Farmers Given Another Reprieve On Milk Prices

Farmers Given Another Reprieve On Milk Prices

20 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Coles And Aldi Step Up Victor P Taffa New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair has welcomed the move by Coles and Aldi to raise their milk prices to help support our State’s dairy farmers. “This is a great start for dairy farmers who […]

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Agricultural Export Centre To Be Established At Toowoomba

Agricultural Export Centre To Be Established At Toowoomba

20 March 2019

Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick Queensland Minister for Agriculture Mark Furner Toowoomba Progresses To Business Case Stage For Agricultural Export Centre Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has invited Wagner Group Holdings to submit a business case for a possible multimillion-dollar agricultural export distribution centre at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, […]

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New South Wales Govt To Appoint Fresh Milk And Dairy Advocate

New South Wales Govt To Appoint Fresh Milk And Dairy Advocate

17 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Finding Out The Costs In A Litre Of Milk Victor P Taffa Fresh milk industry in New South Wales is set for a real shake up, with the New South Wales Liberals and Nationals are calling for radical action from supply chain participants, as well as […]

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Western Australia Govt Introduces Revised Pest Rate For Fruit Fly

Western Australia Govt Introduces Revised Pest Rate For Fruit Fly

16 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Alannah Agriculture and Food MacTiernan Fairer Pest Rate Targets Carnarvon Fruit Fly Victor P Taffa Fairer pest rate introduced for Carnarvon growers for 2018-19 Rates will support continued efforts to combat destructive fruit fly pest Western Australian Government has introduced a revised declared pest rate for Carnarvon growers to help rid […]

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Victorians Knocked Off Their Perch With News Of Greater Fishing Opportunities

Victorians Knocked Off Their Perch With News Of Greater Fishing Opportunities

11 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford New Murray Cod Fishing Opportunities At Karkarook Lake Victor P Taffa Victorians will have more fishing opportunities after Karkarook Lake was stocked for the first time with Murray cod and golden perch, thanks to Andrews Government. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford joined school kids and […]

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AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award Winner To Be Announced On 27 March 2019

AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award Winner To Be Announced On 27 March 2019

11 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul    Territory Trio In Line For Rural Women’s Award Victor P Taffa Three inspiring Territory rural women have been named finalists for the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award. This year’s finalists hail from across the Northern Territory, with the successful nominees based in: Alice Springs, Victoria […]

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1 In 7 Vehicles At Bordertown Found With Pest Ridden Fruit And Prohibited Material

1 In 7 Vehicles At Bordertown Found With Pest Ridden Fruit And Prohibited Material

11 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Bordertown Border-Trap Victor P Taffa Visitors driving into South Australia this long weekend are encouraged to remove all fruit from their vehicles before crossing the border after 103 motorists were fined a total of $38,625 last weekend at Bordertown. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim […]

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Sprout Producers Program Provides Training And Education For Farmers

Sprout Producers Program Provides Training And Education For Farmers

10 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Supporting Tasmania’s Next Generation Of Agricultural Innovators Victor P Taffa Supporting innovation and growth in agriculture is a key part of the Hodgman Government’s long-term plan to grow the value of the State’s agriculture sector to $10 Billion by 2050. Sprout Producers Program provides training and […]

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Sheep Condition Being Managed With New App

Sheep Condition Being Managed With New App

10 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Updated Tool To Manage Sheep Condition Victor P Taffa New and improved Sheep Condition Scoring app for Western Australia producers launched at Wagin Woolorama App helps monitor and assess the condition of sheep for best performance McGowan Government is backing productivity improvements in the Western Australian […]

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$7 Million Expansion For Mortlock Hydroponics’ Carisbrook Glasshouse

$7 Million Expansion For Mortlock Hydroponics’ Carisbrook Glasshouse

04 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn Symes Tomatoes Ripe For The Picking In Central Goldfields Victor P Taffa More tomatoes will be making their way to supermarket shelves and wholesalers across Victoria thanks to a $7 Million expansion of Mortlock Hydroponics’ Carisbrook Glasshouse. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited […]

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Welcome Success For Containment Response Of Panama TR4

Welcome Success For Containment Response Of Panama TR4

04 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Panama Disease Tropical Race 4 Still Contained After 4 Years Victor P Taffa With only 3 Panama disease tropical race 4 (Panama TR4) infested farms in Far North Queensland in the past 4 years, the containment response has so far been a very welcome success. Minister for […]

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2019 Tasmanian Deer Hunting Season Gets Underway

2019 Tasmanian Deer Hunting Season Gets Underway

24 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Opening Of The 2019 Tasmanian Deer Hunting Season Victor P Taffa Opening of the 2019 Tasmanian deer hunting season this weekend will provide many Tasmanian hunters and shooters the opportunity to pursue an important tradition and way of life. Alongside this, recreational hunters can help manage […]

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Northern Victoria Farmers Supported By Drought Infrastructure Grants Program

Northern Victoria Farmers Supported By Drought Infrastructure Grants Program

16 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Supporting Northern Victoria’s Farmers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is supporting our farmers through drought, helping them prepare for and manage the effects of dry conditions through the On-Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grant program. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today visited Mark and Annette Radford, who were one of […]

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Minister Blair Saves The Day With Use Of Fish Aerators In Darling River

Minister Blair Saves The Day With Use Of Fish Aerators In Darling River

15 February 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Thousands Of Fish Recorded Near Aerators In Darling River Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair will today attend the Australian Fisheries Ministers’ meeting to discuss the recent fish kill events, table the New South Wales Government’s interim report and discuss the use of […]

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Agricultural Town Of The Year Award Nominations Open Until 15 February 2019

Agricultural Town Of The Year Award Nominations Open Until 15 February 2019

13 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Nominations Closing Soon For South Australia Agricultural Town Of The Year Award Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone is calling on regional communities to put forward a South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year before nominations close this Friday. More than […]

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Apple Pear And Cherry Growers Benefits From $400,000 Energy Grant

Apple Pear And Cherry Growers Benefits From $400,000 Energy Grant

13 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $400,000 To Support Apple Pear And Cherry Growers Zap Energy Costs Victor P Taffa More than 20 South Australian apple, pear and cherry growers are set to benefit from a $400,000 State Government grant for new infrastructure aimed at reducing on-farm energy costs. Apple and Pear Growers […]

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Cultivating Rural Excellence Program Launched By Minister

Cultivating Rural Excellence Program Launched By Minister

12 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Investing In Tasmania’s Farming Community Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government has a bold vision for the State’s agricultural sector, and is committed to supporting the farming community by investing in education and resources for farmers wanting to take their business to the next level. “Today I […]

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Coffs Harbour Farmers Given Support By Deputy Premier

Coffs Harbour Farmers Given Support By Deputy Premier

07 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro More Legal Support To Protect Our Farmers In Coffs Harbour Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales John Barilaro alongside the New South Wales Nationals Candidate for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh visited farms in Coffs Harbour today to discuss ‘right to farm’ issues […]

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Oyster Industry In South Australia On Road To Recovery

Oyster Industry In South Australia On Road To Recovery

02 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone South Australia Oyster Industry On The Road To Recovery Victor P Taffa South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) and able to rely solely on spat produced by 4 commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers. 3 years ago […]

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South Australia’s Food And Wine Revenue Up 2% On Previous Year

South Australia’s Food And Wine Revenue Up 2% On Previous Year

30 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone South Australia’s Food And Wine Revenue Reaches Record $20.3 Billion Victor P Taffa South Australia’s food and wine industries have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the state’s economy as revenue reaches record levels, according to the latest State Government 2017-18 Primary Industries Scorecard. Figures from […]

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