Bulls sold from the 2018 Southern Charolais Breeders Group Sale in Yea.
AN Inverloch butcher has said a Charolais cross vealer was one of the best calves he had ever killed out. The calf came from Paul and Liz Cummins from Stony Creek who run 120 Hereford and Angus cross cows. Mr Cummins decided to switch
FOOD waste is a $20b a year problem in Australia. One of Food and Fibre Gippsland members, a fresh produce retailer and wholesaler based in the Latrobe Valley, has introduced an innovative solution to the region with a dehydrator system that converts food waste
Whether your dog’s rounding up cattle or helping you plant trees, they play a crucial role on any farm – like Border Collie cross Kelpie Jonty. Mm010720
By Dr Jeff Cave, District Veterinary Officer THERE is no argument that working dogs are an enormous asset to farmers and it stands to reason, if your dog travels on the back of your ute, you need to take extra care to avoid exposing
John Jones and the team at Marriotts Leongatha are making it easy to upgrade to a top-quality side by side utility vehicle, without breaking the bank. Head in store now for great deals on Polaris models. kg132519
POLARIS will stop selling their Quad Bike range (ATVs) from October 2020. In a letter last week, Tom Marriott of Marriotts Motorcycles and Power Equipment said the business had been selling Quad Bikes for many years, however the market has been shifting towards the
A bull sold from the 2018 Southern Charolais Breeders Group Sale in Yea.
THE 18th annual Southern Charolais Breeders Group Sale is coming up and event organisers say it’s going to be better than ever. Charolais Society of Australia treasurer Ken Manton said he thought the Southern Charolais Breeders Group Sale was the longest-running multi-vendor stud sale
AFTER: With good rainfall over summer, Chris now has a thriving crop of sweet corn ready to harvest and sell.
A LOCAL high school student has taken a unique approach to fundraising for an overseas volunteering trip, setting up his own small business selling sweet corn. Aiming to raise enough money to travel to Africa with Newhaven College and the World Challenge program in
Cattle buyers for the trade, Wayne Reid of O’Connors at Pakenham and John Dawson of Oakdale Meats, competed hard at high prices for cattle at Koonwarra last Wednesday.
DON’T expect to see too many bargains in the meat tray at your supermarket or in the butcher’s window after trade cattle prices hit record levels at the VLE Leongatha Saleyards last Wednesday. A circumspect buyer for O’Connors at Pakenham, Wayne Reid said the
Max Williams of Dalyston and Graeme Alford of Woolamai (or is that Ryanston) talk about place names at the saleyards last week. m030820
THERE were approximately 1520 export and 400 young cattle penned at the VLE Leongatha saleyards at Koonwarra last week, representing a decrease of 800 head week-on-week. There was a full field of buyers present – competing in a mostly dearer market. Quality was good
The workshop addressed a number of topics, issues and challenges, around establishing a trust token to validate the authenticity of food and fibre produce from Gippsland.
FROM jamologists to providores, craft brewers to agri-tourism businesses, they came from far and wide across the region and beyond to collaborate on establishing a trust token to validate the authenticity of food and fibre produce from Gippsland. Picking up on conversation that began
At a prestigious event last week, organised by the Australian Government, ViPlus Dairy undertook an official signing ceremony at the Australian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, with Chris McKiernan - ViPlus International Marketing and Sales Manager, and Mark Luscombe – ViPlus DCH Holdings Thailand.
VIPLUS Dairy has expanded its distribution internationally into the retail consumer market, as it showcases a strong future for Gippsland’s nutritional dairy industry. Established in Australia, ViPlus Dairy supplies high-quality nutritional milk formula products from the factory based in Toora. ViPlus continues to develop
From left, Melina Bath - The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region; John and Penny Gommans - Gippy Goat and Caldermeade Farm owners, and Peter Walsh - Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Leader of The Nationals.
LABOR has failed Victorian farmers and the agriculture industry, according to Nationals MP Melina Bath. The Inquiry into the Impact of Animal Activism on Victorian Agriculture delivered its final report last week. The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region Melina Bath said Parliament had