Newsletter November 2021

In TAFCO's November News you will find

  • TAFCO Annual Report to Members
  • Vinyards of the Future Regional Workshops
  • Feral Deer Survey

Full Newsletter HERE

Recruitment - General Manager

As you know, after a long and successful career Tony Vaccaro is retiring from TAFCO in 2022. The board is starting the process to recruit his successor now, to ensure we find the right person for the job. The job is advertised on Seek and other platforms and we have a recruiting consultant assisting us, but we are keen to use all of our networks to find a great manager who will build on Tony’s legacy, and take good care of our members, team and business.
If you or someone you know might fit the bill, please get in touch.

Link to advertisement and Position Description here

Position Vacant

TAFCO Position Vacant

Rural Merchandise Sales and delivery Driver- Applications now open until 22.10.2021

Chairmans Message

Chairmans Message September 2021 -Read here...

Agronomy Service at TAFCO

TAFCO is proud to announce a new agronomy service available to our members and customers.


Read more here.....

AgVet Chemical Courses Jan.2021

TAFCO has scheduled an AGVet Chemical Refresher Course for

THURSDAY 19th January 2021


Full AgVet Chemical Users Course

THURSDAY 21st AND 28th January and morning of Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Read full details here……………

Newsletter August 2020

In TAFCO's August Mini-News you will find

  • AgVet Chemical User Course commences Thursday 27th August
  • TAFCO Rapidfert introduces TRACMAP software
  • TAFCO receives Small Grant for Australian Mutuals Foundation & Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals to assist Bushfire recovery
  • Bushfire Primary Industry Grant & Concessional loans closing date extended to 31st December 2020

Full Newsletter HERE

Covid-19 Update -Stage 3 Restrictions

TAFCO Member and Customer Update - Stage 3 Restrictions 

To minimise contact between people we are asking that everyone who enters our store follows the necessary protocols from Monday 3rd August 2020:
Do not enter if you are unwell or have any symptoms

  • Wear a Face Mask – no mask no entry
  • Sanitise your hands - Sanitiser provided at entry
  • One person only (no family groups please)
  • Stay 1.5m apart from any other customers

Full Newsletter here

Newsletter July 2020


July Mini Newsletter

  • AgVet Chemical User Course 27.08.20- 03.09.20 and 10.09.20
  • Farm Biosecurity signs back in stock
  • Rapidfert -Spring Fertiliser orders now being taken
  • Alpine Region Recover Hub
  • Winner of Cydectin promotion - Honda XR-190 Ag Bike



See full mini Newsletter here

Newsletter June 2020

TAFCO's 68th Newsletter includes:

TAFCO Board distributes $240,000 back to members - announcing a 4% Rebate and 4% Dividend

AgVet Chemical Training dates 27th August- 3rd & 10th Sept 2020

Weatherstation App - how to get an icon on the homescreen of your smartphone

Farmers Market to restart September 26th 2020

Reminder for cattle producers to put out Grass Tetany and Bloat blocks

Bushfire recovery grants extended to Indigo and Wangaratta Shires


Covid-19 Update

26.03.2020 TAFCO Member and Customer Update Covid-19

Please read more here

TAFCO Rural Supplies remains open with scheduled delivery service to farm as usual.  Agriculture, agribusiness and retail all are currently defined as essential services and we will continue to be guided by authorities in this rapidly changing environment.

The health and safety of our staff and customers is of the highest importance. Measures introduced instore include extra handwashing, sanitising of counter, phones and EFTPOS machines and social distancing is in place.  No returns of any stock items are being accepted.


We are experiencing higher customer demand than usual throughout our store, on the phone and extra pressure has been placed on our delivery service.  While things are stressful now, we are endeavouring to meet our members needs as a priority. 

Although some stocklines may be limited beyond our control, we can assure members and existing customers that we are not allowing new customers to purchase these. 

We do not have a crystal ball and need to manage this major disruption to the community as best we can.   Our staff and members are at the forefront of our decisions.

Your patience is appreciated and we would request that any general and non-urgent enquiries you have be made by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. which we will endeavour to deal with when time permits.

Newsletter January 2020

Welcome to TAFCO's E-News 67th Edition

  • Bushfire Assistance link
  • Smoke Taint - information for Wine Grape Growers Meeting 5th Feb 2020
  • Credit Card Policy


Read full Newsletter here...

Newsletter February 2020

Welcome to TAFCO's E-News 68th Edition

  • Introducing TAFCO Rapidfert
  • Cydectin offer - win a Honda 190-CT AgBike 
  • $1200 rebate for wingrape smoke taint testing
  • Sugo Time


Read full Newsletter here...

Newsletter December 2019

Welcome to TAFCO's 66th Newsletter

  • AgVet Chemical User Course 10th & 17th December 2019
  • Artisans welcomed to Myrtleford Farmers Market in December
  • Christmas Ham offer
  • Delivery service interrupted over Christmas period


Read full Newsletter here...

Newsletter November 2019


TAFCO's 65th Newsletter includes:

Notice of Annual General Meeting 19.11.2019

Myrtleford Farmers Market Customer Survey

Artisan Grants now available

Credit card policy review

AgVet Chemical User Course - wait list names being taken for December Course


read full newsletter...........

Newsletter October 2019

TAFCO's 64th Newsletter includes:

Notice of Annual General Meeting 19.11.2019

Proposed sale of AIRR

GrazFert program 

The Unbreakable Farmer -Supporting Mental Health in Regional Communities 19.11.2019

AgVet Chemical User Course - wait list names being taken for December Course


Newsletter August 2019

TAFCO's 63rd Newsletter includes:

AgBiz Summit 

Drought Funding for Farmers still available

Chemical Spray Record Book

AgVet Chemical User Course - Myrtleford June 20 & 26th FULLY BOOKED, another course will be scheduled


Newsletter JUNE 2019


TAFCO's 62nd Newsletter includes:

TAFCO Board distributes $205,000 back to members - announcing a 4% Rebate and 4% dividend to members

Managing Pasture in Drought workshops

Dederang, King Valley and Whorouly

AgVet Chemical User Course - Myrtleford June 20 & 26th FULLY BOOKED, another course will be scheduled

Salami Making Stock at TAFCO and free download of Salami RECIPE

Q Fever screenings and Immunisation

Home Gardener free workshops - Fermenting, Fruit Tree Care, Soils and Composting


Newsletter MAY 2019

TAFCO's 61st Newsletter includes:

AgVet Chemical User Course - Myrtleford June 20 & 26th

Stocksense Biosecurity Workshop Yackandandah

Salami Making demonstration

Proposed changes to service lane and parking out the front of TAFCO store

$100 Cash Back Whites Wire



Newsletter MARCH 2019

TAFCO's 58th Newsletter includes:

Farmer Pasta Nights -

Whorouly - Wednesday 20th Mrch

Myrtleford - Tuesday 26th March

Whitfield - Friday 29th March

Mt Beauty - Sunday 31st March

Cash Flow and Budgeting Workshop - Myrtleford 16th April 2019

Drought Support Grants