UDV MEDIA AND EVENTS

UDV are very active on Social Media and have a Monthly newsletter, 'Hotline', along with a member alert email, 'At the Desk'.

Twitter: @VFF_UDV

Hotline mailing list: Send an email to udv@vff.org.au with the subject 'Hotline'
or receive a link to the Hotline every month by email

At the Desk Email List

The recent milk price announcements have been well covered in our social media. To see more information on the website click here.

UDV Media

 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
 
 MG pledge to scrap clawback will help rebuild dairy industry trust  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Murray Goulburn to scrap its Milk Supply Support Package as a huge step forward in rebuilding trust and confidence between farmers and the processor.
 
 ACCC gives dairy farmers some closure on dairy crisis  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria today welcomed an announcement by the ACCC that it will launch legal proceedings in the Federal Court against former Murray Goulburn CEO Gary Helou and CFO Brad Hingle for their alleged roles in last year’s milk cr
 
 Voluntary dairy code the best way forward, says UDV  
 A voluntary code of conduct is the favoured way to get the national dairy industry back on track following last year’s milk crisis, says Victoria’s peak dairy lobby.
 
 Animal welfare is a priority for Victorian Farmers Federation  
 The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Livestock Group does not advocate a ban on bobby calves.
 
 Dairy farmers push State Gov on power solution  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers are pushing the Andrews Government to come up with a solution to the State’s escalating energy crisis in a bid to keep the multi-billion dollar dairy industry sustainable.
 
 Cheap cheese shows lack of support for dairy farmers  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers are demanding major retailers show proof they support local product following explosive reports supermarkets are now selling imported cheese as a new price war looms.
 
 Farmers’ Fund achieves million litre milestone  
 The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is thrilled to announce that one million litres of Farmers’ Fund milk has been sold at Coles’ supermarkets in Victoria since the product’s launch last September.
 
 Dairy farmers urge power upgrades to future proof industry  
 RURAL power networks are no longer serving the needs of farmers and the Victorian Government needs to step in and upgrade the outdated infrastructure, says the State’s peak dairy farmer group.
 
 ACCC forums will provide a voice for dairy farmers  
 DAIRY farmers are being urged to tell their stories of last year’s milk crisis at a series of forums being run next month by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
 
 EPA boost raises farmer concerns  
 NEW environmental reforms being considered by the Victorian Government could lead to inflamed tensions between farmers and other residents in rural communities.
 
 Farmers urged to share views on Government package at dairy meetings  
 VICTORIA’S peak dairy group is urging farmers to voice their concerns over the Federal Government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA) at a series of forums around Victoria next week.
 
 UDV efforts see dairy loans open for NDP suppliers  
 FARMERS affected by the retrospective price cuts implemented by collapsed milk processor National Dairy Products are now eligible for the Federal Government’s dairy assistance package after extensive lobbying by the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria.