agriculture

Animal Welfare & Biosecurity

Industry win in manure debate

 The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today welcomed the EPA’s livestock manure determination that will mean no additional paperwork for farmers receiving animal manure on farm.  VFF President Emma Germano said the determination came after constructive negotiations between the VFF,…

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VFF welcomes Fruit Fly Funding

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement of $6.4 million in funding to help protect our horticulture industry against the risks posed by the Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF).  The QFF poses a significant risk to horticulture crops…

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VFF welcomes biosecurity funding

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has welcomed the additional $66.6 million to further assist in the protection of the Australian pork industry from threat of African Swine Fever. “This time of year is important for the Australian pork industry, consumers…

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Devastating disease on Australia’s doorstep

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) supports the Federal Government’s commitment to strengthen biosecurity enforcement at Australia’s borders and encourages further investment in public awareness campaigns and biosecurity controls given the devastating outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) occurring across Asia.…

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