Foot and Mouth Disease Information Night (Marcus Hill)

You're invited to a Foot and Mouth Disease information night in Marcus Hill at 7:30pm on 23 August. This meeting is being held by the VFF's Bellarine Branch at the Marcus Hill Hall (1862-1880 Bellarine Hwy, Marcus Hill) Hear from Dr Hannah Manning (District Veterinary Officer, Agriculture Victoria) on: -What is Foot and Mouth Disease? -Why is it important? -What is the risk of any outbreak in Australia? -What will happen if there is an outbreak? -What can you do to minimise the risk? If you’ve got any cattle, sheep, goats, pigs or alpacas, then please come along to this…

Yarrawonga ‘Farm Safe n Secure’

Yarrawonga Farmers can learn about Farm Safety and Preventing Farm Crime, at the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Making Our Farm Safer (MOFS) Project and Victoria Police ‘Farm Safe n Secure’ Event Join us on Wednesday 24th August 2022 at 6.30pm at Burkes Hotel, 96 Belmore Street Yarrawonga For presentations from VFF MOFS Senior Farm Safety Advisor John Darcy and a representative from the Victoria Police Farm Crime Unit. There will be presentation and discussion on farm safety and preventing farm crime and new firearm storage regulations. The Yarrawonga 'Farm Safe n Secure' will run from 6.30pm - 8.30pm with a…

VFF Peninsula Branch Field Day

You're invited to the VFF Peninsula Branch Field Day on 27 August at 8:30am Location: Ke Warra1137 Moorooduc Highway, Moorooduc. GUEST SPEAKERS: Matthew Warnken from AgriproveCarbon farming techniques, benefits and opportunitiesRichard Campbell from HydroterraThe role of sensors and data in improving agriculture Simon Humphris from Bio GroThe role of compost in boosting your soil health RSVP by Thursday 25th August [email protected]

Manangatang Branch Biosecurity Update

You're invited to the latest Manangatang Branch Biosecurity Update. Learn about the potential implications of Foot and Mouth Disease to livestock farms and all other farming businesses in the area. Guest speakers:Berwyn Squire – Veterinary Officer, Agriculture VictoriaRobyn Leishman – Animal Health Officer, Agriculture Victoria Inclusions:Two course meal for $42.00 per headMeals must be pre-paid to:MANANGATANG VFFBSB 033 665A/C 921 833 6:15PM for a 6:30PM start at the Manangatang Hotel (45 Wattle Street Manangatang) RSVP: By Friday 19 August 2022 to [email protected] include meal payment copy of remittance. ***Please note this event is open for VFF Members and Non-Members***

Stock Sense: Peri-urban Workshop

Stock Sense is teaming up with several expert speakers to present at a FREE workshop on a range of livestock health, welfare, and biosecurity topics. Come along to find out what you need to know about owning livestock.

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Mildura Farm Safety Briefing

Farmers are invited to attend the Victorian Farmers Federation(VFF) Making Our Farms Safer (MOFS) project, Mildura Farm Safety Briefing, on Wednesday 14th September. Join Farm Safety Advisor John Darcy, who will provide an overview of the latest farm safety information and guide you in understanding your OHS requirements on the farm. Topics for discussion are; Labour Hire and OHS consultation. The Mildura Farm Safety Briefing will run from 6.30pm - 8.30pm at the Irymple Hotel, with a free dinner and tea/coffee provided. Networking to follow. All farmers welcome. RSVP via Eventbrite for more info on this event please email, [email protected]

National Centre Farmer Health – Farming a Brighter Future Symposium

Farming a Brighter Future explores the health, wellbeing and safety challenges and opportunities faced by Australia’s agricultural workforce, including how research is being translated into action to create better outcomes for the sector as a whole. Through a combination of workshops, panel discussions and presentations, the event will provide a forum to foster learning, promote discussion and extend collaborative networks to make a difference to farmers’ lives, both now and into the future. Hear from Victorian Farmers Federation Making Our Farms Safer project Farm Safety Advisor John Darcy, speak in the Breaking down barriers and scaling opportunities for growth in…

Swan Hill Farm Safety Briefing

Farmers are invited to attend the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Making Our Farms Safer (MOFS) project, Swan Hill Farm Safety Briefing, on Wednesday 14th September. Join Farm Safety Advisor John Darcy, who will provide an overview of the latest farm safety information and guide you in understanding your OHS requirements on the farm. Topics for discussion are; Labour Hire and OHS consultation. The Swan Hill Farm Safety Briefing will run from 12.30pm - 2.30pm at the Commercial Hotel, with a free lunch and tea/coffee provided. Networking to follow. All farmers welcome. RSVP via Eventbrite and for more info on this…

Elmore Field Days

Meet with VFF Team Members, VFF Partners, and a VFF Making Our Farm Safer project Farm Safety Advisor at the Elmore Field Days Find out more about the Elmore Field Days here

Echuca Farm Safety Briefing

Farmers are invited to attend the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Making Our Farms Safer (MOFS) project, Echuca Farm Safety Briefing, on 5 October 2022 Join our Farm Safety Advisor, who will provide an overview of the latest farm safety information and guide you in understanding your OHS requirements on the farm. The Echuca Farm Safety Briefing will run from 6.30pm - 8.30pm with a free dinner and tea/coffee provided. Networking to follow. All farmers welcome. RSVP via Eventbrite and for more info on this event please email, [email protected] More details to come!

Tallangatta Farm Safety Briefing

Local farmers are invited to a VFF Making Our Farms Safer project Farm Safety Briefing in Tallangatta, on 12 October 2022 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm This is a free event. More details to come!

VFF Symposium

Sofitel on Collins 25 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria

Following a highly productive year for Victorian agriculture, the VFF will be hosting their cross-commodity gathering for all farmers at the Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne. This will provide a unique opportunity to engage with hundreds of producers from across Victoria.