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Murray Goulburn closes in on $100m savings

MURRAY Goulburn has already achieved $50 million in cost savings and is well on the way to reaching its goal of $100 million, according to MG chairman Phil Tracy. Mr Tracy was speaking at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo last Thursday, noting that while

Cow in the tank equals money in the bank, says Dr Steinfort

LIVESTOCK health innovator and vet John Steinfort of Steinfort Agvet, had several things to discuss with local farmers including his new, improved range of double-strength ear tags and his downer cow management system, including a riser tank to aid cow recovery. “In the US

Dairy workforce project launched at expo

ONE of the most useful things to come out of the South Gippsland Dairy Expo last week was the launch of a Dairy Workforce Employment Pack by Dairy Workforce Coordinator for GippsDairy, Kylie Barry. The pack, which is the culmination of a project funded

Umpire Stevic at the pinnacle

AFTER umpiring 10 AFL finals Leongatha’s Matt Stevic finally realised his dream of officiating on that one day in September when he took to the hallowed turf of the MCG on Saturday. The field umpire who made his AFL debut back in 2004 is

Korumburra loses favourite son

ON September 10, 2012, a favourite son of Korumburra, Eric Billing died at the West Gippsland Hospital Warragul after a short illness, he was 88. Eric was born in 1923 in the Korumburra Hospital, the third child of Ida and Fred Billing of Jumbunna.