Additional 7 Roadblocks Installed To Combat Fruit Fly

Additional 7 Roadblocks Installed To Combat Fruit Fly

13 September 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Increased Random Roadblock Program To Combat Interstate Fruit Fly Threat Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will boost the number of random quarantine roadblocks in the 2019-20 season to further protect South Australia from the threat of fruit fly. An extra 7 roadblocks have been added to the […]

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Localised Automatic Weather Stations To Protect Riverland Food Producers

Localised Automatic Weather Stations To Protect Riverland Food Producers

13 September 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone New Weather Stations To Protect Riverland Food Producers Victor P Taffa State-of-the-art localised automatic weather stations, which will provide key data to help inform food producers’ decision making, will be installed throughout the Riverland and Mallee. Riverland and Mallee are two of South Australia’s key horticulture, grain, […]

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Hodgman Govt To Develop Tasmania’s First Recreational Sea Fisheries Strategy

Hodgman Govt To Develop Tasmania’s First Recreational Sea Fisheries Strategy

13 September 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Protecting Our Fishery For All Tasmanians Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is focused on the long-term viability of our valuable fisheries for the benefit of all Tasmanians. “This is why we are striking the right balance between providing access for fishers and ensuring we have fish […]

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Bilby Oat Variety To Be Available For Year 2020 Growing Season

Bilby Oat Variety To Be Available For Year 2020 Growing Season

07 September 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Bilby Bounces In For The Oats Industry Victor P Taffa A new oat variety developed in South Australia, which will be healthier for consumers and has significant benefits for farmers, has been launched at the Royal Adelaide Show today. New ‘Bilby’ oat will be available for the […]

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Soils Agreement Welcomed By McGowan Govt

Soils Agreement Welcomed By McGowan Govt

05 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan New Pasture To Assist Western Australian Farmers Victor P Taffa McGowan Government welcomes commercialisation agreement for perennial legume, lebeckia isanti Agreement between Murdoch University and South African Government’s Agricultural Research Council (ARC) follows decade of research and will support resilience of Western Australia’s farming systems Minister […]

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Hodgman Govt Working To Help Farmers Improve Land And Waterways

Hodgman Govt Working To Help Farmers Improve Land And Waterways

02 September 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Investing To Help Farmers Improve Land And Waterways Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is working with farmers and landcare groups to sustain the productive soils, rivers, biodersity and other natural resources that underpin our valuable agricultural sector, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett said. […]

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New Fishing Regulations Take Effect 1 September 2019

New Fishing Regulations Take Effect 1 September 2019

01 September 2019

Queensland Minister for Fisheries Mark Furner New Fishing Regulations Now Effective Victor P Taffa Queenslanders will continue to get access to fresh local seafood and thousands of jobs will be protected under changes to fisheries regulations that come into effect today. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said the changes were part […]

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Over 80 % Of Tasmania’s Exports Consigned For Asia Year To June 2019

Over 80 % Of Tasmania’s Exports Consigned For Asia Year To June 2019

30 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Tasmanian Fruit Growers Collaborate With Brand Tasmania Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is working with primary producers to expand their exports, particularly into key Asian markets, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett said. Tasmanian growers will be showcasing our produce at Hong Kong’s Fruit […]

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Restocking In Fish Species Announced By Minister

Restocking In Fish Species Announced By Minister

29 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall Combating Horror Summer Of Fish Kills Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will take bold and unprecedented action to combat the looming threat of more fish kills this summer, with the creation of a modern day ‘Noah’s Ark’ to save the State’s native fish species from […]

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Livestock Industry Supported With $3.8 Million Funding Injection

Livestock Industry Supported With $3.8 Million Funding Injection

26 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $3.8 Million Funding Injection For Livestock Industry Victor P Taffa Protecting the state’s sheep and cattle industries from biosecurity threats, controlling wild dogs, and enhancing animal health and disease surveillance are the focus for $3.8 Million of livestock industry funds. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development […]

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Seafood Industry Award 2019 Winners Congratulated By Minister

Seafood Industry Award 2019 Winners Congratulated By Minister

24 August 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Frying Nemo Takes Out Two Gongs For Best Fish And Chip Victor P Taffa Seafood Industry Awards hosted by the Northern Territory Seafood Council last night recognised outstanding industry achievements, showcasing the depth of talent and entrepreneurship of the industry and its value to the […]

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Unlawful Animal Activists Face Tougher Penalties Under New Laws

Unlawful Animal Activists Face Tougher Penalties Under New Laws

24 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Tougher Penalties For Unlawful Animal Activists Victor P Taffa Animal activists who conduct protests unfairly targeting Queensland producers could face longer jail terms and bigger fines for creating a biosecurity risk under legislation introduced into State Parliament today. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner […]

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South Australia Grain Looking To Eclipse Past 2 Years Estimates

South Australia Grain Looking To Eclipse Past 2 Years Estimates

22 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Optimistic Early Estimate For 2019-20 Grain Season Victor P Taffa Grain estimate for the 2019–20 season indicates South Australian production may eclipse the past 2 years with estimates at 7.95 Million tonnes, the highest since 2016-17. State Government’s July edition of the Crop and Pasture Report further […]

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Members Of AgTech Growth Advisory Group Announced By Minister

Members Of AgTech Growth Advisory Group Announced By Minister

22 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone New Advisory Group To Drive South Australian AgTech Growth Victor P Taffa Nine South Australian business, industry and academic leaders have been appointed to the new Minister’s AgTech Advisory Group to provide a co-ordinated and long-term approach to the development and uptake of technology in agriculture in […]

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National Party Legislates Against Illegal Farm Invasions By Ratbags

National Party Legislates Against Illegal Farm Invasions By Ratbags

21 August 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall Legislation Protecting Farmers’ Right To Farm Victor P Taffa Farm trespassers will face the toughest penalties in the country including up to 3 years jail time, while farmers will enjoy the State’s first legislated ‘right to farm’, under a historic […]

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Leading Seafood Producer Purchases Property To Deliver 1,000 Jobs

Leading Seafood Producer Purchases Property To Deliver 1,000 Jobs

20 August 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Fastest Growing Food Industry Brings Jobs Bonanza To North Queensland Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced leading seafood producer Tassal is investing in North Queensland which will bring 1,000 jobs to the region and a significant boost to the local economy. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk told Parliament today the company […]

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Premier Signs New Freight To Plate Deal For Western Sydney

Premier Signs New Freight To Plate Deal For Western Sydney

19 August 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New Freight Hub To Open Global Markets For New South Wales Famers Victor P Taffa Western Sydney will be home to the most high-tech bio-secure agribusiness facility in Australia bringing innovative jobs to New South Wales, including water technologists, energy technologists, food technologists and agronomists. Premier Gladys Berejiklian today […]

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Ashley Evans Announced 2019 Rural Youth Farmer Of The Year

Ashley Evans Announced 2019 Rural Youth Farmer Of The Year

19 August 2019

Tasmania Acting Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Supporting The Next Generation Of Rural Leaders Victor P Taffa Acting Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff has congratulated Ashley Evans, the 2019 Rural Youth Farmer of the Year. “Hodgman Government recognises that young people will be the driving force in growing Tasmania’s […]

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South Australia Lifts The Genetically Modified Food Crops Moratorium

South Australia Lifts The Genetically Modified Food Crops Moratorium

19 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Lifting Stifling Genetically Modified Moratorium Gives Farmers A Choice Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has today announced farmers on mainland South Australia will be given the choice to plant Genetically Modified (GM) food crops next season. Decision to lift the Genetically Modified Food Crops Moratorium on mainland […]

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Casino Group Takes A Gamble On Strawberries

Casino Group Takes A Gamble On Strawberries

14 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Macau Casino Group’s Juicy Punt On Red Rhapsody Strawberries Victor P Taffa A leading casino group in Macau is taking a punt by trialling fresh Queensland strawberries developed to be suitable for export. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said the Galaxy Entertainment Group, […]

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