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Energy crisis leads to industry alliances

Australia’s energy crisis is helping forge new alliances between the dairy sector and industry groups hit by soaring prices and renewable energy suppliers keen to reach out to new markets.. Industry advocacy group Dairy Connect and renewables

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Shepparton News
Oct 22 2017
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Survey looks at farm use

Agriculture Victoria is working closely with the VFF to get a better understanding of on-farm energy use.. Global energy prices are rising and it is affecting farmers, who contribute more than $13billion to Victoria’s economy.. With this in

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Shepparton News
Oct 22 2017
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Wide drill folds away tight win

A 24m wide drill able to fold to a transport width of 5.4m within minutes was awarded the coveted Henty Machine of the Year Award.. The 3420 PHD Paralink Hoe Drill, entered by Canadian manufacturer Bourgault, impressed judges with its unique folding

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Shepparton News
Oct 21 2017
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Food festival will bowl you over

The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival is dishing up a range of goodies as it enters its ninth year.. With something for everyone, the three-day festival is set to showcase all Numurkah has to offer.. ‘‘Numurkah is such a rare gem and if you

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Shepparton News
Oct 21 2017
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A taste of history

The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never

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Alana Christe...
Oct 20 2017
Water

SDL adjustment will...

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
Livestock

Red and white wins the...

Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the

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Rodney Woods
Oct 20 2017
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Nationals survive swing

Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
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Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Rural

Horses and riders in...

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature...

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Beer will be star of the day

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Jalapeno, lime, honey and coriander lamb shoulder

Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Old and new at the Euroa Show

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Livestock

Greenham purchase

Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie...

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Cats killing millions...

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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