HARD work and dedication are seeing one North-West couple turn their dreams of becoming farmers into a reality.
Category Archives: Tasmanian Country
Bullish about genetics
IT is one of Tasmania’s longest-running stud operations with about 80 years of breeding history and later this month the Valma Poll Herefords will once again host an on-property bull sale.
Honey hopes dry up
Below average rainfall in Tasmania’s West Coast region has significantly impacted leatherwood honey yields for many producers this season.
Trial tackles apple pest by numbers
FOR the first time in Australia, a form of fertility control is being trialled to manage a major pest to the apple industry.
Tamar finds her purple patch
TAMAR Cordover is advocating for a cause that hits close to home.
Dairy business rises to the top
A FOCUS on paddock-to-plate production has helped well-known Tasmanian dairy company Ashgrove Cheese win a national award.
Ripple effect aims to restore
Ripple Farm is the only farm in the state to have demonstrated a land management technique called Natural Sequence Farming (NSF) aiming to redeem the land’s water system.
Calves tipped to cool
TASMANIA’S autumn weaner sales will start next week and agents are expecting strong buyer demand.
ECHO is back
THE East Coast Harvest Odyssey, known as ECHO Festival, is back for another year, running over the weekend of March 31 to April 2.
Hemp proves it’s here to stay
TASMANIA’S Midlands region is the leading producer of hemp seed in the southern hemisphere and the current challenges and future prospects for the fledgling industry were bought to the fore at a field day at Epping Forest last Friday.