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Role of agriculture needs recognition in planning

(14/04/2021)
Agriculture is a vital contributor to the vibrancy of regional NSW. The sector is worth over $12 billion a year, it employs over 75,000 people, and it supports the nearly 30,000 food and beverage manufacturing jobs in regional NSW.

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Council fee rebate comes at a good time for farmers

(14/04/2021)
NSW Farmers commends the NSW Government on its delivery of a rebate scheme for NSW and local government fees and charges, following its $500 million commitment in the State Budget last year.

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People at core of agriculture’s growth

(13/04/2021)
A vibrant workforce will be key in expanding the NSW agriculture sector’s productivity, ultimately gearing it toward its target of $30 billion in output by 2030.

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Role of agriculture needs recognition in planning

(14/04/2021)
Agriculture is a vital contributor to the vibrancy of regional NSW. The sector is worth over $12 billion a year, it employs over 75,000 people, and it supports the nearly 30,000 food and beverage manufacturing jobs in regional NSW.

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Council fee rebate comes at a good time for farmers

(14/04/2021)
NSW Farmers commends the NSW Government on its delivery of a rebate scheme for NSW and local government fees and charges, following its $500 million commitment in the State Budget last year.

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People at core of agriculture’s growth

(13/04/2021)
A vibrant workforce will be key in expanding the NSW agriculture sector’s productivity, ultimately gearing it toward its target of $30 billion in output by 2030.

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Fresh funds flow for popular drought scheme

(9/04/2021)
NSW Farmers welcomes the allocation of new funding to the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate (EWIR) scheme, a popular drought management and preparedness measure for farmers.

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Grants to assist flood recovery

(29/03/2021)
Flood recovery grants of up to $75,000 jointly funded by the Australian and NSW Governments will assist farmers to revive local food and fibre production in flood affected regions.

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NSW Farmers launches flood appeal

(22/03/2021)
NSW Farmers has launched a Flood Appeal through its Natural Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) to assist farmers with recovery efforts as a one-in -a-hundred year weather event continues to batter the east coast region.

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Mice numbers continue to explode – Winter crop at risk

(17/03/2021)
NSW Farmers is seeking urgent action from the NSW Government to support farmers and rural communities in combatting an escalating mice plague.

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Managing risk key to a brighter farming future

(17/03/2021)
Primary producers are central to the state agriculture sector’s ability to double its productivity and reach $30 billion in output by 2030.

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Wrong route for Planning Minister on Inland Rail

(15/03/2021)
NSW Farmers and the Country Women’s Association of NSW (CWA of NSW) are alarmed by a proposal that would stifle community consultation on the Inland Rail project.

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The building blocks of our food and fibre future

(11/03/2021)
NSW Farmers is calling for regional infrastructure to be a high priority and core component of the NSW Government’s 2021-2022 Budget when it is handed down later in the year.

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