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Media releases

Evaluating perennial wheat grazing trials

Australian farmers are a step closer to growing perennial wheat to produce dual purpose grazing and grain crops as a direct result of collaboration between NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and United States researchers.

NSW leads the way on quad bike safety [PDF]

- Agriculture; Ministerial

A new research project which aims to reduce the high rates of injury on farms has been announced by the NSW Government, to better understand attitudes and behaviours around quad bikes and their use.

Rainfall is needed for wheat and canola crops

Rainfall required for winter crops

- Agriculture

More rainfall is urgently needed across most areas of the state to assist the state’s primary producers with winter production.

Fish farm making a splash in NSW [PDF]

- Fishing; Ministerial

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair says the fish farm trial (properly known as “aquaculture”) in Port Stephens will be ready for harvest in the coming months.

NSW tags 100th white shark [PDF]

- Fishing; Ministerial

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair today announced that the NSW Government has now captured, tagged and released one hundred white sharks.

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