The year of 1978 found the state's primary producers struggling with drought-like conditions but breaking rains arrived in June. The Poll Hereford Show and Sale at Dubbo was held while the Middle East became one of SA's largest export markets.
Although cheaper, Tasmanian cattle breeders are being well paid compared to their north island neighbors.
Keith's Diesel and Dirt Derby is on again with more than 10,000 people expected to flock to the showgrounds next Saturday, March 23.
A LARGE crowd of dairyfarmers from throughout SA met at The Bend at Tailem Bend for the DairySA Central Conference.
STOCK Journal looks back at September 1974 in this week's Flashback Friday, which features many show champions, social pictures from show dinners, the Rural Youth Ball and Birdsville Races to name a few.