On the land Archive

Store prices ease but only slightly

STORE cattle prices eased ever-so-slightly last Thursday at the VLE Leongatha Saleyards on the back of measured concern about dry conditions in some parts of the region. However while we didn’t see the $3.80-plus a kg price we saw a few weeks ago, there

In the business of making friends

IT HASN’T been 10 or 15 years since Browns and then Landmark established their farm supplies store and depot in Power Street, Foster. It was 26 years ago that Chris Geisler joined the fledgling business, working alongside Gary Stoll, rising to manager in 1995

Dairy cows lift as supply drops

THERE were approximately 1,070 export and 300 young cattle penned at the Leongatha VLE, representing a decrease of 220 head week-on-week. There was a full field of buyers present and competing in a dearer market. Quality was mixed, with a larger proportion showing good

Jenny joins meat research council

JENNY O’Sullivan will make up part of what Meat and Livestock Australia is calling ‘The Magnificent Seven’. She is one of the new chairs of the Southern Australia Meat Research Council (SAMRC); producers who will drive the collection of research and development needs from

Rainfall all the talk at the yards

NOT only is the VLE Leongatha Saleyards a proven performer when it comes to getting the best market prices available, whether it’s for store cattle, trade, export or breeder cattle, it’s also a good place to check the pulse of the industry. Agents, buyers