Media Releases

More than 400 farmers have already signed up and registered to receive free bromadiolone to treat grain for perimeter crop baiting to help combat the mice plague affecting parts of regional NSW, Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said today.

DPI calls on CWA to help showcase local ag institute

- Agriculture; Research & Development

The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has teamed up with the Country Womens’ Association (CWA) Orange Branch to showcase produce from Orange Agricultural Institute and the institute’s presence in the local community.

Young Farmer Business Program Conference participants on stage

Dubbo hosts young farmers and fishers

- Agriculture; Fishing

Dubbo will welcome approximately 300 young farmers and fishers as part of the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Young Farmer Business Program conference to be held on Friday 28 May 2021.

forestry plantation

Have your say on the PRA

- Forestry

The NSW Government is encouraging members of the community and stakeholders to have their say on a review of NSW Plantations and Reforestation legislation which aims to modernise the regulation of plantation forestry in the State.

NSW food businesses and consumers are urged to be aware of their responsibility when it comes to managing the growing incidence of food allergies in our community during Food Allergy Week, 23 to 29 May 2021.

'Pile your plate' with local seafood

- Fishing; Ministerial

A grassroots-driven campaign to put NSW seafood on more plates in more restaurants and at more events has been unveiled by the State Government and Industry today.

The NSW Government will roll out 20 grain treatment sites across the rural NSW areas most affected by the mice plague, pending Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) approval for the use of bromadiolone around crops.

The NSW Government has secured 5,000 litres of one of the world’s strongest mice-killing chemicals, fast-tracking further practical help for farmers to combat the plague currently impacting parts of rural NSW.

The NSW and Commonwealth Governments are helping to future-proof the State’s apiary industry, with an almost $2 million support program to create local jobs, support more queen bees being bred in NSW, open the door to greater medicinal honey opportunities and more.

people in front of the H<sub>2</sub>Cuts trailer

Hydrogen to cut through

- Research & Development

New energy innovation is showcased as part of the National renewables in agriculture conference in Dubbo, featuring the power of renewable energy with the launch of H2Cuts, a mobile hairdressing salon powered by hydrogen.