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‘Kick in the guts’ for dairy farmers

Dairy farmers have been blindsided by the NSW Government’s drastic change to Coastal Harvestable Rights, casting doubt on the industry’s survival.

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Varroa reveals need for biosecurity boost

NSW Farmers says the federal government must force importers to pay for the biosecurity threats they create.

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No surprises but no new money in Budget

The state’s peak farm body has thanked the NSW Government for keeping its promises in the Budget, but remains concerned about feral pigs and El Nino.

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Country spend vital for future growth

The NSW Government has been urged to work constructively with farmers and rural communities as the state dries out and drought concerns grow.

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Get expert advice before harvest

NSW Farmers is gearing up for another big week at Henty Machinery Field Days, bringing partners and farm safety advisors together under the one roof.

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Farmers welcome new powerline inquiry

People in rural and regional NSW cannot be asked to bear the brunt of keeping the lights on in Sydney.

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Be strong and ask for help

Farmers and rural communities are being encouraged to look out for each other with tight finances and dry times ahead causing concern for the sector.

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Real cost of water buybacks revealed

The Federal Government’s plans to increase water buybacks will cost the equivalent of 9.8 billion serves of rice, NSW Farmers warns.

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Help stop country crooks

Country communities are being urged to come together to stop rural crime with a series of statewide events, starting in Dubbo on Tuesday, September 12.

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Solutions to country vet shortage

The state’s peak farm group has laid out a plan for government to resolve an acute shortage of large animal veterinarians in country NSW.


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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