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In The News
Wednesday 15 April 2015
Department of Primary Industries Deputy Director General Water, Gavin Hanlon, today announced an immediate increase of two percentage points to the Murrumbidgee general security allocation but no change to the NSW Murray general security allocation.
Monday 13 April 2015
Department of Primary Industries Deputy Director General Water, Gavin Hanlon, today announced the annual use limit for general security licence holders in the Lachlan regulated river will remain at 100 per cent of entitlement for the 2015/16 water year.
Friday 10 April 2015
Fisheries officers are continuing to protect the precious aquatic environment of the Hastings River, cracking down on illegal crab trapping.
Thursday 9 April 2015
The 2015 edition of the popular Winter crop variety sowing guide published by the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is now available to assist growers with their cropping decisions this season.
Tuesday 7 April 2015
The Department of Primary Industries will be conducting surveillance of NSW banana plantations to support the national response to the recent banana freckle incursion in the Northern Territory.
Wednesday 15 April 2015
NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, has today visited the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) head office in Orange, to outline his key priorities for the State’s $12 billion primary industries sector – which is the backbone of the NSW economy.
New South Wales Wool Industry & Future Opportunities
The NSW Wool Industry & Future Opportunities Report investigates the opportunities and challenges in the wool industry in NSW.
2015 NSW Drought Strategy
The NSW Government has launched the NSW Drought Strategy, to better support our farming sector prepare for and manage in times of drought.
Tender of Aquaculture leases in Jervis Bay
The NSW Government has approved 50 hectares of aquaculture leases on the State’s South Coast to assist NSW meet the increasing demand for quality seafood.
Biosecurity Information Management System
See the ground-breaking, $9.8 million biosecurity information management system (video) that is helping to improve the State’s capacity to respond to biosecurity threats.
Drought support – Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate
The NSW Government has announced $20 million in additional drought assistance, under the Emergency Water infrastructure Rebate.
Dairy Industry Fund
The Dairy Industry Fund has been established to fund projects that will contribute to the growth and efficiency of the NSW dairy industry.
Red imported fire ants
Surveillance and eradication of red imported fire ants is continuing at Port Botany, Sydney.
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.