Wagga Wagga local entrepreneur Jo Palmer has won the 2019 AgriFutures NSW-ACT Rural Women’s Award for her outstanding work and dedication to improving employment opportunities for women in regional NSW.
Fishers and aquaculture farmers across the State will now be able to access low-interest loans to purchase modern equipment and make business improvements thanks to the establishment of the NSW Government’s Seafood Innovation Fund.
The NSW Government will invest $1.7 billion in the 2019-20 NSW Budget to build stronger, sustainable and productive regional industries across the State, including $355 million to extend critical drought assistance measures for farmers and rural communities.
The NSW Government is continuing to support regional communities, businesses and workers experiencing the flow-on effects of the drought through a new regional economic stimulus package.
Wagyu beef producers have the opportunity to help fine tune the new Wagyu Feed Calculator app developed by the NSW Department of Primary Industries.
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