Roosters lock away top two spot

TWO Wells secured the double chance with a gallant 24-point win over rivals Virginia at Virginia. The game was relatively close throughout but the Roosters ran out the better side at the end of the contest. Speaking in place of Two Wells coach, Neville Seccafien, was injured back flanker, Dylan Wise. “Our tackling pressure was […]

Viterra harvest jobs available

VITERRA’S annual employment drive has begun with about 1300 workers being sought to join the company as a harvest casual across South Australia and Western Victoria. Group operations manager, Michael Hill, said applications were now open for people wishing to work harvest across more than 80 sites in South Australia and western Victoria. “A range […]

Producing dual purpose sheep

The aim at Old Kelvale is to produce sheep that maximise profitability in both the wool and carcase markets for your business and theirs. Bred in the pastoral country on Thistlebeds, east of Burra, Old Kelvale sheep are bred to survive, thrive and reproduce under erratic seasonal conditions. By running 4500 commercial ewes in the […]

Sharlu Park’s inaugural sale

Sharlu Park Merino Stud at Frankton, via Truro, invites you to its inaugural on-property Merino ram sale on Wednesday, August 30. The Saegenschnitter family founded the stud 21 years ago, and initially concentrated on breeding Merino rams, but now also produce a line of Poll Merino rams to meet customer requirements. Saegenschnitter’s have worked closely […]

Great potential for Carricowie

Carricowie Poll Merino stud is offering some exciting progeny from Carricowie 28 and 54 and Imperial at its on-property ram sale on Tuesday, August 22. Rams will also be available from the stud’s usual sires, and exhibit great potential for breeding programs and increased carcase traits. Running an extensive AI program each year, the Blyth […]

Baderloo’s successful sale

By Mel Kitschke For Superior Selections Baderloo Poll Merino stud’s first on-farm auction was a huge success, with a top price of $3400 and average of $2650 for the five rams sold. The top price of $3400 was paid by Andrew and Tim Polkinghorne of Kingara Farms, Lock. The top ram sported excellent figures, including […]

Max keen to show he is top dog

Sam McCarthy reckons his kelpie Max is a top dog, and for three weeks in August the pair will attempt to prove it as part of the Cobber Challenge. Max will be hooked up with a GPS on his collar for three weeks to track how fast, far and long he runs on an average […]

Magic and mayhem at Owen hall

There was double the fun at Owen Town Hall on Saturday night with some magical moments for the crowd and hall committee member, Shirley Gameau. This year’s annual hall fundraising event featured a dinner and magician who performed during the night. Many locals, such as WRC mayor, Rodney Reid, and Karen Pratt, were coerced onto […]

Wakefield groups grateful for grants

Local organisations are the beneficiaries of $120,00 in grant funding through the latest round of Wakefield Regional Council’s community infrastructure, arts, culture and sports initiatives. In its fourth year, Wakefield’s grants program has to date provided more than $600,000 to not-for-profit community organisations to plan, establish or improve facilities and services within the Council region. […]