Farmers workshop to focus on water trading

WATER trading rules will be top of the agenda at a workshop in Mildura this month.

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is hosting the irrigator workshop,  which will feature independent water consultants Aither and cover a range of issues to do with the water market.

“The combination of drought and increasing irrigation demand is putting a lot of pressure on the water market and creating skyrocketing prices for irrigators,” VFF water council chair Richard Anderson said.

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