Funding secures future of nations food bowl

Funding secures future of nations food bowl


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Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI) has welcomed the announcement of $126.48 million in funding under the State Led Off-farm Efficiency Program, to finalise its automation works and secure the future of the MIA. (more…)

Flood-affected farmers urged to apply for grants of up to $50k

Flood-affected farmers urged to apply for grants of up to $50k


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National Farmers Federation Chief Executive Tony Mahar said the announcement of new jointly-funded federal and state Government grants to help agriculture rebuild after November’s flood events was good news for farmers. (more…)

YFBP wins Australian podcast award

YFBP wins Australian podcast award


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A podcast by the NSW Young Farmer Business Program (YFBP) called ‘Propagate’, which shares the personal stories of young farmers and fishers, was announced as the ‘Best Business Podcast’ at the Australian Podcast Awards. (more…)

Grain harvest parthenium alert

Grain harvest parthenium alert


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With a bumper grain harvest forecast this year, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has alerted people bringing harvesting machinery into NSW from Queensland that they are required by law to ensure equipment crossing the border is free of the devastating parthenium weed and its seeds. (more…)