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Ongoing workforce shortages hold Australia back

(28/01/2022)
Farmers are continuing to deal with a loss of produce and income more than three months after calls for better access to Rapid Antigen Tests.

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Shearer shortage an opportunity for ambitious school leavers

(25/01/2022)
School leavers looking for a lucrative career in the bush have the chance to join an iconic industry and help Australia recover from COVID.

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Citrus crop decimated by severe hail event

(21/01/2022)
A freak hail storm that wreaked havoc in the Griffith area has left some citrus growers now looking at years before their next harvest.

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Long harvest ends with great result

(20/01/2022)
One of the longest harvests in memory has all but finished with a second bumper year for grain growers in NSW despite a range of challenges.

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Meat shortages expose supply chain failings

(19/01/2022)
COVID is hitting everyone, but vulnerabilities in our food supply chains are particularly concerning say NSW Farmers.

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Reforms needed to fix supermarket supply

(14/01/2022)
NSW Farmers says Omicron's impact on big supermarket supply chains was an entirely avoidable situation, calling for meaningful competition reform.

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Plenty of produce available say Farmers

(11/01/2022)
The big challenge for the agricultural sector now is sick workers and a lack of access to Rapid Antigen Tests, which are combining to create these broader supply chain issues you hear about.

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NSW Farmers set out priorities for 2022

(1/01/2022)
NSW Farmers is ushering in the New Year with an advocacy ‘wish list’ that will help hit the goal of $30 billion in farmgate output by 2030.

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Keep it local this Christmas

(21/12/2021)
Christmas tables full of quality local produce is on top of the NSW Farmers shopping list this year.

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Statement on Ministerial Reshuffle

(20/12/2021)
We have been progressing a number of important issues this year and it is critical we see that work and investment continue with this new team.

Blog

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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