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Yellow crazy ants

A surviving population of yellow crazy ant is under surveillance and being treated in Lismore following the positive identification of the invasive pest by NSW Department of Primary Industries.

Chris Riddell, Edwina Bartholomew and Andrew Roberts

Secure your spot for Young Farmer Business Conference

- Agriculture; Fishing

Tickets have now gone on sale for the second annual NSW Department of Primary Industries Young Farmer Business Conference in Dubbo on 28 May, with an inspiring line up of speakers and a bigger trade exhibition in store.

tropical perennial grass

Farmer insights to help boost red meat production

- Agriculture; Research & Development

NSW farmers have been asked to inform research which aims to underpin the state’s multi-billion dollar red meat industry in a changing and variable climate by integrating tropical perennial grasses into grazing systems.

Hotel quarantine costs halved for overseas agricultural workers

- Agriculture; Ministerial

With the State’s primary industries sector hard-hit by COVID-induced workforce shortages, the NSW Government has today announced a significant boost for farmers by subsidising half the quarantine costs for overseas agricultural workers.

For the fourth year in a row, the Aboriginal Fishing Trust Fund is offering $500,000 in grants and loans to support community projects across the State that maintain and protect Aboriginal cultural fishing and promote economic opportunity.

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