water reform

A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
News

When size matters

John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
Dairy

Helou ‘did not mislead’

Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
Horticulture

Research is taking off

Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Water

Happy with all his ‘red gear’

When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Water

Something fishy about river flows

Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Horticulture

Timber harvest is over...

VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
News

Rare bird likes rice

A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff

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Alana Christe...
Feb 17 2017
Livestock

VFF pushing Q fever...

The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
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CBA could owe 'millions' in super-union

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been accused by a union of not paying its part time workers superannuation payments for extra hours worked.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
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Sleeping woman dies in Sydney house fire

A woman who was asleep inside a two-storey home has died after a large fire engulfed the south Sydney residence.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
News

Trump names new national security adviser

HR McMaster is Donald Trump's new national security adviser after the US president's first pick was dumped amid controversy over his contacts with Russia.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
News

Russia's envoy to UN dies in New York

Russia's ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has died suddenly in New York one day short of his 65th birthday.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
News

Renewed call for fixed four-year terms

A Turnbull government MP wants to introduce fixed four-year terms of government, to deliver greater certainty to both business and voters.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
News

Remains revive Karen Ristevski mystery

Forensic tests will be carried out human remains found at Mt Macedon on Monday to try to determine the identity.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2017
News

Judy Moran spied on for execution: court

Crime family matriarch Judy Moran was spied on as part of a plan to have her executed, a Melbourne jury heard.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
News

Turnbull backtracks on GST promise in WA

Malcolm Turnbull has retreated from his promise to Western Australia to put a floor on the states' share of GST revenue.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
News

'Sweaty Navy lawyer' swipe insults McGowan

The WA Labor leader says comments made by federal minister Christian Porter at a Liberal party function are insulting to anyone who has served in the military.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
News

Turnbull praises Barnett on campaign trail

Malcolm Turnbull has heaped praise on Colin Barnett as he enters the pointy end of the WA election campaign, describing him as the most credible premier.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
News

Eyes on big banks as ANZ cuts card rates

Bank customers will be watching to see if the big banks lower interest rates on credit cards after the ANZ reduced the rate on two of its cards.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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