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Call for clarity on alternative protein products

(21/09/2021)
The state's leading agriculture body has told a Senate Inquiry that plant-based proteins should be banned from using words like “meat”, “beef”, “lamb” and “milk”.

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NSW Farmers explores the road to 30 by 30

(20/09/2021)
NSW Farmers will tonight host Regional Transport and Roads Minister Paul Toole in the latest instalment of the “30 by 30” webinar series.

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Worker reforms welcomed by NSW Farmers

(15/09/2021)
NSW Farmers welcomes efforts by the Australian Government to streamline the Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) under the new Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme, providing a simplified process for farm busin

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NSW Farmers cuts red tape on bait rebates

(14/09/2021)
Farmers on the front line of the mouse plague will find government support more accessible thanks to the work of NSW Farmers.

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From tanks to tractors: Former soldiers mobilised for harvest duty

(7/09/2021)
NSW Farmers is enlisting the help of former Australian Defence Force servicemen and women to help harvest bumper crops during the pandemic.

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NSW Farmers releases 10-point Ag labour plan

(2/09/2021)
NSW Farmers is responding to the looming harvest worker shortage with a 10-point plan aimed at tackling the ongoing crisis.

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Enormous potential for agriculture in NSW

(1/09/2021)
The opportunities and the potential of the NSW Agriculture sector to grow to $30 billion by 2030 came through loud and clear at the NSW Farmers online Annual Conference today.

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Apply now for mouse bait rebate

(31/08/2021)
NSW Farmers’ is working with the Rural Assistance Authority to ensure the roll out of the Zinc Phosphide Rebate for Primary Producers program is reaching farmers.

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Minister Kean talks 30 by 30

(24/08/2021)
NSW Farmers will tonight be hosting the Hon Matthew Kean MP, Minister for Energy and Environment in another instalment of the “30 by 30” webinar series.

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Ag visa moves forward

(23/08/2021)
NSW Farmers has welcomed news that an Australian Agricultural Visa (Ag Visa) is set to finally become reality from 30 September 2021.

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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

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Upper Hunter in focus: training and education

(4/05/2021)
The upcoming Upper Hunter by-election will shine a light on regional issues, such as the education and training needed to equip future generations with the skills to navigate a changing world. Food and fibre production contribute significantly to the