Deniliquin Pastoral Times
Sport

Edward One claim local cup

Local Year 3 and 4 primary school students participated in the Todd Woodbridge Cup zone day at the Deni RSL tennis courts last Friday.. The day saw students from Edward, Deni South, Blighty, Mayrung and Conargo primary schools compete in a modified

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Jamie Lowe
Jul 28 2017
News

PT’s proud history as Awards’ major sponsor

The success of the annual Business Excellence Awards is one of the key reasons the Pastoral Times has remained the major sponsor of this fabulous event.. Last Friday’s awards’ ceremony was no exception — a room filled with

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Sam Hall
Jul 28 2017
Sport

Blighty eyes big scalp before finals

Blighty can revitalise their Picola District Football League premiership hopes with a win against ladder leader Picola United tomorrow.. The third placed Redeyes have lost two of their past five games, including a disappointing 11 point loss to

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Jamie Lowe
Jul 28 2017
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Rural News
Livestock

Jail time for cattle cruelty

A 65-year-old farmer from Cooma near Stanhope has been sentenced to three months in jail on animal cruelty charges heard in Shepparton Magistrates’ Court.. The farmer plead guilty to 17 charges of aggravated cruelty, under the Prevention of

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
Dairy

Fonterra increases farmgate milk price for 17/18 season

Fonterra Australia has today advised its farmers of an increase of 20 cents per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) to its farmgate milk price for the 2017/18 season, bringing its average farmgate milk price to $5.50kgMS. The increase will apply from 1

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
Livestock

Watch for risk

Livestock producers are being reminded to pay close attention to the physical wellbeing of their livestock to prevent cattle developing lameness disease this winter.. There are multiple factors that contribute to lameness in cattle but the risks can

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
Viticulture

Show Time: Faces of the Past

Sharing the stories of the region’s Miss Show Girls.. -

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
News

Plan shot down

A NSW Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party member has hit back at the National Party over its plans to increase red tape on hunting on private land.. Orange MP Phillip Donato said the changes to the way hunters supply proof of permission to shoot on

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Viticulture

Going with the Flows

The Boss called in to a forum on environmental flows the other day and came home looking non-committal. He looks that way whenever I retrieve something quickly for him, but drop it a few steps away rather than give it to him. It's a kind of

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The General
Jul 27 2017
Livestock

Call to hold fire inquest

Farmers want an inquest into a bushfire which devastated 55000ha of farmland in NSW’s central west and killed thousands of sheep and cattle.. NSW Farmers Association members at their annual conference in Sydney last Thursday voted for a coronial

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Dairy

Flow not expected to hit price

Murray Goulburn has announced its milk flow has reduced but has reassured suppliers that it will not affect the opening average milk price for the Southern Milk Region.. At this stage, Murray Goulburn’s total 2017-18 milk intake is expected to be

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Livestock

Live trade ban was ‘reckless’

A former federal Labor minister acted ‘‘recklessly’’ when he made the irrational and unreasonable decision to ban all live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011, a judge has been told.. Even though then-agriculture minister Joe Ludwig was

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
News

Spiced Lamb and Winter...

Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt, Pine Nuts and Herbs. Serves: 6. Ingredients:. 2 tsp fennel seeds. 2 tsp cumin seeds. 1 tbsp coriander seeds. 1 cups Greek-style natural yoghurt. 1 large clove garlic, crushed. salt and freshly

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Horticulture

Fence dispute calls...

I read with dismay the article on “Fence legal threat” in the July 18 - 24 issue of Country News.. Rules and laws are necessary for the best interests of our country and rules or laws found to be wrong need to be changed.. During my working life

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

High council rates a...

Farmers will be disproportionately stung with high rates, a Victorian Government inquiry into the city of Ararat has heard.. The VFF fronted up to the Commission of Inquiry into the city, demanding to know the reasoning behind the council’s steep

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
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Shorten promises national republic vote

A future Labor government would hold a national vote on an Australian republic during its first term in office, Bill Shorten is set to announce.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Billabong shares skid on write-off

Billabong remains committed to rolling out its omni platform despite taking an $11.7 million hit after dropping its solution provider.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned after a Supreme Court order to disqualify him.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

An Archibald fairytale began in a gallery

When two artists met in a gallery, it began a relationship that resulted in triumph at one of the country's most coveted art prizes.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

NSW to crack down on dodgy cladding

The NSW government has established a task force to identify dangerous cladding in buildings and restrict the use of dodgy building materials.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Push to double family violence leave

The NSW Labor conference will this weekend debate a range of workplace relations issues including 10 days domestic violence leave.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

NSW welcomes auditor-general water probe

The federal auditor-general has expanded his inquiry into National Partnership Agreements to include allegations of water theft on the Murray Darling Basin.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Xenophon party under-states funding: AEC

The Australian Electoral Commission has found the Nick Xenophon Team not to have complied with funding disclosure rules.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Man admits rape near Melbourne tram stop

A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman he met while waiting for a tram in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Israeli police on high alert at holy site

There are are fears of more clashes between Israelis and Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
News

Obamacare repeal ends in defeat for Trump

The Obamacare repeal bill has died in the Senate after three Republicans cast "no" votes against the key health care amendment.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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