Temporary changes to SRLX cattle viewing


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Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise livestock buyers seeking to purchasing cattle at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) that stock can only be viewed and purchased on sale days only. (more…)

Rice on the boil in southern NSW

Rice on the boil in southern NSW


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With the rice season set for a superlative start following impressive rains, researchers predict growers will, for the first time this season, sow large areas to the new rice variety, V071. (more…)

PHA launches free plant biosecurity surveillance training

PHA launches free plant biosecurity surveillance training


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Plant Health Australia (PHA) has launched an online plant biosecurity surveillance course aimed at strengthening industry and government’s plant biosecurity response readiness and resilience. (more…)

What happens when an exotic pest arrives in Australia?

What happens when an exotic pest arrives in Australia?


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An important part of Australia’s biosecurity system is to prepare for the arrival of exotic pests. Preparations are based on an understanding of pest biology, host range, global spread and management strategies used in other parts of the world. (more…)

End of a five-star career that strengthened Australia’s grains and pulse industry

End of a five-star career that strengthened Australia’s grains and pulse industry


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Internationally renowned NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Senior Plant Pathologist, Dr. Kevin Moore, is calling it a day on his stellar career with 55 years of significant contribution to the nation’s valuable grains and pulse industry. (more…)

Farmers sought for electricity tariff talks


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Expressions of interest are being sought from Queensland and New South Wales farmers to participate in a research study aiming to better understand how they consider and choose electricity tariffs for their agricultural operations. (more…)