2018 Gardiner Foundation New Zealand Study Tour

Applications for the 2018 Gardiner funded New Zealand Study Tour are now closed.

Stay tuned to find out who this years participants will be...


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UDV Media

 Days of discounted dairy must end  
 VICTORIA’S peak dairy group will throw its support behind calls to ensure farmers receive a fair deal from the sale of domestic dairy products.
 Farmers urged to share views on Government package at dairy meetings  
 VICTORIA’S peak dairy group is urging farmers to voice their concerns over the Federal Government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA) at a series of forums around Victoria next week.
 UDV efforts see dairy loans open for NDP suppliers  
 FARMERS affected by the retrospective price cuts implemented by collapsed milk processor National Dairy Products are now eligible for the Federal Government’s dairy assistance package after extensive lobbying by the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria.
 Cattle Underpass Scheme opens today  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers will get a boost to improve farm safety and productivity with the launch today of a new round of the Cattle Underpass Scheme (CUPS).
 Victoria must not deviate on Basin Plan, says UDV  
 DAIRY farmers are the backbone of Northern Victoria and have given more than its fair share to the Murray Darling Basin Plan.
 Dairy round-tables to be unmissable, says UDV  
 DAIRY farmers are being encouraged to stand up and be heard at a series of round table discussions to be held across Victoria in December.
 Farmers encouraged by firm approach to ACCC dairy inquiry  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has praised the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for taking a firm approach in its inquiry into the dairy industry, following the release today of the inquiry’s terms of reference.
 Farmers Fund awards $1 million in grants for dairy projects  
 DAIRY farmers across Victoria and NSW will benefit from the first grants the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Farmers Fund initiative. COLES Supermarkets donated the $1 million for this first round from its Nurture Fund.
 Dairy grants provide welcome relief for farmers  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed the State Government’s rollout of development grants to ease some of the burden caused by the current milk price crisis.
 Wild dog baiting welcome news for farmers  
 THE Victorian Farmers Federation has welcomed a new push from State Government to wipe out wild dogs in Northern Victoria.
 Suspension of Milk Supply Support Package  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers will have mixed feelings today, with Murray Goulburn announcing that the Milk Supply Support Package (MSSP) will be suspended for the remainder of the 2016/17 season.
 Innovative dairy farmers encouraged to be part of NZ Study Tour  
 APPLICATIONS close this Friday, October 21, for the 2017 Gardiner Dairy Foundation UDV New Zealand Study Tour.
 Dairy farmers champion transparency in proposed industry Code  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers have reached a major breakthrough in their relationship with milk processors, with all industry stakeholders agreeing to put forward a Voluntary Code of Conduct six months after major milk price cuts rocked the industry.
 Calling all young dairy leaders for a life-changing trip  
 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is urging all young dairy leaders to apply for the 2017 Gardiner Dairy Foundation UDV New Zealand Study Tour.
 Dairy farmers improve safety with Cattle Underpass Scheme  
 VICTORIAN dairy farmers will get a boost to improve farm safety and productivity under the sixth round of the State Government’s Cattle Underpass Scheme (CUPS).