Researchers To Test Stone Fruit And Table Grape Crops Near Newman

Researchers To Test Stone Fruit And Table Grape Crops Near Newman

04 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Horticulture Trials To Examine Unique Crop For Newman Victor P Taffa Project to TAP into horticulture crop potential for the Pilbara Irrigated agriculture trials now underway near Newman Researchers are road testing stone fruit and table grape crops near Newman, under a McGowan Government project tapping […]

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South Australia’s 2018–19 Grain Harvest Impacted By Drought Conditions

South Australia’s 2018–19 Grain Harvest Impacted By Drought Conditions

30 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Grain Harvest Estimated At 4.9 Million Tonnes Victor P Taffa South Australia’s 2018–19 grain harvest has fallen to an estimated 4.9 Million tonnes with harvest now underway affirming the challenging seasonal conditions across the state during winter and spring. Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA)’s Crop and […]

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Agricultural Leaders Recognised At The AgFutures 2018

Agricultural Leaders Recognised At The AgFutures 2018

21 November 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Agricultural Leaders Recognised Victor P Taffa National Agriculture Day has seen the agricultural sector’s passionate innovators and key influencers recognised at the AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum, AgFutures 2018, in Brisbane. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said Rob and Krista Watkins, […]

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Tasmanian Meat Industry Working Group Announced By Minister

Tasmanian Meat Industry Working Group Announced By Minister

19 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Tasmanian Meat Industry Working Group Announced Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is the strongest supporter of Tasmania’s agricultural sector, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett said. “Today we’re announcing the creation of a working group to provide advice and recommendations to the Government on […]

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Hodgman Govt Ensures Future Of Devonport City Abattoir Is Secure

Hodgman Govt Ensures Future Of Devonport City Abattoir Is Secure

16 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein Devonport City Abattoir Future Secured Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Quality Meats will take over the Devonport City Abattoir on Tuesday to continue the processing of pork in Tasmania, Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein said. Since the announcement last month, the Government has been working closely with JBS […]

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Applethorpe Research Facility Develops 2 New Strawberry Varieties

Applethorpe Research Facility Develops 2 New Strawberry Varieties

07 November 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Applethorpe Research Station Bears Fruit For Farmers Victor P Taffa Vital research at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Applethorpe Research Facility is helping Queensland farmers produce more attractive, flavoursome and robust strawberries. Visiting the facility today, Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner said the […]

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Final Design Unveiled For New Sydney Fish Market

Final Design Unveiled For New Sydney Fish Market

07 November 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New Sydney Fish Market To Transform Blackwattle Bay Victor P Taffa Final design has been unveiled for an iconic new Sydney Fish Market which will revitalise Blackwattle Bay and expand the public’s access to Sydney Harbour and its foreshore. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the purpose-built retail and wholesale facility […]

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Tasmania’s Agri-Food Scorecard 2016-17 Shows Gross Value Worth $2.4 Billion

Tasmania’s Agri-Food Scorecard 2016-17 Shows Gross Value Worth $2.4 Billion

06 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Agri-Food Scorecard Victor P Taffa Our primary industries are a key pillar of the Tasmanian economy, and the latest Agri-Food scorecard released today shows the remarkable recovery by the sector from the devastating floods of June 2016, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett said. […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Supports Jobs Of 8,000 Queensland Strawberry Industry Workers

Palaszczuk Govt Supports Jobs Of 8,000 Queensland Strawberry Industry Workers

02 November 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Palaszczuk Government Supports Queensland Strawberry Industry Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has thrown its support being local strawberry growers with the launch of Queensland’s summer strawberry season at Applethorpe.   Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Queensland strawberries were grown from October to May in the Granite Belt/Stanthorpe region, supporting more than 8,000 […]

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Minister Orders Permanent Commercial Fishing Closure For King Sound South

Minister Orders Permanent Commercial Fishing Closure For King Sound South

31 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly A Win-Win Resolution For Long-Running Derby Fishing Conflict Victor P Taffa An exclusive recreational fishing zone off the Derby coast has been approved Wild-caught barramundi will still be available through seafood suppliers Long-term fishing conflict resolved by working with WAFIC and Recfishwest Recreational fishing opportunities off the Derby […]

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Hodgman Govt Accepts Marine Farms Planning Panel Recommendations

Hodgman Govt Accepts Marine Farms Planning Panel Recommendations

30 October 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Sustainable Expansion To Create Jobs For Tasmania’s Salmon Industry Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s salmon industry is set for sustainable expansion with the Government accepting the independent Marine Farming Planning Review Panel’s recommendations on 2 marine farm planning proposals in Storm Bay, Premier Will Hodgman said. “180 additional jobs are expected to […]

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Local Lobster Program Extended Until Easter 2019

Local Lobster Program Extended Until Easter 2019

28 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly More Iconic Western Australia Rock Lobsters On The Menu For Locals Victor P Taffa Bringing an extra 25,000 fresh Western Australia lobsters to local diners Tagged lobsters will be available to the public from fishing boats or local restaurants Additional lobsters available over the festive season through to […]

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20 Northern Beef Businesses Benefits From Round 2 Grants

20 Northern Beef Businesses Benefits From Round 2 Grants

26 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Grants To Generate Growth Potential Of Northern Beef Industry Victor P Taffa 20 northern beef businesses benefit from Round 2 of Business Improvement Grants Funding will improve the competitiveness of pastoralists in the Kimberley and Pilbara McGowan Government will invest up to $575,000 in 20 pastoral […]

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Round 1 Rural Economic Development Grants Program Open Until 26 October 2018

Round 1 Rural Economic Development Grants Program Open Until 26 October 2018

20 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry and Fisheries Mark Furner Round 1 Of $10 Million Rural Economic Development Grants Program Closes Soon Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government continues to support rural businesses and job creation through its $10 Million Rural Economic Development (RED) Grants program, with Round 1 expressions of interest applications closing next Friday (26th). […]

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8 FaB Support Mentors Appointed Across Drought-Affected South Australia

8 FaB Support Mentors Appointed Across Drought-Affected South Australia

16 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Family And Business Support Program Rolls Out In Drought-Affected Regions Victor P Taffa 8 Family and Business (FaB) Support mentors have been appointed across drought-affected areas of upper Eyre Peninsula, Murray-Mallee, mid and Upper North, and the pastoral areas. South Australian farmers, their families and regional businesses […]

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Northern Territory Celebrates Gone Fishing Day 14 October 2018

Northern Territory Celebrates Gone Fishing Day 14 October 2018

13 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Supporting Recreational Fishing To Boost The Sector And Create Jobs Victor P Taffa 3 Northern Territory not-for-profit fishing organisations have received funding to hold community fishing events through the Northern Territory Government’s new Recreational Fishing Grants Scheme.   “Territory Government’s historic $50 Million investment in […]

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150 Years Of Granny Smith Apple 1868-2018

150 Years Of Granny Smith Apple 1868-2018

08 October 2018

Saturday 20 October 2018 Granny Smith Festival 2018 Victor P Taffa Granny Smith Festival named after the Granny Smith Apple and in honour of Maria Ann Smith is an annual festival held in Eastwood. Naturally the Granny Smith Apple takes pride at the festival. Granny Smith Festival runs from 9.00 am-8.30 pm on Saturday 20 […]

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Second Part Of Northern Territory Govt’s Fishing Survey Underway

Second Part Of Northern Territory Govt’s Fishing Survey Underway

07 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Boat Ramp Surveys Underway Victor P Taffa Second part of the Northern Territory Government’s new recreational fishing survey has begun, with surveys taking place at boat ramps across the Northern Territory. “Territory Government is investing a huge amount of money in the recreational fishing sector […]

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BMP Developed For Horticulture Growers In Great Barrier Reef Catchment Areas

BMP Developed For Horticulture Growers In Great Barrier Reef Catchment Areas

06 October 2018

Queensland Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch $1.95 Million Funding Boost For Best Practice Produce In Reef Catchments Victor P Taffa A best practice management program developed to help horticulture growers in Great Barrier Reef catchment areas minimise run-offs and maximise profits is being backed with a $1.95 Million investment from the Palaszczuk […]

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Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry

Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry

04 October 2018

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone State Government Support For Strawberry Industry Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will provide up to $50,000 to the South Australian Produce Market to purchase and install a metal detector to help boost consumer confidence in the strawberry industry, with the local growing […]

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