The exciting Tocumwal Farmers and Artisans Market is set to attract a large crowd when it returns on Saturday.. As usual the popular market will offer an array of fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, mostly direct from the growers.. There will also
Some of Cobram’s 200 sacked JBS workers may find a lifeline in HW Greenham and Sons’ recent acquisition of the Moe Meatworks.. Hundreds of JBS abattoir workers were left devastated and looking for work after the Brazilian-based meat
Birds will be sleeping in style thanks to the handiwork of Cobram and District Specialist School students, who built an award-winning birdhouse for a competition held by Rich Glen Olive Oil Estate.. The birdhouse’s tile and glass mosaic design
Moira Shire’s new tourism campaign to attract young people to the region is officially live online.. Raft the Murray features a purpose-built raft travelling along the Murray River connecting with the many and diverse activities and sites
A re-enactment of the Charge of the Light Horse at Beersheba will be held in Strathmerton later this month.. Well-known horseman Wayne Hinchliffe will lead the re-enactment of the charge, complete with uniforms and weapons.. There will also be
Even though she had two children of her own, Cobram’s Wilma Kay had always felt she had another parenting role within her — for foster children.. She simply loved the idea of taking responsibility for a needy child and giving them the
The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural
More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill
Charles and Carolyn Smith, of St Germains, held a First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of their Andes Holsteins and Eurarie Jersey herds yesterday (October 17).. All but one of the 145 cows sold, totaling more than $400 000 for the Smith family
More than 3800 people were at the Heathcote Showgrounds for the recent celebration of the new jewel in Victoria's wine crown - the annual Heathcote Wine and Food Festival.. In glorious weather, more than 40 wineries shared their passion with new
Murray Goulburn Co-operative is expected to shed up to 60 jobs in its transport division due to the decline in milk supply.. The company has been under pressure because of farmers leaving the company and the resulting milk supply cut.. The company
How did he get his name?. Carolyn: When our son (James) was two years old, he called him Bow Wow. I thought, ‘I don’t want to be calling him Bow Wow when he’s 15’ so we changed it to Bowsie.. What is Bowsie’s
The Riverine Plains’ most recent paddock walks, which included walks at Yarrawonga and Dookie, busted some myths around stubble retention and its impacts on how often frosts occur.. Riverine Plains research and extension officer Cassie Schefe
Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his
Recreational anglers, nature lovers, farmers and waterway users are invited to community meetings to hear about plans to reduce carp numbers.. National Carp Control Plan Victorian director Craig Ingram said carp were an unwanted pest in lakes and
Late season rainfall may have come too late for winter crops in some parts of the country, but vertical tillage offers farmers an opportunity to harness the benefit of increased soil moisture levels.. KUHN Machinery NSW territory manager Gerard
Research is beginning to unlock the secret role of blood-sucking ticks in sick koalas in an attempt to help conserve the marsupial.. In one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia, Murdoch University researcher Amanda Barbosa has analysed
A Sydney high school teacher who sent students to do work experience at a nuclear reactor has won a prime minister's science award.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has opened the Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress in Beijing with a three hour and 23 minute-long address.
The child abuse royal commission has criticised the handling of abuse complaints involving students at two prestigious Sydney boys schools.
NZ First leader Winston Peters will announce tomorrow which of the main parties, National or Labour, will lead the next government.
Fiji has announced it will issue a sovereign green bond of US$50 million to raise funds for the Pacific nation to tackle climate change.
Conservationists are preparing to reintroduce the eastern quoll to Australia's mainland, about six decades after the fury species was last seen there.
A court has heard that the US television series An American Horror Story partly motivated the brutal murder of an Adelaide man last year.
NSW police have responded to a simulated terror threat at Sydney's Central Station.
Gaming minister Marlene Kairouz has confidence in Victoria's regulator and its ability to investigate allegations Crown tampered with pokies.
An Adelaide woman charged over the supply of medicinal cannabis wants an amnesty for those using the drug for medical purposes.