Friday, 01 March 2024
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Inspiring students in farming

Inspiring students in farming

Students from Bairnsdale Christian College visited Gippsland Agricultural Group’s research farm at Bengworden where they were given an overview of farming practices. The visit was part of a three-day event - Youth Agritech Expo - held in Bairnsdale and Sale, and designed to educate and inspire the next generation of agricultural leaders. Conducted over the past three days the Expo offered a...
Sheep dog trials in May

Sheep dog trials in May

East Gippsland Farm Dog Group will be hosting the Gippsland Sheep Breeders Utility Dog Trial on May 20 and 21 at 506 Cowells Lane, Lindenow South. There will be four classes of competition with the novice and improver classes running on the Saturday and the open and encourage classes on Sunday. The event runs from 8am to 4.30pm both days. "The utility trial event showcases handlers and dogs who...
Harvesting olives from the hillside

Harvesting olives from the hillside

It’s been well over a year since Annie Paterson, of Nullamunjie Olive Grove, at Bindi, took possession of Tongio Station, which adjoins her 610 acre olive farm. The sale of Tongio Station, a sprawling 790 acre property, attracted plenty of local attention when it was offered for sale at auction in November 2021. Containing the original 1900s homestead, it was the first time the property had been...
A vegetable fiesta

A vegetable fiesta

The vegetable industry, including a strong East Gippsland contingent, will gather in Melbourne’s CBD and Gippsland and  Bacchus Marsh regions at the end of April for a six-day horticultural showcase featuring the Victorian Vegetable Innovation Days (VicVID23) and the 2023 10th International Spinach Conference and Field Day. The spinach conference is a major drawcard and the first time this...
Rethink, develop and grow

Rethink, develop and grow

GippsDairy has announced the return of the GippsDairy Muster on Wednesday, June 7, at the Regent Theatre in Yarram, South Gippsland. The theme of the 2023 GippsDairy Muster is Our People in Dairy – Rethink | Develop | Grow. This free event will include a line-up of engaging, informative speakers that will provide relevant and practical content on all things related to workforce and development....
Church asset a growth area

Church asset a growth area

It’s a morning ritual the heifers in the paddocks beside the Riviera Christian Centre have come to savour - the arrival of farm manager, Peter Neal, who brings a loaf of bread and gently hands them each a slice for breakfast. As they lick their lips and attempt to wrestle the bread from Mr Neal’s hand, it’s evident the cows worship his arrival at the farm. During the COVID pandemic the 50-acre...

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