Farmers fear the worst

Farmers fear their hungry cattle will inadvertently eat dirt which can slowly kill them. Currently, the Central Tablelands has been declared 100 per cent in drought. With scarce water and feed already, livestock are resulting to grazing on dusty, dir...

Survey says Bathurst business confidence has risen

Impressed: Western NW Business Chamber regional manager Vicki Seccombe. Image: Western Advocate The Central West has seen a greater rise in business confidence than most other cities in NSW. These results have been outlined in the latest NSW Business...

Are powdered vegetables the future?

Just the other week we heard about broccoli coffee. And now it seems other powdered vegetables want to enter the superfood market. Quentin Bland and his wife Lesley have established a production shed on their Kirkconnell property in central west New ...

Aerobotics could save farmers millions

New technology which uses satellite imagery and drone technology, could save farmers millions by preventing crop losses. Aerobotics is a Cape Town based business established by James Paterson and Benji Meltzer, with the two focused on examining data ...

The truth about being a homeless youth

By Bailee Dean Desperate and scared, at 13-years-old James O’Sullivan stepped out his father’s front door and didn’t look back. No home, barely any clothes, no job, no money and no food. Living on the streets is a tough life for an adult so it’s incr...
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