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Who will be farming’s best?

The VFF Cardinia branch will announce its ’Farmer of the Year’ at the annual dinner on 30 August. The presentation gives the branch the opportunity...

Soils ain’t soils

The world-renowned Andre Leu gave a fascinating insight recently in his presentation on regenerative agriculture to a group of local farmers at Hallora. The...

New horsey home – no long faces

The Kennedy family is returning the Victorian Equestrian Centre to its former glory. Russell, Andrea and Tayler spoke to CASEY NEILL about their $2...

Danger baling wet hay

By Frank Mickan With recent rainfall, some potentially high quality hay, which was on the ground, may now be rain affected, reducing dry matter yields...

Mixed prices on smaller yard

Last week’s Baw Baw Livestock Exchange fat sale on Wednesday contained a few less head with 474 yarded. Bullock numbers remained steady and sold to...

Top end holds its prices

Demand was firm to stronger in most categories at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange last Wednesday, and with the Christmas break coming up vendors supplied...

Full field of selective buyers

There were approximately 950 export and 650 young cattle penned representing an increase of 770 head week-on-week at Pakenham’s Victorian Livestock Exchange. There was...

Landholder fined for fatal homemade baits

A Toora landowner has been found guilty of using unregistered, homemade baits to control foxes. The Korumburra Magistrates’ Court was told that during June...

Quality gives vealers a lift

There were a few extra head yarded last week at the Baw Baw Livestock Exchange and this was in the vealer section as well...

Good quality but limited supply

There were approximately 500 export and 280 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 300 head week-on-week at Pakenham’s Victorian Livestock Exchange. The usual buying...

Armyworms are on the march

Armyworm infestations are devastating late spring pasture across large parts of Gippsland. Murray Goulburn agronomist Scott Travers said the area from Woodside to Buffalo was...

Buyers enjoy solid market

There were approximately 700 export and 400 young cattle penned representing a similar overall number week-on-week at Pakenham’s Victorian Livestock Exchange. The usual buying group...

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Cutting out the crossings

Pakenham’s dangerous and congested Cardinia Road level crossing will be a thing of the past by 2021, with construction to remove the intersection set...