NSW growers to stave off fruit bat threat

THE NEW South Wales government has extended its flying fox, or fruit bat, netting program to all NSW orchardists, in a bid to protect crops from the pest.

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The program was previously only available to growers in the Sydney Basin and Central Coast, but Environment Minister Rob Stokes confirmed it had been extended to all NSW growers.