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In The News

News update  15 October 2014
Farmer of the Year Award 2014
NSW Farmer of the Year awardThree outstanding finalists have been selected to compete for the 2014 NSW Farmer of the Year award.

News update  3 October 2014
Proposed pest control order for foxes have your say
European Red FoxNSW Department of Primary Industries has proposed a pest control order for the European Red Fox under the Local Land Services Act 2013. Submissions close 24 October 2014.
News update  12 September 2014
NSW Seasonal Conditions Summary September 2014
Seasonal conditionsGood rainfall across western, northern and coastal NSW, but low across southern-central areas. Pasture growth improved over the coast, north and west, but slowed in southern and central NSW.
NEWS UPDATE  12 September 2014
Changes to recreational fishing rules commencing 3 November 2014
Recreational fishing rule changeA total of 16 changes to the recreational fishing rules will apply to fishers from 3 November 2014. This includes a number of changes to bag limits, one size limit and other rule changes.
NEWS UPDATE  10 September 2014
Growing the NSW dairy industry
Dairy industry reportThe NSW dairy industry has received a boost with the release of a new study exploring on-farm and supply chain growth opportunities in both domestic and export markets.
NEWS UPDATE  4 September 2014
NSW DPI (Fisheries) Animal Care and Ethics Committee
DPI Fisheries Animal Care and Ethics CommitteeNSW DPI (Fisheries) has three positions becoming vacant on the Animal Care and Ethics Committee one Veterinarian and two Independent (Community) positions.
News update  4 September 2014
Graham Gregory Award nominations now open
Wine grapesNominations are being called for this prestigious award acknowledging an individual's outstanding contribution to the NSW wine industry.
News update  3 September 2014
NSW Government response to weeds review
Seasonal conditionsThe NSW Government will adopt most of the eight key recommendations and components in the Natural Resources Commission's review of weed management.
Video  8 August 2014
Topaz: a new fragrant rice variety
New fragrant rice variety Topaz was launched by the Minister at Parliament House - the result of years of research by DPI rice breeders, RIRDC and SunRice.
News update  28 July 2014
Hendra virus update
HorseA Murwillumbah property has been cleared from the Hendra virus following extensive testing. DPI is encouraging horse owners to vaccinate their horses against Hendra.
News update  1 July 2014
New Drought Support Arrangements
Sheep in drought conditionsA new national approach to drought management will be rolled out across Australia from 1 July 2014.