New South Wales Govt To Expand Assistance For Farmers And Landholders

New South Wales Govt To Expand Assistance For Farmers And Landholders

14 November 2019

New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall Free Emergency Fodder & Water For Fire Affected Landholders Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is expanding its assistance measures to support farmers and landholders affected by fires on the North Coast and Northern Tablelands regions, Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall announced today. Minister Marshall is […]

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Dog Fence Rebuild Tenders Open

Dog Fence Rebuild Tenders Open

12 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Tenders Open For $25 Million Dog Fence Rebuild Victor P Taffa Businesses are being sought to participate in the $25 Million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence with tender documents revealing the extent of the project, requiring up to 71,000 timber posts, 127,500 steel droppers and […]

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Dog Fence Rebuild Contributed To By Sheep Producers

Dog Fence Rebuild Contributed To By Sheep Producers

12 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone South Australian Sheep Producers Begin Dog Fence Rebuild Contribution Victor P Taffa South Australian sheep producers have begun contributing directly to the rebuild of the $25 Million Dog Fence with a 12-cent increase in the South Australian Sheep Industry Fund going directly towards the project. Increase from […]

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TropAg Conference Opens With More Than 800 Delegates

TropAg Conference Opens With More Than 800 Delegates

11 November 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Queensland’s Agricultural Sector Embraces Spirit Of Innovation Victor P Taffa An international conference on tropical agriculture is an opportunity for Queensland’s agricultural sector to show how embracing innovation is creating a brighter future. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner opened the TropAg conference with […]

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Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan

Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan

09 November 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Sustainable Growth For Salmon Industry Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government strongly supports responsible and sustainable growth in the Salmon Industry, which provides thousands of direct and indirect jobs, many of which are in regional areas. Through our Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry, we […]

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Stock Underpass Program Keeps Cattle And Passing Vehicles Safe

Stock Underpass Program Keeps Cattle And Passing Vehicles Safe

07 November 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Working With Our Farmers To Grow The Agriculture Sector Victor P Taffa There’s no greater supporter of Tasmanian farmers and rural communities than the Hodgman Government. Hodgman Government’s Stock Underpass Program, another agriculture-backing election commitment, is a great example of consultation and action to assist farmers […]

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State Govt To Back GM Select Committee Recommendations

State Govt To Back GM Select Committee Recommendations

06 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone State Government Willing To Back GM Select Committee Recommendations Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will support all the recommendations adopted by the Parliamentary Select Committee into the cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) crops if the moratorium is lifted on mainland South Australia. Genetically Modified Crops Management (Designation […]

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Cereal And Grain Producers Have New Tool To Assist With Summer Weed Control

Cereal And Grain Producers Have New Tool To Assist With Summer Weed Control

06 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone New Mid North Weather Stations To Avoid The Drift Victor P Taffa Cereal and grain producers in the Mid North will have a new tool at their disposal this summer to assist with their summer weed control programs and help avoid spray drift. Minister for Primary Industries […]

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Snapper Fish Stocks To Be Increased

Snapper Fish Stocks To Be Increased

03 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone New Measures To Protect Iconic Snapper In Place Victor P Taffa New measures to protect South Australia’s iconic Snapper fishery for the future are now in place. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone said the new management measures from 1 November, introduced after industry […]

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Two AgTech Demonstration Farms To Be Established In The South East

Two AgTech Demonstration Farms To Be Established In The South East

03 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Research Farms To Have An AgTech Future Victor P Taffa Two AgTech demonstration farms will be established in the South East heralding a new future for State Government-owned research centres. At the Struan Research Centre today, Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone announced a […]

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Investigation To Be Launched Into Dead Logan River Fish

Investigation To Be Launched Into Dead Logan River Fish

02 November 2019

Queensland Minister for Fisheries Mark Furner Illegal Fishing Nets Cause Destruction Of Logan Wildlife Victor P Taffa Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol (QBFP) has launched an investigation after scores of native wildlife including turtles, fish and even an eagle were found dead in illegal fishing nets in the Logan River. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development […]

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Albany Farmers Assisted With Regional New Industries Fund Grants

Albany Farmers Assisted With Regional New Industries Fund Grants

02 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Western Australia Minister for Innovation and ICT Dave Kelly Grants Driving New Industries In The Great Southern Victor P Taffa Great Southern and South Coast to benefit from latest Regional New Industries Fund grants Grants to leverage $1.28 Million towards jobs growth and business development in the […]

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Asian Paddle Crab Brings Diseases Into South Australia

Asian Paddle Crab Brings Diseases Into South Australia

27 October 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Keeping Watch For Asian Paddle Crab And Reporting It Victor P Taffa All fishers, commercial, recreation and charter along with other boat and water users are being reminded to keep an eye out and report any suspicious aquatic pests including Asian Paddle Crab while fishing over the […]

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6 Purpose Grown Taiwanese Lychee Varieties Planted For Queensland Exports

6 Purpose Grown Taiwanese Lychee Varieties Planted For Queensland Exports

26 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Taiwan Lychee Varieties Grow Future For Queensland Exports Victor P Taffa A significant step was taken today on the long road to exporting Queensland grown varieties of Taiwanese lychees to Asian markets. Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga said celebrations today marked the planting of 6 new purpose […]

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Landholders Now Able To Have Cattle Tick Line Adjusted

Landholders Now Able To Have Cattle Tick Line Adjusted

26 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner More flexibility Around Cattle Tick Line Following Review Victor P Taffa Landholders can apply to have the Queensland tick line moved in relation to their property’s location under a new system developed in consultation with producers and other livestock industry stakeholders. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and […]

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Digital System To Boost Efficiency And Food Safety Standards In Dairy Industry

Digital System To Boost Efficiency And Food Safety Standards In Dairy Industry

26 October 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Digital Advance Cuts Red Tape For Victoria’s Dairy Farmers Victor P Taffa A new digital regulatory system will boost efficiency and food safety standards in the Victorian dairy industry while helping to strengthen global competitiveness in the sector. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today launched the Dairy RegTech 2022 […]

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Hodgman Govt And Tasmanian Agribusiness To Develop Agricultural Professionals

Hodgman Govt And Tasmanian Agribusiness To Develop Agricultural Professionals

25 October 2019

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Michael Ferguson Growing Agricultural Professionals Victor P Taffa Nurturing and developing our next generation of agricultural professionals is a key part of achieving our target to grow the farm gate value of Tasmanian agriculture to $10 Billion by 2050. Hodgman Government is working closely with Tasmanian agribusiness to develop upcoming […]

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Northern Territory Mangoes Exported From Katherine To Los Angeles

Northern Territory Mangoes Exported From Katherine To Los Angeles

25 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby First Aussie Mangoes For The Season Reach US Shores Victor P Taffa Northern Territory mangoes have made the lengthy but successful journey from Katherine to Los Angeles, as the first Aussie mangoes arrive on US shelves for the season. “Like laksa and fishing, mangoes are […]

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New High Yielding Wheat Launched Reducing Seasonal Variability

New High Yielding Wheat Launched Reducing Seasonal Variability

25 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan New Wheat Variety To Rock The Grainbelt Victor P Taffa New wheat variety developed by InterGrain set to be a star performer McGowan Government’s investment in Western Australia cereal breeder supporting chart-topping success A new high yielding wheat is set to become a headline act in […]

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1 In 5 Victorian Drivers Pulled Over At Bordertown Hiding Insect Infected Fruit

1 In 5 Victorian Drivers Pulled Over At Bordertown Hiding Insect Infected Fruit

23 October 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $32,600 Fruit Fly Sting For Victorian Drivers Victor P Taffa 1 in 5 Victorian drivers pulled over at a Bordertown random roadblock in the lead up to the Labour Day long weekend were found concealing fruit and will be fined $375 each. Minister for Primary Industries and […]

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