On the land Archive

Good beef prices call for prudent investment

WHILE prime and store cattle prices hit dizzying heights, confidence is up locally despite lower hay yields. That confidence was evident at the Meikle’s Meeniyan stud, Tarwin Poll Herefords. A steady stream of farmers and customers came to inspect the bulls, heifers and calves

Landowners want to help control rabbits

MORE than 150 landowners and Landcarers attended meetings in Koonwarra, Kilcunda, Warragul and Woodside recently to hear about a new strain of virus being released to help control rabbits across Australia. Rabbit expert and research scientist funded through the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre,

Terry talks about Heatime

AFTER only six months using the SCR Heatime HR System on their cows, Terry and Janine Clark of Nerrena are already saving a lot of time, they know more about their cows and they’ve been submitting significantly more cows for AI. It’s been a

Twilight field day focus on better dairy cows

THERE’S always something to be learned at an organised on-farm visit and such will be the case at an event this Friday, January 22 being facilitated by the local branch of Holstein Australia. And you don’t have to be a member to come along.

Strong prices at first sale for 2016

ROBERT Dowel from Leongatha South kept a close eye on the weaner steer price averages at Hamilton on Tuesday and decided to send in a selection of his stock to the Leongatha VLE based on those good average prices. In all, he put in