NSW Farmers is urging Basin Governments and farmers to work together to make sure that the Plan achieves the social, economic and the environmental outcomes that were promised.
NSW Farmers has welcomed joint federal and state government bushfire recovery grants of up to $15,000 for farmers and small businesses.
NSW Farmers says now is the time for the industry to be exploring all options to support the dairy farmers.
The NSW Government has responded to calls from NSW Farmers to boost staff resources within the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment's (DPIE) water division to meet increasing demand for bore license applications.
NSW Farmers is urging consumers to use their power to demand fair pricing for dairy products like fresh milk, cheese and butter.
NSW Farmers has welcomed the Australian Government’s focus on improving the national biosecurity system, including the establishment of a Biosecurity Futures group and increased screening operations at entry points.
“National Agriculture Day is a great opportunity to recognise the achievements of the agriculture sector – despite the tough conditions battling drought and fire”, NSW Farmers’ President James Jackson said today.
NSW Farmers is pushing for major retailers to increase the prices of their generic milk brands.
NSW Farmers is pushing for a minimum three star rating on all dairy products to recognise the importance of dairy in a healthy, balanced diet.
Family farms will soon have some vital safeguards from illegal trespassers with the passage of the Right to Farm Bill in the NSW Parliament.