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In The News
Tuesday 18 November 2014
NSW Deputy Premier, Troy Grant, and Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, last night released the highly anticipated NSW Liberals & Nationals Government’s Agriculture Industry Action Plan – a strategic roadmap to ensure the continued growth of the State’s $12 billion primary industries sector.
Monday 17 November 2014
A beef cattle farming couple from the Liverpool Plains in northern NSW have been named the 2014 NSW Farmers of the Year.
Monday 17 November November 2014
NSW Department of Primary Industries Acting Deputy Director General Water, Michael Bullen, today announced an increase to water allocations for general security water users in the NSW Murray.
Friday 14 November 2014
NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, said recreational fishers will enjoy new sport fishing opportunities this season, with the deployment of fish aggregating devices (FADs) at 29 locations – including four new locations – along the NSW coast.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
The NSW Government will provide $1 million in funding to undertake work to improve boating safety, environmental and tourism outcomes at key waterways across the State, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced today.
Agriculture Industry Action Plan Primed for growth: Investing locally, connecting globally
The NSW Government has launched the highly anticipated Agriculture Industry Action Plan to drive future growth of the agriculture sector.
2014 Farmer of the Year winner announced
Quirindi couple Derek and Kirrily Blomfield have been named the winners of the 2014 Farmer of the Year competition.
NSW Seasonal Conditions Summary November 2014
October rainfall was well below average across most of the State, with record daytime temperatures. Drier conditions are likely across northern and south eastern NSW during November.
Changes to recreational fishing rules commencing 3 November 2014
A total of 16 changes to the recreational fishing rules apply to fishers from 3 November 2014. This includes a number of changes to bag limits, one size limit and other rule changes.
New Drought Feed Calculator App
DPI has launched an Australian-first app enabling farmers to develop a drought feed strategy for sheep and cattle.
New Drought Support Arrangements
A new national approach to drought management will be rolled out across Australia from 1 July 2014.