Australia: Construction begins on $1.9 million glasshouse at Cowra DPI

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Cowra Agricultural Research and Advisory Station is set to welcome a new addition, with the construction of a $1.9 million glasshouse.

The glasshouse will allow researchers to control or manipulate the growing environment for new varieties of crops all year round.
Director General of NSW DPI, Scott Hansen said the glasshouse was part of a $100 million investment from the NSW Government in the department's research, technology and infrastructure.

"That's the most significant single investment we've had in the history of DPI investment and research and it comes at such a crucial time," he said.

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