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Extra water savings go to Northern Victoria irrigators

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says it is pleased to have been involved in discussions with Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville who has announced irrigators will receive their share of an additional 2 GL of water recovered from the Connections…

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VFF holds 2020-21 Annual General Meeting

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) today held its 2020-21 Annual General Meeting (AGM) online, attended by Members from across Victoria. VFF President Emma Germano said the AGM was an opportunity for Members to hear from the Organisation about how it…

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Farmers gutted by Agriculture Victoria job cuts

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says reports that 145 jobs will be cut from Agriculture Victoria makes it harder for farmers to meet community expectations. VFF President Emma Germano said the decision is a backwards step for Agriculture in Victoria.…

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56,000 RATS for Victorian farmers

More than 56,000 Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are on the way to Victorian farmers as part of a joint initiative by the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF), Food and Fibre Gippsland and Fruit Growers Victoria to minimise the disruption to essential…

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VFF launches new safety website

Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) President Emma today announced, “It is my great pleasure to welcome the website launch to complement the Making Our Farms Safer project.” “Keeping ourselves, our family members, and employees safe on our farms is of the…

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VFF Grains Elections Announcement

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is pleased to announce the outcome of the VFF Grains Council elections with two experienced Councilors returning to their positions for Northern Mallee and Wimmera regions. VFF Returning Officer Jane Lovell said it was pleasing…

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VFF Grains Council Elections

The Victorian Farmers Federation’s (VFF) Grains Group is encouraging those interested to nominate for the 2022 Grains Council Elections. VFF Returning Officer Jane Lovell said the Council was seeking nominations for five regions throughout Victoria. “We are encouraging grains producers…

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Central and Gippsland Water Strategy Must Change

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says a plan for the future of water resources in Melbourne and Gippsland falls short of giving farmers the confidence they need to maintain the State’s food security future. VFF President Emma Germano said the…

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Help secure your farming future

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is asking all Victorian farmers to have their say about theVFF’s membership structure and membership fees by completing a short survey. VFF President Emma Germano said the survey is open to all Victorian farmers and…

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