Farm Business

Labour survey for horticulture growers continues

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Horticulture Group will be visiting the Sunraysia irrigation district again next week to survey more growers on labour challenges in Victoria’s horticulture industry. “The crackdown by Australian Border Force last week in Sunraysia clearly demonstrates…

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Solar energy guidelines must value food and fibre

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today submitted a response to the Victorian Government’s Draft Solar Energy Facilities Guidelines calling for protection of valuable agricultural land. “Agriculture is one of the most valuable uses of our limited land resources, and…

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UDV welcomes move away from $1 milk

The United Dairy Farmers of Victoria (UDV) has today welcomed a decision by major retailer, Woolworths, to move away from $1 litre milk from tomorrow. “This is a positive step in the right direction and we encourage other retailers to…

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Promises made, time to Deliver for Agriculture

The Victorian Farmers Federation congratulates the Andrews Government on its re-election, particularly newly appointed Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries who will sit in Parliament for the first time today. “Throughout our election campaign, the Victorian Farmers Federation made it clear to…

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