On the land Archive

Open gates at Mirboo North

MERLEWOOD Angus held an on-farm open day at the weekend, offering visitors breeding consultations and the chance to inspect their bulls prior to the annual sale next month. The open day, coinciding with Beef Week, was a success with many farmers visiting the Mirboo

Locals dominate Dairy Week Jersey Showcase

WAYNE Kuhne of Bushlea Farms, Leongatha South has done it again, with his Bushlea Ottens-Maybell EX91 heifer topping the Jersey Showcase sale at International Dairy Week recently, selling for $14,000. Glenn Ross of Bald Hills was the lucky buyer, with the second-highest price for

Public submissions slam VicForests’ logging plans

THE Preserve our Forests Steering Committee has criticised the timing of VicForests’ community engagement period for its plans to log sections of forest near Mirboo North. VicForests (VF) called for community engagement right at a time when people were least able to properly respond

Big year of training for our vegetable growers

VEGNET Gippsland, the three-year project delivering capacity building services to Gippsland’s vegetable industry, is working closely with VegPRO, the national vegetable training initiative, to ensure vegetable growers’ active participation in a raft of new training opportunities throughout 2018. On offer will be: • Basic

Humid but hopeful for local winemakers

2018 is shaping up as a great year for local vignerons, if the weather from here to picking time in March and April, stays favourable. But the humid conditions of late, which you could cut with a knife lately, according to master winemaker from