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Volunteers return to help build church

Cobram’s Riverside Church is one step closer to completion thanks to a team of visiting volunteers.. The group of workers from the organisation Mobile Mission Maintenance Australia has been in Cobram for the past two weeks giving assistance to the

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 23 2017
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Competition winner to enjoy a free cruise

On the back of the recent helloworld expo held in Cobram, a winner has been drawn for its competition.. Jillian Searle of South Australia was the lucky winner as she was one of 35 people to book a holiday at helloworld Cobram in the week after the

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Golfers back on course

Veterans. Sixty-two starters took to the Old course on Tuesday, March 14 for a stableford.. David Wilson (8) won A-grade with 35 points ahead of Noel Milligan (13) on 33 points.. In B-grade it was Roger McAllister (22) who took the honours with 36

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Cobram Courier
Mar 22 2017
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Livestock

Taminick stud holds Angus sale

Witherswood Angus, based in Taminick, was expecting a high level of interest for its sale on Tuesday, March 21 at which 71 bulls were to go under the hammer.. Stud manager Ian Peake said many of the bulls, ranging from 18 to 22 months old, came from

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
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Gas plan for farmers

Livestock farmers are calling on the South Australian Government to clarify its plan to offer landowners royalties for gas extraction on their properties.. Livestock SA said the concept, announced in the government’s energy plan last week, seemed

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
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Abattoir staff to stand down

Up to 350 employees at JBS Australia’s Cobram abattoir are set to be affected by a minimum four-week stand-down of workers at the plant.. Announced on Friday, the decision was made ‘‘due to a shortage of suitable small livestock’’ as per

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
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Timber mill shuts after supply cut

Victoria’s Heyfield timber mill will close next year, putting 250 people out of work, after the owners rejected a government lifeline to keep it open.. Australian Sustainable Hardwood chief executive Vince Hurley said the Gippsland-based mill

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Rural

Riding success

The Kerang Pony Club 2017 Gymkhana was held last month with five rings of competition taking place.. Of the major prizes, the Sanda-Rae Perpetual Trophy for Best Educated Mount was won by Kilburns Mary Poppins, ridden by Steph Horton, and the Most

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Viticulture

We killed the Flamingo!

Queenie and I have been putting up with this Flamingo, an interloper, all summer. The Boss's grandkids like playing with it more than they like playing with me.. You could say I'm jealous, but I've always thought it was too big for its boots.. It's

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The General
Mar 23 2017
Cropping

Advanced solution holds fast

Gooram beef producer Andrew Douglas was looking for a new pasture solution for his 240ha property.. As is typical of farmers in Gooram Valley, Mr Douglas took on the challenges of soil acidity and pushing stocking rates high enough to make a good

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
News

VFF rewards a tireless worker

As a long-time member of the VFF, Bob Watters has held his fair share of positions.. From being actively involved with the VFF’s Numurkah branch to being on various committees and sitting on the VFF board as its vice-president, Mr Watters has

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Rodney Woods
Mar 23 2017
Dairy

Base AR37 tops index

PGG Wrightson Seeds’ Base AR37 perennial rye-grass has topped the charts in the new Australian Forage Value Index, recently released by Dairy Australia.. The Forage Value Index has found Base AR37 perennial rye-grass to be the highest performing

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Dairy

Family affair for...

Daryl Stacey has lived on his family's Tungamah property since 1982. In that time he has only had six dogs, and three of them are still there. There three kelpie-border collie crosses - Lou, 14, and Ned and Tess, both 12 - although semi-retired

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Cropping

Lost nutrients must be...

South-west Victorian farmers might have experienced their best growing season for years, but now they’re being urged to replenish their paddocks after a long growing season of high pasture yields.. A Pasture Update seminar in Stawell on March 27

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
Viticulture

Widespread rain events...

The continuation of the current warm to hot spell in our regions which has persisted since the end of February is now expected to lead up some widespread moderate to heavy rain events, with thunderstorms in the next few weeks. . Some places have

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Peter Nelson
Mar 23 2017
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Round 1 AFL - Carlton v Richmond Highlights

Round 1 AFL - Carlton v Richmond Highlights

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London attacker was UK-born, says May

British PM Theresa May has told parliament that the London attacker was UK-born and was known to authorities.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
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Islamic terrorism linked to attack: Fallon

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says the working assumption is that the Westminster attack is linked to Islamic terrorism.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
News

Man dies in Perth skydiving accident

A man in his 30s has been killed at a national skydiving event east of Perth after his canopy became tangled mid-air.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
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Extremist dad killed mum in front of kids

A Melbourne man who wanted to fight for Islamic State slaughtered his wife in front of their three little children, police court documents allege.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017

Martin nails number three - AFL

Martin nails number three - AFL

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Gibbs capitalises on a turnover - AFL

Gibbs capitalises on a turnover - AFL

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Labor like a 'pimply teenager' on budget

Treasurer Scott Morrison and Labor have traded insults over budget repair during a heated parliamentary question time.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
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Muslim ban to solve terror problem: Hanson

Pauline Hanson has hijacked London terror attack sympathies by calling for a Muslim ban to "solve the problem".

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
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WA cop defends Rayney arrest

An officer has defended the arrest of Lloyd Rayney when he was named as the only suspect in his wife's murder.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
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Police divers fail to find missing Qld man

Police divers and dogs have failed to locate missing man Sam Thompson or any of his belongings during a search of a river and bushland north of Brisbane.

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AAP News
Mar 23 2017
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