21 September 2021

October is Frogwatch time

The ACT Regional Frogwatch are looking to carry out their annual FrogCensus monitoring program in Cooma this October despite the challenges of Covid.


21 September 2021

New ute guide to identify pasture dieback

A new guide will assist landholders identify pasture dieback and some common pasture disorders and diseases and help raise awareness of the condition that kills sown and native summer growing pastures.

21 September 2021

Great prices at Cooma cattle sale

Agents yarded approximately  100 cattle at the Cooma Saleyards last Friday  September 17.

In a quality yarding, the results were very good with the prices being competitive with all other saleyards and markets.

21 September 2021

End of a five-star career that strengthened Australia’s grains and pulse industry

Internationally renowned NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Senior Plant Pathologist, Dr. Kevin Moore, is calling it a day on his stellar career with 55 years of significant contribution to the nation’s valuable grains and pulse industry.

21 September 2021

Schute Bell wool report

The slightly softer close to last week’s sales carried over to the opening day of this week’s sale. The individual micron price guides finished the first day 15 to 30 cents cheaper. 

21 September 2021

Confidence abounds in NSW farm sector on good season and prices – defying state’s COVID concerns

Soaking winter rains have set up a second consecutive favourable spring season for farmers in New South Wales, with confidence among the state’s agricultural sector defying the broader economic uncertainty due to COVID-19.

21 September 2021

Social media defamation

While many locals make use of media Facebook pages such as the Monaro Post Facebook page or local town notice boards and community pages, a recent ruling by the high court of Australia has held that the administrators of these pages – and for that matter, any public facebook or social media page - will now be held responsible for defamatory comments made by individuals on their platforms.