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Total Fire Ban declared for Friday

The CFA have issued a Total Fire Ban warning for tomorrow in the north central district. . No fires can be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air from 12.01am until 11.59pm on Friday January 19.. A Total Fire Ban is declared for the

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The Telegraph
Jan 18 2018
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Sad start to the new year for 23 grieving families

Victoria Police’s road policing operation for the Christmas and holiday period, Operation Roadwise, concluded recently with more than 31000 traffic offences detected and 23 people sadly losing their lives on our roads in the 24-day period

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The Telegraph
Jan 18 2018
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The cost of vandalism

Repeated acts of vandalism and theft at Council facilities are hurting the community, according to Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson.. In recent months there have been a number of incidents of vandalism and theft at Council facilities, including

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The Telegraph
Jan 18 2018
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Youth Show done and dusted at IDW 2018

Simpson's Cally O'Shannassy has been awarded the most successful handler at Australia's All Breeds National Youth Show, held today at International Dairy Week.. She took out the award after showing Fairvale BC Amarni Nola, of Munden

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
Dairy

Ready for the big time

Young exhibitor Mitchell Burgoine will be launching into the big league at International Dairy Week, with his own Brown Swiss heifer.. The 16-year-old Rochester student is keen to do more in the show ring, and has purchased embryos from Canada that

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
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Water report: Disappointment universal

Disappointment has greeted the publication of a new water report which has found that more water could be transferred from agriculture to the Murray Darling river system.. Ernst and Young delivered the report in December and the federal government

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
Dairy

Checking out the competition

The Macadams from Merrigum like to know how their Ayrshires are shaping up compared to other dairy cattle.. Bill Macadam has been breeding Ayrshires since about 1986 and appreciates them for their generally quiet temperament and moderate size

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
Viticulture

Heatwave conditions last weekend

Many places in our region have been in a grip of heatwave conditions with maximum temperatures exceeding 40 degrees on 3 successive days to last weekend.. At the same time unsettled, stormy conditions have affected mainly the northern regions of W

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Peter Nelson
Jan 22 2018
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Boot camps to boost young farmers’ skills

Young farmers from across the Mallee, Wimmera and south-west Victoria are being encouraged to sign up for two-day intensive business boot camps in February and March.. The Young Farmer Business Boot Camp program combines expert presentations and

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
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Heat greets visitors to 2018 Dairy Week

International Dairy Week exhibitors were fighting the heat yesterday as they prepared their cows for competition.. Temperatures at Tatura Park reached 41°C as cows were washed and groomed in preparation for a hectic five days of competition

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
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Tractors get technology boost

John Deere has introduced its latest advanced guidance and machine data sharing technology with the addition of three new AutoTrac applications and a new In-Field Data Sharing application for its Generation 4 Displays.. AutoTrac Turn Automation

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2018
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Punching above their weight

Years back, the role of farmer’s workhorse was taken over by the dirt bike. Then came the quad.. Today, UTVs are hard to beat for this role.. They more than pull their weight in the utility stakes by combining the mobility of dirt bikes and

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Building up cow comfort

The ability to produce high volumes of milk relies on a number of factors, and one major contributor is the happiness and comfort of your cows.. Bringing cows under shelter is improving their comfort levels and resulting in increased milk yields

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Value-add with Wagyu

Dairy Beef Alliance is encouraging farmers to explore adding Wagyu to their Holstein herds to further grow the value of their herd.. General manager Peter Wilkinson said the market for Wagyu beef was growing rapidly and dairy farmers were playing

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
Dairy

Index is a step closer

Webber Quantitative Consulting was recently announced as the successful bidder for a government tender to build an Australian dairy industry index.. The UDV said the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index represented a step

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
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New lead in SA's Beaumont cold case

South Australian police say they'll soon begin investigating a new lead into the disappearance of the Beaumont children in 1966.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Industry groups call for fracking in NT

Key industry groups have called for the Northern Territory government to lift a ban on fracking.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Demons excited by new boy Lever's AFL edge

Key recruit Jake Lever could be Melbourne's culture changer as the AFL club seeks to end 11 straight seasons in the September wilderness.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Guilty plea over Tour Down Under cop crash

A Dutch photographer has admitted driving without due care and causing a crash with a police motorcyclist.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Convicted rapist guilty of murdering Dodd

A WA Supreme Court judge has found Francis John Wark guilty of murdering teenager Hayley Dodd in 1999.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Banking royal commission to get under way

The royal commission into financial services will begin on February 12 with opening remarks by the commissioner and senior counsel.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Aussie Muslims demonised - Islamic council

The leader of Australia's peak Muslim body says Australia has a history of demonising groups and Muslims are simply the current targets of this practice.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Audit raises problems with 2016 election

The auditor-general has uncovered a raft of problems with the handling of the 2016 federal election.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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API shares slide on HY profit fall warning

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries says its half-year profit will be down nine per cent compared to a year ago, while full-year profit will be marginally up.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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PM's $60m plan to save Great Barrier Reef

Malcolm Turnbull has announced a $60 million plan to save the Great Barrier Reef which is under threat from mass bleaching.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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Kidman emotional after SAG win

Nicole Kidman says Hollywood actresses have proven they are potent and viable over the age of 40.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2018
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