2018 Gardiner Foundation New Zealand Study Tour




Applications for the 2018 Gardiner funded New Zealand Study Tour are now closed.


Stay tuned to find out who this years participants will be...

 

UDV Media

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UDV Media

 Days of discounted dairy must end  
 VICTORIA’S peak dairy group will throw its support behind calls to ensure farmers receive a fair deal from the sale of domestic dairy products.
 
 Saputo takeover provides clarity and step forward for industry  
 MURRAY Goulburn has accepted a $1.31 billion buyout from Canadian company Saputo.
 
 Victorian farmers uphold animal welfare standards not more bureaucracy  
 The VFF supports a farming community that upholds the highest level of animal welfare and continues to advocate for good animal health and welfare outcomes.
 
 Q-fever  
 THE livestock industry loses 1,700 weeks in productivity each year and millions of dollars across the supply chain due to a lack of understanding around Q fever.
 
 Farmers need sensible solutions to native vegetation regulations  
 Recent media about the Rich family and the Native Vegetation Regulations highlights issues the Victorian Farmers Federation has been calling out for several years. The Rich case highlights that reviewing the Native Vegetation Regulations before se
 
 UDV welcomes Fonterra’s $140m investment in Vic dairy sector  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria today welcomed the launch of Fonterra Australia’s revamped $140 million cheese plant at Stanhope, nearly three years after a fire ripped through the dairy company’s previous facility.
 
 Farmers question value from Senate report into dairy industry  
 THE long overdue Senate inquiry into the dairy industry gained a muted response from farmer groups when the final report was released late yesterday after several delays.
 
 Dairy Code of Conduct to bring real change to industry  
 A new dairy code of conduct will create balance and transparency along the industry supply chain, with farmers to gain more control during contract negotiations with processors.
 
 Revised MG milk price a sensible step forward  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed a revised opening milk price of $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids from Murray Goulburn.
 
 Farmers call for opening milk prices to reflect market value  
 FONTERRA’S opening price announcement today garnered a mixed response from Victoria’s peak dairy group.
 
 Opening prices welcome news for dairy farmers  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed early opening milk price announcements from Bega Cheese, Warrnambool Cheese and Butter and Burra Foods.
 
 Farmers welcome transparency in MG opening milk price  
 DAIRY suppliers have welcomed Murray Goulburn’s honesty and transparency as the milk processor today released a conservative opening milk price of $4.70 per kilogram of milk solids, with a full year forecast of $5.20-$5.40.
 
 UDV urges political unity on Q fever  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria will push the Federal and State Governments to put politics aside and work together to immunise dairy farmers and their employees against Q fever.
 
 Farmers read mixed messages from Fonterra announcement  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers have acknowledged Fonterra’s effort to forecast a closing milk price for next season, noting it would assist in farm planning.
 
 UDV Conference to shed light on ACCC milk crisis findings  
 WEEKS after the ACCC announced it would launch legal action in the Federal Court over last year’s milk crisis, the competition watchdog’s Agriculture Commissioner Mick Keogh will take the stage at the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria annual conference