Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sorghum stain

Sally Alden Graincorp facilities are refusing to accept sorghum from Liverpool Plains growers, potentially costing producers millions if they are unable to make their May contracts. The company is refusing the grain on the grounds it has staining that does not meet it’s SOR1 normal grain requirements. For the first time in thirty years the company has undertaken visual assessment of sorghum for staining. This subjective test...

Joyce rebuffs

Sally Alden Love him or loath him, Barnaby Joyce ignites people’s passions one-way or the other. Our Federal Minister for Agriculture did just that on Saturday night at Warrah Creek Hall. Also our Member for New England and Deputy Leader of the Nationals, Mr Joyce was invited to answer questions from his country constituents by the Upper Mooki Landcare Group post his election in September last...

Bollywood in Quirindi

Quota International of Quirindi held their annual international fundraiser on Saturday, May 17. “Each year we have one international project,” said Kay Pollock, President of Quota International of Quirindi. “This year we decided to help a Quota Club in India who is helping children in the slums.” The charity evening began at 6.00pm at the Quirindi Royal Theatre and included a screening of ‘3 Idiots’, a hilarious...