Rural Finance is pleased to partner with renowned Australian meteorologist, Jane Bunn to provide monthly weather updates for Victoria.
Flexible Loan Packages
We can design a loan package to suit your individual requirements. And as part of the decision making process, we go on-farm to get a complete understanding of your farm business needs.
2016 Australian Sheep and Wool Update
The 2016 Australian Sheep and Wool Update provides producers and industry with a concise analysis of the sheep and wool sectors.
Dairy Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme
The Australian Government has provided assistance via a concessional loans scheme to assist eligible Dairy Farm Businesses.
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At Rural Finance our specialist agribusiness team can design a loan package to suit your individual requirements. And as part of the decision making process, we go on-farm to gain a complete understanding of your farm business needs.
We offer a range of competitive and flexible loan packages that are structured to meet the needs and requirements of diverse rural businesses.
We offer a range of specialist services like General and Personal Wealth Protection Insurance, Succession Planning and Estate Planning.
Farm Management Deposits
Farm Management Deposits (FMDs) are a tax effective risk management tool that farmers can use as part of cash flow planning to smooth out variations in income.
Rural Finance has responsibility for administering programs on behalf of the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments and industry organisations.
“> Drought Concessional Loans Scheme 2015/16
The Australian Government has provided assistance via a concessional loans scheme to assist farmers experiencing a significant financial impact as a result of the effects of drought
“> Dairy Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme 2015/16
As a result of the May 2016 decision of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Ltd and Fonterra Australia Ltd to reduce farm gate milk prices for the 2015/16 year, the Australian Government has provided assistance via a concessional loans scheme to assist eligible Dairy Farm Businesses.
“> Farm Risk Management Grants Program
The Victorian Government has established the Farm Risk Management Grants program to assist farmers plan, identify skill gaps, address management practices and implement on-farm infrastructure that improves preparedness.
At Rural Finance we believe in a bright future for agriculture. Our purpose is to support and enable farmers to build vibrant businesses and drive the growth of Victorian agriculture.
Livestock Farm Monitor Project
Ag Answers Fact Sheets
Beef exports from Victoria increased 57 per cent compared to 2012/13, valued at over $1 billion and accounting for 44 per cent of Victoria’s meat exports (DEPI 2014).
Victoria is Australia’s largest producer of milk and accounts for 85 per cent of Australia’s dairy exports (DEPI, 2014).
Grains are the third most valuable agricultural commodity produced in Victoria with a value of $1.4b in 2014/15. Wheat accounts for approximately half of the crops produced in Victoria.