Alternative crops, herbicide resistance, soil improvement and crop nutrition are among topics at a grains research forum this week.
Goulburn Valley fruit growers are being challenged to find energy efficiencies in their packing sheds.
Timber salvaged after the Wunghnu-Numurkah fires in February will be used to provide nest boxes for the threatened turquoise parrot in the Warby Ranges.
After successful launches of pasta and sauce and two vintages of Faire Ferments cider grown from Kyabram pears, the GV Food Co-operative has been working with Darren and Tarnia Hayes and their staff from the Big Strawberry in Koonoomoo.
Makers of Heathcote’s famous shiraz wine are busily preparing their entries for the 2014 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show at the end of the month.
An early autumn break and persistent winter rain has created some animal health headaches for Goulburn Valley livestock producers.
New research is helping to increase productivity in the dairy and beef industries by accelerating the pace of genetic gain in Victoria’s herds.
Pig farmers must remain vigilant and increase farm security, VFF Pigs Group chairman John Bourke warned producers at the group’s annual meeting in Shepparton on Thursday.
While football and netball clubs play a huge role in the development of young people in rural communities, the qualifications coaches have to tackle mental health is being questioned by trained professionals.
The first ever National Herd Development Winter Fair Holstein cattle show held in Bendigo last week has been given the thumbs up by organisers, exhibitors and sponsors.
Leukaemia diagnosis for Shepparton boy Travis Lamont, 17, hits his family hard.
Yarrawonga Football Netball Club senior footballer Jeremy O’Brien celebrated his 200th senior Ovens and Murray Football Netball League game against the Wodonga Bulldogs on Saturday.
The trip to Deakin Reserve pitted the fourth-placed Bulldogs up against sixth-placed Demons in a vital match to consolidate a finals berth.
Deputy Premier Peter Ryan and Deputy Nationals leader Peter Walsh are expected to make a significant and long-awaited bridge announcement tomorrow.
Sergeant Dale Simm of Rochester police is warning the public to be wary of phone calls offering all sorts of great prizes.
100 days at Tongala Primary.
Mark Grainger cannot believe his luck after suffering a heart attack on the day a new drug was approved to be administered by paramedics.
A man who attempted, but failed miserebly, to rob the Tocumwal Pie Shed is still on the run from police.
District residents judge the top releases from the Heathcote wine region during the second annual Heathcote Wine Show on the weekend.
A sporting precinct has emerged as the main driver behind merger of Cobram and Victory soccer clubs.
A top-three finish is on the cards for the Deni Rovers after they knocked off Jerilderie on Saturday.
Innovative irrigators are being encouraged to apply for a 2014 Rural Water Award and the chance to win a $2000 cash prize.
Three Benalla residents are speaking up to bring the issue of youth homelessness into the spotlight.
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