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Farmers demand fair go for regions

NSW Farmers is concerned regional funding is being used as a political football in the final days of the election campaign.

Safer country roads a shared responsibility

NSW Farmers is reminding motorists to take extra care around agricultural vehicles with National Road Safety Week starting while harvest and sowing continues.

Coastal water rules a good first step

The state government's new coastal water rules are a positive step forward, but some farmers will still miss out.

Farm fun popular with pupils

Bookings for the popular Kids to Farms program are coming in fast as NSW Farmers helps deliver a hands-on farm experience.

Farmers demand urgent action following outbreak

The confirmed outbreak of a highly-infectious disease on Australia’s doorstep should be a wake-up call for politicians, NSW Farmers says.

Warning for vigilance on mouse numbers

Farmers are warned to be extra vigilant in coming weeks, with growing reports of mouse activity in paddocks.

Simple cash splash won't fix rural health

It's more than just money: NSW Farmers says we need to understand why doctors and health workers don't want to live and work outside the cities.

Peak body backs calls for independent competition inquiry

NSW Farmers has thrown its support behind a push for the ACCC to investigate reports of dysfunction in local and international pricing in the grains and oilseeds markets.

Flooded farmers urged to have their say

The state’s peak agricultural body is asking farmers and rural landholders to make a submission to the NSW Government’s Independent Flood Inquiry.

Farmers reject union threats

The state's peak agricultural body says union intimidation of farmers is un-Australian and must stop.


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Don't fall for doomsayers' 'hot air'

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

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

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