Farming Together opportunity in Macleay Valley

Farming Together is a great opportunity for Macleay Valley farmers - providing support and financial assistance to collaborative farming groups and cooperatives. The Australian Government has invested $14,934 into the program, which gives farming groups and...

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Digital book for ‘forward thinking’ farmers

The Australian Farmer digital book, an exciting new resource for the ‘forward thinking farmer’, was released last month. Featuring the latest updates in science and technology, this digital book is a handy resource for Macleay Valley Farmers and a fascinating read...

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Website opportunity for Macleay Valley farmers

Macleay Valley Agribusiness operators are invited to participate in a webinar introducing Farm Table, a new ‘one-stop’ website for the Australian agricultural industry.   The webinar will be held at 1pm on November 9 and will feature a range of guest speakers,...

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Grant Opportunity for Mid North Coast Farmers

Farmers, fishers, community and industry groups on the Mid North Coast can now apply for grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 to assist them to protect and improve the condition of soil, vegetation and biodiversity and support agricultural systems to adapt to change....

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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 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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