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Other states watch as Victoria moves to mandatory electronic ID

All sheep and goats born in Victoria after 1 January 2017 will need electronic identification (eID) tags, as announced by the Victorian Minister for Agriculture in August 2016. A period of public consultation followed the Ministerial announcement, during which time over 400 stakeholders were consulted and 46 written submissions made, with 70 per cent of recommendations made in submissions upheld.

Jill Griffiths
Other states watch as Victoria moves to mandatory electronic ID

Agriculture Victoria’s Director of Market Access and Reform, Warren Straw said the introduction of compulsory eID was a step forward for the Victorian sheep industry and would put Victoria at the forefront...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

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