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Poultry owners and producers who fed birds with purchased organic grain or mash are urged to check yards and paddocks for parthenium weed following the discovery of the weed on chicken farms near Tamworth and Kiama, the first time the weed has been found in south-eastern NSW.
Chickpea Breeding Australia, a $30m five-year partnership between the NSW Government and Grains Research and Development Corporation, has announced eight regionally-based seed partners to distribute chickpea seeds to farmers.
NSW Department of Primary Industries and Local Land Services have urged producers to vaccinate their livestock following confirmation of the first case of anthrax to occur this year.
NSW Department of Primary Industries is calling for nominations from Aboriginal people to join the NSW Aboriginal Fishing Trust Expenditure Committee, NSW DPI Deputy Director General Fisheries Sean Sloan announced today.
- Agriculture; Ministerial
The NSW Government has moved to support primary producers by granting conditional approval for 815 overseas seasonal workers to enter the State, Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall announced today.