Media Releases

Boost for native fish with more funds available for stocking program

- Fishing; Research & Development

Native fish populations in NSW waterways will get a hefty boost following the announcement of a second round of funding support for the popular Two-Dollar-for-One-Dollar Native Fish Stocking program.

Information on rice varieties supports growers' variety selection

- Agriculture; Research & Development

The latest information for rice growers and agronomists is now available, with the release of the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) Rice variety guides.

Fisheries Officers across the state will be joining forces for NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) newly launched Operation Alpha Delta, commencing this October long weekend on the NSW South Coast.

New Grapevine management guide available

- Agriculture

The latest management tips for grape growers are now available, with the release of the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) Grapevine management guide.

White spot_Clarence River EPA water quality testing

White spot decontamination enters final stage

- Biosecurity

Northern NSW prawn farms have entered the final stage of white spot decontamination as part the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) response to eradicate white spot from the three affected farms.

Graham Gregory Award open for nominations

- Agriculture; Research & Development

The Graham Gregory Award is open for nominations, with winegrowers, winemakers and others involved in the New South Wales wine industry such as researchers, educators, leaders and innovators encouraged to nominate themselves or others for NSW’s most prestigious wine industry accolade.

Following the recent decision of the National Management Group (NMG) to transition the Varroa mite emergency eradication response to a Management Response Plan, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is working with industry on next steps.

The National Management Group (NMG), driving the Varroa mite program across Australia met yesterday, and has decided to transition its approach to addressing this biosecurity issue confronting the nation’s beekeepers and pollination industry.

Cowra Agricultural Research and Advisory Station (CARAS) is opening its gates to the public on Thursday, 28 September for a special day of celebration and discovery as it commemorates over 120 years of primary industries research.

Young farmer event to focus on the power of data-driven decision-making

- Agriculture; Research & Development

Data-driven decision-making and making better use of new farming technology will be just some of the highlights of the upcoming 2023 AG.x event at Spring Ridge near Tamworth next month.