On the land Archive

Understanding farmers’ mental health needs

RFCS Gippsland recently hosted a Rural Mental Health breakfast forum Detect & Protect, attended by Agribusiness service providers and government representatives from across Gippsland. A panel of expert mental health advocates and professionals volunteered their time to provide advice regarding farmer mental health to

Making hay for those in need

GIPPSLAND farmers in the dryer parts will receive a welcome gift of hay in time for Christmas thanks to a joint initiative between Regional Roads Victoria (RRV), Fulton Hogan and Engie to turn suitable roadside grass into stock feed. While not all types of

New president, new era

THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) elected a new president and vice president at its Policy Council meeting recently in Melbourne with Paul Mumford taking the reins as president and John Keely as vice president. Mr Mumford, from Won Wron, said Victorian farmers need

The future of farming at Chapman Machinery

LOCAL farmers had a chance to see into the future last Thursday when Chapman Machinery Service hosted its farmers night in Leongatha. The event was organised by AGCO, who pride themselves on being a global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of agricultural

Large yardings continue

By SGSAA AGENTS yarded another large yarding of 2900 head at last week’s VLE Leongatha store sale, which saw 2100 steers, 650 heifers and 150 cows and calves and store cows come forward. Overall, the quality was not quite as good as previous sales