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'.

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

UDV Media

 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power networks are no longer serving the needs of farmers and the Victorian Government needs to step in and upgrade the outdated infrastructure, says the State’s peak dairy farmer group.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.
 
 Cattle Underpass Scheme opens today  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers will get a boost to improve farm safety and productivity with the launch today of a new round of the Cattle Underpass Scheme (CUPS).
 
 Victoria must not deviate on Basin Plan, says UDV  
 DAIRY farmers are the backbone of Northern Victoria and have given more than its fair share to the Murray Darling Basin Plan.
 
 Dairy round-tables to be unmissable, says UDV  
 DAIRY farmers are being encouraged to stand up and be heard at a series of round table discussions to be held across Victoria in December.
 
 Farmers encouraged by firm approach to ACCC dairy inquiry  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has praised the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for taking a firm approach in its inquiry into the dairy industry, following the release today of the inquiry’s terms of reference.
 
 Farmers Fund awards $1 million in grants for dairy projects  
 DAIRY farmers across Victoria and NSW will benefit from the first grants the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Farmers Fund initiative. COLES Supermarkets donated the $1 million for this first round from its Nurture Fund.
 
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