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Daily Telegraph
Fishermen pay for illegal haultrevalla. A boat limit of 10 gemfish applies if more than five people are fish
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
trevalla. A boat limit of 10 gemfish applies if more than five people are fishing from the same boat. NSW Department of Primary Industries fisheries compliance director Patrick Tully said: “illegal fishing risks the sustainability of the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Tourism takes aimto Mansfield, one of Victoria’s hottest hunting destinations according to figur
Weekly Times / Posted 21 hours ago
to Mansfield, one of Victoria’s hottest hunting destinations according to figures from a 2013 Department of Environment and Primary Industries report that looked at the economic impact of hunting in the state. It found the sport accounted for 2.5... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘We wouldn’t eat fish from the river anyway’and release the fish,” the Polish-born chef said. “We wouldn’t eat fish from t
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
and release the fish,” the Polish-born chef said. “We wouldn’t eat fish from the river anyway.” The NSW Department of Primary Industries advises anglers not to consume fish caught west of the Harbour Bridge. Test results have revealed elevated... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New virus decimates rabbitsdata following the March release of the RHDV1 K5 virus showed an average declin
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
data following the March release of the RHDV1 K5 virus showed an average decline of 42 per cent in rabbit numbers. A Primary Industries and Regions SA spokeswoman said rabbit numbers were patchy across the state but areas of the Adelaide... Read more
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Perth Now
Probe into cause of fish kill at Vesteyscouncil has signposted the area. A notice to residents yesterday reads: “Coun
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
council has signposted the area. A notice to residents yesterday reads: “Council is working with the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries and the Northern Territory Environment Protect Authority to investigate the occurrence of... Read more
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Western Advocate
HSC 2017: First one down, just a few more exams to gosaid. He also felt Monday’s exam had prepared him for the coming weeks. The H
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
said. He also felt Monday’s exam had prepared him for the coming weeks. The HSC exams will continue on Tuesday with the second English paper for all students in the morning and the primary industries and Japanese beginners papers in the after... Read more
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Western Advocate
Church is still a no-go zone for its membersvacuuming is undone in a week. In February this year, Mr Cowan invited residen
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
vacuuming is undone in a week. In February this year, Mr Cowan invited residents, environmentalists and the Department of Primary Industries to see the infestation in the church. When they arrived, there was a powerful smell on the air and the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Paua-poacher banned from fishing for three yearsillegally sold the paua and sea cucumbers.The value of the paua, if sold legiti
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
illegally sold the paua and sea cucumbers.The value of the paua, if sold legitimately, was more than $17,000.Ministry for Primary Industries spokesman, Steve Ham, says the men acted jointly as well as separately in contravention of the Fisheries... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
New aphid threatens faba bean cropsfaba beans and vetches to provide suppression of green peach aphid. Initial wor
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
faba beans and vetches to provide suppression of green peach aphid. Initial work conducted by New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) using pirimicarb was efficacious. Permits for the use of pirimicarb, dimethoate, chlorpyrifos and... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Probe into cause of fish kill at Vesteyscouncil has signposted the area. A notice to residents yesterday reads: “Coun
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
council has signposted the area. A notice to residents yesterday reads: “Council is working with the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries and the Northern Territory Environment Protect Authority to investigate the occurrence of... Read more
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News.com.au
Probe into cause of fish kill at Vesteyscouncil has signposted the area. A notice to residents yesterday reads: “Coun
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
council has signposted the area. A notice to residents yesterday reads: “Council is working with the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries and the Northern Territory Environment Protect Authority to investigate the occurrence of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Filipino inventors get access to loansin agricultural and industrial areas, contribute to the improvement of the envi
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
in agricultural and industrial areas, contribute to the improvement of the environment, result in increased productivity in primary industries, promote or increase Philippine exports, and other projects that fall under the DOST’s priority pro... Read more
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Canberra Times
Has the orange-bellied parrot lurched closer towards extinction? disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350 captive birds. Tasmania's Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment said it would release up to 24 of the wild population in Melaleuca to... Read more
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WA Today
Another blow for the orange-bellied parrot?disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350 captive birds. Tasmania's Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment said it would release up to 24 of the wild population in Melaleuca to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Has the orange-bellied parrot lurched closer towards extinction? disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350 captive birds. Tasmania's Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment said it would release up to 24 of the wild population in Melaleuca to... Read more
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The Age
Has the orange-bellied parrot lurched closer towards extinction? disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
disappearing over several years have produced a stable population of about 350 captive birds. Tasmania's Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment said it would release up to 24 of the wild population in Melaleuca to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Get hooked on fishing this weekendand showbags for both the keen and the beginning angler. The state agency that
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
and showbags for both the keen and the beginning angler. The state agency that regulates fishing, the Department of Primary Industries, is holding the events for what it calls Gone Fishing Day at various sites across NSW. And the Department... Read more
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Perth Now
Frost bites into record grain haulstocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing lat
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
stocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing late rain, Mr Creagh said. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development predicts a less than 40 per cent chance the south-west will exceed the median... Read more
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NZCity
MPI ordered to release insurance detailsThe Ministry for Primary Industries has been ordered to release details of insu
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
The Ministry for Primary Industries has been ordered to release details of insurance arrangements it holds for a legal claim against it by a group of kiwifruit growers over the Psa outbreak which devastated the industry in 2009. The trial, between... Read more
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News.com.au
Frost bites into record grain haulstocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing lat
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
stocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing late rain, Mr Creagh said. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development predicts a less than 40 per cent chance the south-west will exceed the median... Read more
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Perth Now
WA farm profits fall despite record yieldstocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing lat
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
stocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing late rain, Mr Creagh said. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development predicts a less than 40 per cent chance the south-west will exceed the median... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA farm profits fall despite record yieldstocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing lat
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
stocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing late rain, Mr Creagh said. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development predicts a less than 40 per cent chance the south-west will exceed the median... Read more
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Weekly Times
WA farm profits fall despite record yieldstocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing lat
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
stocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing late rain, Mr Creagh said. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development predicts a less than 40 per cent chance the south-west will exceed the median... Read more
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The Courier Mail
WA farm profits fall despite record yieldstocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing lat
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
stocks. And the 2017 growing season has also been tough with farms needing late rain, Mr Creagh said. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development predicts a less than 40 per cent chance the south-west will exceed the median... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Crown’s Biosecurity Negligence Insurer to be Disclosedits substantial liability insurance cover relating to the case being bought by
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
its substantial liability insurance cover relating to the case being bought by kiwifruit growers against the Ministry for Primary Industries over the 2010 PSA outbreak.Kiwifruit Claim chairman, John Cameron says that it is important to all New... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand Food Awards Unveils the ’Creme de le Crème’Chipotle and Garlic. The revamped Food Safety Culture and Primary Sector Produc
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Chipotle and Garlic. The revamped Food Safety Culture and Primary Sector Products Awards, sponsored by the Ministry for Primary Industries, were taken out by The Pure Food Co. and T&G Global Ltd. respectively. The James & Wells Business... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Digital Technologies Converging on Primary Sectorand New Zealand. The company has a strong background in designing and running i
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
and New Zealand. The company has a strong background in designing and running innovative technology related events for primary industries. Over the last decade it’s delivered an extensive array of premier conferences, workshops, seminars,... Read more
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NZCity
No risk from food label chemicals: agencywho worry whether chemicals in food packaging labels will rub off onto the food
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
who worry whether chemicals in food packaging labels will rub off onto the food inside should rest easy, the Ministry of Primary Industries says. The labels pose no risk to food safety. MPI acting manager food risk assessment Dr Andrew Pearson... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian abattoir adopts new practices following Animal Liberation videovideo A Tasmanian abattoir has made animal welfare changes after an investigat
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
video A Tasmanian abattoir has made animal welfare changes after an investigation by authorities. The Department of Primary Industries (DPIPWE) conducted an investigation into the Cradoc Hill Abattoir after being sent video footage taken... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Beef + Lamb New Zealand supports fight against M. Bovisdepopulation measures in fight against M. BovisBeef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ)
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
depopulation measures in fight against M. BovisBeef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) supports the decision by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to depopulate the farms infected with Mycoplasma bovis (M. Bovis).James Parsons, chairman of B+LNZ,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
DairyNZ supports decision to cull animalscull animals on farms infected with Mycoplasma bovisDairy farmers around the co
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
cull animals on farms infected with Mycoplasma bovisDairy farmers around the country will be reassured by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) decision to cull animals on farms infected with the disease Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis), says... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Feds Say Decision to Destroy Stock Is LogicalRelease: Federated Farmers Federated Farmers supports the Ministry for Primary
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Release: Federated Farmers Federated Farmers supports the Ministry for Primary Industries’ plan to depopulate properties where the debilitating cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has been found.The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Further moves underway to contain Mycoplasma bovisFurther moves underway to contain cattle disease Mycoplasma bovisThe Ministry f
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Further moves underway to contain cattle disease Mycoplasma bovisThe Ministry for Primary Industries is moving forward with control measures to prevent further spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, with plans being developed with farmers to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Koalas are safe, Forestry says, amid claims habitat 'smashed to ground'technology to map out projects.Sound technology used to monitor koala numbers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
technology to map out projects.Sound technology used to monitor koala numbers In a joint project with the Department of Primary Industries, sound recorders called song meters are being used to map out koala populations — particularly areas that... Read more
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Weekly Times
Take plunge on testspH levels of their soils — at 5cm intervals to a depth of 20cm — to identify pH
Weekly Times / Posted 6 days ago
pH levels of their soils — at 5cm intervals to a depth of 20cm — to identify pH stratification issues. NSW Department of Primary Industries pasture develop­ment officer Helen Burns made the recommendation at a recent Southern Farming Systems... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MPI Finds No Food Safety Risks With Food Packaging MaterialsRelease: New Zealand Government MPI finds no food safety risks with food packa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Release: New Zealand Government MPI finds no food safety risks with food packaging materialsNew data from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) shows there are no food safety risks with the use of everyday food packaging materials such as... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
McGregor Gourlay celebrates 120 years in businesstoday. Phone 6729 2200 or drop into see the team at McGregor Gourlay, 74 Hope
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
today. Phone 6729 2200 or drop into see the team at McGregor Gourlay, 74 Hope Street, Warialda. The NSW Department of Primary Industries has a helpful website which analyses various pumps for irrigation purposes. It also provides tips on... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Huge dumped fish haul prompts sea net ban callone above, was released by a commercial fisherman when his nets snagged on the
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
one above, was released by a commercial fisherman when his nets snagged on the jetty. A statement from the Department of Primary Industries and Regions said: “PIRSA received reports regarding a significant number of dead Western Australian salmon... Read more
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Daily Liberal
NSW ​reaches over $15bn in primary industriesIt’s pleasing to provide comment that the state’s primary industries sector is
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
It’s pleasing to provide comment that the state’s primary industries sector is now worth a record $15.44 billion in 2016-17. It’s pleasing to provide comment that the state’s primary industries sector is now worth a record $15.44 billion in 2016-17.... Read more
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News.com.au
Huge dumped fish haul prompts sea net ban callreleased by a commercial fisherman when his nets snagged on the jetty.Source:Su
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
released by a commercial fisherman when his nets snagged on the jetty.Source:Supplied A statement from the Department of Primary Industries and Regions said: “PIRSA received reports regarding a significant number of dead Western Australian salmon... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Huge dumped fish haul prompts sea net ban callcall to ban all netting in any areas close and around our gulfs. Absolutely hor
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
call to ban all netting in any areas close and around our gulfs. Absolutely horrified” A statement from the Department of Primary Industries and Regions said: “PIRSA received reports regarding a significant number of dead Western Australian salmon... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dairy sector challenge: target the right people for workforcare custodians of the land and water, passionate animal lovers, and excellent b
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
are custodians of the land and water, passionate animal lovers, and excellent business people.“We have initiatives like the Primary Industries Capability Alliance and ‘GrowingNZ’, which promote careers in the primary sector and reach more than 60%... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stock trader fined for transporting sick and lame goatsWednesday, 11 October 2017, 12:56 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 12:56 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries Stock trader fined $6,000 for transporting chronically sick and lame goats11 October 2017A Taumarunui stock... Read more
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Weekly Times
Farm education is top of the classfarm management issues, including sustainability and food supplies. Or they ca
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
farm management issues, including sustainability and food supplies. Or they can opt for a more vocational path, called Primary Industries, which allows the students to graduate Year 12 with a Certificate II in Agriculture. These students learn... Read more
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Weekly Times
History in the makingblocks fenced off from livestock.” The couple have two sons, both working in a
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
blocks fenced off from livestock.” The couple have two sons, both working in agriculture, John, 36, in the Department of Primary Industries and Rowan, 31, in a Temora agribusiness. LYNDSAY runs the property on his own and does his own stock... Read more
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Manning River Times
Wild dog strategy update2017-2022 builds on existing wild dog management, planning, research and commun
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
2017-2022 builds on existing wild dog management, planning, research and communication approaches in NSW,” Department of Primary Industries manager invasive species, Quentin Hart said. “It outlines how together land managers can proactively... Read more
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Manning River Times
Drone photographer shocked at shark numberselected to postpone their October competition. Dean Stevens is a chef at Club
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
elected to postpone their October competition. Dean Stevens is a chef at Club Forster and he has heard the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) shark surveillance chopper out and about patrolling local beaches. He shared his footage and some... Read more
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Computerworld (NZ)
Beef and lamb farmers to create smart farmag initiative In November 2016 The New Zealand Government set up a technical a
Computerworld (NZ) / Posted 8 days ago
ag initiative In November 2016 The New Zealand Government set up a technical advisory group to advise the Ministry of Primary Industries on how to accelerate the use of smart agriculture technology. Primary industries minister, Nathan Guy,... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City Economic Development Director: Resources availablethey are here, they are shopping at our stores and eating in our restaurants an
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
they are here, they are shopping at our stores and eating in our restaurants and overall contributing to our tax base. Primary industries are important to every community because primary businesses are the ones that are bringing new dollars to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
$1m paid for quad bike safetysafety rating system for quad bikes.” The government is also offering an extra
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
safety rating system for quad bikes.” The government is also offering an extra 75 free group training courses to farmers. Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair said the government was looking at a wide range of safety solutions. “We’re also... Read more
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