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  • Gardiner Dairy Foundation is a not for profit organisation that invests in research, development & extension, people capability and community development to benefit the Victorian dairy industry and dairy communities.

    Learn more about Gardiner Dairy Foundation's role in the Victorian dairy industry.

    Current Opportunities

    Nuffield Farming Scholarship

    Gardiner offers funding for one Victorian dairy farmer to join the Nuffield Farming Scholarship program. It is an opportunity to gain a global perspective on agriculture and food and fibre production.

    Applications are now open

     

    Our Farm, Our Plan

    Our Farm, Our Plan takes long term plans and ideas from your head and gets them down on one piece of paper. Working with a farm consultant, farmers will  be able to clarify their long term goals, prioritise and identify actions needed, and better manage uncertainty and risk.

     

    Latest News

    Our latest media releases, articles, stories and events

    Young couple plan for farming ‘freedom’

    Maddie Veneman and Anthony Scott have found a path to reducing stress and enjoying the good things about farming life after completing the Our Farm, Our Plan program. The young couple made the big jump into farm ownership at Yarram...

    Leadership course gives Jon a new outlook on life

    From hearing a child’s reflection on hope that emerged from the East Gippsland fires to observing his employer’s determination to keep their employees safe from COVID, has led Jon Webb to take a different perspective on life. Jon, who works...

    Farm Fitness Checklist’ targets improved dairy farm business performance

    A new tool is helping dairy farmers assess future business performance. Dairy Australia has launched an online self-assessment tool to help dairy farmers evaluate their farm business performance. The new Farm Fitness Checklist is part of Dairy Australia’s flagship farm...

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