Make every day a Hay Safe Day!

It’s National Hay Safe Day, and as many in the fodder industry face serious weather challenges and damaging flooding, it is timely to reflect on safe practices when working and living around bales of hay and silage. “Each year the Australian Fodder Industry...
The National Fodder Conference is back!

The National Fodder Conference is back!

PDF available here. The National Fodder Conference is back! There is excitement building amongst Australia’s hay and silage producers and all those along the fodder supply chain, as the industry prepares to gather in Toowoomba this month after three long years for its...
It’s National Hay Safe Day!

It’s National Hay Safe Day!

What a year! With a promising season in full swing, an eye on the weather, and a global pandemic impacting the availability and movement of workers across the country, it is THE perfect time to take a day to focus on safety across the fodder supply chain. The...
The 2021 Fodder Festival

The 2021 Fodder Festival

Proudly Presenting the 2021 Fodder Festival Proudly Presenting the 2021 Fodder Festival The Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) and Elmore & District Machinery Field Days are proud to announce details of the long-awaited follow-up to the inaugural Fodder...

AFIA welcomes new CEO

AFIA welcomes new CEO AFIA welcomes new CEO 24 November 2020 The Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) has appointed experienced agricultural executive Paula Fitzgerald as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Fitzgerald has a long history in the agriculture...

Signs for safety – ten years of National Hay Safe Day

Signs for Safety Ten years of National Hay Safe Day Ten years ago, Suzanne Woods’ search for hay safety signs revealed a gaping hole in the industry. The Western Australian hay grower, and now Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) secretary, had on-farm and...