We have collected a list of some Young Farmer groups and industry bodies who are focused on supporting young farmers in business management across Victoria.
Young Farmers Business Network
Come and join the conversation on the Young Farmers Business Network Facebook group. You can join the group here.
The Victorian Government is committed to supporting the next generation of farmers develop and prosper, to ensure a bright future for Victoria’s $13.1 billion agriculture sector. The Victorian Government provides opportunities for young people in agriculture to have a say and enhance their career. Click here to view the Agriculture Victoria Young Farmer page.
Victorian Farmers Federation
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is an active, powerful lobby group dedicated to the interests of farmers and making a difference to communities. You can view the VFF’s website here.
Young Agribusiness Professionals
The Young Agribusiness Professionals (YAPs) is a division of the Victorian Farmers Federation and is focused on 18-35 year olds who are passionate about agriculture or agribusiness. You can view the YAPs website here.
Future Farmers Network
The Future Farmers Network (FFN) aims to empower, support and retain young people in Australian agriculture. FFN is the only national independent organisation providing opportunities and services to support the future of Australian agriculture. Check out the FFN web page here.
Rural Financial Counselling Service
The Rural Financial Counselling Service provides primary producers and small rural businesses that are experiencing hardship with free and impartial financial information, options, decision support and referral services. To locate your closest Rural Financial Councillor follow the link here.
Young Dairy Network Australia
The Young Dairy Network Australia (YDNA) is a project of Dairy Australia that works across the regions to support local networks of young dairy farmers and employees. Follow the link here to get more information or join the network.