St Paul’s High School – Graham Bramley

St Paul’s High School – Graham Bramley

Graham Bramley:  Every day is different for St Paul’s High School Kempsey agriculture and primary industries teacher and vocational leader Graham Bramley. Since establishing the school’s 250 acre farm, Graham has been on the go seven days a week. “Our farm models a...

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Eungai Buffalo Farm – Meet the Producer

Eungai Buffalo Farm – Meet the Producer

Eungai Creek Buffalo Farm:  One bite of fresh mozzarella on a trip to Italy was all it took for Ian and Kim Massingham to become hooked on the stringy cheese. After discovering the dearth of buffalo farms in NSW, Kim convinced Ian to buy a pregnant buffalo with the...

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Organic Distribution Centre to Open 2017

In conjunction with Natural Organic Plus SA, the Organic Marketing Company is pleased to announce that it will open the first ever certified organic and biodynamic distribution centre on the Mid North Coast. The distribution centre will be located in South Kempsey and...

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Ball’s Butchery Celebrates 65 years

Balls Butchery - Preserving a Family Legacy In 1951 Colin Ball’s father Charlie Parnell Ball purchased a butchers shop in South West Rocks to provide employment for his sons. “That’s how it was in those days,” admits Colin. “He said ‘I’ve got to have work for these...

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Macleay Valley Horse Sale Success

Macleay Valley Horse Sale Success a boost to the agribusiness sector. Thursday 5 May, 2016 The Macleay Valley Coast’s agribusiness sector was given a major boost over the weekend, with the results of Kempsey’s first ever Epic Horse Sale exceeding all expectations....

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Organic Food North Coast Region NSW

Organic food in the North Coast Region of NSW: An Industry Snapshot. Eco Logical Australia (ELA) was commissioned by the North Coast Local Land Services (NCLLS) to provide an overview of organic agriculture in the North Coast region of NSW. The project scope included...

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Queensland’s dairy industry 2016

Queensland's Dairy Industry Moo-ves into 2016 Originally published: ABC Rural Lara Webster 30 December 2015 There was plenty to hear about the beef industry in 2015, but dairy farmers have seen just as many highs and lows.  The Australian industry is worth $13 billion...

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Sweet Water Sweet Life

Sweet Water Farm Organic Garlic Marcus Skipper and Sally Ayre Smith made the sea change to Sweet Water Farm eight years ago with no previous experience in farming and no idea as to what they might do to generate a livelihood. What they did know was that they wanted to...

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