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Heart and soul of the nation at risk

(30/06/2022)
The iconic outback towns of Australian folklore are at real risk of dying out, according to NSW Farmers.

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Smarter spending in state budget

(21/06/2022)
NSW Farmers President James Jackson has welcomed the state budget saying it is a positive step towards building a stronger future for agriculture.

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Budget a golden opportunity to secure our future

(20/06/2022)
NSW Farmers says Tuesday’s state budget presents a golden opportunity to invest in productivity-boosting measures to pay down debt.

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Farmers say cracks showing in egg market

(18/06/2022)
The price of eggs is up on supermarket shelves but farmers say they’re starting to crack with major retailers not passing on increases.

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Rural health boost a much-needed change

(17/06/2022)
A plan to boost the rural health workforce is a good step in the right direction.

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Farmers welcome government program extension

(16/06/2022)
NSW Farmers Rural Affairs Committee Chair Garry Grant has thanked the state government for continuing to fund the Farm Business Resilience Program.

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Farmers welcome biosecurity funding boost

(14/06/2022)
NSW Farmers has welcomed $163.9 million funding for biosecurity in the upcoming state budget.

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Kiwi burp tax a bad idea say farmers

(10/06/2022)
NSW Farmers warns a tax on sheep and cattle burps could serve to drive up grocery prices if implemented in Australia.

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Fifty billion reasons to back farmers

(9/06/2022)
A new report reveals the NSW food and agribusiness sector could be worth $50 billion in terms of value-adding and create 223,000 jobs by 2030.

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It's time to fix Inland Rail

(7/06/2022)
NSW Farmers and the CWA of NSW have stressed the importance of getting the Inland Rail project back on track.

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Don't fall for doomsayers' 'hot air'

(24/09/2021)
It’s a fact almost universally accepted that you should never discuss religion or politics in polite conversation. These days, I think we can add climate change to that list, because it can raise the temperature of the room (pardon the pun) like few

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Ag learning key this Ed Week

(29/07/2021)
With a growing global population, food security will be one of the most important issues facing future generations. Paradoxically, these generations might have little to no connection to farming – if current trends continue. This week is Education We

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Plant-based alternatives: a meaty debate

(19/07/2021)
From mock duck to vegan burgers, the imitation game of the “fake meat” sector is strong. The proliferation of plant-based products has sparked significant debate on labelling conventions and even the health benefits of meat ‘alternatives’ compared to