On the land Archive

Prices rise as rain falls

AUCTIONEER James Kyle was hoarse at the end of the SEJ Feature Sale at VLE Leongatha on Friday. Even with the microphone he had to shout over the wondrous sound of rain on the big tin roof. With rain falling across South Gippsland all

Good beef prices call for prudent investment

WHILE prime and store cattle prices hit dizzying heights, confidence is up locally despite lower hay yields. That confidence was evident at the Meikle’s Meeniyan stud, Tarwin Poll Herefords. A steady stream of farmers and customers came to inspect the bulls, heifers and calves

Landowners want to help control rabbits

MORE than 150 landowners and Landcarers attended meetings in Koonwarra, Kilcunda, Warragul and Woodside recently to hear about a new strain of virus being released to help control rabbits across Australia. Rabbit expert and research scientist funded through the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre,

Terry talks about Heatime

AFTER only six months using the SCR Heatime HR System on their cows, Terry and Janine Clark of Nerrena are already saving a lot of time, they know more about their cows and they’ve been submitting significantly more cows for AI. It’s been a

Twilight field day focus on better dairy cows

THERE’S always something to be learned at an organised on-farm visit and such will be the case at an event this Friday, January 22 being facilitated by the local branch of Holstein Australia. And you don’t have to be a member to come along.