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AGRI-FUTURES AUSTRALIA NEWS

Agri-futures Australia is always looking for ways our rural industries can be more efficient, more productive and more sustainable. Check out their newsletter where they shine a spotlight on their […]

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FOOD AND FIBRE COUNCIL WORKS ON AG IMAGE

The Great South Coast Food and Fibre Council is calling on the regional community to voice its opinions as it seeks to understand perceptions of agriculture. Council Chair Georgina Gubbins […]

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GREAT SOUTH COAST FARMERS SHINE AT FARMER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Great South Coast region farmers have taken two top gongs at the Weekly Times Coles 2018 Farmer of the Year Awards, winning the categories of Dairy and Innovation Farmer of […]

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CALL FOR LOCAL FARMERS TO SPREAD POSITIVE MESSAGING

The Great South Coast Food & Fibre Council is calling on South West farmers to spread the positive truth about our responsible and ethical practices to counter the controversial Aussie […]

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2018 YEAR END MARKED BY DAIRY SLOW DOWN

World dairy production is starting to stall according to the latest Rabobank report with Big 7 Exporters (US,EU, NZ,AUS, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay) overall growing at just .6% YOY in […]

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CONTROLLED TRAFFIC FARMING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN BALLARAT IN FEBRUARY

THE third International Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) conference will be held in Ballarat, Victoria, in February. (courtesy of Kondinin Group’s Farming Ahead) The theme for the conference is ‘Keeping on […]

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WATER TRADING CHANGES TO POTENTIALLY DELIVER $54 MILLION VALUE TO THE REGION

New changes that encourage local farmers to use or trade their groundwater allocation will have an enormous impact on the productivity of the Great South Coast region. Currently, groundwater licences […]

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“UNEARTHED” INCUBATOR FOR INNOVATION

The Great South Coast Food & Fibre Council is proud to support “Unearthed”, a program supporting entrepreneurial food & fibre businesses through a 12 month course to get their ideas […]

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INNOVATION DAY 2018 – INNOVATION GENERATION: FARMERS LEADING THE WAY

The Great South Coast Food & Fibre Council is excited to team up with West Vic Dairy to present Innovation Day 2018 – Innovation Generation, farmers leading the way on […]

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PUSH FOR POWER BOOST

The Great South Coast Food and Fibre Council and Victorian Farmers Federation are pressing a future state government to upgrade power lines in the region. Executive Officer, Tony Ford, said […]

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