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Lobster compliance

The biggest fines ever issued in NSW for illegal fishing have been handed down in a Sydney court, with three men, a company and a Wollongong seafood restaurant heavily penalised.

map of pasture growth relative to historical records from 1957 to November 2017

Summer crops benefit from late spring rain

- Agriculture

November rain improved summer crop conditions, with 20 per cent of the state receiving above-average rainfall.

The three attendees are standing next to each other, looking at the camera and smiling

$4m investment to combat biosecurity threats

- Biosecurity

New investment into the Australian Centre for Genomic Epidemiology (Ausgem) will help safeguard the state’s agriculture, horticulture, livestock and equine industries, which underpin the $15 billion primary industries sector in NSW.

Cleaning fishing gear

Help keep White spot out of NSW this summer

- Fishing

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is calling on the public’s help to remain vigilant this summer to ensure NSW remains free of White spot disease.

Grazing goats

Latest goat industry data

- Agriculture

Eagerly awaited goat industry data in a report analysing rangeland goat population figures shows numbers have declined from a record high of 5.7 million in 2016 to 3.4 million in 2017.

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