VFF Stock Sense ‘Stock Up’ on-farm Livestock biosecurity webinar

The Victorian Farmers Federation Stock Sense team invite you to attend a FREE livestock Biosecurity webinar held online by ZOOM.   Farm biosecurity protects the Australian Agriculture industry against the entry and spread of pests and diseases. It is essential that your farm and your business continually review and implement biosecurity action plans to successfully manage and prevent biosecurity risks. Livestock producers are being increasingly asked to document the biosecurity risks to their enterprise and steps to mitigate those risks, for example, the development of a biosecurity management plan is part of the Livestock Producer Assurance program.  Meeting those requirements is…

Global Supply Chain Update Webinar

Join the VFF on Tuesday October 26 at 7:30pm for an online webinar to learn about current factors influencing global supply chains and how this will impact Australian agriculture accessing critical inputs and exports. We've secured a number of fantastic guest speakers to ensure you're up-to-date with the latest information: Andrew Whitelaw, Thomas Elders Markets Neil Chambers, Container Transport Alliance Australia Pete McCann, General Manager, Case IH (Australia- New Zealand) Please CLICK HERE to register your interest. If you have any questions on you can contact Annabel Mactier at [email protected] or 0408 567 321

VFF President Monthly Update

Don't miss the chance to join VFF President, Emma Germano for her monthly member update on October 28. You'll hear about all things happening at the VFF and you are encouraged to ask questions direct to the President and the VFF team When: Thursday October 28, 7:00pmWhere: Online sessionRSVP: Click here After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

VFF Stock Sense ‘Stock Up’ Webinar

Internal parasites in goats with Sandra Baxendell   Stock Sense has teamed up with reputable goat veterinarian Sandra Baxendell to bring you a FREE webinar on how common internal parasites are best managed in your goat herd. Sandra will be expanding your knowledge on barbers pole, whilst offering the latest advice on practical management options, to assist you in controlling the worm burden in your goat herd, including: 1.            Copper oxide wire particle boluses 2.            Drench dose rates 3.            FAMACHA 4.            Use of Worm Egg Counts Goat Veterinary consultancies- goatvetoz Sandra is a highly respected veterinary scientist from Queensland. She…

Pig Group 2021 Annual Conference

All Seasons Resort Hotel 171-183 McIvor Hwy, Bendigo, VIC

Join us on Thursday 25 November for the VFF 2021 Pig Group Annual Conference in Bendigo. GUEST SPEAKERS: Victorian Farmers Federation CEO, Jane Lovell;Australian Pork CEO, Margo Andrae;Australian Pork Environmental Policy Manager, Kirsty Cooper. Three course dinner and drinks provided. WHERE: All Seasons Resort Hotel Bendigo, 171-183 McIvor Rd, Bendigo, Bassford Room 1. RSVP: By Monday 20 November 2021 to: Lyndal Humphris, VFF Intensive Industries Manager:M: 0427 590 181email: [email protected] The VFF 2021 Pig Group Annual Conference and Dinner is sponsored by APL.

Mansfield Farm Gathering and Farm Safety Briefing

Join us on Tuesday 30 November for a VFF Farmer Gathering and Farm Safety Briefing in Mansfield. We'll be at the Delatite Hotel (95 High St, Mansfield). This evening event includes dinner and is free to all farmers. VFF President, Emma Germano, will present an overview of the organisation and Senior Farm Safety Advisor, John Darcy will present on quad bike safety and child safety on farms. Schedule:6.00pm • Arrival6.00pm - 6.30pm • Dinner6.30pm • Presentation7.10pm • Question time7.30pm • Networking8.00pm • Meeting close Please RSVP to [email protected] or go to https://bit.ly/3wefxAX by 25 November to reserve your place. Contact:Peter…

Postponed Bendigo Farm Safety Briefing

This event has unfortunately been postponed and we will provide more information soon. The VFF's 'Making our Farms Safer' team is heading to Bendigo on December 1. This evening event includes dinner and is free to all farmers. VFF Farm Safety Advisor, Richard Versteegen will provide an overview for farm safety and Carly Nobel from Rural Aid will present on mental health. 6.30pm • Arrival6.30pm - 7.00pm • Dinner7.00pm • Presentation7.40pm • Question time8.00pm • Networking 8.30pm • Meeting close This Broiefing will be held at the All Seasons Resort Hotel, 171-183 McIvor Hwy, Bendigo. You can click here to…

VFF Peninsula Branch Annual Luncheon

Pier 10 Winery Restaurant 10 Shoreham Rd, Shoreham, VIC

The President and Committee of the VFF Peninsula Branch invite you to attend the Annual Luncheonat Pier 10 Winery Restaurant, 10 Shoreham Rd, Shoreham. Guest Speaker: Glen Rundell (Lost Trades Fair of Master Artisans & Tradespeople) 12:00pm- Pre-lunch drinks in the Cellar Door 12.45 pm – Three course lunchCome and meet your neighbours and celebrate the vibrant agriculture industry on the Peninsula. RSVP by 1 December, 2021. Click here to book now. Cost: $60 VFF members and Landcare member/ $70 for non-members. Drinks will be at bar prices. Dress: Summer jacket If you have any inquires, dietary requirements and names…

Wangaratta Farm Gathering and Farm Safety Briefing

The VFF's 'Making our Farms Safer' team is heading to Wangaratta on December 7. This evening event includes lunch and is free to all farmers. VFF Livestock President, Steve Harrison, will present an overview of the organisation and focus on animal welfare and pain relief and Senior Farm Safety Advisor, John Darcy will present on quad bike safety and child safety on farms. This event will be held at the Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway, 29-37 Ryley St, Wangaratta. Click here to register.

Wodonga Farm Safety Briefing

The VFF's 'Making our Farms Safer' team is heading to Wodonga on December 7. This evening event includes dinner and is free to all farmers. VFF Livestock President, Steve Harrison, will present an overview of the organization and focus on animal welfare and pain relief and Senior Farm Safety Advisor, John Darcy will present on quad bike safety and child safety on farms. This event will be held at the Wodonga RSL29 Reid St, Wodonga. Click here to register.

VFF President Monthly Update

Don’t miss the chance to join VFF President, Emma Germano for her monthly member update on December 8. You’ll hear about all things happening at the VFF and you are encouraged to ask questions direct to the President and the VFF team When: Wednesday December 8, 7:00pmWhere: Online sessionRSVP: Click here After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Campaspe Branch Meeting

Join us Monday 13th December for a VFF Branch Meeting. Agenda: Guest speakerColleen Gates, Deputy Mayor of Campaspe Shire & Kyabram Ward CouncillorBranch meeting WHAT: Branch meeting with guest speaker TIME: 6:30pm dinner (own cost) 7:30pm meeting WHEN: Monday 13th December WHERE: Criterion Hotel, Rochester 49 MacKay St RSVP: Peter Costello 0428 870 746

Postponed South Gippsland Branch AGM

***This event has been unfortunately postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. We will provide an update as soon as possible*** Make sure you save the date on January 19 2022 for an upcoming AGM and General Meeting with guest speakers on the proposed knackery pick-up changes and VFF modernisation. Venue and time details will follow in early January 2022. We will be looking for a new President and Secretary at the AGM and discussing the future direction of the branch.Please call Damien Murphy on 0458 645 437 if you have any enquires.