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Warning about snakes on the plains

(30/11/2022)
Farmers are reporting increased snake sightings as floodwaters force the reptiles onto higher ground.

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State’s chance to fulfill Christmas wish

(25/11/2022)
The state government is being asked to give farmers some Christmas cheer by fast-tracking work around the Port of Newcastle.

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Extra road repairs welcomed

(22/11/2022)
NSW Farmers has welcomed additional manpower to repair ruined rural roads, but says flood-proofing for the future must be on the agenda.

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Women helping drive Farmers success

(21/11/2022)
Australia’s largest farm advocacy body is celebrating six years of consecutive membership growth, driven in large part by women taking up leadership.

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Call for urgent increase to flood support

(18/11/2022)
NSW Farmers says there needs to be an urgent increase in emergency payments to flood-affected communities.

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NSW Farmers statement on flood funding

(18/11/2022)
NSW Farmers President Xavier Martin has thanked the state and federal governments for rolling out the next stage of natural disaster response funding.

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Farmer survey reveals extent of flood impact

(16/11/2022)
A survey of the state’s flood-affected farmers has found significant losses across many regions.

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Councils should back cuts to red tape

(11/11/2022)
NSW Farmers CEO Pete Arkle has criticised environmental politics holding up rebuilding efforts across the state, calling for less talk, more action.

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Secret water buyback deal slammed

(11/11/2022)
The state’s peak farming group has slammed secret water buyback plans that will hurt rural communities in NSW.

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Farmers welcome Port of Newcastle outcome

(8/11/2022)
A bill that will reduce damage to country roads and help the state’s farmers save money has passed the NSW lower house.

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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