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Premier Minns urged to distance himself from Albanese Government

The Albanese Government has allowed the Greens to dictate water policy that jeopardises the vitality of rural and regional towns across the Murray Darling Basin.

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Detection of Red Imported Fire Ants in South Murwillumbah

NSW Farmers is aware that there has been a detection of Red Imported Fire Ants in South Murwillumbah.

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Show Basin communities the same support as mining towns impacted by mine closures, say farmers

Farmers are questioning why they’re not receiving the same level of consideration as communities impacted by coal mining closures with the Albanese Government set to implement drastic changes to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

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Farmers fear more red tape on the way, with NSW Government launching new water review

The state’s largest farming organisation is warning government against introducing more red tape for farmers with a new review into stock and domestic water rights getting underway.

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NSW Farmers welcomes Minns Government’s $250 million Drought Fund

NSW Farmers applauds the Minns Government’s new $250 million Drought Ready and Resilient Fund, designed to assist farmers prepare and respond to drought conditions.

Celebrating National Ag Day with a nod to the past and a look to the future

NSW Farmers’ Association is celebrating Aussie farmers this National AG Day by reflecting on the country’s agricultural past and looking forward to its bright future.

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Widespread water protest planned

Basin communities, farmers and businesses will join forces for the nation’s largest ever protest next week against the Albanese Government’s controversial water bill.

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Disaster survey a must for fire-affected farmers

NSW Farmers is strongly encouraging all fire-affected rural landholders to report damage through an official government survey.

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Labor’s Basin plans will result in higher food prices, farmers warn

The Albanese Government’s proposed changes to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan will shut down farms, destroy jobs and increase the price of food for all Australians.

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Help support farmers affected by bushfires

NSW Farmers has activated its natural disaster fund to accept cash donations to support farmers in Northern NSW affected by the recent bushfires.


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Don't fall for doomsayers' 'hot air'

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

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

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