While other crops were able to take advantages of timely rain on the Rowntree family's Dowlingville property, lentils struggled this season.
Born and bred on a farm in the mid-north, I traded boots for books when I moved to Adelaide to study journalism. Spend some time writing for the stock journal in my study days, but found drifting once I completed my degree. This meant travel, a dabble in the teaching game, but mostly hospitality work at a 24 hour bakery. I love writing, I love listening to people's stories and I love, respect and appreciate the rural community, which makes working at the Stock Journal such a great opportunity. Fun facts are that I love to cook, have seen all the Marvel films (way too many times) and impulse bought a compound bow a few years ago.
Harvest fortunes will vary across the Yorke Peninsula this year, with sporadic weather events dampening yield potential.
Hamilton Run Dohne and White Suffolk studs will be completely dispersed on November 26 with about 900 sheep to be offered through AuctionsPlus.
Expertly versed in mining law and a passionate advocate for the farmer, the agriculture community paid its respects to barrister Barry "Pat" Amey, who passed away peacefully on October 7.
A 5000-strong crowd enjoyed the Kapunda Rodeo on Saturday night as competitors from across Australia battled it out in the arena.
Harvest has yielded a surprising variety of results so far for farmers across the state, who were halted this week as storms rolled across the growing regions.
The Starling family of Telang Pastoral Co, Wangolina, welcomed a new record for a quality selection of maternal composites at their annual on-property auction on Friday last week.
WITH a family history spanning back to 1875, the Clarks of Mannanarie, 20 kilometres north of Jamestown, have seen the wool market plummet and peak, and this year have benefited from strong prices in a tough season.
Photographer Alice Mabin has travelled across SA in her quest to capture and recognise the wonderful tapestry that is Australian agriculture.
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