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RURAL property owners will pay less of a share in rates in 2018/19 under draft rating strategy, and budget documents to reduce the impact of…
FARMERS have experienced some relief following recent rainfall.
EXPERIENCED beef producer John Muraca will head up a new board to manage the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange.
A CONSISTENT downturn in the number of cattle being sold in Wangaratta continued last year, although the value of sales still exceeded $30 million.
LESS than expected overnight rain has eased the overall flooding threat, but moderate to minor flood warnings remain in place along the Ovens River.
IT was third time lucky for Wangaratta’s Murray Bennett, winner of the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition.
WANGARATTA council will push for a seven-person board structure to manage the Wangaratta Saleyards, based on public feedback to date.
AT just 31 years of age, Eldorado farmer Natasha Lobban has become the first female president of the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Wangaratta branch.
NORTH East farmland values increased by 14.1 per cent in 2016, according to a new report released last week by Rural Bank.
THE rain over the Anzac Day period has set up a perfect start to the year for local farmers.
WORK is expected to start this month to repair damage to properties affected by last October’s floods.
A GAMBLE on a $3.7 million Wangaratta Saleyards upgrade could backfire if swift moves aren’t made to kick-start the asset’s management and marketing.