Longerenong College is set to expand after the federal government approved its bid to become an international education provider. The move means the college will have to build more accommodation as it prepares to welcome international students from next year.

Two Longerenong College students will receive $3000 after winning a Wimmera scholarship. Great Western’s Thomas Brady and Campbelltown’s Brooke Salgari have won the 2017 Driscoll Ag Scholarship.

WHEN Natimuk’s Kane Sudholz was in kindergarten, he used to come home and immediately ask his dad what work he had done on the farm that day. Now aged 22, Kane is the fifth generation of Sudholzs to work on the same property. He works with his dad Michael and brother Jake on 7000 acres where they grow wheat, canola, beans, oats, and run sheep.

The first eleven days of March produced a remarkable run of clear warm days with maximums in the low to mid-thirties and even when the big high pressure system finally vacated the Tasman Sea there