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Author’s favourite book

The Twyborn Affair. By Patrick White. Published by Jonathan Cape, 1979.. Patrick White said he liked this book more than any other he had written, and to a certain extent one can see why.. In three parts, portraying the same character firstly as

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Feb 23 2017
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Digital divide hurts

The Victorian Farmers Federation says farmers are being crippled by unacceptable telecommunications access while the government is working with seriously outdated service standards.. It said more effort was needed to bridge the digital divide

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Feb 23 2017
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Aiming to make service better

Members of NAB’s consumer banking and wealth leadership team visited the Seymour branch recently to hear how it has become one of the bank’s better performing branches.. NAB’s chief customer officer and his team are travelling across the

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Feb 23 2017
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Wheat yields are falling

Australia’s average wheat yields, which had more than tripled due to technological advances between 1900 and 1990, did not increase from 1990 to 2015, according to the CSIRO.. Recent research by CSIRO scientists, published in the journal Global

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Feb 25 2017
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Record harvest is predicted

Favourable weather conditions across grain growing regions of Australia throughout the season have helped the nation’s crop farmers deliver a record harvest, according to an Australian crop update.. Expected to exceed 53million tonnes, the 2016-17

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
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Tough-as-nails unit great value

The DAVIMAC DF seed drill is as tough as nails and great value for money, according to one Katunga farmer.. Richard Trimby, who milks 400 cows and grows cereal crops, annual rye-grass, lucerne and corn on his 517ha property, said the the 24-row

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Feb 25 2017
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Lisa Neville at Echuca on Thursday

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Feb 25 2017
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Kelpies keep it in the family

What are their personalities like?. They are very friendly. They are normally good company.. What are their working abilities like?. They do help me around the sheep. They are good on the sheep. Most times they do what they are told.. Do they love

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
Horticulture

Guide to spraying with success

Grain growers across the nation planning to spray paddocks for control of weeds, diseases and pests in 2017 and beyond are being supported in their spray application efforts with the latest best-practice advice and guidance.. The Grains Research and

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
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Chance to check out equipment

Farm machinery manufacturers will be bringing their tillage, boomspray and sowing equipment to the biannual Demonstration Day at Elmore next month.. It will be held at the Elmore Events Centre on Wednesday, March 15, from 9.30am.. With multiple

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Feb 25 2017
Horticulture

Test seed for disease

NSW cereal growers have been urged to take advantage of a no-cost disease testing service now available for 2017 planting seed.. NSW DPI senior plant pathologist Steven Simpfendorfer said wheat, durum and barley planting seed could be tested for the

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
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Great big machinery display

CLAAS Harvest Centre in Echuca will showcase the latest innovations in European spraying, spreading, cultivation and tractor technology at its Great Big Demo Day on Wednesday, March 1.. Starting at 10am, the program will include working

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
Cropping

Record highs for...

Australia’s winter crop harvest is almost complete and generally favourable seasonal conditions have pushed production to unprecedented levels, with all mainland states set to achieve record highs.. According to the Australian Crop Report

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
Water

Government must act to...

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority says it has little influence over aspects of the basin plan which need fixing.. ‘‘That was their message during two days of meetings in Deniliquin,’’ Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Graeme Pyle said

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Feb 25 2017
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Inquiry input sought

Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie has called on regional Australians to make their support clear for more Commonwealth agencies to relocate to country towns.. The Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee is holding an inquiry

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Shepparton News
Feb 24 2017
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Attack on Syrian forces in Homs kills 42

Militants have bombed two Syrian security offices in the western city of Homs, killing at least 42 people.

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Gladys and Jokowi talk infrastructure

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Feb 25 2017
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Widodo opens trade forum with Aussie firms

Visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo has attended a trade meeting in Sydney on his whirlwind tour.

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Feb 25 2017
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Trump blasts purveyors of 'fake news'

US President Donald Trump has told conservative activists that journalists shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name.

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Feb 25 2017
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Two Vic MPs resign over allowances furore

Labor MPs Telmo Languiller and Don Nardella have quit their positions as Victoria's parliamentary Speaker and Deputy Speaker.

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Feb 25 2017
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Trump vows military build-up

President Donald Trump has told conservative activists he will make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military build-ups in American history".

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Feb 25 2017

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