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Polaris dominates off-road vehicle market

AUSTRALIA’S number one off-road vehicle brand, Polaris Industries, continued its outstanding growth trajectory in April to be named market leader in Australia year to date 2018. Coming off a dominant 2017 where it finished the year as Australia’s number one off-road vehicle brand, Polaris was again a clear market leader in April for the fourth […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Towards more energy efficient farms

THE Energy Innovation Co-operative’s information session at Outtrim on Sunday, May 27 aims to support farm businesses in their unceasing search for more energy efficiencies. Energy and fertiliser prices are continuing to rise. There is help available. Bob Davie will share his experience and his vision to see a zero emissions beef industry. He and […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

MG suppliers look to future with Saputo

THE sale of Murray Goulburn to Saputo was finalised today (Tuesday), leaving suppliers with bittersweet feelings about the collapse of the nation’s largest dairy cooperative. South Gippsland suppliers are looking towards the future with more confidence and believe the industry will stabilise under Saputo’s management, after more than two years of uncertainty. Michael Holloway from […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Farmers named on genetics honour roll

KONGWAK bull Medallion has taken another step towards iconic status with his owners being inducted on the Genetics Australia honour roll. Brian and Bill Anderson, of Bundalong Holsteins at Kongwak, were among eight new honour roll inductees announced during Genetics Australia’s 60th anniversary dinner. There have been just 31 breeders added to the honour roll […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Genetics to be showcased at Jelbart Dairy

PEOPLE interested in attending ImProving Herds National Muster are encouraged to register online, with the full program now available. Held at Jelbart Dairy, Leongatha South on May 10, the National Muster will showcase the findings from the ImProving Herds project, woven with the personal genetics and business experiences of Jelbart Dairy and other farmers involved […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Martins see benefits in red

A PASSION for dairying and a love of the Aussie Red breed has helped Korumburra sharefarmers Dave and Amanda Martin produce a championship winning cow. In the recent Australian Red Dairy Breed on Farm Challenge, the Martins’ cow Glenroy Waratah was crowned overall champion, beating 200 other entries. Glenroy Waratah was also named best cow […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

So much to see at Farm World

FARM World attracts more than 55,000 visitors and 850 exhibitors over four days to Lardner Park near Warragul. The event from Thursday, April 12 to Sunday, April 15 offers the latest in technology, equipment and information, and an opportunity to chat with the experts. There’s plenty for professional and lifestyle farmers interested in equipment, livestock, […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Equestrian Expo to excite

FARM World is held in conjunction with the Equestrian Expo, which now in its third year, offers a program that will excite both professional and equine enthusiasts. Held from April 12 to 15, this year’s event will feature some of Australia’s finest competitors who will compete across a four-day program, which kicks off on Thursday […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Bull takes top honours

JASON and Sarah Keays from Fish Creek Farm have bred another supreme champion Speckle Park exhibit, with Fish Creek Farm Storm M1 taking out the prize at the Sydney Royal Easter Show recently. Even more impressive was the bull’s top three placing in the Urquhart Trophy for the supreme beef exhibit at the show, with […]

April 4th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Honey much abuzz in Dumbalk

DUMBALK honey producers Sharon and Rob Fisher did not expect their hobby to become the big business it is today when they started beekeeping more than a decade ago. Now owners of Blue Tree Honey Farm, the couple offer honey tastings, demonstrations and work out of a farm shop cafe serving thousands of tourists and […]

April 4th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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