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Tree program extended

Demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program continues, with more than 600 applications received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn Murray Valley.. Property owners with unwanted fruit trees in

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Courier Cobram
Nov 16 2017
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Author lives life to the fullest

‘‘Help me, Lynette.’’. That was all David Scott could croak to his neighbour as he suffered a life-threatening asthma attack.. The former Cobram resident’s breathing ceased as he sagged in Lynette’s arms on his

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David Rak
Nov 16 2017
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Life of a hero digger explored

July 29, 1890: Born in Cobram on July 29 to Nathaniel and Sarah Louisa (Wiggins) Morehouse, who married in 1875. Lin was the fourth child of six and the second son.. August 26, 1891: Baptised in the Church of England, Cobram, on August 26.. 1901

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Courier Cobram
Nov 16 2017
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Focus on bike safety

New quad bike laws could be introduced next year with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission launching an investigation into the safety of the four-wheeled vehicles.. Announced last week, a new inquiry will explore the issue as part of

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Dairy

Funding figures out

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s Annual Report for the 2016-17 season has been released and the foundation is increasing its funds for industry projects.. Despite the financial input into industry projects for the 2015-16 season totalling

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
Livestock

Guinea fowl rounds up the sheep

When the Jewell family makes the trek out to the paddocks to herd sheep, it’s not just the trusty working dogs that follow.. Having accidentally adopted a guinea fowl almost two years ago, the feathered friend — who they’ve dubbed

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
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Sustainable farming driven by values

On nearly 117ha at Killawarra (24km north-west of Wangaratta), you will find Blonde d’Aquitaine and Limousin beef cattle, Dorper sheep, Isa Brown chooks and a small hive of bees.. The property, Killawarra Farm, is also the home of the Kirby

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
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Demand drives wool prices higher

Strong export demand is continuing to fuel rising wool prices, delivering record highs last week and leaving producers with plenty to smile about.. The industry’s price benchmark, the Eastern Market Indicator, jumped 58¢ on the previous

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
Cropping

Byrneside farmer placed in maize competition

A maize crop grown on the property of Nathan Heckendorf of Narrandera in southern NSW has taken out the irrigated section of the inaugural National Maize Competition, beating Cooma’s Ian Hamano to the title.. Mr Heckendorf’s crop of

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
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No relief for Rochester factory in Saputo deal

Saputo’s chief executive officer has ruled out reversing the closure of Murray Goulburn’s Rochester site if the company’s bid to take over the co-operative is successful.. Lino Saputo, who is also the chairman of the

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
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Dairy crisis drives up higher G-MW debts

Northern Victorian irrigators have racked up almost $12million in debt to Goulburn-Murray Water as the full impact of the dairy crisis continues to reveal itself.. The figures, revealed in the irrigation authority’s annual report, have largely

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
Horticulture

Claims not true

Victorian and NSW riverine landholders and farmers recently found themselves yet again dragged through the mud — this time in the broadsheet pages of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald — by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
Horticulture

Canada trip for young...

Young horticulturists from northern Victoria wanting to expand their horizons have an opportunity for overseas travel in a Rotary Club program.. Successful applicants will be able to participate in an expenses-paid trip to Canada to study

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
Water

Slower flow to help cod

A modified flow pattern will be used in the lower Darling River, with Murray-Darling Basin Authority operation water releases to be reduced to 700Ml/day to provide a more favourable flow rate for Murray cod.. In 2016-17 more than 100Gl was delivered

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Water

Fresh start for water...

The decision by the remaining Murray Irrigation Limited directors to resign will clear the decks for a new governing body for the Riverina water company, but new nominees will be subject to scrutiny by outside consultants.. ‘‘Candidates

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
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Greyhound trainers fined for animal drugs

Two brothers, both long-time NSW greyhound trainers, have been convicted for possessing prohibited drugs including steroidal and euthanasia agents.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Sounds not from missing Argentine sub

A noise detected in the south Atlantic did not come from a missing Argentine submarine, the navy says.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Glenn Archer wins right to appeal assault

North Melbourne great Glenn Archer has been granted permission to appeal an assault conviction for punching a runner at his son's football game in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Boyce husband: relationship wasn't over

The husband of a Brisbane socialite has given evidence he did not believe their relationship was over in the weeks leading up to her death.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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A2 Milk shares soar on strong profit rise

A2 MIlk says its revenue and profit are well up so far this financial year, and it has a strong platform for further growth in Australia and overseas.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Cabcharge eyes strong revenue growth

Cabcharge expects double-digit revenue growth in the 2018 financial year, helped by a taxi fleet acquisition and operational changes, its CEO says.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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APRA warns big home loans are on the rise

The chairman of the banking regulator says growth in riskier property lending has slowed, but he is still concerned about consumers with big mortgages.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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One Nation will work with anyone: Dickson

The head of One Nation in Queensland says his MPs will work with all sides of politics, despite being snubbed by the major parties.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Parents told to limit screen time for kids

Children under five should be limited to one hour a day of screen time under new guidelines launched by the federal government.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Hanson pays visit to maverick Labor MP

Pauline Hanson has paid a visit to maverick Labor MP Jo-Ann Miller on the campaign trail but says she wasn't trying to get her to jump ship.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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Labor announces same Mackay policy as LNP

Labor has announced $3.6 million for a resources centre of excellence in Mackay, the exact amount of money for a similar project promised by the LNP.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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