Na­tional food plan

Southern Riverina news - - Annual Ram Sales 2011 -

NSW Farm­ers be­lieves there are many op­por­tu­ni­ties for farm­ers in NSW un­der the pro­posed Na­tional Food Plan.

NSW Farm­ers Pres­i­dent Fiona Sim­son said the as­so­ci­a­tion lodged its sub­mis­sion to the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment’s pro­posal on Fri­day.

The sub­mis­sion said that the key to meet­ing food de­mand is in­creas­ing in­vest­ment in re­search and de­vel­op­ment into agri­cul­tural pro­duc­tiv­ity. NSW Farm­ers also sup­ports plan­ning re­forms un­der the Na­tional Food Plan.

A full copy of the sub­mis­sion can be found at www.nsw­farm­ers.org.au .

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