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Lack of workers hurts rural health outcomes

(3/12/2021)
Rural, regional and remote communities need better investment into the healthcare workforce, NSW Farmers has told a Parliamentary Inquiry.

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Farmers get their say on land use

(1/12/2021)
The fight between farmers and developers could be a thing of the past thanks to a new mapping project that will shape future regional planning decisions.

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Eyes on Coles and Aldi over milk prices

(30/11/2021)
NSW Farmers is urging Coles and Aldi to follow Woolworths in lifting the price of store brand milk, to give certainty to dairy farmers.

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Flood focus shifts to crumbling roads

(29/11/2021)
Farmers and rural communities are bracing for an enormous cleanup effort with concerns about the condition of local roads as floodwaters subside.

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NSW Farmers welcomes additional disaster assistance

(26/11/2021)
NSW Farmers President James Jackson has thanked the state and federal governments for listening to calls for additional natural disaster declarations.

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Farmers call for natural disaster declaration

(25/11/2021)
NSW Farmers is calling for natural disaster declarations to allow relief funds to flow as torrential rains continue to soak vast parts of the state, causing widespread flood damage.

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Paving the road forward for NSW Dairy

(24/11/2021)
Dairy farmers will get the chance to hear NSW Farmer’s plans to strengthen and support the industry at a series of forums next week.

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Shear success with new wool group

(24/11/2021)
The state’s peak farming body will directly tackle the shearer shortage with the formation of the NSW Wool Technical Advisory Group.

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Shoppers to pay for worker shortage

(22/11/2021)
The state’s peak farming body has warned consumers will pay the price this Christmas as worker shortages smash growers.

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Report reveals Growing Our Future strategy

(19/11/2021)
NSW Farmers and NAB have partnered to develop strategies that will grow the state’s agriculture sector to $30 billion in farmgate output by 2030.

Blog

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Don't fall for doomsayers' 'hot air'

(24/09/2021)
It’s a fact almost universally accepted that you should never discuss religion or politics in polite conversation. These days, I think we can add climate change to that list, because it can raise the temperature of the room (pardon the pun) like few

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Ag learning key this Ed Week

(29/07/2021)
With a growing global population, food security will be one of the most important issues facing future generations. Paradoxically, these generations might have little to no connection to farming – if current trends continue. This week is Education We

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Plant-based alternatives: a meaty debate

(19/07/2021)
From mock duck to vegan burgers, the imitation game of the “fake meat” sector is strong. The proliferation of plant-based products has sparked significant debate on labelling conventions and even the health benefits of meat ‘alternatives’ compared to