Quad safety rebate scores goal for farm safety

Quad safety rebate scores goal for farm safety

Victorian farmers are rushing to take up the $1,200 quad bike safety rebate, with a flurry of interest in the program escalating to see more than 50 applications lodged since applications opened on Grand Final Day. The Victorian Farmers Federation, which is administering the Victorian State Government’s $6 million Quad Bike Safety Rebate Scheme, received…

Advanced stock handling techniques reduce stress for livestock and landholders

Advanced stock handling techniques reduce stress for livestock and landholders

Advanced Livestock Movement and Management workshops hosted by Local Land Services Western Region at Ivanhoe, Wilcannia and Bourke, have highlighted new strategies to help overcome livestock industry challenges such as staff shortages and an aging workforce. Over the three days at each workshop, livestock expert Neil McDonald demonstrated practical and effective ways of handling livestock,…