18 January 2022

Curing grass to minimise fire risk this summer

While wet weather continues, the RFS are reminding people to be aware of the risk of grass fires when hotter, drier weather comes about in the wake of heavy growth. They are sharing their Grass Curing guide in a bid to educate people on the stages of grass curing.

18 January 2022

Reforms needed to fix supply

NSW Farmers President James Jackson says the Federal Government urgently needs to address supply chain failings in the fresh food sector.

18 January 2022

Technology for fire response

The piloting of innovative technology that aims to enhance bushfire operations and management will be accelerated under a new NSW Government funding program. 

18 January 2022

Farm leaders unite to drive spray drift best practice

Four of Australia’s top agricultural peak bodies have united to send an important message to all farmers about adhering to best practice during the summer spraying region.

18 January 2022

New Australian Lamb Campaign reunites Australia with the rest of the world

Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) highly anticipated Australian Lamb Summer Campaign is back in a new TV commercial that celebrates Australia reuniting with the rest of the world after years of isolation.

18 January 2022

Funding to support Agricultural Shows and Field Days

Applications for round two of the Agricultural Shows and Field Days program open 28 January 2022. $7.9 million available for eligible organisations. Program helps support events after the disruptions caused by the pandemic.

Alligator Weed. Photo credit - Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS  PLANTS Database
11 January 2022

Weed of the Week – Alligator Weed

We’re back for the final week of our Weed of the Week 2021/22 campaign. This week we’re looking at an especially invasive emerging threat in New South Wales – Alligator Weed.