On the land Archive

Beth’s Dutch dairy challenge

FROM a four-year-old feeding calves to a 13-year-old starting her own jersey stud on her parents’ Gippsland farm, Beth Scott has always loved being in the dairy industry. Now she’s on a study adventure that she hopes will lead to benefits for all farmers.

Young people with a passion for the land

THE first ever meeting of the Network of Young Gippsland Landcarers (NYGiL) was held on Friday, November 21 at the Coffee Collective in Wonthaggi. The group is an informal network for people in their 20s or 30s who live in Gippsland and are working

Traf T&M’s new partner

WELL known agricultural machinery identity, Jason Henry, has become a major shareholder and director of the Gippsland-based farm machinery firm Traf Tractor & Machinery. He has had 20 years; experience with Kverneland in a wholesale capacity, and in sales and proprietorships of farm machinery

Bob’s unique collection goes under the hammer

LOOK up a ‘Furphy Water Tank’ on eBay and you’ll find they’re paying as much as $7500 for a complete water tank and cart. Even a Furphy water tank end, on its own, can sell for $750. There’s a whole world of collecting going

Stud farmers achieve their goals

IT’S been a hectic week at the Cock stud Amberley Park. Malcolm and Carol have been wading through 53 years of farm ‘stuff’ and years of documents ahead of the clearing sale this weekend. The Cocks sold their Hallston farm before auction, to beef