Tag: farm

Rural ratepayers to ‘push back’

Rural ratepayers will “push back” on Wattle Range Council’s draft 2024/25 budget according to Councillor Emma Castine.
She anticipates there will be an adverse reaction...

‘Think before you spray’

Adry May, but with good June rains expected, has most grain producers across the state currently dry seeding.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regions...

Golden bee celebration

May is a big month for bees, with yesterday (May 20) marking World Bee Day as well as a month-long celebration of honey.
The celebration...

Growers prepare for future

Preparing wine grape growers for future droughts - and climate change impacts - will be the focus of the upcoming GrowStrong program, to be...

Carbon farm officer appointed

The Limestone Coast Landscape Board has appointed a new carbon farming project officer.
Carbon farming is a change to agricultural or land management practices that...

Meat exports continue to rise

Despite an early Easter, red meat exports in March rose 9% from last year to 182,480 tonnes, making this past month the largest March...

Lamb-tastic farm discovery

Alocal farmer has had the shock of his life recently after discovering one of his ewes had given birth to an extremely rare litter...

Grain prices strong

Despite a favourable start to the 2023-24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in...

Regional soiree a success

The Sow and Savor Soiree hosted by the Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society last week was a resounding success.
The black-tie dinner brought together local...

eNVD system enhanced

The enhanced eNVD system now more accessible.
Integrity Systems Company (ISC), a subsidiary of Meat & Livestock Australia, has upgraded the electronic National Vendor Declaration...

Grass is greener in South Australia

Experienced beef industry manager James Sage has joined Thomas Foods International to head up operations at the company’s Southern Cross Feedlot.
Mr Sage has relocated...

Livestock supply glut impacts prices

Downward pressure has been placed on South Australia’s cattle prices due to a number of farmers in Northern Australia destocking their properties of livestock...

Lamb dynamic shifts

Lamb prices have jumped all over the place in the last couple months from the lowest prices in recent memory to the highest prices...

Costs sharing to meet livestock ID regulations

As part of the national transition to electronic identification (eID) for sheep and farmed goats, the State Government has released details and guidelines of...

Rural students supported

Applications are open for students in remote and regional areas to access up to $5000 in scholarship grants through the E.W. Stevens Trust Fund.
The...