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In the News


Could Labor get inland rail on the right track?

NSW Farmers welcomes Federal Labor’s recognition of the concerns of regional Australians about the inland rail project and their commitment to conduct an independent inquiry into this important piece of infrastructure.

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NSW Farmers welcomes new marshall for agriculture

NSW Farmers welcomes the appointment of Adam Marshall as the Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales in the ministerial reshuffle announced today.


Future foods are coming our way

A NSW Farmers bid to underpin a new era of regional and peri-urban food systems with a Future Foods Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has won the support of the Federal Government.

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Transparency needed for grains industry confidence

A robust, national and public grain stocks reporting regime is essential to give growers confidence that there is a need to import grains to meet a domestic supply shortage, according to NSW Farmers.

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The A-Z of farm safety

Tips for improving health and safety on the farm have been spelled out in a new A-Z guide Farm Safety Manual launched today in Dubbo.

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Call out to all Young Farmers

NSW Farmers is looking to establish a Young Farmers group in the Upper Hunter area to help shape the future of local food and fibre production.

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Export markets build drought resilience

Resilient beef and sheep prices have provided a dose of relief for many farming enterprises amidst a severe drought across most of Eastern Australia.

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NSW Farmers worried about Labor's water plans

NSW Farmers has reiterated its support for a triple-bottom line approach to water buybacks and the retention of the 1,500 gigalitre buy back cap following the announcement of Federal Labor’s policy for the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

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NSW Farmers welcomes paddock to plane study

International freight airports in regional NSW are just the ticket for getting perishable produce to high value export markets, according to NSW Farmers.

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Helping hand for first-time farmers

NSW Young Farmers has welcomed the Coalition’s pledge to help young farmers get a head start on owning their first farm business.

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NSW Farmers calls for Government to back resilience-building through insurance

NSW Farmers is calling for Federal agriculture minister, David Littleproud, to clarify his comments about farm income protection insurance products, including what the Coalition would do to ‘encourage’ uptake of policies in the event they are re-elec

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Coalition broadens drought support - on the farm and in the community

NSW Farmers has welcomed a Federal Election focus on drought affected communities with the Coalition pledging more than $80 million in additional drought and regional community support measures.

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Ag focus for Farrer candidates

The NSW Farmers Bunaloo, Deniliquin and Berrigan/Jerilderie Branches have joined forces to host a Meet the Candidates forum for seat of Farrer in Deniliquin on Monday 29 April.

Click here  to view all upcoming events.