Information and resources to assist during drought conditions
A modern approach to deliver services to landowners
Managing hunter licensing, education, regulation and compliance.
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Setting a course for the future.
Innovative solutions for primary industries.
DPI welcomes your feedback on policies, strategies and plans under development.
DPI issues alerts for disease outbreaks, pest infestation, bushfires, floods and more
In The News
Wednesday 20 May 2015
Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair has toured the flood-affected Hunter region to see recovery efforts firsthand, as estimates for the agricultural damage bill exceed $100 million.
Tuesday 19 May 2015
Farmers in southern NSW have been alerted by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) to be on the lookout for aphids which could spread deadly viruses to early sown wheat and barley crops.
Monday 18 May 2015
Department of Primary Industries Deputy Director General Water, Gavin Hanlon today updated the likely forecast water availabilities in the Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers for the remainder of the 2014/15 water year and the start of the 2015/16 water year.
Thursday 14 May 2015
NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, has confirmed a new advisory body, Recreational Fishing NSW Advisory Council, will be established to provide independent advice to Government on key recreational fishing issues in NSW.
Thursday 20 May 2015
The Sunraysia Regional Algal Coordinating Committee today downgraded the red alert warning for blue green algae at Weir 32 in the Menindee lakes system.
Storm affected farmers in NSW
Information for farmers affected by recent severe weather. For assistance with livestock and other animals during the Hunter floods, contact the Agriculture and Animal flood emergency hotline on 1800 814 647.
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.
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.
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.