Category Archives: Farm Chemicals

NSW DPI Digital Publications

NSW Department of Primary Industries has a range of publications available as ebooks and can be purchased through the Apple iBookstore and GooglePlay. Enjoy a convenient way to buy and read our publications! You will need an iTunes account to … Continue reading

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Online learning allows farmers to connect from the paddock

A new range of online training courses are available for agribusiness and farmers to study managing climate risk, carbon management, soil biology and salinity. The EverTrain website currently offers accredited and non-accredited courses and was launched by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Future … Continue reading

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Today’s Visionaries, tomorrow’s leaders

A new breed of innovative and inspirational rural women is changing the face of agriculture and making a difference in a diverse range of industries including natural resource management, intensive farming, dairy, wine and new rural industries – to name just a few! These women are passionate … Continue reading

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Celebrating 2012 Australian Year of the Farmer: Women farmers putting food on your table.

From The Country Web Number 57 Spring 2012. Melanie Kiel, her husband Dave and daughters Laura and Sara own and run ‘Mione’, a 135 acre property near Cumnock as a trade-cattle enterprise. Mel is the boss when it comes to the … Continue reading

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