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Farmers demand fair go for regions

(19/05/2022)
NSW Farmers is concerned regional funding is being used as a political football in the final days of the election campaign.

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Safer country roads a shared responsibility

(16/05/2022)
NSW Farmers is reminding motorists to take extra care around agricultural vehicles with National Road Safety Week starting while harvest and sowing continues.

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Coastal water rules a good first step

(13/05/2022)
The state government's new coastal water rules are a positive step forward, but some farmers will still miss out.

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Farm fun popular with pupils

(12/05/2022)
Bookings for the popular Kids to Farms program are coming in fast as NSW Farmers helps deliver a hands-on farm experience.

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Farmers demand urgent action following outbreak

(11/05/2022)
The confirmed outbreak of a highly-infectious disease on Australia’s doorstep should be a wake-up call for politicians, NSW Farmers says.

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Warning for vigilance on mouse numbers

(9/05/2022)
Farmers are warned to be extra vigilant in coming weeks, with growing reports of mouse activity in paddocks.

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Simple cash splash won't fix rural health

(6/05/2022)
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.

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Peak body backs calls for independent competition inquiry

(5/05/2022)
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.

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Flooded farmers urged to have their say

(4/05/2022)
The state’s peak agricultural body is asking farmers and rural landholders to make a submission to the NSW Government’s Independent Flood Inquiry.

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Farmers reject union threats

(3/05/2022)
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'

(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