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Primary producers will have their labour shortage pressures reduced with the NSW Government set to make it quicker and easier for foreign agricultural workers to safely start working on farms, Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall announced today.

Public servants to hit the paddocks for harvest

- Agriculture; Ministerial

More than 4,500 staff from the Department of Regional NSW, including Local Land Services and the NSW Department of Primary Industries, will be able to access five days’ special leave to assist farmers for an expected bumper harvest season in 2021.

Burmese python

A man froA man from Greater Western Sydney has been ordered to pay almost $5000 after he was convicted and fined under the NSW Biosecurity Act for illegally keeping a Burmese python.m Greater Western Sydney has been ordered to pay almost $5000 after he was convicted and fined under the NSW Biosecurity Act for illegally keeping a Burmese python.

DPI Global Ag-tech Eco-System achieves Gold accolade in Good Design Awards

- Agriculture; Research & Development

NSW DPI Global Ag-tech Eco-System (The GATE) with delivery partners The Growth Drivers (TGD) have been awarded a gold accolade in the Good Design Awards, Design Strategy category, for outstanding design in enhancing the Global Ag-tech Eco-system programs to provide strategic tools to farmers to be more competitive.

A joint project led by NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) in collaboration with Dairy Australia and DeLaval has launched a world-first decision-support tool for pasture-based automated milking systems

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has launched a world-first tool to help dairy farmers make decisions when using automatic milking systems (AMS).

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