On the land Archive

From a Dumbalk North share farm to Australia wide finance model

Nuffield Scholar Damian Murphy (with dog Gus) has recently presented his research into attracting and retaining a new generation of farmers into the industry. His study compared Australian incentives and investigated schemes in the EU, Canada and USA. The Dumbalk North dairy farmer has

DSE says “sorry” for disastrous Hallston fire

DSE District Regional Manager for Gippsland, Geoff Pyke says sorry to the Hallston comunity for the disastrous ‘fuel reduction burn’ in the area prior to Easter. Read all about it in next week’s Sentinel-Times.

Another fire meeting on Wednesday

Some of the damage caused to private property as a result of last week’s runaway ‘controlled burn’. THERE’S still some lingering anger in the Hallston community after last week’s DSE ‘controlled burn’ got out of control and burnt 570 hectares of bush, plantation and

Big response to ‘Music in the Vines’ event

Enjoying a glass of Djinta Djinta Merlot while listening to the entertainment at Music In The Vines at Djinta Djinta Winery last Sunday are Roz and Bill Morcom of Outtrim. THERE was non-stop musical entertainment at Djinta Djinta Winery last Sunday when the venue

Best year yet for local wines

Judy and Neil Travers are looking forward to harvesting their best yet grapes for their Waratah Hills Vineyard. WHILE some farmers have complained about the weather, South Gippsland vignerons have been hailing the year an early success. Judy and Neil Travers of Waratah Hills