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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Southern livestock industry calls for change 

    VICTORIAN cattle producers are demanding a crackdown on anti-competitive behaviour across the livestock supply chain following the release yesterday of a landmark Senate report that slammed the lack of transparency in the red meat industry.
  • VFF helps livestock producers with biosecurity 

    The Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock Health and Biosecurity program is on hand to help livestock producers in Victoria understand and implement the changes to the Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) program.
  • Farmers' Fund seeking dairy farmers with bright ideas 

    The Farmers’ Fund applications are now open for grants up to $10 000. In just 12 months, the Farmers’ Fund has awarded $1.5m to 119 dairy families in South East Australia. The fund raises money through the sale of Farmers’ Fund milk.
  • RSPCA Victoria a wolf in sheep’s clothing? 

    QUESTIONS hang over the decision today by RSPCA Victoria to renounce its activist campaigns including attacks against the farm sector, with the group still to hold a seat on the board of its parent organisation RSPCA Australia.
  • Ararat farmers score rates win 

    FARMERS in Ararat have scored a majority victory in their battle over council rates, with Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins today knocking down the Council’s plan to slug farmers with a 45 per cent rate hike.