Fruit fly funds announced
The Victorian Government continues to back the fight against Queensland fruit fly in the Sunraysia region through the second round of funding under the Managing Fruit Fly — Regional Action Plan Grants Program.
The Victorian Government is not doing enough to eradicate the threat of wild dogs in the Hume region, according to the chairman of the Cheshunt Wild Dog League.
The controversial chairman of Australia’s wool industry research body, who admitted to secretly viewing farmers in a focus group through a one-way mirror, could be forced out the door.
Administrators for Coomboona Holdings are putting up the big Undera dairy business for sale.
Entries are closing soon for the 2018 Elmore Field Days National Ag Art Wear Competition.
The Victorian Government will deliver more than $580000 to fund a program to protect the wages and conditions of temporary visa workers across the state, including a new lawyer being employed at Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre.
A new appointment as professor in residence has seen a return to north-east Victoria for scientist Tim Reeves.
The Federal Government is beefing up Australia’s biosecurity system by allocating $137.8million to further protect Australia’s farm industries and environment.
Greater Shepparton City Council and the Sustainable Melbourne Fund are encouraging farmers and horticulturalists to save money on energy bills with low-cost finance to make improvements to their properties.
Goulburn Valley Environment Group did not participate in talks with Murray-Darling Basin Authority representatives who visited the Goulburn Valley last week.
The Queensland Government has called on the Commonwealth to do more to protect the state’s prawn farmers from a deadly disease that could wipe out local stocks.
Jayell LDV, a new franchise for Jayell Ford, has been given the Kyabram, Shepparton, Echuca and surrounding areas.
Work on Rochester’s silo art continues to progress, with artist Jimmy DVate putting the final touches on the town’s metal silo.
Suppliers and industry representatives are subdued, at best, about the opening milk price announcements last week from Saputo Dairy Australia and Fonterra.
AUSTRALIAN DAIRY farmers could be losing more than $100 000 a year due to herd replacement inefficiencies that could be fixed by using proper data, according to a leading industry player. Cameron Renshaw from Heiferlink will discuss ‘Rearing...