Thursday, 09 July 2020
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Water storage reality

Water storage reality

Storing water from the Mitchell River’s winter flows is almost a reality for Lindenow Valley farmers who are building dams to help shore up their water supply over summer. For the Bulmer family, who farm more  than 1000 acres of vegetables, and usually produce millions of lettuces over summer, their dam on the north of the Mitchell River is the culmination of many years of lobbying. “This...
Cheap milk, but what’s the cost?

Cheap milk, but what’s the cost?

Australian milk is cheap but it’s killing our dairy industry according to an indepth paper released by John Dahlsen. It’s with a sense of urgency to help save those remaining in the industry that Mr Dahlsen has proposed a levy of 40 cents per litre on all fresh milk sold. “The key issue here is nine dairy farmers are leaving the industry a week,” Mr Dahlsen said. “They are terribly frustrated...
EGVID success

EGVID success

East Gippsland’s vegetable growers have produced three days of industry collaboration at Maddies Paddock in Lindenow, despite coronavirus. The East Gippsland Vegetable Innovation Days (EGVID), originally meant to concur with the 10th International Spinach Conference, cancelled due to COVID-19, followed the strict onsite regulations and turned to online engagement. AUSVEG chairman and third...

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