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Giant tomato tales still growing

There has been a lot of talk about the size of the tomatoes growing in Cobram recently, sparking a lot of healthy competition in the community.. Last week in the Courier, a story showcased the 1.25kg whopper that Tony Raco grew in his vegie patch

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Lachlan Sharp
Feb 17 2017
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Small fair impresses bike lovers

The fourth annual Sun Country Motorcycle Show ’n’ Shine, Swap Meet and Lifestyle Fair on Sunday February 5 was a great spectacle on the Yarrawonga Foreshore.. Unfortunately, numbers at the February 5 event were down to 45 competition motorcycles

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Cobram Courier
Feb 17 2017
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Lost friend remembered at special mass

Nathalia’s St Mary of the Angels Secondary College and St Francis Primary School joined with their canonical administrator Father Michael Grace to celebrate the start of the school year with an open-air Mass last Thursday.. The opening Mass was

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Courier Cobram
Feb 17 2017
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Water

Inquiry into water reform

A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
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When size matters

John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
Dairy

Helou ‘did not mislead’

Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
Horticulture

Research is taking off

Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Water

Happy with all his ‘red gear’

When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Water

Something fishy about river flows

Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Horticulture

Timber harvest is over in forest

VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
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Rare bird likes rice

A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff

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Alana Christe...
Feb 17 2017
Livestock

VFF pushing Q fever concerns

The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
Dairy

Walsh and Pulford...

Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has labelled the Andrews Government’s dairy grants scheme ‘‘under-funded and over-promised’’, and accused the government of giving farmers ‘‘scraps off the table’’.. Agriculture Minister Jaal

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
News

Letters to the editor

Oppose the basin plan if you must, but stick to the facts. One has to question not only the factual integrity of the letter ‘Flawed basin plan is a health risk’ (Country News, February 7), but also the motives behind it.. To link the size of the

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
Horticulture

Fruit fly action

The Victorian Government has committed $6.7million to fight Queensland fruit fly across a number of regions, including the Goulburn and Murray valleys.. The funding, which will be used for new regional co-ordinators and a number of grants, will also

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
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jLT Community Series Highlights - Gold Coast v Brisbane Lions Highlights

jLT Community Series Highlights - Gold Coast v Brisbane Lions Highlights

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Iraqi forces advance towards Mosul

US-backed Iraqi forces have begun moving towards Mosul airport following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's formal announcement of a ground offensive.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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Liberals get personal at launch

The WA Liberals' campaign launch has involved personal attacks on Labor leader Mark McGowan and his shadow ministry for being influenced by union organisers.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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Catholic Church leaders held to account

Australia's senior Catholic leaders will be grilled by the child sex abuse royal commission this week about what they are doing to protect children.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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WA Labor's McGowan says he's ready to lead

Freezing TAFE fees and introducing a surcharge for residential property purchases by foreigners are among election campaign launch announcements by WA Labor.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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Homeless ban protest as Melb lights up

Crowds have flocked to Melbourne's White Night festival, as homeless advocates camped at the State Library to protest the city's proposed rough sleeping ban.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017

Sam Day sustains serious injury

Sam Day sustains serious injury

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JLT Community Series Highlights: Sydney Swans v North Melbourne

JLT Community Series Highlights: Sydney Swans v North Melbourne

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LNP to compel sugar dispute arbitration

Queensland's Liberal National Party will introduce amendments in parliament next week to compel arbitration between players in the sugar industry dispute.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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Victorian diversity plan inspires hope

Cultural leaders in Melbourne have welcomed the Victorian government's policy to encourage cross-cultural cohesion.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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ANZ showing 'commercial courage': MP

Liberal backbencher Scott Buchholz believes the ANZ is showing courage in leading the change in reducing credit card rates.

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AAP News
Feb 19 2017
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