TASMANIA’S first large-scale solar farm, with 400ha of solar panels capable of powering one quarter of the state’s homes, could be up and running on Connorville Station at Cressy within three years.
FLOOD-affected landholders now have a new string of strategies in readiness for future flood events, following a series of workshops held by NRM North last week.
THE final cut of lucerne for the season is now safely stored away with farmers grateful that the quality is reasonable despite a difficult season.
IN a career that has so far taken her from managing crocodile populations in Queensland to deer research and management in Tasmania to forest management with Sustainable Timber Tasmania, 31-year-old Ellen Freeman, of Cressy, says she has opened even more doors through undertaking a Rotary Tasmania Professional Development Exchange program.
LONGFORD motor racing enthusiasts believe they can stage a successful event over the coming March long weekend, despite the cancellation of the Longford Grand Prix Expo by Singapore-based company DX Industries.
YOU’RE never too old to start an Angus stud or learn something about pasture management – just ask Colin and Sue Hill of Riverside.
WILD fallow deer in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, including The Walls of Jerusalem National Park, will be culled by aerial shooters in May next year.
SIMON McGee is hopeful his new kelpie, Stockmans Lucy, will give him a chance to win his first Tasmanian Yard Dog Association championship at the Longford Show on Saturday, October 15.
Long hours and an ethical approach more than compensate for the Bonars’ lack of acreage.