Media Releases

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Zhengzhou Municipal Government to develop protocols to get fresh NSW produce to China, faster.

Life-changing program for young farmers and fishers

- Agriculture; Fishing

Young farmers and fishers across NSW have been invited to apply for a “life-changing” business coaching program run by the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program YFBP.

The North West community and visitors can get the latest advice when they visit the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services (LLS) during the AgQuip Field Days in Gunnedah from August 20 to 22.

The Department of Primary Industries’ Game Licensing Unit is targeting illegal hunting hot spots with NSW Police this winter with a specific a focus on roadside stops on hunters’ vehicles.

Lupin disease eradicated in NSW

- Biosecurity

NSW has been declared free from lupin anthracnose disease following a successful eradication program led by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI).

Oyster reef in Merimbula NSW

The NSW oyster industry has shared its knowledge of natural oyster reefs and pledged its support to help restore the marine ecosystem, with results of a major industry survey unveiled at the NSW Oyster Conference in Forster.

Murray Valley farmers take charge of energy

- Agriculture

Mick Thornett from Solution Blue

NSW Ag-tech startups bound for India

- Agriculture

Five ag-tech startups from NSW have been selected to travel to India in October with the NSW Department of Primary Industries to promote their technology in the world’s fastest growing economy.

Mr Hiroyuki Morimoto and Bryan Skepper

A visit today from Japanese representatives to the Sydney Fish Markets marked the first milestone under a new Memorandum of Cooperation between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Japan.

A young farmer from Mudgee with a background in law and business has stepped up to help lead the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program.