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    Q fever – manage the risk

    Q fever is an infection caused by the bacteria Coxiella burnetii that results in flu-like symptoms. The Coxiella bacteria is mainly carried by cattle, sheep and goats, but it can also be carried by kangaroos, camels, rodents, cats, dogs, birds and wallabies. Q fever can transfer to people, and is...

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    Agri project yields national award nomination

    Two hands full of ripe strawberries

    The Agribusiness Strategy Implementation for the G21 Region project has been named as a finalist in the 2019 Economic Development Australia Awards for Excellence. The Agribusiness Strategy Implementation project has been shortlisted for the Economic Development Initiatives – Over 15,000 Residents award from a record field of entries. This award...

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    Women in Agriculture Luncheon 2019

    The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria’s 2019 Women in Agriculture Luncheon celebrates the fabulous women, chefs, producers and makers who contribute to Victoria’s agrifood and fibre industry. On Thursday 26 September, enjoy a three-course meal featuring award-winning local produce and share tales of inspiration and achievement with amazing women in...

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  • Artisanal Sector Roadmap

    Agriculture Victoria’s Artisanal Sector Roadmap outlines a statewide framework to support and grow the artisanal sector in Victoria. The comprehensive and beautifully presented Roadmap outlines a vision for the sector and identifies key opportunities, challenges, actions and next steps. It includes case studies from regional agribusinesses that demonstrate how artisan...

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    On-farm energy assessments and grants

    Applications are now open for Agriculture Victoria’s free on-farm energy assessments and on-farm energy grants. The assessments and grants are the first and second actions in the state government’s $30 million Agriculture Energy Investment Plan. The Plan is designed to support Victorian farmers to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs,...

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    Pigs, poultry, pest plants and industrial hemp workshop

    Are you a current or aspiring pig, poultry or hemp producer? And what’s the connection between these industries? Join the Surf Coast Agribusiness Network for a day of pigs, poultry, pest plants and hemp, where they’ll provide pointers to minimise biosecurity risks for your farm. Saturday 24 August 2019 from 10:00am...

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    The Autumn Yield

    On Monday May 20, more than 20 local producers staged an exclusive event showcasing the best food and beverage products from across the G21 region. The Autumn Yield, an event created by the newly launched Agri Collective brought together producers from regional and local metropolitan areas in a celebration of...

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    2019 Powercor Country Festival

    The Farmers Market at the 2019 Powercor Country Festival proved to be the biggest drawcard of the day. According to vendors who took part, their attendance at the market far exceeded expectations and provided a unique opportunity to reach a new and diverse customer base. The Powercor Country Festival is...

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    Global Table

    Global Table Australia is a dynamic new business event that connects global industry leaders, innovators, corporates and governments across the world who are committed to transforming the food industry through innovation, investment and trade. The three-day event will be held between 3-6 September 2019 at Melbourne Showgrounds and will incorporate...

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