The popular annual Vintage Tractor Pull and Vintage Rally is set to return to Redlands Road on March 4 and 5 and event organisers are encouraging people to come along and have some fun. The theme of this year’s event is all machinery starting with
Federation Council hosted its 2017 Pets Day Out for residents of the council area on Saturday and organisers are celebrating the event’s success. Residents were able to book in for free de-sexing and have their pet registered and microchipped on
The launch of a report highlighting Brolga habitat management opportunities in the Rutherglen region was well received by the Rutherglen community at its recent launch. The Rutherglen Landcare Group and the North East Catchment Management Authority
Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch members and guests celebrated 100 years since the formation of the branch on Saturday night. Keith Payne VC, Florence Payne OAM, President RSL Victoria Dr Robert Webster OAM, Cr Mayor of Indigo Shire Jenny O'Connor, Deputy
Corowa Market held on Monday, February 20 with 9,200 lambs yarded, an increase of 2,200 from previous week, 3,800 sheep yarded an increase of 1000. Lamb numbers were significantly higher in a very good yarding, with the best lambs finished on Lucerne
It’s been a long time coming for Corowa’s Sue Knight who last month became an official Australian Citizen. In front of more than 100 guests, Sue “borrowed” a little of the spotlight from her husband Perry Knight’s 70th birthday to announce
Expressions of interest are now open for managers of mixed farming operations to take part in a short course run by pasture cropping pioneer Colin Seis and beef cattle farmer and Stipa Native Grasses Association chief executive officer Graeme Hand
Dairy prices held well at last week’s autumn-calving sale run by agents Mulcahy Nelson and Flanagan Marketing Services at Shepparton Regional Saleyards.. Agent Lawrie Flanagan reported that the most pleasing aspect of the sale was the way prices
Shadow Water Minister Peter Walsh has called on the Greens and the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party to support a Liberal-Nationals proposal to establish a parliamentary inquiry into environmental water management in Victoria.. The proposed
I'm not a great fan of humans' music. I like the songs of the bush and the river - I know what I'm doing amongst all that. I know when the Kookaburras are gathering in the morning to remind everyone of their territory; I hear the Blackbirds getting
More than 100 firewood collection areas will be opened in the Hume region as the autumn firewood collection season for 2017 starts across Victoria.. The collection areas will open from Wednesday, March 1, and Forest Fire Management Victoria’s
The Cobram Campdraft Club is again running its annual Campdraft at Koonoomoo Recreation Reserve in 2017.. The club’s secretary, Kalynda Jorgensen, said the club wanted to give back to its supporters.. ‘‘The club likes to give back to the
Today we are announcing the winners of the Country News Seymour Expo colouring competition.. Young visitors to the expo were invited to enter the competition.. We are happy to report that Jackson Birmingham, 11, of Seymour won the overall
Thirty-three Japanese agricultural students visited Dajory Murray Greys at Concorde Park, Congupna last week as part of a five-day Australian tour.. The students, from Fukuoka College of Agriculture, were studying a range of agricultural industries
More than 220 horses from across the country descended on Tatura Park on Wednesday for the annual Summer Sizzler competition.. Hosted by Goulburn Valley Quarter Horse and Western Riding Club, the five-day event saw winners crowned in more than 100
Stanhope Fonterra supplier Renae Moritz has taken time out of her day to capture images of a typical working day on the farm.. Renae has agreed to generate some photos for a feature in Country News, and for the mural being planned for a wall at the
Bega Cheese is selling one of its Tatura Milk spray dryers to help fund its $460 million purchase of Vegemite and other food businesses announced in January. Bega will also sell its infant formula finishing plant at Derrimut to Mead Jonson
An auditor-general report has found many of the federal government's Centrelink compliance measures are ineffective.
Australian Federal Police officers have arrested a man over alleged terror offences in southern NSW.
A clearly hurt Ahmed Fahour has spoken out against Pauline Hanson's criticisms of his pay and faith at a Senate hearing.
Takata has pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of a $US1 billion deal with US prosecutors that includes compensation over faulty airbag inflators.
A parliamentary committee is looking at how Australians interact with the electricity grid and how it should be modernised.
A Gold Coast man is set to fight extradition to NSW in relation to his wife's 2015 death, with his lawyer arguing police haven't produced any evidence.
Independent Queensland MP Rob Pyne has withdrawn his abortion reform bills from state parliament, shelving the issue until after the next election.
The founder of Street Swags Jean Madden has maintained her innocence as she arrived at court to begin fighting fraud charges.
Liberal senator Eric Abetz has quizzed Finance Department officials over its flag protocol after a rainbow flag was seen fluttering in its foyer.
Labor has moved to suspend parliament, accusing the Turnbull government of potentially breaching privacy laws by leaking details about Centrelink customers.