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School’s out for the Class of 2017

Thirteen years of classes culminated in a flurry of both excitement and apprehension as Deniliquin High’s graduating Class of 2017 celebrated their final day at the school yesterday.. A formal assembly held at the school’s multi-purpose

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Delaney Couro...
Sep 22 2017
Sport

Percy best Redeye

An impressive season by Blighty onballer Corey Percy has been capped off with a thirds best and fairest win at the club’s presentation day on Sunday.. The 16 year-old polled an impressive 66 votes in a season where he was named in the best

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Jamie Lowe
Sep 22 2017
News

Baby Indie arrives after dad’s big win

It was an eventful weekend for former Deni Rams footballer Julian Bull, who became a premiership-winning playing coach one day and a first-time father the next.. On Saturday, Bull’s Wycheproof-Narraport team won the North Central Football

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Deniliquin Pa...
Sep 22 2017
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Rural News
Cropping

Go large with square balers

Making large square bales of high quality hay will get much easier in 2018 with the introduction of the model L331 and L341 large square balers from John Deere.. Both models feature several customer-requested enhancements, including a new MegaWide

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Livestock

Top ram’s offspring a highlight

One hundred Poll Dorset flock rams will be sold at the Sammon Brothers 33rd annual sale on Friday at Shepparton Regional Saleyards.. The sale will see the use of Stockscan scanning, which assesses rams at eight to 12 months of age for live weight

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Dairy

New dairy at Elmore

A new DeLaval rotary milking system will by unveiled at the Elmore Field Days next month, with the Rotary E100 system the result of a multi-million dollar development program.. DeLaval Oceania sales director Justin Thompson said the project aimed to

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Cropping

Hay Caps celebrates milestone

Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been

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Alana Christe...
Sep 22 2017
Water

Surface Drainage Program kicks off

A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Groundwater allocations

Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2017-18 season.. The Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area extends from Moolort in the south to Calivil

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
News

Fined $1.3m for breaches

The death of a chicken farm worker, killed by a forklift in the middle of the night, has led to a liquidated Victorian company being fined $1.13million for workplace breaches.. The contracting business, which formerly operated as CK Crouch Pty Ltd

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Built to meet specific needs

NSW farmer Paul Cudden knew the first of Paxton Plow Co’s CB6 Cultibars was going to be right for him because it was effectively built to meet his requirements.. No-one else is building a machine to anything like its specifications, according

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Crop trial field day

A spring field day will showcase the range of trials run by Riverine Plains and FAR Australia.. The field day will be held at the Riverine Research Centre in Forges Rd, Burramine on Thursday, September 28.. The RRC is a partnership between Riverine

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Report supports...

The National Water Initiative has made a ‘‘significant contribution’’ to better managing Australia’s natural resources, according to a Productivity Commission draft report.. The report was tasked with assessing the

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Hoping to finish well

Hay makers are hoping for one more solid downpour in the coming days to help finish off their crop, according to AW Ag Contracting owner Adam Whipp.. Mr Whipp, from Nanneella, who contracts out 40000 square and round hay bales a year in addition to

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Rodney Woods
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Lots to do at fodder...

The Australian Fodder Industry Association’s 2017 National Fodder Conference was held last month on the Gold Coast, with the machinery on show generating interest.. With a theme of ‘Feeding Innovation, Growing Success’, delegates

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Rodney Woods
Sep 22 2017
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National News
News

PM's hard word as warship enters service

The Prime Minister has warned of growing regional uncertainty as the newest warship enters the Royal Australian Navy.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

Tempers fray after Mexico earthquake

Three days after a major earthquake hit Mexico City, rescuers are winding down the search for survivors in collapsed buildings.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

A space agency: Australia's final frontier

World leaders in the space sector are gathering in Adelaide amid calls for a national space agency to allow local players to go where they have not gone before.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

Bishop slams North Korea in UN speech

Julie Bishop has used her UN speech to talk up Australia's bid for a seat on the Human Rights Council but saved her strongest words for North Korea.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

NZ to vote after tight, volatile race

After seesawing in the polls, PM Bill English and Labour's Jacinda Ardern face NZ voters but it will take weeks to know the make-up of the new government.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

Vic Labor MP election exodus rolls on

Embattled Victorian Labor MP Khalil Eideh is the ninth MP planning to hang up the boots at next year's state election.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

'Personal hatred' inspired Abbott headbutt

A Hobart DJ says he headbutted Tony Abbott because of a "personal hatred" for the former leader, shutting down claims it was related to marriage equality.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

No vote campaigns crank up in NSW and Vic

The Party for Freedom rally will gather on Saturday in an area widely recognised as Sydney's main gay district to oppose same-sex marriage.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

Qld CCC boss warns of corruption loophole

The head of Queensland's corruption watchdog has warned corrupt conduct could potentially go unpunished because of a legal loophole in Right to Information laws

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

May calls for post-Brexit transition

British Prime Minister Theresa May has emphasised the shared values between the EU and UK as she outlined her Brexit vision in Italy.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
News

Teen charged over London train bombing

An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder over the London Tube terrorist attack.

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AAP News
Sep 23 2017
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