NEWS IN BRIEF

North East & Goulburn Murray Farmer - - NEWS -

to court by the lo­cal coun­cil after he re­moved trees along his fence line with­out a per­mit. How­ever, Mr Sloan told the court he had pre­vi­ously been told by the same coun­cil that it was within reg­u­la­tions to clear within four me­tres of a fence. The Mag­is­trate found Mr Sloan had car­ried out works with­out a per­mit, but that he did so on wrong in­for­ma­tion pro­vided to him by the Strath­bo­gie Shire. No con­vic­tion or fine was recorded. in­stal­la­tion. The money, which is co-funded by the com­pany to the tune of $8.6 mil­lion, is ex­pected to re­duce elec­tric­ity us­age by more than 35 per cent.

PROP­ERTY own­ers in the Glen­rowan area are be­ing urged to make sure their dogs are se­cure fol­low­ing an at­tack on sheep last month. The owner of the sheep said they were con­tained in a pad­dock 2km from Glen­rowan town­ship on the Glen­rowan-Moyhu Road, where he man­aged to save one of his flock after an at­tack last Wed­nes­day night. In­juries to the sheep’s front leg, which was one of 59 in the flock, needed 20 stitches.

No­vem­ber 21 was Na­tional Ag Day, where Aus­tralians paid homage to those that put food on ta­bles across the coun­try. Here is a meme to cel­e­brate the same, and will no doubt strike a chord with farm­ers ev­ery­where.

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