• Output $801m est. Up 7% yoy.
  • Prices averaged $332/tonne, up 13% on the 5 year moving average.
  • NSW was a net wheat importer during 2019-20.

Rural Resilience Program

The DPI Rural Resilience team work with primary producers across regional and remote NSW to build personal and business resilience, which is an essential tool to withstand the challenges of rural life and farm based businesses. 

The Rural Resilience program treats resilience as a process rather than an outcome noting the importance of building and maintaining personal resilience, especially for people who run businesses, are part of a family, are service providers, or local leaders in drought impacted areas

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Celebrating 130 Years of DPI

On 28 February 1890 the NSW Department of Mines and Agriculture was established, marking the beginning of the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI).

130 years later DPI has one of the largest and most effective research capabilities in Australia with DPI staff researching and developing new opportunities and practical solutions to continue to strengthen NSW primary industries.

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