Woolgoolga Blueberries - Pal & Kulwinder Sandhu & Sons

There are so many reasons to enjoy eating the humble Blueberry. This little burst of blue has the greatest antioxidant capacity of most commonly consumed fruits and vegetables plus the added health benefits ranging from the maintenance of healthy bones, reduction of blood pressure, control of dia...

Women in Dairy Australia - The New Generation

It is common knowledge that behind every man, no matter how financially successful, there is more often than not, the support and driving force of an extremely capable woman. I have always thought that farming wives and partners are an extraordinary breed of women and I had the great pleas...

Tolsons’ Avocado Farm and Norco Rural - A Great Partnership

The sleepy little town of Stuarts Point is located midway between Sydney and Brisbane on the Macleay Valley Coastline but unlike many small coastal towns, Stuarts Point is a hive of productivity. It is also the home of ...

The Diversity of Bundaberg

When most people think of Bundaberg the first things that spring to mind are ‘Sugar Cane’ and ‘Bundy Rum’ and I was no exception. I made the trip to Bundy to interview a ‘Sweet Potato’ farmer who has a long standing business relationship with the Norco Rural Bundaberg store and came a...

Dorrigo Dairy - Greener Pastures

Fourth generation Norco Dairy farmer Mark Griffith, his wife Tina and their three children, Nikita-Lee 17, Deklan 16 and Shakyra 14 live in the beautiful town of Dorrigo atop ‘The Great Dividing Range’ south of Coffs Harbour and north of Bellingen in New South Wales. Their eldest daughter, 19...

Bernie Plater Beef Farmer - Kyogle NSW

It is the intention of Beef Cattle farmers to make a profit; regardless of the size of their farms and herds.  Bernie Plater, from Kyogle has been farming most of his life, except his stint as an apprentice mechanic, which he hated and then playing rugby league for two years in Sydney whi...

Carinya Dairy - Utilizing the Norco Infrastructure

Brothers, Chris and Andrew Mullins are progressive young Norco Dairy suppliers and like many Aussie farmers, they were born into dairying, making them third generation Dairy farmers. Carinya is where they grew up; “we would be in our cots when Mum was doing the daily milking” said Andrew. The...

Where it all Began - Norco Dairy Farmer Warren Gallagher

The Norco Co-operative celebrates its 122th Birthday on 5th June this year but it was in 1892 that the actual history of Norco began. A group of 40 farmers gathered under a tree at Clunes to discuss how they could pull together to secure a better and more profitable future for the dair...

Phil and Lara Randle - A Diverse Family Farm

Phillip and Lara Randle along with their two children Grace and Will, have a 70 acre property @ The Channon, near Lismore in the Northern Rivers of NSW where they grow Custard Apples and Zucchinis. Although Phil and Lara’s families new each other when they were both very young they didn...