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Aplin to open Jerilderie courts

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

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Apr 20 2017
Sport

Tight win in mixed triples

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

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Apr 20 2017
News

Top five cancer fundraiser

Berrigan’s NSW Cancer Council branch has been named in the top five fundraisers in the state.. The Berrigan members put on an amazing luncheon every year, which has raised a total of $50,000.. NSW Cancer Council representatives recently travelled

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 20 2017
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Cropping

Farm stock thefts in Cobram and Yarroweyah

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 24 2017
News

New hope for type 1 diabetics

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 23 2017
News

Award for innovation

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 22 2017
Cropping

New balers built tough

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
Livestock

Reduce risk of ISLs forming

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
News

South Coast Holstein wins Supreme Champion for second...

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
News

Recipe of the week

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
Livestock

Young bulls on rise

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
Water

Kioti a good fit

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
News

VFF seeks extension

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2017
Water

Women are taking the...

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

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2017
News

Free transport webinar

A free webinar covering road safety and infrastructure challenges posed by the operation of agriculture vehicles and equipment on public roads will be held next week.. Hosted by Advantia Transport Consulting senior engineer Adam Ritzinger on Friday

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2017
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Highlights: Richmond v Melbourne

Highlights: Richmond v Melbourne

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Labor welcomes legal funding 'backflip'

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.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
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Citizenship changes disappointing: NZ PM

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English says Australia's immigration changes are "disappointing", as they force Kiwis to wait longer for citizenship.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

Turnbull honours diggers in Anzac message

The prime minister has released an Anzac Day message paying tribute to Australian servicemen and women at home and abroad.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

Man arrested, then let go after baby dies

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.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

Sydney dance teacher jailed for child porn

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.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

Boy, 12, who drove across NSW had bingle

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.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

Village Roadshow hit by theme park woes

Investors dumped Village Roadshow shares after the theme park operator warned of a 9.4 per cent decline in Gold Coast visitors.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

ASX company sells DroneGun to G7 military

DroneShield, an ASX-listed company that develops drone detection technology, says the military of a G7 country has bought its DroneGun.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

NZ PM to meet officials of Five Eyes

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.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
News

Christmas Island girl's lawsuit settled

An in-principle settlement has been reached in a young Christmas Island detainee's damages case against the federal government.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2017
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