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Sydney, NSW

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English


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NSW Country Hour for Friday 17 August 2018

8/17/2018
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Scientists crack the wheat genome code leading to possible big yield increases, Big stashes of environmental water held by CEWH and a Hay run from WA arrives in Condobolin.

Duration:00:55:01

Country Hour for Thursday 16 August, 2018

8/15/2018
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Calls to release environmental water to grow fodder for drought affected farmers, red tape worries for some farmers trying to access Commonwealth and State Government drought assistance and a close call for a Bemboka farmer as fires start early in NSW.

Duration:00:54:56

NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 15 August 2018

8/15/2018
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Analyst says we will not run out of grain for drought feeding, Shelter Belts can help stop wind and soil damage during dry times and two fires burning out of control causing concern.

Duration:00:54:59

NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 14 August 2018

8/14/2018
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New water regulator taking action against illegal pumping and metering in NSW, Dairy farmers forced into a rethink on the future and Varroa mite infestation in Townsville nearly cleaned up.

Duration:00:55:00

NSW Country Hour for Monday 13 August 2018

8/12/2018
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A new fodder cop appointed to stop or discourage price gouging in the feed market, Tasmanian farmers send hay to NSW and Farm owners with off farm income increasingly saying they are being denied subsidies.

Duration:00:55:00

Country Hour Friday 10 August, 2018

8/10/2018
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A special broadcast from Scone in the Hunter Valley to raise money for the Red Cross drought appeal.

Duration:01:24:48

Country Hour for Thursday 9 August, 2018

8/9/2018
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Water charges are sky rocketing, but is it gouging or just the market operating as intended? Another bank offers farmers some financial relief and an unusual feed alternative for hungry stock.

Duration:00:55:01

NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 8 August 2018

8/8/2018
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One hundred per cent of NSW in drought, Minister Blair says they will be tough on price gouging and the Salvos look at helping out drought affected farmers.

Duration:00:55:00

NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 7 August 2018

8/7/2018
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Farmers are keen to dispel thoughts that starving stock are being shot on farms when most farmers are drought feeding, ALP's Joel Fitzgibbon calls for climate action and warnings of a fodder scam underway to desperate farmers.

Duration:00:54:59

NSW Country Hour for Monday 6 August 2018

8/6/2018
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The Federal government new drought help welcomed, NSW Farmers say more policy changes may be needed and Environmentalists slam idea of National Parks being opened to grazing.

Duration:00:54:59

NSW Country Hour for Friday 3 August 2018

8/3/2018
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Call for National Parks to be open for grazing, Criteria for Farm household allowance should be relaxed and Where to next for wool.

Duration:00:55:00

NSW Country Hour for Thursday 2 August 2018

8/2/2018
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PETA calls for an end to all livestock industry as farmers struggle to feed stock, Calls for those that do not understand farming to stop judging farm decisions and the future for saleyards can be bright.

Duration:00:55:01

NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 1 August 2018

8/1/2018
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Farmers and Analysts say the move to donate by Banks and Supermarkets are a drop in the ocean when compared to profits garnered from farmers, theft of grain needed for hungry stock and a fence straightening inventor loves hitting the road.

Duration:00:54:59

Country Hour for Tuesday 31 July, 2018

7/31/2018
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The world's richest greyhound race announced, reaction to the State Government's drought relief package and how farmers are using renewable energy to reduce power bills.

Duration:00:55:00

NSW Country Hour Monday 30 July 2018

7/30/2018
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Drought assistance doubled by NSW government to include drought fodder subsidies and LLS and loan deferments, Young farmers most at risk of drought stress and truck drivers glad to help out.

Duration:00:55:01

NSW Country Hour for Friday 27 July 2018

7/27/2018
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Labor's Mick Veitch calls for drought to be a politics free zone, Fodder Association says no price gouging is happening now and Diabetic blueberry jam developed by growers.

Duration:00:55:01

NSW Country Hour for Thursday 26 July 2018

7/26/2018
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Environmentalist reaction to the new hard line on the "Biodiversity Act" by NSW Farmers President, Grain prices worldwide could be set for a massive rise and Dick Smith announces he is closing down the food arm of the business.

Duration:00:55:00

Country Hour for Wednesday 25 July 2018

7/25/2018
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Michael Condon, Sally Bryant and Tim Fookes report on day two of the NSW Farmers conference in Sydney.

Duration:00:55:01

Country Hour for Tuesday 24 July, 2018

7/24/2018
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Live from the NSW Farmers conference in Sydney featuring the association's new president James Jackson and a range of speakers on illegal hunting, farm safety, mental health drought and land clearing.

Duration:00:55:00

Country Hour for Monday 23 July, 2018

7/23/2018
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A special report on genetically modified food production and regulation around Australia, the candidates for the role of president of the NSW Farmers Association and the huge lift in prize money for regional horse racing.

Duration:00:55:01