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New farmer taskforce gives power to the people

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has announced it will create the new VFF Energy andTransmission Taskforce to lead its advocacy on renewable energy and transmission infrastructuredevelopment across Victoria and help give farmers a say. The new Taskforce was today established…

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Water demand set to grow for Basin plantings

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says water buybacks will further exacerbate future water shortages for permanent horticulture in the Murray-Darling Basin following the release of new data on water demand and availability. VFF Water Council Chair Andrew Leahy said the…

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VFF announces 2023 Eggs Council Election results

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today announced the outcome of elections for the2023 VFF Eggs Council Election. VFF Acting Returning Officer Brendan Tatham said Meg Parkinson has been elected to the role ofVFF Egg Council President and Tony Nesci…

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Farmers blindsided on transmission consultation

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is calling for an extension to the consultation period for the proposed VNI West transmission project, saying farmers across North Central Victoria have been given no time to have their say. VFF President Emma Germano…

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VFF announces Pigs Council leaders

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today announced the new leadership team for the VFF Pig Council. VFF Acting Returning Officer Brendan Tatham said David Wright has been elected unopposed to the role of VFF Pig Council President. “David Wright…

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