Farm Business

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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Farmer input needed to get code right

The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria is encouraging all dairy farmers to have input on what a mandatory code of conduct could mean for them and their industry. Last week Federal Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud announced details of stakeholder consultations…

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