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MANY dairy farmers have felt there is little bang for their buck as a member of the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF).

Michelle Muir - December 5, 2023

VICTORIAN Farmers Federation president Emma Germano has labelled the Albanese Government’s plan to place a biosecurity protection levy on farmers as “a new tax on food and fibre”.

Jodi Fry - December 4, 2023

Whilst money certainly isn’t everything for most farm employees, getting pay rates right and putting together an appealing package is an important part of attracting and retaining the right people on farm.

Michelle Muir - November 21, 2023

The annual Dairy Farm Monitor report has revealed that in 2022-23 Victoria’s dairy farmers experienced the best financial returns since the project began 17 years ago.

Michelle Muir - November 14, 2023

Bade Ness Rural conducted their Ryegrass Trials at their Killarney site on Tuesday October 10th.

Jodi Fry - November 13, 2023

It’s time for the region’s farmers to kick off the gumboots and Blundstones for a new event on their social calendar.

Michelle Muir - November 7, 2023

The ‘Women on Farms Gathering,’ Port Fairy branch held a Rural Crime and Security Information Night on October 5th at the Union Station Hotel in Woolsthorpe.

Jodi Fry - November 6, 2023

MOMENTUM is growing for a national animal welfare code that could pave the way for virtual fencing across Australian farming businesses.

Michelle Muir - October 17, 2023

A SEMINAR on Thursday, September 14, sponsored by J M Ellis & Co, at Tarrington with presentations by Animal Innovations and Management (AIM) senior technical sales specialist, Rob Coburn and technical sales specialist, Matt Hall, on the topic of ‘Feeding Livestock for Profit’ was well attended.

Jodi Fry - October 16, 2023

SOUTH-WEST dairy farmers put their thinking caps on and their general knowledge to the test at the WestVic Dairy Young Dairy Network (YDN) Trivia Night on Friday, September 1.

Michelle Muir - October 10, 2023