Fodder festival gets balers baling

Fodder festival gets balers baling

This week's Fodder Festival at Elmore, Victoria, saw plenty of machinery in action.

Farm equipment

19 MARCH 2021
Farm safety rebate program starts in Victoria

Farm safety rebate program starts in Victoria

Safety rebates of $5000 are now available for eligible Victorian farms.

Farm office

12 MARCH 2021
Lamb slaughter hits seven-year low

Lamb slaughter hits seven-year low

Increased restocker intent has driven sheep slaughter to record lows.

Sheep

26 FEBRUARY 2021
Research investigates future fertiliser applications

Research investigates future fertiliser applications

Researchers are looking at how climate change may affect fertiliser applications in the future.

Agronomy

25 FEBRUARY 2021
Exotic pest detected in Gippsland

Exotic pest detected in Gippsland

Fall armyworm has spread into Victoria - found in a maize crop in Gippsland.

Farm office

10 FEBRUARY 2021
Farmers encouraged to take advantage of phone coverage trials

Farmers encouraged to take advantage of phone coverage trials

A trial will soon be starting to help improve phone coverage in rural and remote areas.

Communications

03 FEBRUARY 2021
Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks

Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks

Grain growers are being asked to think about disease risks in crops prior to sowing.

Soils

03 FEBRUARY 2021
Fodder festival to go ahead

Fodder festival to go ahead

A hay and fodder field day and demonstrations will be held in Elmore, Victoria, in March.

Farm office

29 JANUARY 2021
Growers urged to minimise potential feed sources for mice

Growers urged to minimise potential feed sources for mice

Mice could be on the march in March in Victoria.

Agronomy

22 JANUARY 2021
Biosecurity survey goes on line

Biosecurity survey goes on line

An on line survey will help provide feedback and direction for biosecurity in Victoria.

Farm office

15 JANUARY 2021
Electronic sheep tags to remain affordable

Electronic sheep tags to remain affordable

The duty on sheep and goat sales in Victoria is set to rise but NLIS tags will still be affordable.

Sheep

21 DECEMBER 2020
Best practice weed hygiene guide released

Best practice weed hygiene guide released

Tussocks tackled in new weed hygiene guide.

Farm office

30 NOVEMBER 2020