On the land Archive

Murray Goulburn slashes 52 Leongatha jobs

MURRAY Goulburn’s hammer has hit hard today and it has hit hardest in Leongatha where 52 jobs have been cut from the local factory workforce. Local MG employees have been fearing the worst in recent weeks and finally the announcement has been made; 73

Saputo aims to win back trust

GLOBAL dairy giant Saputo outlined its bold vision to increase production at the seven remaining Murray Goulburn factories and earn the trust of disillusioned suppliers at a meeting in Leongatha last Thursday night. Saputo is in the process of acquiring Murray Goulburn’s assets, including

Our best Jerseys celebrated

THE South Gippsland Jersey Breeders Club has just had its On Farm Challenge Comp, the largest club activity for the year. There were 19 exhibitors spread across South Gippsland who entererd 148 cows. Roger Heath from the Western Districts judged the event and members

Healthy soil, healthy people

JOIN Bass Coast and South Gippsland Landcare in Inverloch on November 17 for a free forum on healthy soils, nutritional food and healthy people. Former CSIRO soil scientist and agronomist Dr Maarten Stapper will discuss the science of biological farming and the function of healthy

CERVUS Ride and Drive Day a hit with farmers

LOCAL farmers were among the first in the country to try out the latest premium farm machinery from John Deere at CERVUS Leongatha’s Ride and Drive Days last week. On show and ready for a test drive at Leongatha South last Thursday and Friday