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Scoop.co.nz
Pea growers work with MPI to rid Wairarapa of weevil pestMonday, 25 July 2016, 5:13 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary IndustriesThe
Pea growers work with MPI to rid Wairarapa of weevil pest
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
Monday, 25 July 2016, 5:13 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary IndustriesThe Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), and local pea... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Predator Free NZ 2050 to be a massive team effort2050 Project will combine the resources of lead government agencies the Departm
Predator Free NZ 2050 to be a massive team effort
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
2050 Project will combine the resources of lead government agencies the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for Primary Industries to work in partnership with local communities.Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says the goal of a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New PGP harvest technology targets safetyrevealed today in Nelson sets its sights on further increasing safety in steep
New PGP harvest technology targets safety
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 hours ago
revealed today in Nelson sets its sights on further increasing safety in steep land harvesting operations, Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew says.The new ‘tele-operation’ technology provides out-of-harm’s way operation of a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Airport fast-track arrivals queue slated to go user-paysprice of their airfare. Figures supplied to the Herald show in the first five
Airport fast-track arrivals queue slated to go user-pays
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
price of their airfare. Figures supplied to the Herald show in the first five months of the levy Customs and Ministry for Primary Industries jointly took in $27.72 million excluding GST - above the forecast income of $20.22 million. The agencies... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Cannabis crops one step closerauthorising NSW as the first state to undertake cultivation research into the c
Cannabis crops one step closer
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
authorising NSW as the first state to undertake cultivation research into the cutting-edge herbal medicine. Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair said that the commonwealth had authorised the NSW Department of Primary Industries to conduct... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Queensland is urging residents on the Gold Coast to report any possible sightin
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Queensland is urging residents on the Gold Coast to report any possible sightings of fire ants. Queensland Primary Industries Minister Tim Mulherin says two new fire ant infestations have been found outside the containment zone in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fishermen catch monster 320-kilogram tiger sharka whole batch. I say congratulations for the win,'' he wrote. Dr Amy Smoothey,
Fishermen catch monster 320-kilogram tiger shark
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
a whole batch. I say congratulations for the win,'' he wrote. Dr Amy Smoothey, a shark biologist at the Department of Primary Industries, said tiger sharks were not endangered but the International Union for Conservation of Nature had listed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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The Young Witness
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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Western Advocate
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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Daily Liberal
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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The Border Mail
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian firstsaid. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based me
NSW secures medical marijuana licence in Australian first
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
said. "This underpins the potential pharmaceutical supply of cannabis-based medicines made in Australia," said the NSW Primary Industries Minister, Niall Blair. "We are the first state to be authorised by the Commonwealth to conduct cultivation... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
No food safety risk associated with fish oil supplementsSaturday, 23 July 2016, 12:01 pmPress Release: Ministry of Primary IndustriesTh
No food safety risk associated with fish oil supplements
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday, 23 July 2016, 12:01 pmPress Release: Ministry of Primary IndustriesThe Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Ministry of... Read more
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Daily News
NYSC Sports Meet todayawards and trophies. The prize giving ceremony will be held under the patronag
NYSC Sports Meet today
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
awards and trophies. The prize giving ceremony will be held under the patronage of Assistant Director Ganga Sagarikka. Primary Industries Minister Daya Gamage and Petroleum and Petroleum Gas Deputy Minister Anoma Gamage will also grace the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Landslide mend startsCouncil project engineer Claire Turnor said work was able to start on the new c
Landslide mend starts
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Council project engineer Claire Turnor said work was able to start on the new crossings on Monday after the Department of Primary Industries and NSW Fisheries issued a permit allowing the work to go ahead. “The permit allows the road to be... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’we need a comprehensive review of the ownership and governance arrangements for
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
we need a comprehensive review of the ownership and governance arrangements for the processing and marketing arms of our primary industries. In too many instances, including the dairy industry, the incentives for world-class performance and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New researchers should focus on primary industryon around the globe."Federated Farmers is keen to engage in the programme to he
New researchers should focus on primary industry
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
on around the globe."Federated Farmers is keen to engage in the programme to help identify areas of opportunity for the primary industries and the environment," Dr Rolleston says.Agriculture is a high-tech industry that is intimately linked to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian devil facial tumours won't send species extinctscientists are working in collaboration with a team from the University of Camb
Tasmanian devil facial tumours won't send species extinct
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
scientists are working in collaboration with a team from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and Tasmania's Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment Department (DPIPWE). The best hope to save the devils from extinction is to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fishers charged with 12 offenceseight communities including Dubbo has resulted in the detection of 12 offences.
Fishers charged with 12 offences
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
eight communities including Dubbo has resulted in the detection of 12 offences. ILLEGAL FISHING: The NSW Department of Primary Industries has conducted a "compliance operation" that detected 12 offences across eight communities including Dubbo.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Police intelligence wins three awardsaimed at those that have provided direct, insightful or notable contribution to
NZ Police intelligence wins three awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
aimed at those that have provided direct, insightful or notable contribution to their team, agency or area.The Ministry for Primary Industries and the New Zealand Defence Force picked up the other two awards.Mr McLennan says: “It’s a privilege to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$30k travel bill for new bossmerino socks. Peter Mersi at Land Information NZ (from the British High Commis
$30k travel bill for new boss
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
merino socks. Peter Mersi at Land Information NZ (from the British High Commissioner), Martyn Dunne at the Ministry for Primary Industries (Air NZ) and Kevin Bowler at Tourism NZ (NZ Film Festival) scored tickets to the Royal Edinburgh Military... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont couple launching local cooking school, brew puba decent meal rather than go to the store and buy a can of soup." The culinary
Longmont couple launching local cooking school, brew pub
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 days ago
a decent meal rather than go to the store and buy a can of soup." The culinary and creative arts, one of Longmont's four primary industries, has seen more than 6 percent employment growth in the last year, according to second quarter report from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$30k travel bill for new bossmerino socks. Peter Mersi at Land Information NZ (from the British High Commis
$30k travel bill for new boss
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
merino socks. Peter Mersi at Land Information NZ (from the British High Commissioner), Martyn Dunne at the Ministry for Primary Industries (Air NZ) and Kevin Bowler at Tourism NZ (NZ Film Festival) scored tickets to the Royal Edinburgh Military... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
$15,000 fine for black market seafood tradecommunity detention and 100 hours of community work. His courier van and mobil
$15,000 fine for black market seafood trade
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
community detention and 100 hours of community work. His courier van and mobile phone were also forfeited. Ministry for Primary Industries southern region investigations manager John Gibson said the ministry planned the operation after becoming... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Staff stuck at Queensland dinosaur museum for more than a weekhis community in the long run. "It's bad luck for us, but it's good for the st
Staff stuck at Queensland dinosaur museum for more than a week
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
his community in the long run. "It's bad luck for us, but it's good for the stock and the properties, we need to get our primary industries functioning again," he said. "People have been going broke out here for years, in the long term it is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Man fined $15,000 for role in seafood black marketcommunity detention and 100 hours of community work. His courier van and mobil
Man fined $15,000 for role in seafood black market
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
community detention and 100 hours of community work. His courier van and mobile phone were also forfeited.Ministry for Primary Industries southern region investigations manager John Gibson said the ministry planned the operation after becoming... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW Farmers talk rail, crime and taxwill be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties onc
NSW Farmers talk rail, crime and tax
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
will be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released next year, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. It was among a range of issues discussed at last week's NSW Farmers... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Former restaurateur fined $15,000 for blackmarket tradingThursday, 21 July 2016, 4:38 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries F
Former restaurateur fined $15,000 for blackmarket trading
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday, 21 July 2016, 4:38 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries Former restaurateur fined $15,000 for blackmarket fish trading21 July 2016A former Christchurch restaurateur has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Time for honest dairy sector conversationthe ever increasing costs of production pose serious risks to the viability of
Time for honest dairy sector conversation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
the ever increasing costs of production pose serious risks to the viability of New Zealand’s dairy industry, says Labour’s Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O’Connor.“There’s also a risk the National Government will allow foreign investors to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Huanglongbing disease, carried by insects, could devastate Australia's citrus industry45 degree angle and spreads bacterial disease huanglongbing (University of Cali
Huanglongbing disease, carried by insects, could devastate Australia's citrus industry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
45 degree angle and spreads bacterial disease huanglongbing (University of California) Photo: L-R Chris Anderson, NSW Dept Primary Industries, Tania Chapman Citrus Australia, Susanna Driessen Plant Health Australia, John McDonald, Nursery and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Officers net fishy gear in region’s riversfound in breach of fishing regulations along the Namoi, Castlereagh and Barwon
Officers net fishy gear in region’s rivers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
found in breach of fishing regulations along the Namoi, Castlereagh and Barwon rivers in the North West. NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries Compliance acting director Tony Andrews said the operation had taken place after rain improved... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
David Burt: Rural butchers offer fresh take on processingproducts are demonstrably kept strictly apart. The result is a group of specia
David Burt: Rural butchers offer fresh take on processing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
products are demonstrably kept strictly apart. The result is a group of specialist butchers, listed on a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) register, who provide a "homekill' service for those animal owners who meet the criteria as set by... Read more
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PhysOrg
New single test to detect plant virusesagencies including the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
New single test to detect plant viruses
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
agencies including the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR), and the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. "The new test will significantly reduce the time imported plant material spends in Australia's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dingoes will feast on the dead bodies of their own kindof other dingoes, challenging our understanding of animal cannibalism Paul Mee
Dingoes will feast on the dead bodies of their own kind
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of other dingoes, challenging our understanding of animal cannibalism Paul Meek from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries came across dingo cannibalism last year. He was working in the Strzelecki desert in South Australia. ‘At... Read more
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Perth Now
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govtwill be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties onc
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govt
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
will be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released next year, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. Land maps that dictate how farmers can clear their property will be... Read more
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The Young Witness
Farmer of the Year noms openMinister for Primary Industries, Lands and Water Niall Blair and NSW Farmers Pr
Farmer of the Year noms open
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
Minister for Primary Industries, Lands and Water Niall Blair and NSW Farmers President Derek Schoen today announced applications for the 2016 NSW Farmer of the Year Award are now open. Minister for Primary Industries, Lands and Water Niall Blair and... Read more
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The Young Witness
Wet June has soil primedstate’s seasonal conditions have noticeably improved with some areas receiving
Wet June has soil primed
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
state’s seasonal conditions have noticeably improved with some areas receiving the wettest June on record. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Seasonal Conditions Coordinator Ian McGowen said during June, 88 per cent of the state experienced... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bring the weed along to solve the mysterySparkes at the launch of a $1.7 million grants assistance scheme. Next generati
Bring the weed along to solve the mystery
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Sparkes at the launch of a $1.7 million grants assistance scheme. Next generation LOCAL Land Services, the Department of Primary Industries, NSW Farmers and the Bathurst Merino Association are openly discussing strategies to attract a school... Read more
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Manning River Times
Nitrogen expert at Oxleyis Australia’s leading expert in nitrogen management on dairy pasture systems,
Nitrogen expert at Oxley
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
is Australia’s leading expert in nitrogen management on dairy pasture systems, Professor Richard Eckard, director of the Primary Industries Climate Richard sits on science advisory panels for the Australian, New Zealand and UK governments as... Read more
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Weekly Times
Biodiversity legislation urgency motionNSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has again confirmed farmers will be
Biodiversity legislation urgency motion
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has again confirmed farmers will be able to review maps attached to the proposed biodiversity legislation. Mr Blair addressed the NSW Farmers’ Association conference in Sydney today and answered questions... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Forestry planting scheme now underway20 July 2016, 4:52 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentClick for big version
Forestry planting scheme now underway
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
20 July 2016, 4:52 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentClick for big version.Hon Jo GoodhewAssociate Minister for Primary Industries20 July 2016 Media StatementAssociate Minister for Primary Industries... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govtwill be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties onc
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govt
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
will be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released next year, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. Land maps that dictate how farmers can clear their property will be... Read more
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Herald Sun
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govtwill be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties onc
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govt
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
will be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released next year, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. Land maps that dictate how farmers can clear their property will be... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govtwill be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties onc
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govt
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
will be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released next year, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. Land maps that dictate how farmers can clear their property will be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govtwill be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties onc
NSW farmers can review land clearing: govt
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
will be able to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released next year, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. Land maps that dictate how farmers can clear their property will be... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW farmers can review land clearingwill be given a window to review land-clearing legislation affecting their prop
NSW farmers can review land clearing
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
will be given a window to review land-clearing legislation affecting their properties once detailed maps are released, Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has confirmed. Maps that dictate how farmers can manage their land will be released... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nathan Guy's global and local farming updateThe future of dairy is on Nathan Guy's mind today. Photo / Getty The Country's
Nathan Guy's global and local farming update
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The future of dairy is on Nathan Guy's mind today. Photo / Getty The Country's Dom George talked to Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy today about the flat-lining Global Dairy Trade Event. Does Minister Guy see a light at the end of the... Read more
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Western Advocate
seaman part 2at last week’s Mudgee Field Days. Details available on 6333 2300. Next genera
seaman part 2
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
at last week’s Mudgee Field Days. Details available on 6333 2300. Next generation LOCAL Land Services, the Department of Primary Industries, NSW Farmers and the Bathurst Merino Association are openly discussing strategies to attract a school... Read more
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