Yarrawonga Chronicle
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VCTA country team farewelled

When VCTA Administrator Pat Gilchrist and treasurer Carol Pearce took over the running of country week tennis in 1991, there were 76 teams.. “Their passion and dedication have seen this event grow to the biggest and best community tennis event

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Robert Muir
Feb 22 2017
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Perfect weather expected for Boat Muster

It’s the last Saturday of summer and perfect weather conditions are forecasted for the annual Lake Mulwala Boat Muster to be held this Saturday at the Mulwala Water Ski Club Lagoon.. Dress up in a theme and join the flotilla of boats as they start

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Jared Loughnan
Feb 22 2017
News

Willett named national Shooter of the Year

Mulwala’s James Willett was named Shooting Australia’s Male Athlete of the Year to cap off what could only be described as a stellar sporting year for this young local.. After returning from the Rio Olympics with an Olympic record and finishing

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Fiona Blick
Feb 22 2017
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War on weeds to headline GRDC updates

Southern NSW grain growers will remember 2016 as a really wet year that for many resulted in massive weed seed blowouts.. Advice for growers on how to deal with the increased weed seed bank will be one of the headline acts at the Grains Research and

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Water

Creek gets a clean-up

North Central Catchment Management Authority has been working with the National Landcare Program for years to remove natural rubbish from Gunbower Creek, and now it is turning its attention to the man-made kind.. As the CMA begins destroying

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
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Labour laws flouted

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s national inquiry into exploitation of overseas workers on the Australian harvest trail has led to the agency launching legal action against a Queensland labour-hire operator for allegedly flouting record-keeping laws

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Dairy

Apply for scholarships

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling for dairy farmers to apply for Farm Business Management Program scholarships.. Now in its third year, the FBMP is a collaboration between the foundation and the Victorian Regional Development Program to

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Livestock

Impressive bull lines on display

Days Whiteface will be displaying its outstanding lines of Poll Hereford bulls reserved for an upcoming on-farm sale.. Lachy and Lou Day have 40 bulls catalogued for their on-property sale at Bordertown, some of which will be on display during the

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
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SPC fails to make a profit

Shepparton based fruit processor, SPC, has dragged down parent company's profit result, according to an annual report.. The canner has been unable to record a profit in recent years and this year SPC contributed a ‘‘modest’’ loss to its

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
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A master of versatility

The Agromaster Universal Seed Drill provides versatility, with a number of features suitable for most farmers.. It brings together a single disc with an adjustable gearbox, and is effective for all grain sizes.. Leo Schoonderbeek from Konig’s

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
Dairy

Over-sowing boosts pasture

After moving from New Zealand in 2015, Ron and Sheralee Newman purchased 28ha near Shepparton to start their own dairy farm.. They immediately set about renovating the pastures and trying to improve productivity.. Mr Newman said his main aim was

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
News

Correct use is essential

Using fumigants correctly is critical in protecting this year’s bumper grains harvest.. Agriculture Victoria Statewide Specialist Chemicals’ Steven Field said there was a variety of fumigants on the market, including nitrogen and carbon dioxide

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
News

Support for canola

Nuseed is continuing to receive strong support from canola growers across Australia for its open pollinated triazine-tolerant varieties through returns from end point royalties (EPR).. Thanks to good yields last season in recently released varieties

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
News

Seeking silos

Agriculture Victoria is on the lookout for more silos to join the fight against exotic pests and participate in a monitoring program and further inform early detection measures.. Currently eight silo locations are being monitored as part of the

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
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Wheat yields are...

Australia’s average wheat yields, which had more than tripled due to technological advances between 1900 and 1990, did not increase from 1990 to 2015, according to the CSIRO.. Recent research by CSIRO scientists, published in the journal Global

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
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Tax cuts risk living standards: Bowen

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has pointed to new Grattan Institute research showing business tax cuts could risk living standards if not properly funded.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Govt crack down on dodgy family day care

The federal government will introduce new compliance measures aimed at family day care providers who rort the system.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Man hands himself in over police shooting

A man wanted over shots fired at police during a Melbourne drug raid has handed himself in.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Hammer attack after car crash in Melbourne

A man has been attacked with a hammer, bashed then robbed after he stopped to exchange details with two men following a minor crash in Bulleen, Melbourne.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Senator gets lesson in questioning

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has learned a lesson in phrasing questions to bureaucrats during a senate estimates hearing.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Model was 'love of my life': Gordon Wood

Gordon Wood has told a court he doesn't know whether he's over girlfriend Caroline Byrne's death, but his sister says he's "fundamentally changed".

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Independent MP moves to end pollie 'rorts'

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has introduced to parliament a private bill for an annual audit of politicians' work expenses.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Coal, coral stop Senate hearing

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has shown a Senate environmental committee hearing large lumps of dead coral and coal.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Labor asks govt to rule out uni fee rises

Labor's education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek has moved a motion in parliament calling on the government to outline its university funding plan from 2018.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Auctions surge to Feb record: CoreLogic

Property auctions hit record levels in Sydney and Melbourne last week, driving up the national tally as clearance rates improved as well.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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Parliament fence project goes ahead

Parliament House's popular grassy areas will still be available to roll down under a plan to fence the building.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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