Ag and Environment
End of firewood collection season
The autumn Firewood Collection Season will close at midnight next Tuesday 30th June.
VFF encourages farmers to claim quad bike rebate
The VFF is encouraging Victorian farmers to claim a $1,200 rebate for two quad bike operator protection devices or a safer alternative farm vehicle before the Quad Bike Safety Rebate Scheme closes on 30th June 2020.
Pain relief for sheep mulesing mandatory from 1 July
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is encouraging all sheep farmers to be aware of mandatory pain relief regulations for sheep mulesing which comes into effect from 1st July 2020.
VFF welcomes support and investment from State, Federal governments
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) today welcomed important announcements and increased grants from the Federal and State governments.
Arm yourself with the facts this season: Ag Vic
As the 2020 cropping season gets underway, Agriculture Victoria is advising farmers to arm themselves with as much information about their paddocks as they can to increase the chances of a productive and profitable year.
Take care with chemicals – tips for backyard gardeners
Agriculture Victoria is urging backyard gardeners to make sure they read and follow the instructions on the labels of any chemical products they may be using in their home gardens.
Ag Vic Update: Farms and agribusiness continue through COVID-19 crisis
Agriculture Victoria is reminding all Victorians that farms and agribusinesses are continuing to keep Victorian supermarkets stocked and food on tables through the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. There are some changes to Agriculture Victoria services though.
Planned burn 9km west of Dimboola
Forest Fire Management Victoria advise that a planned burn has been ignited nine kilometres west of Dimboola this afternoon.
Town Committee asks for help controlling weeds
The Dimboola Town Committee is asking a favour - can you help to control khaki weed around Dimboola?
Agriculture Vic expertise on hand at field days
Agriculture Victoria are encouraging farmers to visit them at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days this year for the latest information on grains research, land management practices, and animal health.