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In The News

News update  11 August 2014
NSW Seasonal Conditions Summary August 2014
Seasonal conditionsRainfall during July was below average across most of NSW. Pasture growth deteriorated during July. Stock water supplies remain variable.
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  16 July 2014
Farmer of the Year Award 2014 – entries now open
NSW Farmer of the Year awardThe award recognises outstanding achievement, focussing on management skills, innovation, profitability, environmental sustainability and community involvement.
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.

News update  24 June 2014
NSW North Coast timber supply
NSW North Coast timber supplyA reduction in the harvest of timber is part of a NSW Government plan to ensure the long-term sustainable supply of timber from the region.
News update  13 June 2014
Overview of the NSW Dairy Industry 2014
Dairy cowsThe Overview provides a summary of the current situation and reports on critical issues facing the NSW dairy industry.