Posts in Tag: Wangaratta saleyards
Little rainfall has cattle producers starting to offload
“We’ll make it cheap to sell and buy” cattle
TRAINING of CFA, police, ambulance and corrections officers will be staged at a new $5 million training ground off Wangaratta’s Shanley Street.
A MOVE to maximise the full commercial potential of Wangaratta Saleyards was officially put in action this week.
WANGARATTA council will push for a seven-person board structure to manage the Wangaratta Saleyards, based on public feedback to date.
FARMERS have been told to focus on the positives of Wangaratta Saleyards becoming a privately run enterprise rather than getting bogged down on historical negatives.
AGENTS are banding together over plans to introduce a committee to manage the operations and business components of the Wangaratta Saleyards.
MANAGEMENT of the Wangaratta Saleyards could be transferred from council to a separate entity made up of livestock industry and financial experts.
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.
DESPITE a lack of interstate buyers at Friday’s monthly store cattle sale prices remained solid although slightly easier.
IT was a scene of a homecoming for Premier Daniel Andrews yesterday when he arrived to officially open the Wangaratta Saleyards upgrade.
THE Wangaratta Livestock Exchange will remain in council hands and the establishment of a committee of management is likely in the future, based on responses…