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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.
THE iconic Australian Rural Leadership Program was in the North East last week.
A LOCAL Landcare group has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the state government after claiming they have almost eradicated pest rabbits in their area.
AGRICULTURE Victoria believes there remains a high likelihood chestnut blight will be considered eradicated within the next two years, provided no new detections are made.
IT’S that time of the year again – the highly anticipated Blue Ribbon Weaner Sale is back and ready to kick off on Thursday.
THERE were plenty of buyers and sellers in attendance, and plenty to be happy about at the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange cattle store sale on Friday.
IT has been a varied season for local grain farmers.
THE first fat cattle sale of the year kicked off on Thursday at the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange, with a few dozen buyers and sellers in…