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Farmer’s secret to quality coffee at home

(9/08/2022)
Cost of living pressures may be forcing ordinary Australians to watch their spending, but dairy farmers say there’s still a way to enjoy café-quality coffee on a budget.

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Sunday roast looks set to get cheaper

(5/08/2022)
The chair of the NSW Farmers sheepmeat committee says lamb prices should be easing in the coming weeks, but there are ways to save on a hearty meal now.

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Feral animals on the rise

(3/08/2022)
Farmers are calling for practical and workable solutions to control a surging number of feral animals.

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Port bottlenecks holding Australia back

(2/08/2022)
NSW Farmers has warned Australia will be left behind without significant improvement and investment in freight infrastructure at Port Botany.

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Farmers demand fairness in energy transition

(29/07/2022)
NSW Farmers members have called out a lack of fairness in the energy transition during debate at the organisation's annual conference.

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Soaring input costs squeeze food producers

(28/07/2022)
Official government data has revealed total input costs for wheat farmers has doubled in just two years.

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Farmers criticise political point-scoring

(27/07/2022)
NSW Farmers Biosecurity Chair Ian McColl has criticised politicians and pundits stoking outrage about foot and mouth disease, saying it is a serious issue that needs unity, not division.

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Bee bug reaches blueberry fields

(26/07/2022)
Blueberry and avocado growers on the Coffs Coast are concerned about the arrival of Varroa mite in the region.

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Farmers welcome state biosecurity strategy

(25/07/2022)
The state’s peak farm advocacy body has welcomed the release of the NSW Government’s draft Biosecurity and Food Safety Strategy.

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Strong interest in farming from Labor

(22/07/2022)
NSW Farmers President Xavier Martin has thanked NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns for several key agriculture policies announced this week.

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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