Tag: farming

Fitness group good for minds and bodies

Agroup of Millicent and district primary producers proudly answer to the nickname of “Fat Farmers” as they gather each week in the interest of...

Charity steps in for farmers

Rain across four states has failed to dampen demand for fodder to feed drought affectedlivestock.
Australia’s most trusted rural charity Rural Aid said the sigh...

Meat record falls

Meat and Livestock Australia’s Global Supply Analyst Tim Jackson has provided a weekly cattle and sheep market wrap. Mr Jackson said restocker cattle prices lifted...

Rain arrives … but more needed

Primary producers in the Limestone Coast have their fingers crossed that the region has finally received its break to the season, with 13mm of...

Major saleyards project in jeopardy

The Grant District Council has been left disappointed and reevaluating the future of its Saleyards Transformation Project following an unsuccessful Federal Government funding bid.
In...

‘Picture perfect’ swamp experience

Wildlife motion cameras, GPS orienteering and a rare sighting of the endangered Southern Bell Frog were just some of the exciting adventures of this...

Sheep producers learn on the go

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched a brand-new podcast that discusses all things sheep genetics and how sheep producers can make best use...

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...

Lamb price gap widens

Over the last five years, the National Light Lamb Indicator has averaged 30¢ below the National Heavy Lamb Indicator.
More recently, the price disparity between...

Mayura makes history

Mayura Station at Millicent has been named Grand Champion Wagyu brand at the 2024 Australian Wagyu Associations Branded Beef Awards held at Cairns, Queensland. This...

Mayor joins water conservation board ranks

Naracoorte Lucindale Mayor Patrick Ross has finally been appointed as a member of the Millicent-based South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board.
Mayor Ross has...

Researchers investigate ways to put methane reducing technology into the paddock

New research is investigating the potential of a lick-block formula that could help reduce methane emissions from livestock. The research is part of a collaboration...

Young environmental leaders take action

Young Environmental Leaders have again been inspired to take action for environmental change. A new cohort of leaders met recently for the first time as...