On the land Archive

Keep September 25 & 26 free for the South Gippsland Dairy Expo

IT’S on again! The South Gippsland Dairy Expo, on Wednesday and Thursday, September 25 and 26 at Korumburra. And with the news this week that the opening price for milk will be 25% better than last year’s opening price, the prospects are that it

Truck load of hay lost in fire

A truck carting hay caught fire on Tuesday afternoon on the Stony Creek Dollar Road. Photo by Erin Azzopardi. A FARMER was lucky to escape injury after hay he was carting spontaneously combusted on Tuesday afternoon. The hay bale fire quickly travelled through the

Show of rural force wanted at Kilcunda meeting

IT’S unlikely that the Kilcunda Hall will be big enough on Thursday night, May 23 at 8pm, if all those who’ve so far expressed concern about the Bass Coast Shire Council’s Rural Land Use Strategy (draft) decide to show up. But, according to Phillip

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.