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In The News
Tuesday 29 July 2014
Tocal College will celebrate its 50 years of education on the Tocal property at Paterson in the Hunter Valley next year with a number of activities including a "Back to Tocal" weekend on the 25-26 July 2015.
Monday 28 July 2014
Local grape growers and wine industry representatives came together in Orange today to discuss keeping the state's major wine regions free of the devastating grapevine insect pest, phylloxera.
Friday 25 July 2014
Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser today announced major dredging of the Coffs Harbour outer harbour has finished, with 30,000 cubic metres of sand transferred to Park Beach.
Friday 25 2014
Pine aphid - a devastating pest that causes more than $20 million in lost wood production to the softwood industry each year - is coming under welcome pressure from a biological control that is taking hold in pine growing regions across NSW.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
Recreational fishers are invited to attend the Fishers for Fish Habitat Forum in Dubbo to find out how they can get involved in improving fishing opportunities in their local area.
Hoax telephone calls have been reported to the DPI. These involved a caller claiming to landholders to be selling seminar tickets on behalf of the Department and its website. NSW DPI does not make unsolicited sales calls. Please report any suspicious calls to our customer service area. Read our customer service charter for more.
Hendra virus update
A Murwillumbah property has been cleared from the Hendra virus following extensive testing. DPI is encouraging horse owners to vaccinate their horses against Hendra.
Farmer of the Year Award 2014 – entries now open
The award recognises outstanding achievement, focussing on management skills, innovation, profitability, environmental sustainability and community involvement.
NSW Seasonal Conditions Summary July 2014
Rainfall was below median, good pasture growth continued and winter crop development was variable.
New Drought Support Arrangements
A new national approach to drought management will be rolled out across Australia from 1 July 2014.
NSW North Coast timber supply
A 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.
Overview of the NSW Dairy Industry 2014
The Overview provides a summary of the current situation and reports on critical issues facing the NSW dairy industry.