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Newcomens lead the way

Newcomens lead the way

While he may be heading toward his mid 80s, East Gippsland cattle producer, Barry Newcomen, shows no signs of slowing down. Mr Newcomen runs a Hereford stud in the rolling hills of Ensay with his wife, Topsy. In the decades he has been farming,  Mr Newcomen has experienced the peaks and troughs that go hand in hand with the unpredictable weather patterns that often afflict people on the...
Gippsland Ag yields 10t/ha

Gippsland Ag yields 10t/ha

The highest ever registered yield at the Gippsland Research Farm, rivalling wheat crops in the United Kingdom, has been achieved this past season. Gippsland Agricultural Group chief executive officer, Trevor Caithness, Forge Creek, said the wheat crop had been a tremendous success.  “It’s a combination of a really robust agronomy package put in place by our resident agronomist, Casey...
Planning a successful farm

Planning a successful farm

Sam Marwood, founder of social-enterprise Cultivate Farms, is visiting East Gippsland to share innovative approaches to farm succession planning and community revitalisation.  The Succession Expo: Family, Farm, Finance, Future events will be held in Omeo Tuesday, February 14 and Buchan on Wednesday, February 15. Farm succession planning has been identified by East Gippsland farmers as a key...
Free field day at Perry Bridge

Free field day at Perry Bridge

“Woodcote” Farm at Perry Bridge, near Meerlieu, will host a free field day on Friday, February 10. David and Ruth Read with Jen and Pete Ribolli, will host the RCS field day, discussing the importance of ongoing education, importance of rest in grazing management and natural sequence farming. “Woodcote” is the family farm of Ruth and Jen. The 873 hectare properties are managed by Ruth and...
Opportunities in an uncertain carbon future

Opportunities in an uncertain carbon future

Cape Conran and Marlo continue to a show a resurgence in the tourism market post bushfires and COVID-19.  However, popular local beaches such as East Cape and Salmon Rocks remain unmanned by lifeguards. The area does not have a designated surf lifesaving club, yet beaches are regularly filled with visitors and locals swimming, surfing and bodyboarding throughout the busy summer holiday...
Mental health calendar launched

Mental health calendar launched

The Gippsland Jersey 2023 calendar has just been printed and launched at a gathering at the company’s milk factory in Lakes Entrance last Thursday, December 8, with a bunch of East Gippsland farmers featured.  Inside you will get to meet 12 Gippsland dairy farmers and read their stories.  This is the fifth year of publication and it is a much-anticipated and well-respected calendar...

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