On the land Archive

Next generation on show

THE South Gippsland Jersey Breeders Club’s annual ‘heifer tour’ was held on Wednesday, May 10. About 20 members enjoyed travelling between the farms in perfect autumn weather to see some of the future stars of the club who should shine in the next few

South Gippsland’s export opportunities

GIPPSLAND hosted visits by a delegation of purchasing managers from major hotels and supermarkets from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand as part of a tour of Victorian food production this week. South Gippsland Shire Council hosted the group for visits to celery growers Schreurs at

Paddock to Plate inspires vision

THE search for leaders in the agricultural sector who inspire with their vision led directly to South Gippsland for the Gippsland Community Leadership Program (GCLP) recently. First stop was I Love Farms to hear from newly elected president of the Victorian Farmers Federation Horticulture

Garden guru presents at Landcare Workshop

TINO Carnevale, gardening expert from ABC TV’s ‘Gardening Australia’, visited South Gippsland recently to speak at a Landcare workshop on ‘Lifestyle Farms’. Lifestyle farms or hobby farms do not provide a primary income, but provide an opportunity to live in and enjoy a country

Dairy women talk the talk

THE Women in Dairy Discussion Group (South) met in Koonwarra recently to talk about life on and off the farm. Held at Milly and Romeo’s café in Koonwarra, the group discussed the present situation in the dairy industry and how farming families are dealing