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Speaking from the heart

This Australia Day, Corowa is set to host its biggest Australia Day celebration yet with more than 500 people expected to join Australia Day Ambassador, Ron Delezio for the festivities.. Ron’s speaking experience is from the heart. His story

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Corowa Free P...
Jan 17 2018
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Search for new ‘home’

There’s a shed in Rutherglen where the conversation between men flows and they feel safe to share their thoughts while using tools to build items for the community.. That special place is Indigo North Health’s Men’s Shed. Its

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Sarah Dean
Jan 17 2018
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Safety the real concern

Community feedback builds as plan is pushed back. It was supposed to be about measures to control erosion on the Murray River but much of the discussion at Monday night’s first information meeting on the Corowa to Ovens Junction Murray River

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Corowa Free P...
Jan 17 2018
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Punching above their weight

Years back, the role of farmer’s workhorse was taken over by the dirt bike. Then came the quad.. Today, UTVs are hard to beat for this role.. They more than pull their weight in the utility stakes by combining the mobility of dirt bikes and

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Building up cow comfort

The ability to produce high volumes of milk relies on a number of factors, and one major contributor is the happiness and comfort of your cows.. Bringing cows under shelter is improving their comfort levels and resulting in increased milk yields

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Value-add with Wagyu

Dairy Beef Alliance is encouraging farmers to explore adding Wagyu to their Holstein herds to further grow the value of their herd.. General manager Peter Wilkinson said the market for Wagyu beef was growing rapidly and dairy farmers were playing

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Index is a step closer

Webber Quantitative Consulting was recently announced as the successful bidder for a government tender to build an Australian dairy industry index.. The UDV said the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index represented a step

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
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Farm deaths spike in 2017

A total of 14 people died in on-farm incidents last year, the worst figures in more than a decade, leaving WorkSafe Victoria pleading with people to improve safety at work.. The statistics come after a tragic start to the year following the death of

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
Dairy

Passionate about dairy cows

There is not a lot of time for relaxation during the summer holidays for 15-year-old Lauren McIlveen from Strathmerton.. Lauren has been busy preparing her team for International Dairy Week and, with three Holstein heifers entered in the youth show

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Relocations at standstill

The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Breaky Burrito with...

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Pollies woo voters as Tas election looms

Premier Will Hodgman and Opposition Leader Rebecca White have been making election promises as the state prepares to go to the polls.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Women's rights marches held across Aust

People have come together across Australia to show their solidarity with the Women's March movement as rallies are held around the world.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Perth's new stadium finally opens

Perth's new Optus Stadium has finally opened but the footbridge, which links East Perth to the venue, is still not ready.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Palaszczuk vows to take on bullying

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says her government will work to put the fight against bullying on the national agenda.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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12-hour Kabul hotel siege ends, five dead

A siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel has ended with the last surviving attacker killed by special forces.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Man's body found at popular Vic waterfall

A man has been found dead after disappearing while swimming at a popular Victorian waterfall.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Women march as Trump starts second year

Donald Trump has finished his first year in office with hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters marching for women's rights.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Trump's first year a can't-miss drama

In his first year, Donald Trump has cast aside norms and traditions, fought with Republicans and Democrats and changed how the US is viewed at home and abroad.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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NSW out of control blazes keep burning

Firefighters continue to battle out of control blazes across NSW while Sydney's Royal National Park remains closed after a suspicious fire.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Outback NSW swelters in heatwave

NSW has experienced hot temperatures over the weekend with parts of the outback reaching above 45C but the severe heatwave conditions are set to continue.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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Rocket Man, Russia and 'America First'

Donald Trump has made good on his goal of prioritise domestic interests, but the US risks alienating allies and destabilising diplomatic relationships.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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