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Country Hour Victoria

ABC (Australia)

The Country Hour brings you the latest in agricultural and mining news and developments from around Victoria. ABC Radio's Country Hour is Australia's longest running radio program. It's broadcast daily at midday on local radio.

The Country Hour brings you the latest in agricultural and mining news and developments from around Victoria. ABC Radio's Country Hour is Australia's longest running radio program. It's broadcast daily at midday on local radio.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

The Country Hour brings you the latest in agricultural and mining news and developments from around Victoria. ABC Radio's Country Hour is Australia's longest running radio program. It's broadcast daily at midday on local radio.

Language:

English


Episodes

Victorian Country Hour for Friday 20th October 2017

10/19/2017
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Today a special broadcast from the Supreme Australian working dog championships.

Duration: 00:54:42


Victorian Country Hour for Thursday 19th October 2017

10/18/2017
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Abuse of labour on farms cause concern; grain and harvest updates; update on the Russian wheat aphids; state and federal government support for Murray Goulburn; dairy farmers concerned about access to power supply;

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Wednesday 18 October, 2017

10/17/2017
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No consultation for fisherman hit by PFAS contamination, advice for stock owners for PFAS, Minister on Murray Goulburn handout and succession for 100 year old business

Duration: 00:54:57


Victorian Country Hour for Tuesday October 17th 2017

10/16/2017
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Today a special program all about farming and future developments and how the fit together broadcasting from a small specialist farm near Daylesford.

Duration: 00:54:41


Victorian Country Hour for Monday 16th October 2017

10/15/2017
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Bluetongue out break confirmed in Victoria; food and grocery sector concerned about rising energy prices; making energy from straw; further concern about AWI leadership; irrigators may loose some water that they saved from last years allocations; and telling the untold stories of female farmers.

Duration: 00:54:44


Victorian Country Hour for Friday 13th October 2017

10/12/2017
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Some small producers have concerns about the proposed right to farm changes; Greenham's buys another abattoir in regional Victoria; good news for the Green Lake at Sea Lake; SA's researchers discover new wheat gene; and some of the problems associated with overseas workers; as well we hear from Australian Wool Innovation on their response to the "man behind the mirror" scandal.

Duration: 00:54:42


Victorian Country Hour for Thursday 12th October 2017

10/11/2017
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Farmers celebrating the rain which has fallen around most of the state; voting process for the Australian Wool Innovation AGM; insecticide use and the impact on bees; and the costs of irrigation.

Duration: 00:54:42


Victorian Country Hour for Wednesday 11th October 2017

10/10/2017
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Concern over lack of small processors for poultry; Murray Goulburn reduces tanker drivers; dairy outlook from Dairy Australia; grain growers looking for rain; concern over a report on social and economic impact of the MDBA

Duration: 00:54:43


Victorian Country Hour for Tuesday 10th October 2017

10/9/2017
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Sth Australian water minister hits back at NSW over water; teaching kids all about farming; looking after your mental health; the benefits of sourcing your food locally; and Omega 3 milk...we find out more.

Duration: 00:54:42


Victorian Country for Monday 9th October 2017

10/8/2017
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Victorian opposition launches their on shore gas policy; we head off to harvest asparagus; and we talk about the benefits of growing trees.

Duration: 00:54:42


Country Hour for Friday 6 October, 2017

10/5/2017
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On today's show, what American farmers think about Trump, Ukraine grain and the Australian market, farmers charged for spraying out endangered grass and the Friday mailbag

Duration: 00:54:58


Victorian Country Hour for Thursday 5th October 2017

10/4/2017
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Defining lamb and mutton calls for a new definition; live export cattle from norther Australian worth more than southern cattle; covering mobile blackspots on your farm; blueberry rust causing problems for Tasmanian growers; 100 years of crop research.

Duration: 00:54:44


Victorian Country Hour for Wednesday 4th October 2017

10/3/2017
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Police investigate a wool theft and substitution scam; MDBA has said 605 gigalitres could be returned to communities; warnings not to eat bids which may be effected by toxic chemicals; and we take a closer look at the cashmere market.

Duration: 00:54:44


Victorian Country Hour for Tuesday 3rd October 2017

10/2/2017
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Calls for the rail line to the Port of Portland to be upgraded; update on the hay and fodder season; MLA seasonal update; dry weather causing problems for some farmers; and eating alpaca meat.

Duration: 00:54:43


Victorian Country Hour for Monday 2nd October 2017

10/1/2017
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Commercial fisherman under lots of stress according to a new report; bad telecommunications causing problems for grain growers; a different sort of co-op setting up on an orchard; the state government right to farm changes not support by everyone; a payout from the Graziers Investment Company could be on the cards.

Duration: 00:54:33


Victorian Country Hour for Friday 29th September 2017

9/28/2017
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Today the Country Hour is broadcasting from an orchard; a new pear variety called Honey Belle; using technology to see rotten apples; the MDBA responds to concerns; and we head to the show.

Duration: 00:54:42


Victorian Country Hour for Thursday 28th September 2017

9/27/2017
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Sheep meat councils moves to phase out mulesing; the up coming grain harvest and where it's likely to end up; ACF calls for a judicial inquiry into water management; seasonal update; broiler farm proposal rejected in Gippsland and sniffing out the good soils.

Duration: 00:54:42


Victorian Country Hour for Wednesday 27th September 2017

9/26/2017
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Calls for more details on grain stocks to be released in Australia; further concerns over AWI and it's leadership; there's more funding for Landcare, but not everyone is happy; the future in agricultural research and keeping female graduates within the agricultural sector.

Duration: 00:54:44


Victorian Country Hour for Tuesday 26th September 2017

9/26/2017
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Concern about there being enough energy supply this summer; online auctions take over from saleyards; Swan Hill meeting about proposed saleyard upgrades; and the future of Murray Goulburn.

Duration: 00:54:43


Victorian Country Hour for Monday 25th September 2017

9/24/2017
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Fonterra financial year results and the company announces that they're bidding for Murray Goulburn; we hear from ACCC on the process if it was an international buyer that buys MG; suggestions that up to 90 percent of milk in Victoria could come from foreign owners; and we talk about t he new hemp industry in Victoria.

Duration: 00:54:44

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