Agronomy research at NSW DPI's Tamworth Agricultural Institute will be led by Dr Narelle Moore.
Instant tax write offs for assets including machinery are now available for another six months.
Rabobank is forecasting the area cropped in Australia to lift by 26 per cent.
More drought assistance has been announced for NSW farmers.
Workshops for young farmers will be held in the New South Wales Riverina this month.
Wet conditions bring increased risk of flystrike and worm burdens in sheep.
A Buy Regional campaign has started to help drought-stricken areas.
A new dam and upgrades have been earmarked for New South Wales.
A memorial for politician Tim Fischer has been unveiled at the Henty Field Days site.
Crop insect pests require special attention
This year's Henty Machinery Field Days gets under way on 17 September.
The inaugural meeting of the Riverine Plains Irrigation Discussion Group will be held next week.