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  • New North East Truck Curfew restriction a victory for VFF 

    THE Victorian Farmers Federation has scored a major win after lobbying successfully for the weight restriction stopping large trucks from travelling along key roads in Melbourne’s north east at night be raised to accommodate farmers taking their prod
  • Dairy farmers push State Gov on power solution 

    VICTORIAN dairy farmers are pushing the Andrews Government to come up with a solution to the State’s escalating energy crisis in a bid to keep the multi-billion dollar dairy industry sustainable.
  • Livestock producers cheer for transparency in sector 

    VICTORIAN cattle producers have welcomed recommendations to crack down on anti-competitive behaviour across the livestock supply chain in a landmark report released last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
  • Farmers say “Frack Off” to unconventional gas mining 

    VICTORIAN farmers are claiming a major victory as State Parliament last night passed the Andrews Government’s Resources Legislation Amendment (Fracking) Bill 2016, making Victoria the first Australian state to permanently ban fracking.
  • VFF goes bush with policy forums 

    VICTORIA’s peak farmer group is doubling its efforts to connect with its rural membership by hosting policy forums across the state to get feedback on what issues primary producers want the organisation to champion.
  • VFF Grains Conference to look at the business side of farming 

    GRAIN growers from across Victoria will hear experts discuss trade, globalisation and how the broader economic policies are likely to affect agriculture at next Monday’s Victorian Farmers Federation Grains Conference with Treasury Secretary John Fras
  • VFF welcomes Federal Government’s response to Hort Code review 

    THE Victorian horticulture industry has welcomed the Federal Government’s pledge to ensure practices in the sector stay fair and balanced with the release today of the Government’s long-awaited response to the independent inquiry into the Horticultur
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