On the land Archive

Unearthing South Gippsland truffles

IT’S no secret that South Gippsland is slowly but surely cementing itself as one of Victoria’s top food and wine regions, offering a feast of high quality produce from award winning cheeses to fine free-range meats, locally caught seafood and organic fruits and vegetables.

Power to the people

DAIRY farmers wanting to lower their energy costs are being urged to consider an exciting new ‘peer-to-peer’ power project. The Latrobe Valley Microgrid, which is still at the feasibility study stage, aims to help: • Customers buy and sell electricity ‘peer to peer’ within

Stronger demand for heavy steer

• LEONGATHA STORE SALE REPORT By the South Gippsland Stock  Agents Association A SIMILAR size yarding to the previous fortnight of 1800 cattle (1190 steers, 590 heifers, 20 cows and calves) was yarded at Thursday’s store sale. The yarding consisted of some good pens

Keep your stock off the road

STOCK on roads is a dangerous problem, and one common in an area where cattle are often in a roadside paddock, such as Bass Coast. Livestock on roads presents a danger to motorists and to the stock. If you see stock on the road,

Work on farms protects inlet

MORE than 25,000 trees planted at a Toora North property, to help stop erosion in its steep gullies, is having a flow on effect to improving seagrass and fish habitat in Ramsar listed Corner Inlet. According to West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority’s (WGCMA) project