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The NSW Department of Primary Industries is urging landholders and primary producers across NSW to complete a survey to help with their evaluation of the NSW Government’s recent drought relief measures, before the survey closes next week.

Minister Adam Marsh, Dr Jane Quinn, Dr Ian Marsh and Andrew Szentirmay with the mobile testing laboratory

An innovative mobile testing laboratory designed to provide quick turn-around in Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) diagnosis could help to prevent the most common cause of illness and death in Australian feedlot cattle.

NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries has announced changes to recreational Blue Swimmer Crab size limits set to come into effect from 30 April 2021.

Fisheries officer holding up an opera style trap

New yabby net give-away

- Fishing; Ministerial

The NSW Government is giving away 5,000 yabby nets to recreational fishers as part of a comprehensive program to phase out the use of enclosed yabby traps in NSW from 30 April 2021.

NSW lifts ban on GM crops

- Agriculture; Ministerial

The NSW Government will lift the ban on the use of Genetically Modified (GM) crops by allowing an 18-year moratorium to lapse, increasing agricultural competitiveness and productivity.

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