March 2015

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 8:38 PM

SMOKO, for those unfamiliar with the informal, outback Aussie term, is a noun defined as “a rest from work for a smoke, or tea break.

A smoko connection

SMOKO, for those unfamiliar with the informal, outback Aussie term, is a noun defined as “a rest from work for a smoke, or tea break.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 8:03 PM

WHEN Ian Retallack lost his mum to cancer, he found himself on a journey – quite literally – in an emotive bid to save others from similar heartbreak.

One man’s trip by wagon across the Nullarbor

WHEN Ian Retallack lost his mum to cancer, he found himself on a journey – quite literally – in an emotive bid to save others from similar heartbreak.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 9:29 AM

IT STARTED tragically when a farmer from a drought-stricken property took his own life after shooting his starving cattle.

Angels take action

IT STARTED tragically when a farmer from a drought-stricken property took his own life after shooting his starving cattle.

Published a story 11th Mar 2015 1:17 PM

WHEN it comes to equality, 17-year-old Abbey Godwin- Smith believes women in agriculture rarely got the recognition they deserved.

Teenager reflects on women in agriculture

WHEN it comes to equality, 17-year-old Abbey Godwin- Smith believes women in agriculture rarely got the recognition they deserved.

February 2015

Published a story 12th Feb 2015 1:55 PM

IN AN unconventional start to a rural romance, the very first date Lee Collins had with her husband-to-be, Mark, was tea at her nanna’s.

Real love...it started with tea at nanna’s

IN AN unconventional start to a rural romance, the very first date Lee Collins had with her husband-to-be, Mark, was tea at her nanna’s.

Published a story 12th Feb 2015 10:37 AM

IT WAS a year ago, in the grip of one of the worst droughts in history, that Bollon sheep producers Bob and Amy Brown decided urgent action was needed.

Drought strategy: making best of bad situation

IT WAS a year ago, in the grip of one of the worst droughts in history, that Bollon sheep producers Bob and Amy Brown decided urgent action was needed.

Published a story 11th Feb 2015 9:34 PM

WAYNE McGhee started with a simple mantra: “build it and they will come”.

Biggest team roping event in southern hemisphere

WAYNE McGhee started with a simple mantra: “build it and they will come”.

Published a story 11th Feb 2015 9:30 PM

IN PADDOCKS around the globe Joel Salatin is regarded as one of agriculture’s genuine innovators.

US's most innovative farmer shares his secrets

IN PADDOCKS around the globe Joel Salatin is regarded as one of agriculture’s genuine innovators.

Published a story 8th Feb 2015 6:53 AM

A CONTROVERSIAL new report has described the face of Australian agriculture as a “middle-aged white male”, saying we are lagging behind the developed world.

Are we empowering women in agriculture?

A CONTROVERSIAL new report has described the face of Australian agriculture as a “middle-aged white male”, saying we are lagging behind the developed world.

January 2015

Published a story 29th Jan 2015 10:31 PM

AS A young bloke Karara's Ray Collins worked hard, played hard and was never afraid of "a bit of a knuckle up".

Bush wit: knuckle ups, silvertails and crook dogs

AS A young bloke Karara's Ray Collins worked hard, played hard and was never afraid of "a bit of a knuckle up".

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