The Department of Agriculture has been urged to strengthen its measures taken against the global spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has recently been detected in Papua New Guinea.
NSW Farmers is working closely with the highest levels of the NSW Government to ensure the continuity of agricultural supply chains if NSW moves into phase 3 lockdown.
Farmers are reassuring consumers there is no need to fear food shortages in Australia as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.
NSW Farmers is calling for stimulus measures to support agriculture and regional communities through and beyond the COVID-19 restrictions.
African swine fever (ASF) remains front of mind for Australia’s pork producers amid the current Covid-19 pandemic.
NSW Farmers has backed calls from REX airlines for “urgent action” to help ensure Australia’s regional airlines survive the Coronavirus pandemic.
NSW Farmers is calling for more extensive community consultation on the Water Sharing Plans (WSPs) and Water Resource Plans (WRPs) for eight surface water areas in NSW.
NSW Farmers welcomes an incentive based approach to emissions reductions in the agriculture sector.
NSW Farmers is urging the NSW Government to act on delivering a legislated Agriculture Commissioner.
Support for a Royal commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan has flowed in NSW Parliament this week, with the NSW Nationals backing a petition presented by the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party.