VFF prepares for council battles over higher rates for farmers

VICTORIA’S peak farming body has offered its help to farmers facing unfair rate increases due to higher land values…Read More

Sheep Central, March 24, 2021

Meridian Agriculture seminar series to cover farmer options

LEADING agricultural consulting firm Meridian Agriculture will host a series of seminars across the Victoria’s Western District this month to help producers maximise future benefits from recent successful seasons…Read More

Sheep Central, March 17, 2021

Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program seeks participants

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day 2021 today has been marked with the opening of applications for the National Farmers Federation’s fourth annual Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Victorian farm finance taster course starts on online this month

VICTORIAN farmers wanting to sharpen their financial literacy skills can do an express course in farm finance via a series of online webinars starting this month…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

More investment needed to reach $100 billion farmgate output target

AUSTRALIA’S target of $100 billion in farmgate output by 2030 would not be met under existing investment levels, according to a new report released today…Read More

Sheep Central, February 22, 2021

Victorian farmers elect first female leadership duo

VICTORIAN farmers have elected the first female president and vice president duo in their farmer organisation’s 41-year history under its current structure…Read More

Terry Sim, December 11, 2020

Australian Fodder Industry Association appoints new CEO

THE Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) has appointed experienced agricultural executive Paula Fitzgerald as its new chief executive officer…Read More

Sheep Central, November 25, 2020

Farmers for Climate Action backs ANZ bank on carbon

FARMERS For Climate Action has backed the ANZ bank’s support for a low carbon economy, despite opposition from Federal Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud and Western Australian graziers…Read More

Terry Sim, October 30, 2020

Australia and EU should unite on sustainable agriculture

SHARING carbon emission mitigation and farming best practice strategies, innovations and policy approaches were identified as opportunities for Australian and European farmers to collaborate in developing and justifying sustainable agriculture systems…Read More

Terry Sim, October 30, 2020

What drives the price of diesel?

One of the extensive livestock industry’s significant input costs after wages is fuel, used for transport, electricity generation, water pumping and other purposes. Thomas Elder Markets agricultural market analyst, Andrew Whitelaw, takes a look into the driver of price, and where prices currently are…Read More

Sheep Central, October 4, 2020

VFF calls for leadership and commodity nominations

NOMINATIONS are being sought for leadership and commodity positions on Victoria’s peak farmer body, the Victorian Farmers Federation…Read More

Sheep Central, September 30, 2020

NSW sheep operations join business coaching program

PROGRESSIVE sheep operations are among farming businesses selected to participate in the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program’s individual coaching program…Read More

Sheep Central, September 25, 2020

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