Marian Macdonald, FarmOnline

Marian Macdonald

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Gippsland, VIC, Australia

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  • FarmOnline
  • The Land
  • Daily Liberal
  • Bendigo Advertiser

Past articles by Marian:

Property proving chemical-free farming works over 22 years up for sale

A Canowindra property rejuvenated with chemical-free, multi-species farming practices and 22 years of painstaking research has a story to tell prospective buyers ahead of its July 29 auction. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

Farming chemical-free for 22 years

GRASS MASTER: The growth on Paul Newell's property is beyond luxuriant but there's been no fertiliser or herbicides for 22 years. Photo: Josh Keefe The past five years have vindicated what Paul Newell agrees is an unusual approach to land management. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

Property proving chemical-free farming works for 22 years up for sale

A Canowindra property rejuvenated with chemical-free, multi-species farming practices and 22 years of painstaking research has a story to tell prospective buyers ahead of its July 29 auction. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

Ousted dairy farmer Ian Morris speaks out after winning Supreme Court case against VFF

Dairy farmer Ian Morris speaks out after his Supreme Court victory over the Victorian Farmers Federation yesterday. → Read More

Ousted dairy farmer Ian Morris speaks out after winning Supreme Court case against VFF

Dairy farmer Ian Morris speaks out after his Supreme Court victory over the Victorian Farmers Federation yesterday. → Read More

Ousted dairy farmer Ian Morris wins Supreme Court case against VFF

The Victorian Farmers Federation must reinstate the membership of dairy farmer Ian Morris after it lost a civil... → Read More

Fat lambs, shedded sheep, crops or horses at Wangaratta

With new fencing, new pastures, water supply and plenty of fertiliser, a handy-sized property only 15 minutes from Wangaratta in northern Victoria is for sale at $2.45 million. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

Fat lambs, shedded sheep, crops or horses at Wangaratta

With new fencing, new pastures, water supply and plenty of fertiliser, a handy-sized property only 15 minutes from Wangaratta in northern Victoria is for sale at $2.45 million. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

SOLD: Southern Riverina properties total nearly 25,000 acres

Ian and Camilla Shippen have bought another big chunk of country totalling 9921 hectares or 24,516 acres yesterday for $16 million, the equivalent of $652 an acre. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

A metre of rain on 1000 acres at Nowendoc on NSW's Northern Tablelands

It gets over a metre of rain a year, has nearly 10 kilometres of water frontage and is just shy of 1000 acres. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

A metre of rain on 1000 acres at Nowendoc on NSW's Northern Tablelands

It gets over a metre of rain a year, has nearly 10 kilometres of water frontage and is just shy of 1000 acres. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

How a man who started with nothing bought 40,000 acres before turning 60

Starting with nothing, other than his wits and seemingly boundless energy, John Kennedy has amassed 20 grazing properties... → Read More

Wangaratta gem for the not-quite-ready to retire farmer

An easy drive from Wangaratta, Myrtleford or Beechworth with fertile red gum flats, a nice house and a very manageable set up, the 55-hectare Weeroona is the perfect retreat for a professional or farmer not-quite-ready to retire. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

Southern Tablelands all set up with new infrastructure for sheep and cattle

High on NSW's Southern Tablelands, Eastleigh is so versatile, it can, and does, run both sheep and cattle. → Read More

Southern Tablelands all set up with new infrastructure for sheep and cattle

High on NSW's Southern Tablelands, Eastleigh is so versatile, it can, and does, run both sheep and cattle. → Read More

Griffith vineyard Foleys Corner has scale, water and almost every imaginable variety

The 315-hectare Foleys Corner Vineyard has enough scale to employ professional management and enough water to sail through the trickiest of seasons. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

North Star cropping property up for sale for the very first time

The 1278-hectare North Star cropping property Leyland is up for sale for the first time ever and vendor Ranald Mitchell hopes his legacy will be a green one. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

North Star cropping property up for sale for the very first time

The 1278-hectare North Star cropping property Leyland is up for sale for the first time ever and vendor Ranald Mitchell hopes his legacy will be a green one. Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland. → Read More

How Cool Soils changed the way this seed grower farms

The Cool Soils Initiative, quietly changing the way farming is done in south-eastern Australia over the last five... → Read More

Europe considers land clearing crackdown that may cost Australia's beef exports and land boom

Land clearing could affect Australia's access to European markets under proposed new laws and local environmental lobbyists are... → Read More