Media Releases

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.

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.

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.

Professor Timothy Reeves

Professor Tim Reeves was today awarded the 2019 Farrer Memorial Medal, acknowledging his contribution to sustainable agriculture through work in agricultural research, development and extension.

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.

Dr Sue Mortimer with Merinos

From the catwalk to dinner tables, the Merino has proved to be a flexible breed and new research has confirmed its versatility can be boosted to improve both wool and meat traits.

Murray Crayfish

A further 200 Murray Crayfish have been successfully relocated in the Murray River, as part of  the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) Murray Crayfish conservation stocking program.